full list of NOMINEES

song of the year

Title:

Better in Blak

Artist:

Thelma Plum

Writers:

Thelma Plum* / Alexander Burnett / Oliver Horton

Publisher:

Sony/ATV Music Publishing*

Title:

Choir

Artist:

Guy Sebastian

Writers:

Guy Sebastian / Trevor Brown* / William Simmons*

Publishers:

Universal Music Publishing / Mushroom Music obo Reservoir*

Title:

Dance Monkey

Artist:

Tones And I

Writer:

Toni Watson

Publishers:

Kobalt Music Publishing obo Tones And I

Title:

I Get Up

Artist:

The Teskey Brothers

Writers:

Liam Gough / Brendon Love / Josh Teskey / Sam Teskey  

Publishers:

Mushroom Music obo Ivy League Music

Title: Teeth
Artist: 5 Seconds of Summer
Writer: Luke Hemmings / Ashton Irwin / Louis Bell*/ Ali Tamposi~ / Ryan Tedder> / Andrew Watt° / Gillian Gilbert^ / Peter Hook^ / Stephen Morris^ / Evan Rogers+ / Carl Sturken+ / Bernard Sumner^
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing* / Mushroom Music obo Reservoir~ / Downtown Music Publishing> / Kobalt Music Publishing° / Universal Music Publishing^ / Universal/MCA Music Publishing+
BREAKTHROUGH SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Writer:

Ruel van Dijk pka Ruel

Publisher: Universal Music Publishing
Writer:

Sampa Tembo pka Sampa the Great                               

Writer:

Thelma Plum

Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Writers: Liam Gough, Brendon Love, Josh Teskey and Sam Teskey (The Teskey Brothers)

Publishers:

Mushroom Music obo Ivy League Music
Writer: Toni Watson pka Tones And I
Publishers: Kobalt Music Publishing obo Tones And I
MOST PERFORMED COUNTRY WORK 
Title: Backroad Nation
Artist:

Lee Kernaghan

Writers: Lee Kernaghan* / Phil Barton^ / Colin Buchanan* / Garth Porter+ / Lindsay Rimes~
Publishers: Universal Music Publishing* / Mushroom Music obo Anthem Entertainment^ / Perfect Pitch Publishing+/ Sony/ATV Music Publishing~
Title: Girl
Artist: Maren Morris
Writers:

Sarah Aarons / Greg Kurstin / Maren Morris*

Publishers:

Sony/ATV Music Publishing / Downtown Music Publishing*

Title: Happy
Artist: Travis Collins
Writers:

Travis Collins / Allison Veltz*

Publishers: ABC Music Publishing / Mushroom Music obo Big Deal Music*
Title: Love That
Artist: Seaforth
Writers:

Thomas Jordan* / Mitchell Thompson^ / Daniel Ross+ / Michael Whitworth

Publishers: ABC Music Publishing* / Warner Chappell Music^ / Universal/MCA Music Publishing+
Title: Wouldn’t Change a Thing
Artist: Troy Cassar-Daley 
Writers:

Troy Cassar-Daley / Greg Storer*

Publishers:

Mushroom Music / ABC Music Publishing*

Title: Young Again
Artist: Morgan Evans
Writers: Morgan Evans / Chris DeStefano* / Joshua Kear^

Publishers:

Warner Chappell Music / Sony/ATV Music Publishing* / Downtown Music  Publishing^

MOST PERFORMED BLUES & ROOTS WORK 
Title: Blackbird 
Artist: Tash Sultana
Writer: Tash Sultana 
Publishers:  Kobalt Music Publishing obo Tash Sultana
Title: I Get Up
Artist: The Teskey Brothers
Writers: Liam Gough / Brendon Love / Josh Teskey / Sam Teskey   
Publishers: Mushroom Music obo Ivy League Music
Title: Just Call 
Artist:

John Butler Trio

 
Writer: John Butler
Publishers: Downtown Music Publishing obo Family Music
Title:

Laps Around the Sun

Artist: Ziggy Alberts
Writer: Ziggy Alberts
Publishers:

Kobalt Music Publishing obo Commonfolk Records

Title:

Sound of Summer

Artist: Busby Marou
Writers:

Thomas Busby / Jeremy Marou / Phil Barton* / Lindsay Rimes

Publishers:

Sony/ATV Music Publishing / Mushroom Music*

MOST PERFORMED ALTERNATIVE WORK 
Title: God Forgot
Artist: The Rubens
Writers:

Scott Baldwin / Elliott Margin / Sam Margin / Zaac Margin / William Zeglis

Publishers:

Mushroom Music obo Ivy League Music

Title: Good Lord
Artist: Birds of Tokyo
Writers:

Ian Berney / Ian Kenny / Glenn Sarangapany / Adam Spark / Adam Weston

 
Publisher: Mushroom Music 
Title: Miracle Love
Artist: Matt Corby
Writers: Matt Corby / Dann Hume*
Publishers: BMG Rights Management / Sony/ATV Music Publishing* 
Title:

Radio Silence

Artist: Gretta Ray
Writer: Gretta Ray
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing 
Title: Waiting
Artist: KIAN
Writers: Kian Brownfield / Jerome Farah*
Publishers: Kobalt Music Publishing obo KB Recording / Mushroom Music*
MOST PERFORMED DANCE WORK 
Title: Better Together
Artist: Hayden James ft. Running Touch
Writers:

Hayden James* / Matthew Kopp^ / Jack Glass+ / Cassian Stewart-Kasimba

Publishers: Kobalt Music Publishing obo Future Classic* / BMG Rights Management^ / Universal Music Publishing+ 
Title  Solid Gold
Artist: PNAU ft. Kira Divine & Marques Toliver
Writers: Nick Littlemore* / Sam Littlemore / Peter Mayes* / Shakira Marshall / Marques Toliver 
Publisher:

Universal Music Publishing*

 
Title: Sugar
Artist: Peking Duk ft. Jack River 
Writers:

Adam Hyde / Reuben Styles / Holly Rankin* / Kaelyn Behr^ / Xavier Dunn^ / Karsten Dahlgaard+ / Rene Dif> / Claus Norreen> / Anders Oeland+ / Johnny Pedersen+ / Soren Rasted>

Publishers:

BMG Rights Management / Mushroom Music* / Sony/ATV Music Publishing^ / Warner Chappell Music+ / Universal/MCA Music Publishing>

 
Title:

Take It

Artist: Dom Dolla
Writer:

Dominic Matheson

Publishers:

Sweat It Out Publishing administered by Kobalt Music Publishing

Title: Treat You Better  
Artist: RÜFÜS DU SOL
Writers: Jonathon George / James Hunt / Tyrone Lindqvist / Jason Evigan* / Mark Foster^
Publishers: Kobalt Music Publishing obo RÜFÜS DU SOL / BMG Rights Management* / Sony/ATV Music Publishing^
MOST PERFORMED POP WORK 
Title:

7 Minutes

Artist: Dean Lewis
Writers:

Dean Lewis / Nicholas Atkinson* / Edward Holloway*

Publishers: Kobalt Music Publishing obo Specific Music / BMG Rights Management*
Title: All Loved Up
Artist:

Amy Shark

Writers:

Amy Shark / Jack Antonoff*

Publishers:

Mushroom Music / Sony/ATV Music Publishing*

Title: Choir
Artist: Guy Sebastian 
Writers:

Guy Sebastian / Trevor Brown* / William Simmons*

Publishers:

Universal Music Publishing / Mushroom Music obo Reservoir*

Title: Dance Monkey
Artist: Tones And I 
Writer: Toni Watson
Publishers: Kobalt Music Publishing obo Tones And I 
Title: Never Really Over
Artist: Katy Perry 
Writers: Daniel James / Leah Haywood / Hayley Warner* / Katy Perry* / Gino Barletta* / Michelle Buzz* / Jason Gill* / Dagny Sandvik^ / Anton Zaslavski+ 
Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing / Warner Chappell Music* / Kobalt Music Publishing^ / Universal/MCA Music Publishing +
most performed ROCK WORK 
Title: Clarity
Artist: Polish Club
Writers:

David Novak / John-Henry Pajak

Publisher:

Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Title: Dinosaurs
Artist: Ruby Fields
Writers: Ruby Fields / Chris Collins*
Publisher:

Sony/ATV Music Publishing*

Title: Jellyfish
Artist: Slowly Slowly
Writer: Ben Stewart
Publisher: Native Tongue Music Publishing 
Title: Shutting Down Our Town
Artist: Jimmy Barnes ft. Troy Cassar-Daley
Writer: Troy Cassar-Daley
Publisher:

Mushroom Music

Title: Otherside
Artist: The Living End
Writers:

Chris Cheney / Scott Owen / Andy Strachan / Tobias Kuhn*

Publishers:

BMG Rights Management / Kobalt Music Publishing*

most performed URBAN WORK 
Title: Butter
Artist: Triple One
Writers: Conor Grealish / Martin Guilfoyle / William Gunns / Dominic Kim
Title: Cool As Hell
Artist: Baker Boy
Writers: Danzal Baker / Carl Dimataga / Jesse Ferris* / Morgan Jones* / Brendan Tuckerman* / Dallas Woods^
Publishers:

Sony/ATV Music Publishing* / Kobalt Music Publishing^

Title: Exit Sign
Artist:  Hilltop Hoods ft. Illy & Ecca Vandal
Writers:

Barry Francis (DJ Debris) / Matthew Lambert (Suffa) / Daniel Smith (MC Pressure)/ Alasdair Murray (Illy)* / Sarah Aarons / Andrew Burford^

Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing / BMG Rights Management* / Universal Music Publishing^
Title: Leave Me Lonely
Artist: Hilltop Hoods
Writers: Barry Francis (DJ Debris) / Matthew Lambert (Suffa) / Daniel Smith (MC Pressure)/ Leigh Ryan* / Richard Berry^
Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing / Native Tongue Music Publishing* / Campbell Connelly^
Title: Then What
Artist: Illy
Writers:

Alasdair Murray (Illy) / Tobias Frelin* / Elias Naslin*

Publishers:

BMG Rights Management / Kobalt Music Publishing*

MOST performed AUSTRALIAN WORK

Title: 7 Minutes
Artist: Dean Lewis
Writers:

Dean Lewis / Nicholas Atkinson* / Edward Holloway*

Publishers: Kobalt Music Publishing obo Specific Music / BMG Rights Management*
Title:  Choir
Artist: Guy Sebastian 
Writers:

Guy Sebastian / Trevor Brown* / William Simmons*

Publishers

Universal Music Publishing / Mushroom Music obo Reservoir*

Title:

Dance Monkey

Artist: Tones And I
Writers:

Toni Watson

Publishers:

Kobalt Music Publishing obo Tones And I 

Title: Good Lord
Artist:

Birds of Tokyo

Writers:

Ian Berney / Ian Kenny / Glenn Sarangapany / Adam Spark / Adam Weston

Publishers: Mushroom Music
Title: Waiting
Artist: KIAN 
Writers: Kian Brownfield / Jerome Farah*
Publishers:

Kobalt Music Publishing obo KB Recording / Mushroom Music*

most performed INTERNATIONAL WORK 

Title:

Happier
Artist: Marshmello ft. Bastille
Writers:

Marshmello / Dan Smith* / Steve Mac*

Publishers: Kobalt Music Publishing / Universal Music Publishing*
Title: Nothing Breaks Like A Heart 
Artist: Mark Ronson ft. Miley Cyrus
Writers:

: Mark Ronson / Miley Cyrus* / Thomas Brenneck^ / Ilsey Juber+ / Clement Picard> / Maxime Picard> / Conor Szymanski+

Publishers: Native Tongue Music Publishing / Universal/MCA Music Publishing* / BMG Rights Management^ / Sony/ATV Music Publishing+ / Mushroom Music obo Big Deal Music
Title: Promises
Artist: Calvin Harris & Sam Smith
Writers:

Calvin Harris* / Sam Smith* / Jessie Reyez^

Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing* / BMG Rights Management^
Title: Shallow
Artist:

Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

 
Writers: Stefani Germanotta*^ / Mark Ronson*+ / Anthony Rossomando*> / Andrew Wyatt*>
Publishers: Universal/MCA Music Publishing* / Sony/ATV Music Publishing^ / Native Tongue Music Publishing+ / Downtown Music Publishing> 
Title: Sunflower
Artist: Post Malone & Swae Lee
Writers: Post Malone*+ / Swae Lee*^ / Louis Bell* / Carter Lang*^ / Carl Rosen*+ / William Walsh*
Publishers:

Sony/ATV Music Publishing* / Universal/MCA Music Publishing+ / 




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