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San Sisco, Split Seconds And Felicity Groom Lead WAMI Awards Nominations

Written by Kiel Egging on April 13, 2012

Nominees for the 2012 West Australian Music Industry (WAMi) Awards have been announced.

The awards – which celebrate the high-flyers in the WA music scene from the last 12 months – will take place at the end of this year’s WAMi music festival on June 2.

San Sisco, Split Seconds, Felicity Groom, and Pond have all scored several nominations – while Dave Cutbush, Jodie Regan, Aarom Wilson, and Jake Snell are the contenders for the most prestigous award of the ceremony: the industry-voted Golden WAMi.

There’s also several public-voted awards, including one for the Most Popular Live Music Venue.  Mojo’s, The Rosemount Hotel, The Bakery and The Bird have been shortlisted for that one.

Here’s some of the nominations:

PUBLIC VOTED

Most Popular Group

San Cisco
The Growl
Split Seconds
Pond

Most Popular Live Act

The Growl
Split Seconds
Pond
Abbe May

Most Popular Solo Artist

Sam Perry
Felicity Groom
Abbe May
Rabbit Island

2012 Breakthrough Act

San Cisco
Rainy Day Women
Sonpsilo Circus
Runner

Most Popular Music Venue

Mojo’s
The Rosemount Hotel
The Bakery
The Bird

INDUSTRY VOTED

Female Vocalist of the Year

Grace Woodroofe
Felicity Groom
Abbe May
Rachel Dease

Most Promising New Act

MmHmmm
Sonpsilo Circus
Rainy Day Women
Allbrook/Avery

Rock Act of the Year

Abbe May
Sonpsilo Circus
The Growl
Emperors

Hip Hop Act of the Year

The Empty Cup
Mathas
Drapht
Hunter

Golden WAMi

Dave Cutbush
Jodie Regan
Aarom Wilson
Jake Snell

For the full list of nominees and more info on the awards, click here.

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