APRA AMCOS has today unveiled the details for a new global awards ceremony seeking to highlight artistic excellence and commercial success in international markets.

The inaugural Global APRA Music Awards will be presented in Los Angeles, Nashville and London in early 2020 and cover four categories in all three markets. 

The categories, revealed today, include Breakthrough Songwriter Of The Year, Overseas Recognition Award, Songwriter Of The Year and Distinguished Services Award. The Songwriter and Distinguished Services categories will be named on the night but the organisation has revealed the nominees for Breakthrough Songwriter and Overseas Recognition today including the likes of Ruel, Mallrat, Flume, Parcels and stacks more. Scroll down for the full nominations list. 

“The launch of the Global APRA Music Awards is a reflection of the incredible success that Australian and New Zealand songwriters and composers are achieving internationally," APRA Chair Jenny Morris shared. 

"APRA AMCOS strives to be there for our members in their creative and professional endeavours every step of the way, wherever they are, and I so look forward to celebrating their talent, ambition and all that they have accomplished at these special events."

2020 GLOBAL APRA MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEES

LOS ANGELES

Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year

Writer: Grace Shaw pka Mallrat
Publishers: Kobalt Music Publishing obo Dew Process

Writer: Maaike Lebbing pka Kito
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Writers: Nicholas Audino, Lewis Hughes, Khaled Rohaim and Te Whiti Warbrick (Twice As Nice)
Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing/ BMG Rights Management obo Orange Factory Repertoire/ Universal/MCA Music Publishing obo Electric Feel Music

Writer: Ruel Van Dijk pka Ruel
Publisher: Universal Music Publishing

Overseas Recognition Award

Writer: Alex Hope
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Writer: Harley Streten pka Flume
Publishers: Kobalt Music Publishing obo Future Classic

Writer: Joel Little
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Writer: Sarah Aarons
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Songwriter Of The Year

Winner announced at Awards event

Distinguished Services

Winner announced at Awards event

NASHVILLE 

Breakthrough Songwriter Of The Year

Writers: Mitchell Thompson and Thomas Jordan (Seaforth)
Publisher: Warner Chapell Music/ABC Music Publishing

Writer: Paul Mabury
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Writer: Rebecca Chilcott pka Ruby Boots
Publisher: ABC Music Publishing       

Writer: Sinead Burgess       

Overseas Recognition Award

Writer: Mia Fieldes
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Writers: Mitchell Thompson and Thomas Jordan (Seaforth)
Publisher: Warner Chapell Music/ABC Music Publishing

Writer: Paul Mabury
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Writer: Rick Price

Songwriter Of The Year

Winner announced at Awards event

Distinguished Services

Winner announced at Awards event

LONDON

Breakthrough Songwriter Of The Year

Writer: Chiara Hunter
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Writer: Kaity Dunstan pka Cloves
Publishers: Universal Music Publishing obo Canal Music Publishing

Writers: Noah Hill, Anatole Serret, Louie Swain, Patrick Hetherington and Jules Crommelin (Parcels)
Publishers: Warner Chappell Music obo Kitsune

Writer: Steven Manovski

Overseas Recognition Award

Writer: Jed Kurzel
Publishers: G Schirmer Australia obo Chester Music

Writer: Jordan Rakei
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Writer: Kaity Dunstan pka Cloves
Publishers: Universal Music Publishing obo Canal Music Publishing

Writers: Noah Hill, Anatole Serret, Louie Swain, Patrick Hetherington and Jules Crommelin (Parcels)
Publishers: Warner Chappell Music obo Kitsune

Songwriter Of The Year

Winner announced at Awards event

Distinguished Services

Winner announced at Awards event



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