Applications Open For 2013 Queensland Music Awards

Queensland singer/songwriters – here’s your chance to boost your career, with entries for the 2013 Queensland Music Awards opening today.

Published and unpublished original songwriters from around the state are encouraged to enter in one of 12 different categories: Pop, Rock, Blues/Roots, Country, Urban, Folk/Singer Songwriter, World, Jazz, Electronic/Dance, Heavy, Schools (Grade 6 – 12), and Children’s Music.

The judging process for the Queensland Music Awards is a two-tiered process, with a group of music industry professionals – including media, managers, A & R representatives, label directors and publishers – from around Australia all involved.

“The talent we witness the QMAs uncover each year just gets more and more impressive,” QMusic Executive Officer Denise Foley said.

“We can hardly wait to see what’s in store for us in 2013. The QMAs shine a light into the future of songwriting and artistry in Queensland.

“It’s that preview of what’s to come that makes the event so exciting.”

Winners of this year’s awards, presented by QMusic, will be revealed at a ceremony at The Tivoli Theatre in Bowen Hills on 13th August. Tickets for the awards event are set to go on sale in the coming months.

Entries for the Queensland Music Awards close on 22nd April. For details and to enter, visit

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