Triple J Announce 2015 J Awards Nominees

2015 is drawing to a close, which means it’s time again for the annual allocation of J Awards, triple j‘s crowning Ausmusic month event, which celebrates the best music being brewed in our own backyard.

The broadcaster has just announced the full run of this year’s nominees, with local heavyweights the likes of Courtney Barnett, Tame Impala, Parkway Drive, Alison Wonderland and 6 more doing battle for the Australian Album Of The Year gong.

There’s also awards for the triple j Unearthed Artist Of The Year, Double J Artist Of The Year and Australian Music Video Of The Year up for grabs, with five nominees in each category.

The winners will be revealed at a J Awards ceremony, which will be broadcast live on triple j from 4.30 pm AEST on Thursday, 19th November.

The station will also be putting on All-Aussie instalments of their usual programs – including The Racket, Like A Version and Live At The Wireless across November to celebrate Ausmusic month.

Check out the full list of 2015 J Awards nominees, below.

Watch: Courtney Barnett – Pedestrian At Best

Australian Album of the Year

Alison Wonderland – Run

Alpine – Yuck

Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit

Gang Of Youths – The Positions

Hermitude – Dark Night Sweet Light

Jarryd James – Thirty One

Parkway Drive – Ire

Seth Sentry – Strange New Past

Tame Impala – Currents

The Rubens – Hoops

Unearthed Artist of the Year

Boo Seeka



Tired Lion

Vallis Alps

Double J Artist of the Year

Blank Realm

Emma Donovan & the PutBacks

Hiatus Kaiyote

Paul Kelly

Tim Rogers

Australian Music Video of the Year

Boy & Bear – Walk The Wire (Director: Darcy Prendergast & Josh Thomas)

Briggs – The Children Came Back (Executed by: Heath Kerr & Josh Davis)

Courtney Barnett – Pedestrian At Best (Director: Charlie Ford)

Flume (feat Andrew Wyatt) – Some Minds (Director: Clemens Habicht)

Life Is Better Blonde – Mine (Director: Natalie Erika James)

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