Some great emerging talents have cleaned up at the 2019 Queensland Music Awards with Clea and Tia Gostelow taking home the cake.
Brisbane pop singer Clea picked up two awards for her huge single Dreaming, whilst emerging artist Tia Gostelow broke records with her debut album, Thick Skin.
The Queensland Music Awards have highlighted some formidable young talents to keep your eyes on. Clea, Tia Gostelow and Tokyo Twilight are among the names to take home awards.
Clea’s swirling single Dreaming took home the Pop Award and Song of the Year, the latter of which earned her a plaque on Brisbane’s Valley Walk of Fame. Tia, on the other hand, is the youngest artist to win album of the year at just 19 years old. Congrats!
Prolific songwriter and Album of the Year nominee, Emily Wurramara won the Indigenous Award for Lady Blue and the Blues and Roots Award for Tap Sticks, while the 17-year old Queenslander Tokyo Twilight took home the School Award for Little Things.
Plenty of amazing artists won prestigious awards and you can check the full list below. However, the most exciting part is the emergence of formidable young talent taking home titles and smashing records.
2019 QUEENSLAND MUSIC AWARD WINNERS
Emily Wurramara – Tap Sticks
Emma Beau – Wild Heart
The Kite String Tangle – Give It Time (feat. Aalias)
Dead Letter Circus – The Armour You Own
Hip Hop/Rap Award
Resin Dogs – Pack Your Bags
Emily Wurramara – Lady Blue
The Biology of Plants – Long Black
Clea – Dreaming
Sahara Beck – Here We Go Again
The Jungle Giants – Used To Be In Love
Tokyo Twilight – Little Things (Feat. DVNA)
Amy Shark – I Said Hi
Mark Peric – The Sound of Light
Asha Jefferies – Everybody Talks
Buttah – Ghost In The Machine
Album of The Year
Tia Gostelow – Thick Skin
Song Of The Year
Clea – Dreaming
Billy Thorpe Scholarship
Grant McLennan Lifetime Achievement Award
Henry “Seaman” Dan
Export Achievement Award
People’s Choice Awards
Regional Venue of the Year
Metro Venue of the Year
Festival of the Year
Big Pineapple Music Festival