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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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