FBi Announces 2017 SMAC Award Nominees

Written by Sam Murphy on 4th December, 2017

FBi Announces 2017 SMAC Award Nominees

Sydney community radio station FBi has announced the 2017 nominees for its annual Sydney Music, Arts & Culture (SMAC) Awards.

The awards celebrate the year’s best local music over four categories with additional categories awards live music events, food and art.

This year’s nominees include Body Type who have earned nods for Next Big Thing and Best Live Act and Party Dozen who also picked up two nominations for Record Of The Year for The Living Man and Best Live Act.

Newbie Odette also grabbed two nominations being named for Song Of The Year for her breakthrough track ‘Watch Me Read You’ and Next Big Thing. Meanwhile, emerging hip-hop artist Manu Crook$ got nominated for Best Live Act and Next Big Thing.

Elsewhere, Winston Surfshirt, Cloud Control, Touch Sensitive and Rainbow Chan were all nominated for one award each.

The winners will join an esteemed list of previous victors that includes The Preatures, Sampa The Great and Royal Headache. We’ll find out who is joining them when the awards are handed out on Tuesday, 30th January.

Public voting is open right now and will run until 5pm, 28th December. You can vote here.

Check out the full list below.

FBi 2017 SMAC Awards Nominations

RECORD OF THE YEAR
Alex Cameron – Forced Witness
Cloud Control – Zone
Mere Women – Big Skies
Orion – Orion
Party Dozen – The Living Man

NEXT BIG THING
Body Type
Jikuroux
Manu Crook$
Odette
Rebecca Hatch

BEST LIVE ACT
Presented by Young Henrys
Body Type
Manu Crook$
Party Dozen
These New South Whales
Winston Surfshirt

BEST MUSIC EVENT
Presented by 42BELOW
Electric Lady
King Street Crawl
Pavlova Bar
Ricardo’s
Soft Centre

BEST EATS
Annandale Cornersmith
Bad Hombres
Madre
Paper Bird
Saga

BEST SONG
Gussy – ‘Mornings’
Odette – ‘Watch Me Read You’
Okenyo – ‘Women’s World’
Touch Sensitive – ‘Lay Down’
Rainbow Chan – ‘Let Me’

BEST ON STAGE
Bennelong – Bangara Dance Theatre
Carrion – Justin Shoulder
Ich Nibber Dibber – post
Hir – Belvoir
The Second Woman – Nat Randall

BEST ARTIST
Angela Goh
Emily Parsons-Lord
Jason Phu
Spence Messih
Zanny Begg

BEST ARTS PROGRAM
ATYP
Bayanihan Philippine Art Project
Liveworks 2017
Subbed In
The National


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