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APRA Awards 2013 Presenters And Performers Announced

Written by Mike Hohnen on 13th June, 2013

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It’s not long now until Australia’s music royalty commandeer Melbourne’s Convention & Exhibition Centre for the APRA Awards 2013. Taking place on Monday, 17th June, the ceremony will see the whose who of contemporary Australian music all gathering under one roof with the best of the best selected to present and perform.

First, the performers: taking to the stage on the evening will be the internationally famed Architecture in Helsinki, giving us a sample of what we can expect from their Splendour In The Grass performance with a showcase from their latest album Moment Bends. The Voice mentor and pop sensation Jessica Mauboy will also be jamming, along with indie rock darlings British India, and Ball Park Music will be presenting their lauded nerdy charm in their own performance.

The event will also feature its fair share of collaborations. Nominated for Dance Work of the Year and Urban Work of the Year, Georgi Kay will be a big feature of the night, also scheduled for a performance with APRA Ambassador Robert Conley. The shape-shifting Lior will be joined by Australian jazz identity Gian Slater. Abbe May with cohorts Sam Ford and Kram (Spiderbait) will also be throwing down on the night.

As well as the live music, we can expect appearances from Wally De Backer (aka Gotye) with Jenny Morris, MC Suffa and Debris from Hilltop Hoods and industry top dog Michael Gudinski.

The awards show will be broadcast on MAX music channel a few days after the event, on Wednesday, 26th June from 8:00pm, with re-runs planned for the weeks ahead, so there’s no excuse for missing out.

This year’s list of nominees is headed up by 360, with four nominations in total, and Tame Impala, who have two songs nominated for Song Of The Year. Check out the full list of nominees below.

Gallery: 360 – Big Day Out 2013, Sydney

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2013 APRA Music Awards Nominations

Song of the Year

Title: Elephant
Artist: Tame Impala
Writers: Kevin Parker / Jay Watson
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L

Title: Feels Like We Only Go Backwards
Artist: Tame Impala
Writer: Kevin Parker
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L

Title: Get Along
Artist: Guy Sebastian
Writers: Guy Sebastian* / Ian Barter
Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd*

Title: History Eraser
Artist: Courtney Barnett
Writer: Courtney Barnett

Title: When the Moment Comes
Artist: Mia Dyson
Writers: Mia Dyson / Patrick Cupples (ASCAP) / Erin Sidney (ASCAP)

Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year

Writers: Anthony Egizii and David Musumeci (DNA)
Publisher: EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd

Writers: Matthew Colwell (360)* and Kaelyn Behr (Styalz Fuego)
Publishers: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd* and Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L

Writers: Phoebe Baker* / Louisa James* / Ryan Lamb / Christian O’Brien* / Timothy Royall* /
Phillip Tucker* (Alpine)
Publisher: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd*

Writers: Seth Marton* (Seth Sentry) and Stephen Mowat
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L*
Writers: Tjimba Possum-Burns and Danny Ramzan (Yung Warriors)

Most Played Australian Work

Title: Boys Like You
Artist: 360 feat. Gossling
Writers: Kaelyn Behr* / Matthew Colwell / Francis Jones / Bradford Pinto / Jack Revens
Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L*/ Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd

Title: Don’t Worry Be Happy
Artist: Guy Sebastian
Writer: Guy Sebastian
Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd

Title: I Love It
Artist: Hilltop Hoods feat. Sia
Writers: Barry Francis (DEBRIS) / Matthew Lambert (SUFFA) / Daniel Smith (PRESSURE) /
Sia^
Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L / EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd obo
EMI Music Publishing Ltd^

Title: Set it Off
Artist: Timomatic
Writers: Anthony Egizii / David Musumeci / Timomatic
Publisher: EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd

Title: Sitting on Top of the World
Artist: Delta Goodrem
Writers: Delta Goodrem* / John Shanks (ASCAP)
Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L* / Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L
obo Tone Ranger Music and Native Tongue Music Publishing obo Imagem Music NL

Country Work of the Year

Title: Charlestown Road
Artist: Catherine Britt
Writer: Catherine Britt
Publisher: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd

Title: Country Is
Artist: Troy Cassar-Daley
Writers: Colin Buchanan* / Troy Cassar-Daley
Publishers: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd* / Mushroom Music Pty Ltd

Title: Country Proud
Artist: McAlister Kemp
Writers: Troy Kemp^ / Drew McAlister / Steven Tassone* (SOCAN)
Publishers: ABC Music Publishing^ / Mushroom Music Pty Ltd obo Ole Media Management LP I*

Title: Piece of Me
Artist: The McClymonts
Writers: Samantha McClymont / Frank Myers*(BMI) / Lindsay Rimes
Publishers: EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd / Mushroom Music Pty Ltd obo Meleva Music*

Title: Waitress
Artist: Beccy Cole
Writer: Beccy Cole
Publisher: ABC Music Publishing

Blues & Roots Work of the Year

Title: Black Dog Blues
Artist: Russell Morris
Writers: James Keays / Russell Morris

Title: The Devil’s Sake
Artist: Lanie Lane
Writer: Lanie Lane
Publisher: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd

Title: Like Me Meaner
Artist: Lanie Lane
Writer: Lanie Lane
Publisher: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd

Title: Longtime
Artist: Ash Grunwald
Writers: Ash Grunwald / Colin O’Reilly
Publisher: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd

Title: Love Letter
Artist: Clairy Browne & the Bangin’ Rackettes
Writers: Clairy Browne* / Darcy McNulty* / Steven Schram
Publisher: Native Tongue Music Publishing*

Dance Work of the Year

Title: Coming Alive
Artist: Vandalism & Ikid
Writers: Ilan Kidron* / Andrew Van Dorsselaer / Cassandra Van Dorsselaer
Publishers: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd obo MCDJ Music*

Title: Feed Off Me
Artist: The Potbelleez
Writers: David Greene^ / Ilan Kidron^ / Marisa Lock / Paul Mac / Jonathan Murphy^ / Justin
Shave
Publishers: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd obo MCDJ Music^ / Universal Music Publishing Pty
Ltd

Title: In My Mind
Artist: Feenixpawl & Ivan Gough feat. Georgi Kay
Writers: Aden Forte / Ivan Gough* / Georgi Kay* / Joshua Soon
Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L* / Sony/ATV Music Publ Allegro (AUST) P/L
obo Peppermint Blue Publishing

Title: Like A Girl In Love
Artist: Elen Levon
Writers: Jamie Appleby / Melinda Appleby
Publisher: Universal Music Publishing MGB Australia

Title: Really Want To See You Again
Artist: Sneaky Sound System
Writers: Angus McDonald / Connie Mitchell

Rock Work of the Year

Title: Follow The Sun
Artist: Evermore
Writers: Daniel Hume / Jon Hume / Peter Hume
Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L obo Second Pressing Pty Ltd

Title: For Another Day
Artist: The Living End
Writer: Chris Cheney
Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd

Title: My Gun
Artist: The Rubens
Writers: Scott Baldwin / Elliott Margin / Izaac Margin / Samuel Margin/ David Kahne (BMI)
Publishers: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd / Kobalt Music Publishing Australia P/L obo E Equals Music*

Title: Passerby
Artist: Grinspoon
Writers: Pat Davern / Phil Jamieson
Publisher: EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd

Title: This Fire
Artist: Birds of Tokyo
Writers: Ian Berney / Ian Kenny / Glen Sarangapany / Adam Spark / Adam Weston
Publisher: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd

Pop Work of the Year

Title: Diamonds
Artist: Rihanna
Writers: Mikkel Eriksen / Sia / Tor Hermansen / Benjamin Levin^
Publishers: EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd obo EMI Music Publishing Ltd / Kobalt Music
Publishing Australia P/L obo Where Da Kasz At and Matza Ballzack Music^

Title: Don’t Worry Be Happy
Artist: Guy Sebastian
Writer: Guy Sebastian
Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd

Title: If Looks Could Kill
Artist: Timomatic
Writers: Anthony Egizii / David Musumeci / Timomatic
Publisher: EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd

Title: Set it Off
Artist: Timomatic
Writers: Anthony Egizii / David Musumeci / Timomatic
Publisher: EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd

Title: Sitting on Top of the World
Artist: Delta Goodrem
Writers: Delta Goodrem* / John Shanks (ASCAP)
Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L* / Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L
obo Tone Ranger Music and Native Tongue Music Publishing obo Imagem Music NL

Urban Work of the Year
Title: Boys Like You
Artist: 360 feat. Gossling
Writers: Kaelyn Behr* / Matthew Colwell / Francis Jones / Bradford Pinto / Jack Revens
Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L*/ Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd

Title: Child
Artist: 360
Writers: Kaelyn Behr* / Matthew Colwell
Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L*/ Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd

Title: I Love It
Artist: Hilltop Hoods feat. Sia
Writers: Barry Francis (DEBRIS) / Matthew Lambert (SUFFA) / Daniel Smith (PRESSURE) /
Sia^
Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L / EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd obo
EMI Music Publishing Ltd^

Title: In My Mind (Part 2)
Artist: Flo Rida
Writers: Tramar Dillard*(ASCAP) / Aden Forte / Ivan Gough^ / Georgi Kay^ / Joshua Soon
Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L obo Sony/ATV Tunes LLC* / Sony/ATV Music
Publishing Australia P/L^ / Sony/ATV Music Publ Allegro (AUST) P/L obo Peppermint
Blue Publishing

Title: Speaking in Tongues
Artist: Hilltop Hoods feat. Chali 2NA
Writers: Barry Francis (DEBRIS)* / Matthew Lambert (SUFFA)* / Daniel Smith (PRESSURE)* /
Charles Stewart (ASCAP)
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L

International Work of the Year

Title: Call Me Maybe
Artist: Carly Rae Jepsen
Writers: Tavish Crowe*(SOCAN) / Carly Rae Jepsen^(SOCAN) / Joshua Ramsay (SOCAN)
Publishers: Crowe Music Publishing* / Universal/MCA Music Publishing Pty Ltd obo Jepsen Music
Publishing

Title: Lego House
Artist: Ed Sheeran
Writers: Jake Gosling*(PRS) / Christopher Leonard^(PRS) / Edward Sheeran (PRS)
Publishers: David Platz Music (Australia) Pty Ltd obo BDI Music Limited* / Warner/Chappell Music
Australia Pty Ltd obo Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Limited^ / Sony/ATV Music
Publishing Australia P/L obo Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Limited

Title: Lonely Boy
Artist: The Black Keys
Writers: Daniel Auerbach (BMI) / Patrick Carney (BMI) / Brian Burton*(ASCAP)
Publishers: Gaga Music Pty Ltd obo McMoore McLesst Publishing / Universal Music Publishing Pty
Ltd obo Sweet Science*

Title: Paradise
Artist: Coldplay
Writers: Guy Berryman (PRS) / Jonathan Buckland (PRS) / William Champion (PRS) / Brian
Eno*(PRS) / Chris Martin (PRS)
Publishers: Universal Music Publishing MGB Australia obo Universal Music Publishing MGB Limited
/ Frankdon Music Pty Ltd obo Opal Music (GB 1)*

Title: We Are Young
Artist: Fun feat. Janelle Monáe
Writers: Jack Antonoff*(BMI) / Jeffrey Bhasker^(BMI) / Andrew Dost~(ASCAP) / Nathaniel
Ruess# (ASCAP)
Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L obo Shira Lee Lawrence Rick Music* /
Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L obo Way Above Music^ / Sony/ATV Music
Publishing Australia P/L obo Rough Art~ / Warner/Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd obo
WB Music Corp, Bearvon Music and FBR Music#

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