Sia, Tame Impala and Gotye were winners when the 2013 APRA Awards were handed out in Melbourne last night.
Sia was named Songwriter of the Year while Kevin Parker of Tame Impala won Song of the Year for ‘Feels Like We Only Go Backwards’. Gotye, who attended the awards, won Most Performed Work Overseas for ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’.
Clare Bowditch and Jonathan Biggins hosted the APRA Awards dinner at The Plenary inside the Melbourne Convention Centre.
Bert Newton introduced The Seekers who were given the Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music.
Other awards were:
Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year – Matthew Colwell (360) and Kaelyn Behr (Styalz Fuego).
Most Played Australian Work – Set It Off – Timomatic
Country Work of the Year – The McClymonts – Piece of Me
Blues & Roots Work of the Year – Ash Grunwald – Longtime
Dance Work of the Year – Fennixpawl & Ivan Gough feat. Georgi Kay – In My Mind
Rock Work of the Year – The Rubens – My Gun
Pop Work of the Year – Timomatic – Set It Off
International Work of the Year – Carly Rae Jepsen – Call Me Maybe
Urban Work of the Year – Hilltop Hoods feat. Sia – I Love It