triple j reveals the 2017 J Award nominee

Staff Writer

Now in its 13th year, the J Awards are the pinnacle of Ausmusic Month and a chance to highlight the outstanding musical talent in our own backyard.

Judged by the music teams and presenters of triple jDouble J and triple j Unearthed, nominees are chosen for their originality, creativity, technical excellence and contribution to Australian music.

Without further ado, here are the 2017 J Award nominees:

triple j Australian Album of the Year nominees

A.B. Original, Reclaim Australia
Alex Lahey, I Love You Like A Brother
Ali Barter, A Suitable Girl
Gang of Youths, Go Farther In Lightness
Gordi, Reservoir
Meg Mac, Low Blows
Methyl Ethel, Everything Is Forgotten
The Smith Street Band, More Scared Of You Than You Are Of Me
Thundamentals, Everyone We Know
Vera Blue, Perennial 

Double J Artist of the Year nominees
Dan Sultan
Jen Cloher
Kardajala Kirridarra
Lance Ferguson
Paul Kelly

Unearthed Artist of the Year nominees
Alex The Astronaut
Baker Boy
Confidence Man
Ruby Fields
Stella Donnelly

Australian Music Video of the Year nominees, co-presented by Rage
Client Liaison ‘A Foreign Affair {Ft. Tina Arena}’ / Director: Tim White
A.B. Original ‘Report To The Mist’ / Director: Josh Davis & Heath Kerr
Kirin J Callinan ‘Big Enough {Ft. Alex Cameron, Molly Lewis & Jimmy Barnes}’ / Director: Danny Cohen
Methyl Ethel ‘Ubu’ / Director: PAXI
Jack River ‘Fool’s Gold’ / Director: Matt Sav

Stay tuned as the winners announced at the J Awards and broadcast live on triple j from 4pm Thurs 23 Nov.

And don’t forget to wear an Aussie artist t-shirt THIS FRIDAY, then take a photo and tag it with #AusmusicTshirtDay. If you can spare some change, we also encourage you to donate to Support Act, a charity assisting people working in the music industry who are in crisis.

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