West Australian Music (WAM) is excited to reveal the nominees for the WAMAwards, occuring as part of WA Music Week presented by Act Belong Commit.
The impressive nominee list is a true testament to the resilience of WA artists and industry, as we recognise and celebrate their excellence during 2020.
The 2020 nominee list sees a strong and diverse collection of artists rise to the top with multiple nominations across Industry, Craft and Public-voted catgeories. Leading the nominations for a third year in a row is much-acclaimed singer- songer Carla Geneve, taking out an impressive six nominations, including Best Single, Best Guitarist, Best Music Video, Best Rock Act, Most Popular Act and Most Popular Live Act.
Following closely with five nominations apiece are Grace Barbé, Spacey Jane, Grievous Bodily Calm, Noah Dillon, Jack Davies & The Bush Chooks and Supathick, with MissGenius taking out four nominations. In addition to all this, the 2020 Golden WAMI nominations cover a rich cross- section of industry involvement, with nods going to Tenille Elkins, Hayley Ayres, Mark Neal, Will Backler and Kylie Thompson, all of whom continue to lead and inspire in their respective fields.
While the industry judges decide who’ll be taking out the top prizes across 30 categories, WAM are calling on WA music fans to have their say with WAMAwards public voting presented by Pilerats now open. You can vote for all your local favourites from 2020 across five public award categories, including Most Popular Act, Most Popular New Act, Most Popular Live Act, Most Popular Venue and Most Popular Live or Streaming Music Event.
There’s no time to wait! Head to http://pilerats.com/news/wamawards-2020-public-voting/ to cast your vote before 5pm WST Wednesday 3 March 2021.
The winners will be revealed live at the prestigous WAMAwards ceremony, heading to a new home at the heritage- listed His Majesty’s Theatre on Tuesday 23 March 2021. The evening provides an opportunity for the WA music community to dust off their best outfits and celebrate the immense talent of WA’s contemporary music sector in style. General Admission tickets for the prestigious event are now available here or via wamusicweek.com.au.