2013: A Year in Pictures

Thursday, 05 Dec 2013

Looking back on the year that was, what better way to tell our biggest moments in music from 2013 then through pictures.


gotye-1024x682.jpgWally de Backer, better known as worldwide pop sensation Gotye, made music history this year in February, winning Record of the Year for ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’ at the 2013 Grammy Awards with partners in crime Kimbra, William Bowden and François Tétaz.


pda-1024x682.jpgIn March we awarded these talented songwriters and composers with our 2013 Professional Development Awards.


vivid-1024x682.jpgPop writers Louis Schoorl, Chris DeStefano, Stuart Crichton, Gary Clark and Arnthor Birgisson discussed ‘The Making of a Hit Song’ as part of ‘Song Summit Presents’ at Sydney’s VIVID festival.

 

3wisemonkeys-1024x682.jpgU.S. social media expert Ariel Hyatt was one of of our ‘Three Wise Monkeys’ who taught APRA members how to market their music and build a following online. 


bali-1024x682.jpgThe APRA Bali Songwriting Invitational brought together songwriters from Australia and across the world to Indonesia for an intensive songwriting camp in May this year.


cowriting-1024x682.jpgThe APRA Co-writing Studio Sessions gave Aussie artists a chance to work with top producers and writers from all around the world.


jessmusic-1024x682.jpgJessica Mauboy gave a spine tingling rendition of Guy Sebastian’s hit ‘Get Along’ as part of this year’s APRA Music Awards.


hilltop-1024x682.jpgThe Hilltop Hoods winning the ‘Urban’ category at the 2013 APRA Music Awards.


Missy-Higgins.jpgMissy Higgins travelled to the Barunga Festival in the Northern Territory as apart of the ATSI Inbound Song Cycles program.


george-1024x682.jpgThe inimitable, eccentric and undoubtedly prolific 85 year old composer George Dreyfus AM received the Distinguished Services to Australian Music Award at this year’s ART Music Awards.


vanda-1024x682.jpgIsabella Manfredi of The Preatures was awarded $50,000 cold hard cash as this year’s winner of the Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition, with all proceeds from competition entries going to Nordoff Robins Music Therapy.


lior-1024x682.jpgSinger/songwriter Lior teaches high school students about the magic of music as part of APRA AMCOS’s inaugural ‘Musos in Residence’ program.


roadshow-1024x682.jpgAPRA AMCOS Chief Executive Brett Cottle consulted with APRA members across the country as part of our national Roadshow tour.


SongHUbs-1024x682.jpgNew Zealand’s Titanium worked with Robert Conley as part of our new Song Hubs program, aimed at connecting Australian songwriters with international producers/songwriters to create worldwide hits.


lorde1-682x1024.jpgAnother shining star was born this year with Lorde breaking worldwide records with her hit song ‘Royals’ reaching Number 1 on the US Billboard charts. Ella Yelich-O’Connor aka Lorde also took home the APRA Silver Scroll Award with her producing partner Joel Little.


musicinthehouse-1024x682.jpgThe original Sapphires were honoured at Support Act Limited’s annual Music in the House charity luncheon. The Sapphires were honoured for their tireless efforts and contribution to Australia’s Indigenous community.


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