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More J Award Nominees Announced

Written by Alex Langlands on November 15, 2012

The authority of all good music, triple j, have announced their second round of J Award nominees. Spanning over three categories, the awards will be announced Friday, broadcasting live from Melbourne at 4pm on Friday 23 November. Joining the first batch of announcements are the likes of The Presets, Parkway Drive and Flume. This year’s round of awards showcase the fantastic arsenal that Australian music currently holds, and only acts to show the future of our nations music.

As always, the bookies were quick to jump onto the awards, publishing the odds for this year’s Album of the Year award, with Tame Impala looking like a steal at a solid 11-1 (Currently questioning if the bookies have listened to Lonerism). Other odds include The Presets at 8.50-1 and The Rubens leading the charge at 2.8-1. If you really feel the need to bet on music awards (beats me) head over to Sportsbet or your Local TAB and try your luck.

AUSTRALIAN ALBUM OF THE YEAR
The Presets – Pacifica
Urthboy – Smokey’s Haunt
Parkway Drive – Atlas
Oh Mercy – Deep Heat
Sarah Blasko – I Awake
Bertie Blackman – Pope Innocent X
Regular John – Strange Flowers
Tame Impala – Lonerism
Alpine – A Is For Alpine
Hermitude – HyperParadise
Ball Park Music – Museum
The Rubens – The Rubens

AUSTRALIAN MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Alpine – Hands
Gotye – Easy Way Out
Flight Facilities – Foreign Language
Kirin J Callinan – Way II War
Bertie Blackman – Boy
Hilltop Hoods – Rattling the Keys to the Kingdom

UNEARTHED ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Flume
The Rubens
Chance Waters
Kingswood
Thelma Plum

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