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NEWS : Record number of Aussies announced as winners in International Songwriting Competition

Dean Lewis, Amy Shark, M-Phazes, Ruel and Gawurra among record number of Aussie songwriters honoured

NEWS : Aussie songwriters shine in International Song Comp, 55 entries make the finals

Dean Lewis is up for three awards; Amy Shark, Dustin Tebbutt, Gawurra, Fletcher Gull and many more are also finalists.

2019 APRA Music Awards

outstanding international achievement award WINNER Title: Be Alright  Artist: Dean Lewis Writers: Dean Lewis* / Jon Hume Publishers:   Kobalt Music Publishing obo Specific Music* / ...

2019 APRA Music Awards

POP WORK OF THE YEAR WINNER Title: I Said Hi Artist: Amy Shark        Writer: Amy Shark        Publishers: Mushroom Music obo UNIFIED Music Publishing NOMINEES Title: Be ...

2019 APRA Music Awards

Breakthrough SONGwriterOF THE YEAR WINNER Writer: Dean Lewis Publishers: Kobalt Music Publishing obo Specific Music          NOMINEES Writer: Danzal Baker pka Baker ...

2018 APRA Music Awards

POP WORKOF THE YEAR WINNER Title: Adore  Artist: Amy Shark  Writers: Amy Shark / M-Phazes*  Publishers: Mushroom Music obo UNIFIED Music Publishing / Universal Music ...

2018 APRA Music Awards

MOST PLAYEDAUSTRALIAN WORK WINNER Title: Stranger Artist: Peking Duk feat. Elliphant  Writers: Adam Hyde / Reuben Styles / Kaelyn Behr (Styalz)* / Elliphant^ / Daniel Goudie+ / Ashley ...

2019 APRA Music Awards

full list of WINNERS song of the year Title: I Said Hi Artist: Amy Shark Writer: Amy Shark  Publishers: Mushroom Music obo UNIFIED Music Publishing SONGWRITER OF THE ...

NEWS : Peer-Voted APRA Song of the Year Shortlist revealed

One of the most exciting and diverse list of songs in recent history...

2019 APRA Music Awards

full list of NOMINEES song of the year Title: I Said Hi Artist: Amy Shark Writer: Amy Shark Publishers: Mushroom Music obo UNIFIED Music Publishing Title: Native ...

NEWS : 2018 APRA Awards nominations announced, with producer-songwriters leading the charge

The results are in! Featuring new kids on the songwriting block and established composers, today we reveal the nominees for the 2018 APRA Music Awards to be held on Tuesday 10 April in ...

NEWS : 2018 APRA Music Awards return - host, venue, date announced!

We'll be honouring songwriters and publishers on 10 April in Sydney.

NEWS : Music does the talking at NSW Parliament House event

Stellar line-up featured Icehouse with William Barton, Leah Flanagan, William Crighton and KLP

NEWS : Amy Shark wins 2018 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition for Adore

Amy Shark’s ‘Adore’ wins, Gang of Youths’ David Le’aupepe takes 2nd and 3rd place and Mallrat wins best “Unpublished” work.

2017 Art Music Awards

Vocal/Choral Work of the Year WINNER Title Tree of Codes Composer Liza Lim Performers Ensemble MusikFabrik; Cologne Opera, Clement Power conductor, Massimo Furlan ...


full list of finalists ORCHESTRAL WORK OF THE YEAR Title Concerto for clarinet and orchestra Composer Lachlan Skipworth Performed by West Australian ...


full list of winners ORCHESTRAL WORK OF THE YEAR Title Dramatis Personae - Music for Trumpet and Orchestra Composer Brett Dean Performed by Håkan Hardenberger, soloist, Brett Dean ...


ORCHESTRAL work of the year WINNER Title Dramatis Personae - Music for Trumpet and Orchestra Composer Brett Dean Performed by Håkan Hardenberger, soloist, Brett Dean conductor, ...


COUNTRYWORK OF THE YEAR WINNER Title: Give Her The World Artist: Adam Eckersley Band Writers: Adam Eckersley / Danelle Leverett* (ASCAP) / Jason Reeves* (ASCAP) Publisher: Sony/ATV ...

2006 Professional Development Awards

2006 Winners Popular Contemporary - Amira Pyliotis Alice Springs based singer/songwriter Amira Pyliotis draws inspiration from the dramatic landscape of the Northern Territory for her unique ...


most playedforeign work WINNER Title All Your Reasons Artist Matchbox 20 Writer Kyle Cook (ASCAP)* / Rob Thomas (ASCAP)*/ Paul Doucette (BMI) / Brian Yale (BMI) Publisher EMI Music ...

2008 classical music awards

BEST PERFORMANCE OF AN AUSTRALIAN COMPOSITION WINNER Performer: The Australia Ensemble and soloist Catherine McCorkill (clarinetist) Title: Rare Sugar Composer: Nigel ...

2007 classical music awards

BEST COMPOSITION by an AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER WINNER Title: Birthday Tango Composer: Roger Smalley FINALISTS: Title: Mother Tongue Composer: Liza Lim Title: O Venezia: Part ...

2005 classical music awards

BEST COMPOSITION by an AUSTRALIAN COMPOSER WINNER Title: Moments of Bliss Composer: Brett Dean FINALISTS: Title: Let the Storm Break Loose! Composer: Colin Bright Title: Song ...

2005 classical music awards

BEST PERFORMANCE OF AN AUSTRALIAN COMPOSITION WINNER Performer: Steven Isserlis and Sydney Symphony Title: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra Composer: Carl ...

2004 classical music awards

VOCAL OR CHORAL WORK OF THE YEAR WINNER Title: Berceuse Composer: Gerard Brophy Performed By: Sydney Philharmonia Choirs FINALISTS: Title: Country Places Composer: Margaret ...


Most Performed Foreign Work WINNER Title: Bent Artist: Matchbox 20 Writers: Robert Thomas (BMI) Publishers: EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty ...


INTERNATIONALWORK OF THE YEAR  WINNER Title: Blurred Lines Artist: Robin Thicke featuring T.I. & Pharrell Williams Writer: Clifford Harris ...


MOST PERFORMEDFOREIGN WORK WINNER Title: You're Still The One Artist: Shania Twain Writers: Shania Twain (SOCAN)* / Robert (Mutt) Lange (PRS)** Publishers: Universal ...


MOST PERFORMEDAUSTRALIAN WORK WINNER Title: Even When I'm Sleeping Artist: Leonardo's Bride Writer: Dean Manning Publisher: Mushroom Music Pty ...


SONG OF THE YEAR  WINNER Title: Even When I'm Sleeping Artist: Leonardo's Bride Writer: Dean Manning Publisher: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd NOMINEES: Title: How to ...

EVENTS : SA - Meet the Locals

Grab some F2F time with the state's top music industry pros and your peers.

EVENT : NSW - Australian Blues Music Festival 2019

The Australian Blues Music Festival is supported by Goulburn Mulwaree Council, APRA AMCOS, Tattersalls Hotel, Astor Hotel, Goulburn District Workers Club, Goulburn Railway Bowling Club, Hibernian ...

OPPORTUNITY : NSW - Creative Mixing Masterclass w/ Jack Prest

Songwriter, mix engineer, producer and artist Jack Prest gives his unique insight into adding production and bringing a creative element to the mixing process. Equally at home working on festival ...

EVENTS : London - Global Roadshow

** RSVP to: ** Light lunch and refreshments provided.A very special trip to visit our international hubs is booked, with current Head of Member Services and incoming CEO Dean ...

EVENTS : Nashville - Global Roadshow

We're coming to Nashville to connect with AU & NZ members.

EVENTS : LA - Global Roadshow

We're coming to LA to connect with AU & NZ members.

EVENTS : FastForward conference

FastForward – the future-focused international music business conference

EVENTS : Nashville- Member Connect

Find out how APRA AMCOS can support your international endeavours at this special networking event for Nashville-based members

EVENTS : LA- Members Connect

Find out how APRA AMCOS can support your international endeavours at this special networking event for Los Angeles-based members

EVENTS : VIC- Meet the locals: Back to business

We’ve brought together some of the state’s top music industry pros to share their knowledge and help you get ahead of the game in 2017

NEWS : Happy 90th birthday to composer extraordinaire George Dreyfus

A refreshingly honest chat with the legendary composer and CEO Dean Ormston.


Our Head of Member Services, Dean Ormston recently wrote a piece for Music Australia discussing the value of investing in a music creator and how Australia compares to the rest of the world.

NEWS : Vale Ralph Murphy

APRA AMCOS are truly devastated to have learnt of the passing of Ralph Murphy

NEWS : APRA AMCOS announces new Chief Executive Officer

Dean Ormston will step into the role from 1 July 2018.

NEWS : Parliamentary Friends of Australian Music launch

Last night kicked off the first 'gig' for Parliamentary Friends of Australian Music, hosted by Member for Herbert and Deputy Government Whip, Ewen Jones MP and Member for Parramatta, Julie Owens ...

Keeping Score : The Journey From Pop to the Screen

Adam Lewis speaks to David Hirschfelder, David McCormack and Roger Mason about the curious space that film composition inhabits in the songwriting landscape.

NEWS : Credit goes to music creators with APRA AMCOS and Jaxsta data partnership

Innovative music database platform Jaxsta has announced the completion of a partnership deal with APRA AMCOS.

NEWS : Australian music is born global – with an export value of $195 million

Born Global: Australian music exports is the first comprehensive report that calculates the value of the Australian music industry as an international export.

NEWS : APRA AMCOS Ambassador and songwriter Nat Dunn ushers in The 1,000,000,000 List

Nat's co-write FRIENDS with Marshmello and Anne-Marie has sailed past the streaming benchmark.

NEWS : Morrison government puts Australian music front and centre

$22.5m in live music grants for small businesses $2.1m for a Women in Music Mentor program $2.7m for Indigenous Contemporary Music $2m to the Australia Council to increase performance ...

NEWS : What we talked about at Meet the Locals

A round up of tips and hot takes from the industry guests.

NEWS : It's time to get out there and Meet the Locals

Our popular event features masterclasses, panels and networking opportunities. RSVP now.

NEWS : National contemporary music policy a game changer

APRA AMCOS has welcomed the announcement today of a comprehensive music policy from Federal Labor that will see significant investment in music education, export, live music and mental health.

NEWS : Vale Richard Gill AO

Conductor, composer, educator, and believer in the power of music.

NEWS : 2018 Screen Music Awards celebrate legends of the score

At Sydney's City Recital Hall, with host Denise Scott and musical director Jessica Wells.

NEWS : European vote a win for music creators worldwide

APRA AMCOS applauds the European Parliament’s historic vote overnight for a new Copyright Directive as a major win for music creators and innovation in the cultural industries.

NEWS : Welcome our 100,000th member, Canberra SongMakers alum Natsuko Yonezawa

Canberra SongMakers alum and electronic producer Natsuko Yonezawa becomes our 100,000th member

NEWS : The Melbourne Sessions is sold-out! Tune in to the livestreams

The Melbourne Sessions, a full-day dedicated to song craft and professional development, is officially a sold-out affair. Tune in to the livestreams this Friday.

NEWS : APRA AMCOS Live Music Office – Five years on

Achievements and plans for future sustained investment in the live music sector. Five years on from the establishment of the Live Music Office, APRA AMCOS as the key industry body administering the ...

NEWS : 2018 Art Music Awards Announced

Celebrating achievements in Australian contemporary classical, jazz and experimental music.

NEWS : STIM and APRA AMCOS announce Pan Asian licensing deal

The agreement will streamline the licensing, collection and distribution of royalties for STIM’s represented songwriters and publishers on digital and online multi territory services...

NEWS : Jana Gibson to head APRA AMCOS Membership

Jana will become Head of Member Services on 1 June 2018.

NEWS : Global Roadshow with APRA AMCOS - London, LA and Nashville

We're embarking on a whirlwind global roadshow to connect with and discuss the issues important to our members.

NEWS : And the Grammy goes to...

Brooke Ligertwood and Ben Fielding take home trophies.

NEWS : Save the date: APRA AMCOS Global Roadshow

Special member events are in the works for LA/Nashville/LDN

NEWS : APRA AMCOS staff react to marriage equality

We asked our staff what this momentous occasion means to them.

NEWS : AB Original and Troy Cassar-Daley take top honours at 2017 NIMAs

APRA AMCOS Ambassador Briggs (pictured), is one half of the Song of the Year winners AB Original.

NEWS : Finalists announced for 2017 Art music Awards across classical, jazz and experimental music

Some of Australia’s finest composers and performers in contemporary classical, jazz and experimental music have today been named as finalists for the 2017 Art Music Awards. The finalists include ...

NEWS : MC Sinks wins 2017 Hilltop Hoods Initiative

The Melbourne MC and producer receives a $10,000 grant from Hilltop Hoods and APRA AMCOS.

NEWS : Join the debate on Constitutional Recognition at Vivid Ideas

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders discuss what's changed since the 1967 referendum, and what lies ahead.

NEWS : World of Warcraft composer Neal Acree headlines our new event

High Score: Composition and Sound Art for Gaming is dedicated to the art of creating music for games.

NEWS : Applications open for 2017 Professional Development Awards

Emerging songwriters and composers invited to apply for nine awards, each offering a $15,000 cash prize.

NEWS : SOUNDS AUSTRALIA receives Federal Government funding

The initiative will continue its vital work helping Australian artists access international markets and build on its achievements to date.


From publishing to collabs, get our top panel picks for BIGSOUND 2016. 

NEWS : Nominations open for the 2016 Grant McLennan Fellowship

The $25,000 fellowship offers the recipient an opportunity to travel overseas for up to six months to further develop their own artistic skills.

PROUD TO PLAY : 90 years and APRA AMCOS licence fees have barely changed

We delved into the archives and found some interesting history, read on.

PROUD TO PLAY : Top 10 brand music strategies of 2015

Those into computers and electronics, fast moving consumer goods, fast food, fashion, liquor marketing, accommodation, hotels or the automotive industry: read these amazing case studies, ready to ...

APRA AMCOS NEWS : Australian music industry rocks federal parliament ahead of budget

Jimmy Barnes, Suze DeMarchi, Josh Pyke and more call for government recognition of the music industry.

NEWS : Jackie Orszaczky Music Lecture and Composition Competition 2016

Legacy of the late  songwriter, player and band leader recognised through songwriting comp.

UPBEAT : Offset your tax bill with more live music

See what APRA AMCOS is pushing for at federal government level.

APRA AMCOS NEWS : APRA Tropscore 2015 Winner Announced

Henrique Dib (NSW) was this morning announced as the winner of this year’s APRA Tropscore competition.

APRAP : Melbourne Music Mecca: Face the Music and AWME kick off

Forget a ‘hallmark’ week, Melbourne has had a ‘hallmark’ year! The southern capital city has been dubbed the ‘most liveable,’ ‘most musical’ and ‘most resilient’ city by global experts and APRA ...

APRAP : International Update: Isabel Pappani, LA Member Relations Representative

Hear the latest from Isabel Pappani, our LA Member Relations Rep.


An outstanding group of highly respected individuals and organisations have been announced as winners across eleven national and six state categories at the 2015 Art Music Awards. 

APRAP : Johnny Greenan Takes the Mic

Sydney musician Johnny Greenan never meant to co-write a hit song. Now retired and living in the Blue Mountains, he laughs when he thinks back to the 1950s and the inspiration behind Australia’s ...

APRAP : Musicians’ Rights and Political Rallies

Some of Australia’s most enduring artists have reacted publicly to the use of their songs at various anti-Islam/anti-immigration rallies staged around the nation under the banner of Reclaim Australia.

NEWS : Grant McLennan Fellowship

Applications are now open for the 2015 Grant McLennan Fellowship, jointly funded by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and APRA AMCOS.

APRA AMCOS NEWS : 2015 Art Music Awards Finalists Announced!

An impressive selection of some of Australia’s finest compositions, performances and outstanding achievements across 11 national categories have today been named as finalists for the 2015 ART Music ...

APRA AMCOS NEWS : Yahtzel talks LPRs and why you need to submit yours before the deadline!

It's that time of year, it's LPR time and you've only got two weeks left to submit! We talk to producer Yahtzel who explains to us the importance of his LPR and why you should be making yours a ...

NEWS : Take a look: Barunga Festival turns 30

The 30th anniversary of the Indigenous festival Barunga(NT) held on the June long weekend saw music icons Paul Kelly and Gurrumul reunite with 3,500 others at a momentous place for Aboriginal music, ...

NEWS : Play live music? Make an LPR part of your gig checklist.

Make an LPR part of your gig checklist.

APRAP : What's happening

Find out what your fellow APRA AMCOS members have been up to


Sarah Connor from NSW takes out 2015 prize! 

APRAP : What's Happening in March

Your space, your news, your views! Find out what your fellow APRA AMCOS members have been up to.

APRAP : Tips of the Trade: Touring Internationally - are you export ready?

Learn the top four tips on touring internationally. 

APRAP : Publisher News February

Keep up to date with what's happening in the publishing world, with news from Alberts, Mushroom, Native Tongue and many more.



APRA AMCOS News : 2014 APRA Silver Scroll Awards – The Winners

Tami Neilson and Joshua Neilson have won the 2014 APRA Silver Scroll Award with their song Walk (Back to Your Arms)..

2014 Art Music Awards Announced : Winners have been announced across 11 national and seven State categories at this year’s Art Music Awards. The Awards were held for the first time in Melbourne at the Plaza Ballroom on Tuesday 26th August.

Hosted by APRA AMCOS and the Australian Music Centre, the Art Music Awards celebrate the achievement and creative success of composers, performers and educators in the genres of contemporary art ...

Government Discussion Paper : An opportunity to tell the Government about the importance of respecting your rights online!

The Federal Government has released a Discussion Paper setting out proposals aimed at tackling online copyright infringement.  You can read the full Discussion Paper here. APRA AMCOS welcomes the ...

2014 ART MUSIC AWARDS : Richard Gill OAM to receive the Distinguished Services Award at 2014 ART Music Awards

We are excited to announce Richard Gill OAM as the recipient of the Distinguished Services to Australian Music Award for the 2014 Art Music Awards. 

2014 Art Music Awards : 2014 Art Music Awards finalists presented by APRA AMCOS and the Australian Music Centre

Finalists for the 2014 Art Music Awards have been announced with a mix of established and up-and-coming composers across the diverse range of 11 award categories covering the genres of contemporary ...


APRA AMCOS will partner with Arts Queensland in sponsoring the Grant McLennan Fellowship for the first time as nominations open for 2014.

APRA AMCOS NEWS : APRA AMCOS announces senior management appointments: Business Change and Recorded Music Licensing

APRA AMCOS is pleased to announce some important management appointments in its Australian offices. 

Tips of the Trade : How to book a great gig

We chat to three booking agents to find out what you should and shouldn’t do when it comes to putting on a show.


APRA AMCOS is proud to announce a complete rebranding that includes the launch of a new website that will go live in July this year.


MEDIA Andrew Mast (The Music) Andrew Stafford (Freelance) Angela Bishop (Network Ten) Bernard Zuel (Freelance) Cameron Adams (News Ltd) Christie Eliezer (The Music Network/Pollstar) Dan Condon ...


Song of the Year - Previous Winners 2018 Firewood and Candles Paul Kelly and Billy Miller 2017 Satan D.D Dumbo 2016 Let it Happen Kevin Parker 2015  Chandelier  Sia Furler and Jesse Shatkin ...

SONGHUBS : SongHubs: Where the world's best collaborate.

What is SongHubs? SongHubs is an APRA AMCOS initiative that partners emerging and established APRA AMCOS songwriters with renowned international songwriters and producers to create new works for ...

Benefits of using music : The value of music

Find out how music can be used to attract customers and boost sales.

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