The National Indigenous Music Awards today announce their finalists while acknowledging the passing of 14-time NIMA recipient, 2016 NIMA Artist of the Year and giant of the Australian music industry Dr. G. Yunupingu.
The National Indigenous Music Awards have today announced a star studded line up of Australian talent, set to perform at this year’s award ceremony. Taking to the stage under the stars in Darwin’s historic Amphitheatre on August 12 will be hip hop legends AB Original, Australian icon Paul Kelly, a special performance from Dan Sultan […]
2017 promises to be an amazing year for Indigenous music, and this is your chance to recognise bands and musicians that are creating amazing work. Nominations are now open for the 2017 National Indigenous Music Awards. The NIMAs recognise achievement in the Indigenous music industry and this is your chance to nominate. Head to the NOMINATE link and […]
Nominations for 2017’s National Indigenous Music Awards are open soon. In a year that promises releases from some of the biggest Indigenous acts in the country, this year’s awards is shaping up to be the biggest yet. The NIMA’s celebrate excellence and achievement in the Indigenous music industry. Details will be available in coming weeks.
Gurrumul reigned supreme again at this year’s NIMA taking out Artist of the Year for the fifth time. Newcomer and rapidly rising star Gawurra took home a swag of NIMA Awards winning New Talent of the Year, Album, Cover Art and Film Clip of the year – the latter being presented by Jack Thompson. Song […]
The lineup of acts for the 2016 National Indigenous Music Awards have been announced! With this year’s theme being Protest Songs, this year’s performances will imbue the crowd with an emotional potency as songs both contemporary and iconic will be delivered by a diverse line-up. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wave Hill walk off, […]
Key announcements: NIMA Finalists announced FINAL Artist Announce today triple j Unearthed NIMA competition winner details The final artists to join the bill for NIMA 2016 are; Shellie Morris, Warren H. Williams with Danielle Young, punk rockers Lonely Boys and Yirrmal with his father Witiyana Marika [Yothu Yindi]. The Rirratjingu Clan from North/East Arnhem Land […]
AB Original, Kahl Wallis, Emma Donovan, rising star Stanley “Gawurra” Gaykamangu and emerging artists Rayella, Chris Tamwoy and David Spry are the first names announced to perform at this year’s National Indigenous Music Awards. 2016 is a year of significant milestones for Indigenous people including the 50th anniversary of the Wave Hill walk off, the […]
2016 plays host to a swag of milestones for Indigenous people nation-wide; the 50th anniversary of the Wave Hill walk off, the 40th anniversary of the Land Rights Act, 30 years since the release of Yothu Yindi’s double platinum selling album Tribal Voice and 25 years since the iconic sound of Treaty pulsated across the […]
For the first time in NIMA history two artists were awarded the Artist of the Year prize; Jessica Mauboy and Dan Sultan. An equal amount of votes came in from the voting panel for each artist and the decision was made to honor both parties with this prestigious national award. “What a great honour to […]