Courtney Barnett Cleans Up At The Age Music Victoria Awards
Written by Sam Murphy on 12th November, 2015
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Courtney Barnett has taken home a massive four wins at The Age Victoria Music Awards, celebrating the best music to come out of the state this year.
Barnett picked up Best Album for her debut Sometimes I Sit And Think and, Sometimes I Just Sit while she also nabbed Best Song for Depreston. She beat herself to the latter prize with her track Pedestrian At Best also nominated and on top of that she also won Best Female Artist and Best Band which is impressive given she’s widely regarded as a solo artist.
It’s been a massive 12 months for Barnett who has also been nominated for a record eight ARIA Awards due to be awarded this month.
The Age also reckon that Golden Plains is the best festival in the state awarding it with the title over tough competition including Laneway Festival and Sugar Mountain.
This is the tenth year these awards have been held and the occasion was marked with a host of performances by Barnett herself, young gun Harts and kiwi crooner Marlon Williams.
You can check out the full list of winners below.
Watch: Courntey Barnett – Depreston
The Age Victoria Music Awards Winners
Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think and, Sometimes I Just Sit
Courtney Barnett – Depreston
Best Male Artist
Best Female Artist
Best Emerging Artist
Raised By Eagles
Best Regional Act
Best Regional Venue
Best Live Band
The Smith Street Band
Best Blues Album
Fiona Boyes – Box And Dice
Best Country Album
Raised By Eagles – Diamonds In The Bloodstream
Best Soul, Funk, R’n’B and Gospel Album
Emma Donavon & The Putbacks – Dawn
Best Jazz Album
Barney Mcall – Mooroolbark
Best Hip Hop Album
Maundz – Nobody’s Business
Best Electronic Act
Best Heavy Album
High Tension – Bully
Best Indigenous Act
Best Global or Reggae Album
Quarter Street – Quarter Street
Best Folk Roots Album
Tolka – One House
Best Experimental/Avant-Garde Act