2017 APRA MUSIC AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

2017 APRA Music Awards Winners:

 

Song of the Year

Title: Satan

Artist: D.D Dumbo    

Writer: Oliver Perry            

Publisher: Mushroom Music 

 

Songwriter of the Year

Harley Streten pka Flume

Publishers: Kobalt Music Publishing obo Future Classic

 

Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year

Troye Sivan

 

Overseas Recognition Award

Sam Dixon

 

Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music

Archie Roach

 

Licensee of the Year Award

The Gov, aka The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel, Adelaide

 

Most Played Australian Work

Title: Never Be Like You

Artist: Flume feat. Kai        

Writers: Harley Streten / Kai* / Geoffrey Earley^  

Publishers: Kobalt Music Publishing obo Future Classic / Native Tongue Music Publishing obo Songs of SMP* / Warner/Chappell Music obo Artist 101^

 

Most Played Australian Work Overseas

Title: Riptide

Artist: Vance Joy

Writer: James Keogh

Publishers: Mushroom Music and WAU Publishing / Warner/Chappell Music

 

International Work of the Year

Title: Hello

Artist: Adele

Writers: Adele Adkins / Gregory Kurstin*

Publishers: Universal Music Publishing obo Melted Stone / Sony/ATV Music Publishing obo Kurstin Music*

 

Country Work of the Year

Title: Greatest Companion

Artist: Aleyce Simmonds    

Writer: Aleyce Simmonds        

Publishers: Kobalt Music Publishing obo Checked Label Services    

        

Blues & Roots Work of the Year

Title: The Pain

Artist: Robbie Miller    

Writers: Robbie Miller / Nathan Morrison    

 

Dance Work of the Year

Title: Never Be Like You

Artist: Flume feat. Kai        

Writers: Harley Streten / Kai* / Geoffrey Earley^  

Publishers: Kobalt Music Publishing obo Future Classic / Native Tongue Music Publishing obo Songs of SMP* / Warner/Chappell Music obo Artist 101^

 

Rock Work of the Year

Title: I’d Go With You Anywhere

Artist: Birds of Tokyo    

Writers: Ian Berney / Ian Kenny / Glenn Sarangapany / Adam Spark / Adam Weston

Publishers: Mushroom Music 

 

Pop Work of the Year

Title: Cheap Thrills    

Artist: Sia

Writers: Sia Furler / Gregory Kurstin*

Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing / Sony/ATV Music Publishing obo Kurstin Music*

 

Urban Work of the Year

Title:  Papercuts

Artist: Illy feat. Vera Blue

Writers: Alasdair Murray / Mark Landon pka M-Phazes * / Thomas Macken^ / Celia Pavey~

Publishers: Mushroom Music obo WAU Publishing / Universal Music Publishing* / Native Tongue Music Publishing^ / Universal Music Publishing obo Canal Music~

 

APRA AMCOS is Australasia’s leading music rights management organisation. We have more than 90,000 members who are songwriters, composers and music publishers. We license organisations to play, perform, copy or record our members’ music, and we distribute the royalties to our members. 

 

As a world-leading organisation invested in the future of music, APRA AMCOS enables music creators and customers to maximise the value music brings to business and life. We achieve this through a simple and effective licensing framework, and by providing holistic industry support – from education, to live music, export, creators’ rights advocacy and recognition through our high profile awards and events program. apraamcos.com.au  

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