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Gotye, Kimbra, Matt Corby, Lanie Lane and The Beards Nominated for APRA Song of the Year

by Paul Cashmere on May 2, 2012

in News,Noise Pro

Kimbra will compete against Gotye featuring Kimbra as well as Matt Corby, Lanie Lane and The Beards for the APRA Song of the Year.

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Nominees were announced this morning and despite his global success with ‘Something That I Used To Know’, Gotye is honoured to be nominated for APRA’s Song Of The Year.

“The APRA Song of the Year is voted on by other songwriters, so it’s a great honour to be nominated!,” Wally De Backer aka Gotye said in a statement for Noise11.com.

The APRA Song of the Year nominees are:

Matt Corby ‘Brother’
Kimbra ‘Cameo Lover’
Lanie Lane ‘(Oh Well) That’s What You Get (Falling In Love With A Cowboy)
Gotye (featuring Kimbra) ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’
The Beards ‘You Should Consider Having Sex With A Bearded Man’

Other nominations were:

Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year
Drapht – Daniel Rankine/ Paul Ridge
Boy and Bear – Killian Gavin / Jonathon Hart / Timothy Hart / David Hosking / Jacob Tarasenko
Kimbra
Lanie Lane
Matt Corby

Most Played Australian Work
From The Music – The Potbelleez
Own This Club – Marvin Priest
She’s Like A Comet – Jebediah
Somebody That I Used To Know – Gotye feat Kimbra
Wild At Heart – Birds of Tokyo

Country Work of the Year
Bad Machines – Shane Nicholson
Beautiful Mess – Kasey Chambers
Famous Last Words – Shane Nicholson
Meant To Be – O’Shea
Serves You Right – Jetty Road

Blues & Roots Work of the Year
Biding My Time – Busby Marou
Compass – Saltwater Band
Falling – The Waifs
(Oh Well) That’s What You Get (Falling In Love With A Cowboy) – Lanie Lane
What Do I Do – Lanie Lane

Dance Work of the Year
Finally See Our Way – Art Vs Science
From The Music – The Potbelleez
Sunlight – Bag Raiders
Titanium – David Guetta feat Sia
We Run The Night – Havana Brown

Rock Work of the Year
Heartbreak Made Me A Killer – Short Stack
Love Is A Drug – Eskimo Joe
She’s Like A Comet – Jebediah
Switch Me On – Shannon Noll
Wild At Heart – Birds of Tokyo

International Work of the Year
Animal – Neon Trees
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
Party Rock Anthem – LMFAO
Price Tag – Jesse J
Rollin’ In The Deep – Adele

Urban Work of the Year
Own This Club – Marvin Priest
Reflections – Bliss N Eso
Simple Man – Diafrix feat Daniel Merriweather
Sing It (The Life Of Riley) – Drapht
Throw It Away – 360 feat Josh Pyke

Watch Lanie Lane perform her APRA nominated Song of the Year at Noise11.com:

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