Australian Music Prize

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Australian Music Prize
Awarded for Best Australian album
Country Australia
First awarded 2005
Official website http://australianmusicprize.com.au/

The Australian Music Prize (The AMP) is a yearly award for an Australian band or solo artist. It is $30,000. The AMP was formed in 2005.

The albums are judged on creative merit, not sales or popularity.[1]

The list of nominees is given in February. The winner is announced at an event in Sydney in March.

Past winners and short list nominees[change | edit source]

Year Winner Album Shortlisted nominees & albums Other awards Ref(s)
2005 The Drones Wait Long By The River and the Bodies of Your Enemies Will Float By [2]
2006 Augie March Moo, You Bloody Choir
  • The first Red Bull Award for Outstanding Potential was awarded to Gotye.
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2007 The Mess Hall Devils Elbow
  • The MySpace Public Vote Award was won by New Buffalo.
  • The Red Bull Award for Outstanding Potential was won by bluejuice.
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2008 Eddy Current Suppression Ring Primary Colours
  • The Red Bull Award for Best Debut Album was won by Jack Ladder for Love is Gone.
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2009 Lisa Mitchell Wonder
  • The Red Bull Award for Best Debut Album was won by Oh Mercy for Privileged Woes.
2010 Cloud Control Bliss Release
2011 The Jezabels Prisoner [7]

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