Flume won three APRA Music Awards this week after a run in the past year that netted the electronica producer eight ARIAs and one Grammy.
Harley Streten aka Flume was named Songwriter of the Year at the 2017 APRA Awards and also won Dance Work of the Year and Most Played Australian Work for the hit song ‘Never Be Like You’ featuring Kai.
APRA’s top prize ‘Song of the Year’ went to DD Dumbo for ‘Satan’. Oliver Perry aka DD Dumbo won the Triple J Album of the Year award in 2016 for his debut ‘Utopia Defeated’.
Other winners were:
Troye Sivan for Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year.
Sam Dixon for Overseas Recognition Award for his credits on works by Adele, Sia, Christina Aguilera, Carly Rae Jepsen, Paloma Faith and Jack Savoretti.
Aleyce Simmonds won Country Work of the Year for Greatest Companion.
Robbie Miller and Nathan Morrison won Blues and Roots Work of the Year for The Pain.
Birds of Tokyo won Rock Work of the Year for ‘I’d Go With You Anywhere.
Illy and Vera Blue won Urban Work of the Year for ‘Papercuts’.
Vance Joy won Most Played Australian Work Overseas for ‘Riptide’.
Adele won International Work of the Year for ‘Hello’
The Gov in Adelaide won Licensee of the Year
Archie Roach was awarded the Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music.