• 1  /  4 HOLY MOSES (Writers: Megan Washington* / Jarrad Kritzstein) Performed by Washington
  • 2  /  4 AWKWARD (Writers: Jordi Davieson* / Joshua Biondillo* / Nick Gardner* / Scarlett Stevens* / Steven Schram) Performed by San Cisco
  • 3  /  4 SOMEBODY THAT I USED TO KNOW (Writers: Wally de Backer* / Luiz Bonfa) Performed by Gotye Featuring Kimbra
  • 4  /  4 I FEEL BETTER (Writer: Wally de Backer) Performed by Gotye

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San Cisco, Megan Washington and Gotye named Top 30 Contenders for APRA SONG OF THE YEAR

Posted on 22 Mar 2012

The Australian Performing Right Association (APRA) revealed today the Top 30 contenders for APRA SONG OF THE YEAR. 

Amongst the Top 30 are Alberts writers Jordi Davieson, Joshua Biondillo, Nick Gardner and Scarlett Stevens who perform as San Cisco,  Wally De Backer for his works performed as Gotye and Megan Washington

The 2012 APRA MUSIC AWARD’s are to be in Sydney on MONDAY MAY 28TH and the winner of this coveted peer voted award will be announced.

The winners in the categories of: Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year, Most Played Australian Work, Most Played Australian Work Overseas, International Work of the Year, Country Work of the Year, Blues & Roots Work of the Year, Urban Work of the Year, Dance Work of the Year and Rock Work of the Year will also be announced at the event which celebrates the achievements of Australian composers from the previous twelve months.

The recipients of the prestigious Songwriter of the Year and the Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian
Music (as determined by the APRA Board of Writer and Publisher Directors) will also be announced at the gala industry event.

APRA members have narrowed down the list and APRA can now reveal that the 30 artists listed below are contenders to become
APRA Song of the Year.

TOP 30 CONTENDERS FOR APRA SONG OF THE YEAR: 2012 AWARDS

$PEND MY MONEY 2011 (Writers: Stuart Tyson / Amanda Leadbitter) Performed by Bass Kleph
(OH WELL) THAT'S WHAT YOU GET (FALLING IN LOVE WITH A COWBOY (Writer: Lanie Lane) Performed by Lanie Lane
ACT YOUR AGE (Writers: Alexander Burnett / Jeremy Craib / James Cibej / Jacob Stone / Stavros Yiannoukas / James
Hauptmann) Performed by bluejuice
ALL FOR YOU (Writer: Don Walker) Performed by Cold Chisel
ALWAYS A WINNER (Writers: Pete Murray / Tom Rothrock) Performed by Pete Murray
AWKWARD (Writers: Jordi Davieson* / Joshua Biondillo* / Nick Gardner* / Scarlett Stevens* / Steven Schram) Performed by San Cisco
BAD MACHINES (Writer: Shane Nicholson) Performed by Shane Nicholson
BEAUTIFUL MESS (Writer: Kasey Chambers) Performed by Kasey Chambers
BOYS LIKE YOU (Writers: Kaelyn Behr / Matthew Colwell / Bradford Pinto / Jack Revens / Francis Jones) Performed by 360
Featuring Gossling
BROTHER (Writer: Matt Corby) Performed by Matt Corby
CAMEO LOVER (Writers: Kimbra Johnson) Performed by Kimbra
COUNTRY IS (Writers: Troy Cassar-Daley / Colin Buchanan) Performed by Troy Cassar-Daley
DESIGN DESIRE (Writer: Abbe May) Performed by Abbe May
DON'T WORRY BE HAPPY (Writer: Guy Sebastian) Performed by Guy Sebastian
DUN PROPPA (Writers: Paul Westgate / Pablo Chiacchio / Simon Bottle / Thomas Dent / Frederick Dayoan / David Atkins / Andrew
Garvie) Performed by Def Wish Cast
ENDLESS SUMMER (Writers: Nicholas Kaloper / Samuel Lockwood / Hayley McGlone / Heather Shannon) Performed by The
Jezabels
FEEDING LINE(Writers: David Hosking / Jacob Tarasenko / Killian Gavin / Timothy Hart / Jonathon Hart) Performed by Boy and
Bear
HOLY MOSES (Writers: Megan Washington* / Jarrad Kritzstein) Performed by Washington
I FEEL BETTER (Writer: Wally de Backer) Performed by Gotye
I LOVE IT (Writers: Sia Furler / Barry Francis / Matthew Lambert / Daniel Smith) Performed by Hilltop Hoods Ft Sia
IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL (Writers: Benjamin Fielding / Reuben Morgan) Performed by Hillsong Live
JUNGLE (Writer: Emma Louise) Performed by Emma Louise
LOVE IS A DRUG (Writers: Stuart Macleod / Joel Quartermain / Kav Temperley) Performed by Eskimo Joe
REPTILE (Writers: Haydn Ing / James Ing / Adam Montgomery / Tom Larkin) Performed by Calling All Cars
SHE'S LIKE A COMET (Writers: Christopher Daymond / Brett Mitchell / Kevin Mitchell / Vanessa Thornton) Performed by
Jebediah
SOMEBODY THAT I USED TO KNOW (Writers: Wally de Backer* / Luiz Bonfa) Performed by Gotye Featuring Kimbra
THE ENDING IS JUST THE BEGINNING REPEATING (Writers: Chris Cheney / Craig Finn) Performed by The Living End
TURN ME ON (Writers: Patience Hodgson / John Patterson) Performed by The Grates
YOU SHOULD CONSIDER HAVING SEX WITH A BEARDED MAN (Writer: Joel McMillan) Performed by The Beards
ZOOM (Writers: Sean Caskey / Lachlan Caskey / Samuel Gethin-Jones / Dan Koyama) Performed by Last Dinosaurs

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