Dan Sultan And Jessica Mauboy Win Big At The NIMAs
Dan Sultan photo by Ros O'Gorman Noise11.com

Dan Sultan photo by Ros O'Gorman Noise11.com

Dan Sultan And Jessica Mauboy Win Big At The NIMAs

by Paul Cashmere on August 15, 2014

in News,Noise Pro

Jessica Mauboy has been named Nation Artist of the Year and Dan Sultan picked by National Album of the Year and National Song of the Year at the National Indigenous Music Awards (The NIMAs) announced in Darwin on Friday night.

Sultan also won Cover Art of the Year at the event.

The “Unofficial Mayor of Shepparton” Briggs was awarded the NIMA National New Talent Award.

“MusicNT is immensely proud to be presenting the 2014 NIMA’s. The Awards have played an instrumental role in shining a light on the scene and providing a national platform for recognition. One of the highlights is the diversity of this year’s line-up which truly showcases the breadth of talent across the Indigenous Music Industry, and audiences are recognising this with our highest ticket sales to date. The Indigenous music scene is a force to be reckoned with and the finalists in this year’s awards are the flag bearers of this next wave of success. MusicNT extends its congratulations to all the winners.” Mark Smith, Executive Director MusicNT; organisers of the NIMAs.

2014 National Indigenous Music Award Winners

National Artist of the Year
Jessica Mauboy

National Album of the Year
Blackbird – Dan Sultan

National Song of the Year
The Same Man – Dan Sultan

National New Talent of the Year

National Cover Art of the Year
Blackbird – Dan Sultan
Artist – Ken Taylor

National Film Clip of the Year
Bright Lights Big City – East Journey
Director/Film Maker Naina Sen
Executive Producer Susan Sandery

Community Clip of the Year
Artists – Desert Sevenz
Song – ‘Fly Back Home’
Community – Ampilatwatja, NT
Released – Sep 25, 2013
Facilitators / Mentors of Project – Desert Pea Media

NT School Band of the Year
‘Rockstar Band’
A nine piece outfit from Gapuwiyak, NT

NT Traditional Music Award of the Year
Jaydron Nundhirribala, Roland Nundhirribala and Grant Nundhirribala
Lindsay Gameraidj for his song Nangale

NIMA Hall of Fame
Munkimuk aka Mark Munk Ross


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