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The nominees for the 2017 J Awards have just been announced. Who’s your bet on?

The nominees for the 13th annual J Awards have been announced, with the likes of A.B Original, Methyl Ethel, Jen CloherKardajala Kirridarra, and Kirin J Callinan scoring nods in 2017.

J Awards

The nominees for the 2017 J Awards are here, with the likes of A.B Original, Methyl Ethel, Jen Cloher, Kardajala Kirridarra, and Kirin J Callinan scoring nods this year.

The J Awards are an integral part of Ausmusic Month – triple j’s annual celebration of homegrown talent that takes place every November.

The awards are judged by the triple j music teams and presenters of triple j, Double J and triple j Unearthed, and nominees are chosen for their “originality, creativity, technical excellence and contribution to Australian music,” says a press release from triple j.

The winners will be announced live on triple j from 4pm on Thursday 23 November.

triple j Australian Album of the Year nominees

A.B. Original, Reclaim Australia
Alex Lahey, I Love You Like A Brother
Ali Barter, A Suitable Girl
Gang of Youths, Go Farther In Lightness
Gordi, Reservoir
Meg Mac, Low Blows
Methyl Ethel, Everything Is Forgotten
The Smith Street Band, More Scared Of You Than You Are Of Me
Thundamentals, Everyone We Know
Vera Blue, Perennial  

Double J Artist of the Year nominees

Dan Sultan
Jen Cloher
Kardajala Kirridarra
Lance Ferguson
Paul Kelly

Unearthed Artist of the Year nominees

Alex The Astronaut
Baker Boy
Confidence Man
Ruby Fields
Stella Donnelly

Australian Music Video of the Year nominees, co-presented by Rage

Client Liaison, A Foreign Affair {Ft. Tina Arena} – Director: Tim White
A.B. Original, Report To The Mist – Director: Josh Davis & Heath Kerr
Kirin J Callinan, Big Enough {Ft. Alex Cameron, Molly Lewis & Jimmy Barnes} – Director: Danny Cohen
Methyl Ethel, Ubu– Director: PAXI
Jack River, Fool’s Gold – Director: Matt Sav