APRA Award Winners were announced on the 23rd of June of whom each represented the songwriters behind the most successful compositions of 2008.
NSW artists reprented heavily on the board with Julian Hamilton and Kim Moyes taking out the APRA songwriter of the year award and Nathan Hudson took out the award for most played Australian work for Faker’s This Heart Attach. Old Man River another New South Welshman noting one up took out the Blues and Roots work of the year category
In their first ever APRA nomination, the coveted APRA SONG OF THE YEAR Award has been won by THE LIVING END for their scorching rock anthem White Noise. Taking literally months to complete, chief songwriter CHRIS CHENEY has described White Noise as “the bastard child born out of the ruins of two other songs – writing it proved to be a great learning experience for me.”
For a full list of winners please see the APRA|AMCOS site below.