“The evening star is the first star to appear each night every night in the Centre and the Top End. This is the time we bring our music, our song and our dance to life.”

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National Indigenous Music Awards (NIMA) 2019 In Darwin


8 April 2020

The National Indigenous Music Awards are pleased to announce in the face of the COVID19 pandemic, that they will continue in 2020, reacting to a…

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Artist At Podium

Record Breaking Crowd for the 2019 National Indigenous Music Awards!

13 August 2019

It is the First Nations music night of nights and the 2019 National Indigenous Music Awards exceeded expectations, producing the annual award ceremony’s largest ever crowd, as well as an amazing variety of stellar live performances. Check out the full list of winners here.

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National Indigenous Music Awards unveils 2019 Nominations

18 July 2019

The National Indigenous Music Awards have unveiled their nominations for the 2019 awards night, shining a bright light on a new generation of Indigenous talent with twenty artists nominated across six categories.

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Artist Desert Nimas

NIMA Announces 2019 Lineup

29 May 2019

JESSICA MAUBOY, DAN SULTAN, ELECTRIC FIELDS & MORE UNVEILED FOR 2019 NATIONAL INDIGENOUS MUSIC AWARDS LINEUP With tickets on sale today, the National Indigenous Music Awards will welcome Jessica Mauboy, Dan Sultan, Electric Fields and more to Darwin’s iconic Amphitheatre this August to perform as part of the nations definitive celebration of Australian Indigenous music.

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Nominations open for 2019 National Indigenous Music Awards

6 May 2019

Nominations are now open for the 2019 National Indigenous Music Awards (NIMAs) signalling the beginning of the sixteenth year of the event providing a well-deserved platform for First Nation’s talent in Australia, raising Indigenous music to grand new heights.

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NIMA 2018 Winners Announced

26 March 2019

Australia’s biggest celebration of First Nations music, The National Indigenous Music Awards celebrated a
massive year in Australian music tonight under the stars at Darwin’s iconic Amphitheatre with Gurrumul and
Baker Boy walking away as the night’s big winners.

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