Following on from a huge announcement of the 2019 finalists, the Queensland Music Awards is now giving the power to the people as voting opens for the People's Choice Awards.

Presented by Jack Daniel's and powered by The Music, the QMA People's Choice Awards allow music lovers to have their say and vote for their favourite metro and regional venues along with their favourite festival. All entries also go into the draw to win a double pass to BIGSOUND 2019. Voting is open right now and closes midnight 28 February so what are you waiting for


This year's awards will be held at the Royal International Convention Centre at Brisbane Showgrounds on 19 March, and will be hosted by The Grates' Patience Hodgson and comedian Mel Buttle, and will have performances from Amy Shark, DZ Deathrays, Clea, Emma Beau, Tokyo Twilight and more. Tickets are on sale now. Follow the link here for more information. 

The announcement also comes with the reveal of the 2019 Album Of The Year finalists which sees Amy Shark, Ball Park Music, Emily Wurramara, The Goon Sax and Tia Gostelow all in the running for the coveted award. This pushes Wurramara into the lead with an impressive five nominations to her name with Gostelow and Shark both up to three nominations each.

Check out the full list of nominees for the People's Choice Awards below and remember to vote now!

People's Choice Awards Presented By Jack Daniel's

Regional Venue of the Year  

Miami Marketta 



The Spotted Cow   

Metro Venue of the Year  

Black Bear Lodge 

The Brightside 

The Triffid 

The Zoo 

 Festival of the Year  

Airlie Beach Festival of Music  

Big Pineapple Music Festival  

Big Red Bash 

Bleach* The Gold Coast Festival  

Blues on Broadbeach  

Brisbane Festival  

Caloundra Music Festival  

Earth Frequency Festival  

The End of The Line Festival  

The Grass is Greener  

Gympie Music Muster  

Island Vibe Festival 

Jumpers and Jazz in July 

Jungle Love Festival  

The Mountain Goat Valley Crawl  

Stones Corner Festival 

Surfers Paradise LIVE 

Wallaby Creek Festival  

Woodford Folk Festival  

Winton’s Way Out West Fest