A.B. Original Wins Australian Music Prize - Noise11.com
A.B. Original wins The 12th AMP. Presented by Dan Rosen. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

A.B. Original wins The 12th AMP. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

A.B. Original Wins Australian Music Prize

by Paul Cashmere on March 10, 2017

in News

Trials and Briggs aka A.B. Original have taken home the Australian Music Prize for 2017 for the album ‘Reclaim Australia’.

A.B. Original were part of an impressive shortlist competing with Big Scary, The Avalanches and Nick Cave.

The AMP was announced in Melbourne’s The Toff with an event hosted by PPCA CEO Dan Rosen and singer-songwriter Deborah Conway.

The hip-hop duo were awarded a cash prize of $30,000 from PPCA after being selected by an industry panel headed by Dave Faulkner of The Hoodoo Gurus.

The AMP Shortlist of 2017 (in alphabetical order):

A.B. Original – ‘Reclaim Australia’
The Avalanches – ‘Wildflower’
Big Scary – ‘Animal’
Camp Cope – ‘Camp Cope’
D.D Dumbo – ‘Utopia Defeated’
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – ‘Nonagon Infinity’
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – ‘Skeleton Tree’
Olympia – ‘Self Talk’
The Peep Tempel – ‘Joy’

364 Australian albums were released in 2016. The AMP narrowed down its first longlist to 61, then to nine.

Noise11.com
The X Studio

Related Posts

The Killers photo by Olivia Bee
The Killers Enter Guinness Book of Records

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™, the global authority on record-breaking, have presented The Killers (USA) with two certificates ahead of their gig at London’s The O2 arena on Monday night, for their hit “Mr Brightside”, which has been awarded two iconic Guinness World Records (GWR) titles.

July 11, 2024
Jet to perform with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Jet To Perform With Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Jet will perform with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra for One Show Only on 8 November at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne.

July 9, 2024
The Killers photo by Olivia Bee
The Killers Cover The Waterboys ‘Whole Of The Moon’

Brandon Flowers wishes he'd written The Waterboys' 'Whole of the Moon'.

July 9, 2024
Kasabian photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kasabian Have No Plans For 20th Anniversary

Kasabian are not interested in celebrating the 20th anniversary of their debut album.

July 8, 2024
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake and Tiger Woods To Open Sports Bar In Scotland

Justin Timberlake and Tiger Woods have been granted permission to turn an old cinema in St Andrews, Scotland, into a sports bar.

July 8, 2024
Coldplay perform at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne on Friday 9 December 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay Pay Out Millions To Former Manager

Coldplay have settled with their former manager Dave Holmes with a seven-figure sum for unpaid commissions.

July 5, 2024
Kelly Osbourne, music news, noise11.com
Kelly Osbourne Regrets Quitting Music

Kelly Osbourne still "regrets" quitting her music career almost two decades ago.

July 5, 2024