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WA's premier song competition, not to mention one of Australia's, has revealed the WAM Song Of The Year nominees in 16 categories, covering all genres. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, over $40,000 worth in prizes will be distributed to an inspiring mix of upcoming and established talents at an epic public Awards Party. The winners will be announced for the first time ever at the B-Shed in Fremantle on Saturday 21 March.
Leading the nominations pack with 5 nods is KUCKA, with Mister & Sunbird and Rag n' Bone also scoring multiple noms in different categories, whilst Ruby Boots, Kimberley Carlson, The Disappointed, Charlotte Viney, Coin Banks, Trisk and Grace Barb had multiple songs nominated in single categories. Codee-Lee's song from WAM's Sounds Of The South West project appeared, as did songs from well-known artists including Felicity Groom, Lower Spectrum, Tired Lion, Morgan Bain, Matt Gresham, Chaos Divine, Mace Francis Orchestra, Methyl Ethel, The Autumn Isles, and The Decline and Scalphunter.
A freshly formatted Awards Party sees the event move from a Thursday to a Saturday, with 2015 nominees Methyl Ethel and Grace Barbe providing live music, plus previous nominee Lilt and DJ John Safari willl be there to keep you moving. A mystery MC and special guest presenters will keep you so entertained you'll forget you're at an awards night. It debuts in a special venue, Fremantle harbour sunset drinks all part of the experience as the B-Shed warehouse gets transformed for a night to remember.