Amy Shark, Sia, Paul Kelly among winners at 2018 APRA Music Awards
Annually, the Australian APRA Music Awards recognise composing and song writing skills, sales and airplay performance by its members. These awards are to honour achievements by composers and songwriters. The 2018 APRA were held on Tuesday (Apr.10) at Sydney’s International Convention Centre and here’s what happened:
Amy Shark, M-Phazes, Paul Kelly, Birds of Tokyo and Sia were among the big winners this year. Kelly’s “Firewood and Candles” was crowned the Song Of The Year, while Sarah Aarons was named the Breakthrough Songwriter Of The Year.
Congratulations to Morgan Evans for his “Kiss Somebody” recognized as the Country Work Of The Year and to the duo Peking Duk and Elliphant, who can pride themselves for their hit “Stranger”, the Most Played Australian Work.
Perth alternative rock outfit Birds of Tokyo flew off with a fifth APRA as “Brace” won for Rock Work Of The Year, while Sia took her career APRAs tally to nine (including three successive songwriter of the year wins) with the Most Played Australian Work Overseas award for her “Cheap Thrills.”
The full list of winners here.