The Australian Music Prize

The 13th AMP moves to Melbourne again in 2018; Sampa the Great, Jen Cloher & more up for top prize

January 24, 2018

The Australian Music Prize has revealed its anticipated shortlist for 2018, following a run of meetings in Sydney earlier this month by the prize’s judging panel, helmed by AMP Chairperson and Hoodoo Gurus frontman, Dave Faulkner. The panel this year welcomed producer Charles Fisher, musician Melinda Schneider and CMC’s Group Program Manager Tim Daley to the fold, as the panel deliberated […]

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Jen Cloher, Alex Lahey, Gang of Youths & more make the longlist for the Australian Music Prize

December 5, 2017

The longlist for the 13th Australian Music Prize has been unveiled, following an official event in Melbourne overnight that saw three of the nominees perform, and a selection of the longlist announced by a line up of special guests. At The National Hotel in Richmond, RocKwiz’s Brian Nankervis and The Jezabels‘ Sam Lockwood hosted the AMP event, that saw Jen […]

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Jen Cloher, BIRDZ & Gretta Ziller to perform at the Australian Music Prize Longlist Party in Melbourne

November 24, 2017

The 13th Australian Music Prize is edging into its home stretch of deliberations in locking down their final long list of Australian artists to be in the running for the $30,000 cash prize (courtesy of the PPCA) – announced in early 2018 – but in the meantime, the organisers of the prize have unveiled another event […]

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EWAH & The Vision Paradise headlining inaugural ‘Longlist Live’ event for the Australian Music Prize

October 5, 2017

While the judging panel for the 13th Australian Music Prize continues to listen through music and deliberate on what is set to become this year’s longlist, a new live music series has been announced today! Established to showcase Australian artists who have released stunning records throughout 2017, these ‘Longlist Live’ events kicks off with an unmissable […]

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Reclaim Australia, Wildflower, Utopia Defeated: The 12th AMP Longlist is revealed

December 19, 2016

In case you missed it ahead of the weekend, the longlist for the 12th Australian Music Prize is now complete and being shown off in all its glory. 364 albums were listened to during the initial process by the judging panel – the most ever submitted in the history of the competition. For its 12th […]

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The Australian Music Prize returns for its 12th year!

July 8, 2016

The Australian Music Prize judging process has kicked off for another year, as the hunt begins to find out which Australian artist or band will be taking home the $30,000 cash prize courtesy of the PPCA in the award’s 12th year. All albums released between January 1st, 2016 and December 31st, 2016 are eligible to […]

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Courtney Barnett wins the 11th Australian Music Prize in Sydney!

March 9, 2016

This afternoon at The Basement, a jam-packed venue of artists and music industry professionals gathered to find out who would be taking away the 11th Australian Music Prize (the AMP) after a panel of judges had spent months deliberating over the hundreds of submissions to pour in. The winner, perhaps unsurprisingly for some, was Courtney Barnett, […]

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Courtney, Tame, Gold Class, Jess Ribeiro… the shortlist for the 11th Australian Music Prize announced!

February 3, 2016

This morning, the official shortlist for the 11th Australian Music Prize was unveiled, as well as more details about the March event set to take place in Sydney. The list, decided upon by a panel of 16 independent industry judges, reflects a wide and diverse collection of submissions from Australian artists for this year’s award […]

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The final 11th AMP Longlist soon to be announced – artists encouraged to submit their 2015 releases!

October 29, 2015

The 11th Australian Music Prize is currently having its longlist formed and deliberated upon by this year’s panel of artists, journalists and retailers, with the final announcement soon to be revealed. For any artist who has released a record in 2015 and is contemplating whether or not to submit their album for consideration, now is […]

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