Here Are All The Nominees For The 2019 J Awards

Ausmusic Month is here, and with it comes the nominees for the 15th annual J Awards.

A chance to celebrate the creative efforts of our homegrown acts, there’s some strong showings in all categories this year. For instance, this year’s Album of the Year shortlist includes Thelma Plum‘s excellent debut album Better In Blak, Stella Donnelly‘s potent Beware Of The Dogs and Northlane‘s metalcore opus Alien, while the likes of Julia Jacklin, King Gizzard and Sampa the Great are all Double J Artist of the Year nominees.

This year, in addition to the album, artist and music video awards, triple j have added a new category called the You Done Good awards, which shine a light on those who have made a positive impact on the country’s music industry through their actions and activism.

Check out the full nominee list below. Veronica & Lewis will announce the winners of this year’s J Awards on triple j from 4pm, Thursday 21st November.

 2019 J Awards nominees

You Done Good nominees
Dylan Alcott – For making music accessible to everyone at Ability Fest
Harry the Poo Roadie – For putting his life on hold to rescue one of Australia’s most loved bands via faecal donations
Heidi Leffner – For launching renewable energy initiative FEAT.
National Indigenous Music Awards – For championing incredible Indigenous artists at their biggest event yet
Sarah Aarons – For a stand-out year co-writing multiple global hits for Khalid, Ruel, Peking Duk and more

triple j Australian Album of the Year nominees
G Flip, About Us
Hatchie, Keepsake
Hayden James, Between Us
Hilltop Hoods, The Great Expanse
Holy Holy, My Own Pool Of Light
Matt Corby, Rainbow Valley
Northlane, Alien
Sampa the Great, The Return
Stella Donnelly, Beware Of The Dogs
Thelma Plum, Better In Blak

Double J Artist of the Year nominees
Julia Jacklin
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
Nick Cave
Sampa the Great
The Teskey Brothers

Unearthed Artist of the Year nominees
Adrian Eagle
George Alice
Spacey Jane
The Chats
Tones And I

triple j and Rage Australian Music Video of the Year nominees

Briggs ‘Life Is Incredible’ {Ft. Greg Holden}
Director: Dylan River

Flume ‘Hi This Is Flume’
Director: Jonathan Zawada

Sampa the Great ‘Final Form’
Director: Sanjay De Silva

The Chats ‘Identity Theft’
Director: Matt Weston
Thelma Plum ‘Better In Blak’
Director: Claudia Sangiorgi Dalimore


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