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2015 is drawing to a close, which means it’s time again for the annual allocation of J Awards, triple j‘s crowning Ausmusic month event, which celebrates the best music being brewed in our own backyard.
The broadcaster has just announced the full run of this year’s nominees, with local heavyweights the likes of Courtney Barnett, Tame Impala, Parkway Drive, Alison Wonderland and 6 more doing battle for the Australian Album Of The Year gong.
There’s also awards for the triple j Unearthed Artist Of The Year, Double J Artist Of The Year and Australian Music Video Of The Year up for grabs, with five nominees in each category.
The winners will be revealed at a J Awards ceremony, which will be broadcast live on triple j from 4.30 pm AEST on Thursday, 19th November.
The station will also be putting on All-Aussie instalments of their usual programs – including The Racket, Like A Version and Live At The Wireless across November to celebrate Ausmusic month.
Check out the full list of 2015 J Awards nominees, below.
Watch: Courtney Barnett – Pedestrian At Best
Australian Album of the Year
Alison Wonderland – Run
Alpine – Yuck
Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
Gang Of Youths – The Positions
Hermitude – Dark Night Sweet Light
Jarryd James – Thirty One
Parkway Drive – Ire
Seth Sentry – Strange New Past
Tame Impala – Currents
The Rubens – Hoops
Unearthed Artist of the Year
Double J Artist of the Year
Emma Donovan & the PutBacks
Australian Music Video of the Year
Boy & Bear – Walk The Wire (Director: Darcy Prendergast & Josh Thomas)
Briggs – The Children Came Back (Executed by: Heath Kerr & Josh Davis)
Courtney Barnett – Pedestrian At Best (Director: Charlie Ford)
Flume (feat Andrew Wyatt) – Some Minds (Director: Clemens Habicht)
Life Is Better Blonde – Mine (Director: Natalie Erika James)