Queensland Music Awards announce finalists + lineup

Gold Coast is killing it at the Queensland Music Awards, with nine appearances across the categories for finalists and Amy Shark on the live lineup.

The 2019 Queensland Music Awards has today announced a stellar list of finalists and live performances, featuring emerging and established songwriters from across the sunshine state, and Gold Coast is is totally #representing.

Amy Shark has nabbed a spot on the live party lineup, and two finalist nods for ‘I Said Hi’ in the Regional and Singer Songwriter Awards. San Mei has also been recognised as a finalist for the Regional Award, with a second appearance in the Rock Award category.

The Blues / Roots award sees the slick folksy-blues stylings of Hussy Hicks get a nod for their track ‘Wonder’, while country crooner Chloe Styler and jazz ninjas Nimble have made the finalist cut in the Country and Jazz Awards for ‘When Your Light Burns’ and ‘Starlight’, respectively.

Finally, hugely popular track ‘The Dash’ sees Lane-Harry x Ike Campbell up for the Hip Hop / Rap Award, competing against fellow Gold Coasters Soul Mechanics feat. Master Wolf, with ‘Blendin”.

Over 70 judges from across the country selected the diverse group of finalists, with winners to be announced at the Royal International Convention Centre on Tuesday 19 March, with feature performances by Amy Shark, DZ Deathrays, Clea, Emma Beau, Tokyo Twilight + more to be announced.

For the full list of finalists visit queenslandmusicawards.com.au. Limited tickets for the 2019 Queensland Music Awards will go on sale 9am AEST 13 February 13 via Oztix.

San Mei image (c) Savannah Van Der Niet. Lane-Harry x Ike Campbell image (c) Leisen Standen | Lamp Photography.

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