Triple J has announced the nominees for the 2015 J Awards, an annual celebration during Aus Music Month.
It’s the 10th anniversary of the ceremony, and we have a huge list of fantastic home-grown artists who have impressed us throughout the year. Some of these including Tame Impala, Courtney Barnett, Alison Wonderland, Alpine, Gang Of Youth, Hermitude, Jarryd James, The Rubens, Parkway Drive and Seth Sentry, who are all in the running for Australian Album of the Year.
The other categories include Unearthed Artist of the Year, Double J Artist of the Year and Australian Music Video of the Year.
The nominees are…
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
The winners will be announced in a live broadcast on Triple J at 4.30 pm AEST on Thursday 19th November. Listen in and see if your favourite claims the top prize.