The Countrywide Indigenous Audio Awards built an psychological return tonight, with some of the country’s ideal artists honoured at the legendary Darwin Amphitheatre.
The extremely predicted occasion saw Yolngu person Baker Boy claim two coveted awards, Artist of the Yr and Album of the Calendar year, subsequent the release of his gorgeous debut history, Gela, even though Gumbaynggirr and Bundjalung indie artist Jem Cassar-Daley’s success over the earlier yr in the wake of debut EP I Do not Know Who To Contact observed her awarded New Expertise of the Yr.
The Music’s Cover Artist this 7 days, King Stingray had been awarded Song of the 12 months for Milkumana, which capabilities on their self-titled debut album that dropped on Friday, even though Malyangapa and Barkindji female Barkaa claimed Film Clip of the Year for King Brown and Indigenous Outreach Initiatives earned Community Clip of the Yr.
Ngemba rapper, drummer and speaker Dobby took out the Archie Roach Foundation Award.
Highlights of the night integrated a touching tribute to the late Uncle Archie Roach by the whole NIMAs forged who performed We Will not Cry, as properly as Gurrumul’s Hall of Fame induction, which saw a efficiency by his brother and Saltwater Band co-founder, Manuel Dhurrkay and Shellie Morris.
Attendees have been also dealt with to performances from King Stingray, Birdz, Yirrmal, Bumpy and much more.
“So honoured to be a portion of such an remarkable evening tonight,” NIMAs Inventive Director Ben Graetz explained.
“To be at the Amphitheater with neighborhood, celebrating together in man or woman will be a thing I will keep in mind for a very prolonged time. Also to bear in mind, honour and shell out tribute to Dr G and Uncle Archie was a true spotlight.”
National Indigenous Music Awards Winners 2022
Artist of the Yr
Album of the Calendar year
Baker Boy – Gela
New Expertise of the Year
Track of the Year
King Stingray – Milkumana
Tune Writers: Roy Kellaway / Gotjirringu Jerome Yunipingu
Movie Clip of the Yr
Barkaa – King Brown
Directed & Created by: Sonder Movies
Executive Producer: Vyva Entertainment
Neighborhood Clip of the 12 months
Numbulwar, NT – Loud & Proud
Directors & Producers: Indigenous Outreach Initiatives /Matthew Mastratisi / Franceska Fusha / Lesley Phillips / Jordan O’Davis
Numbulwar Community & University
Hall of Fame
Archie Roach Foundation Award