The APRA Music Awards celebrate excellence in contemporary music, honouring songwriters and publishers that have achieved artistic excellence and outstanding success in their fields.
The ARIA Awards are in partnership with YouTube, and proudly showcase the achievements of Australian music on a global scale. The ARIAs are the flagship event of the Australian music calendar - a celebration of all that is great and popular in local music.
Presented annually by APRA AMCOS and the Australian Music Centre, the Art Music Awards acknowledge the achievements of composers, performers and educators in the genres of contemporary classical music, jazz, improvisation, sound art and experimental music.
The Australian Women in Music Awards turns the spotlight on women; recognising First Nations and multicultural performers and music practitioners, focusing on excellence in artistry, technical and production skills, leadership, cross-cultural development, songwriting, music journalism, music photography, film making, classical music, humanitarian work and more.
The CMAA Country Music Awards of Australia also known as the Golden Guitar Awards is an annual awards night celebrating recording excellence in the Australian country music industry.
The National Indigenous Music Awards (NIMAs) are recognised as one of Australia’s most prominent Indigenous music awards. The NIMAs showcase the rich musical landscape of Australia and highlight the music coming from all corners of the country. The Awards bring together acts who are yet to make their mark on the world alongside those who have achieved international acclaim, such as Gurrumul & Jessica Mauboy. Held annually, the NIMAS bring audiences from all over Australia together to applaud the winners, enjoy the performances and soak up the ambiance of a night for music lovers of all ages and all cultures.
The National Live Music Awards are a broad recognition of Australia's diverse and successful live industry, celebrating the diversity and success of the Australian live scene – recognising the best vocal talents and musicians alongside the best venues, events and festivals.
The Rolling Stone Australia Awards are awarded annually by the Australian edition of Rolling Stone magazine for outstanding contributions to popular culture in the previous year.
The Theme & Variations Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to assisting exceptionally talented young Australian pianists to reach their potential. The Theme & Variations Foundation was formed by Ara and Nyree Vartoukian to encourage and support exceptional young Australian pianists.
WA's music industry night of nights, the WAMAwards - or WAMis, as they're often referred to - is where the finest local talent is awarded and celebrated. Each year industry panels nominate and vote across 30+ categories to uncover the very best WA music has to offer. WA’s thriving music community also has their say, with public voting available across five award categories.
N.B: Please keep in mind that awards programs regularly shift their dates. New awards programs open up regularly. Established awards programs can cease running with little notice. While we endeavour to keep this list as up-to-date as possible, we can’t guarantee 100% accuracy.