FBi announce the nominees for 2016 SMAC Awards!

FBi Radio have announced the nominees for the 2016 SMAC (Sydney Music, Arts and Cultural) Awards! Returning to Carriageworks in January, Sydney artists will be recognised across ten categories including Record of the Year, Next Big Thing, Best Live Act and more.

Voting is open to the public now, through until 5pm December 10th. The winners will be announced at the awards event at Carriageworks on January 17th. A live broadcast will be happening on FBi on 94.5FM.

Check out the nominees below!

2016 FBi SMAC AWARDS NOMINEES

RECORD OF THE YEAR

Julia Jacklin – Don’t Let The Kids Win
L-FRESH The LION – Become
Marcus Whale – Inland Sea
Rainbow Chan – Spacings 
Ribongia – Escapisms 
Shining Bird – Black Opal 

NEXT BIG THING – Presented by AIM

BUOY
JULIA JACKLIN
MIDDLE KIDS
MOONBASE COMMANDER
WALLACE

BEST LIVE ACT – Presented by Young Henrys

B-WISE
DISPOSSESSED
MARCUS WHALE
NGAIIRE
RAINBOW CHAN

FBi CLICK BEST PRODUCER

DRO CAREY
NINA LAS VEGS
SAM WESTON
SWICK SWINDAIL

BEST MUSIC EVENT – Presented by Red Bull Sound Select

BAD Festival
Heaps Gay
Sidechains
Summer Dance
Volumes

BEST SONG – Presented by APRA|AMCOS

BUOY – “Clouds & Rain”
L-FRESH THE LION – “1 in 100,000”
Middle Kids – “Edge of Town”
Rapaport – “What I Got”
Shining Bird – “Helluva Lot”

 

BEST ON STAGE

Desert Body Creep
Lake Disappointment
The Drover’s Wife
The Tribe
Trigger Warning

BEST ARTIST

Angela Tiatia
Claudia Nicholson
Ghenoa Gela
Giselle Stanborough
Jonathan Jones

BEST ARTS PROGRAM

FM[X] Sydney 2016: What Would A Feminist Methodology Sound Like? – Liquid Architecture at Firstdraft
Food Fight – C3West
LIVEWORKS – Performance Space
With Secrecy and Despatch – Campbelltown Arts Centre
Women of Fairfield – C3West

BEST EATS

Bar Brosé
Continental Deli
Ghostboy Cantina
Hubert
Rising Sun Workshop

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