Here are all of tonight’s big winners.
National Indigenous Music Awards
Gawurra won four awards including Album Of The Year and Best New Talent at the National Indigenous Music Awards.
Winner to be announced during NAIDOC week
Briggs, Dan Sultan & Jessica Mauboy win big!
Shepparton rapper Briggs and singer-songwriter Dan Sultan lead this year’s list of NIMA (National Indigenous Music Awards) finalists, having picked up multiple nominations for the awards, which will be announced later this month. Briggs leads all artists with a massive five nominations, including National Song, Album of the Year and National Artist of the Year.
Dan Sultan has swept up at the year’s National Indigenous Music Awards (NIMAs) in Darwin nabbing an impressive three wins, while singer Jessica Mauboy and rapper Briggs also came away with awards. Melbourne rocker Sultan dominated the award ceremony, with his latest record Blackbird deemed the National Album of the Year. Its single The Same
The nominations for the National Indigenous Music Awards (NIMA) have been announced, lead by Melbourne blues rocker Dan Sultan who’s up for a total of five awards. Also acknowledged is singer Jessica Mauboy and musician Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu. Sultan, Mauboy and Gurrumul Yunupingu are all up for National Artist of the Year against singer/songwriter Shellie
The National Indigenous Music Awards were hosted on Friday, with Echo Island singing star Gurrumul Yunupingu the big winner of the night taking out five awards, including the three new national awards for 2011: ‘Song’, ‘Album’ & ‘Act’ of the Year. Held at the historic Amphithreatre, Darwin Botanical Gardens, this event has become known as