The results are in from the annual Queensland Music Awards, and once again it looks as though they’ve got it right. Some of the state’s best and brightest musical talent were pitted against each other with the winners being announced tonight.
Out of a large talent pool, Emma Louise is the undisputed winner of the night, taking home Most Popular Female, Album Of The Year for Vs Head Vs Heart as well as Export Achievement recognising the attention garnered overseas.
Jeremy Neal also won big, taking out Most Popular Male. The Jungle Giants scoring Most Popular Group though Ball Park Music couldn’t have been far off, grabbing Song Of The Year as well as best Pop Release for Surrender.
Thelma Plum took out the Indigenous category for her work with co-writer Andrew Lowden on Rosie and the Heavy category went to The Amity Affliction for their chart topping Chasing Ghosts.
You can view the full list of winners below, and should your fancy be tickled, all the winning tracks can be heard over at the Queensland Music Awards official website.
The Courier-Mail People’s Choice
Most Popular Male: Jeremy Neale
Most Popular Female: Emma Louise
Most Popular Group: The Jungle Giants
Song Of The Year: Ball Park Music – Surrender
Album Of The Year: Emma Louise – Vs Head Vs Heart
Kimbererly Terrace – I Cannot Lie
Thelma Plum – Rosie
Jayson Watkin – Jacky Kneebone
Nadia Sunde – Shake It Down
Kingfisha – Fallen Empire
Harmony James – Emmylou’s Guitar
Ange Takats – Minnesota
BlaqCarrie – Let There Be Hope
MKO – Snarly
Andrew Butt Trio – The Alligator Escalator
The Saruze Quartet – Pollito
The Trouble With Templeton – Six Months In A Cast
The Amity Affliction – Chasing Ghosts
Ball Park Music – Surrender
Georgie Potter – XO