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News December 14, 2022

Baker Boy Leads 2022 Music Victoria Awards Winners

Baker Boy Leads 2022 Music Victoria Awards Winners

Baker Boy was the big winner at this year’s Music Victoria Awards.

The singer-songwriter walked away with three awards, including the prestigious Best Album award for his acclaimed album Gela. It brings Baker Boy’s total tally of Music Victoria Awards to an impressive eight.

Other First Nations talent also did well, with Emma Donovan & The Putbacks winning Best Group and Mo’Ju being honoured in the Best Soul, Funk, R&B or Gospel category.

After previously winning Best Breakthrough Act two years ago, Melbourne punks Pinch Points won Best Rock or Punk Work.

For the first time in Music Victoria Awards history, the brand-new Best DJ award was shared between Jennifer Loveless and MzRizk.

You can see the full list of 2022 Music Victoria Awards winners below.

The 2022 Music Victoria Awards

Hall of Fame Inductees
Deborah Conway AM
Helen Marcou AM & Ian ‘Quincy’ McLean AM

Best Album
Baker Boy – Gela

Best Musician
Xani Colac

Best Song
Baker Boy – “Survive”

Best Group
Emma Donovan & The Putbacks

Best Producer
Alice Ivy

Best Solo Artist
Julia Jacklin

Best DJ
MzRizk and Jennifer Loveless (Tied)

Best Regional Act
Baker Boy

MAV Diasporas Award
Charles Maimarosia

Best Blues Work
Checkerboard Lounge

Best Country Work
Georgia State Line

Best Electronic Work
Harvey Sutherland

Best Experimental or Avant-Garde Work
The Amplified Elephants

Best Folk Work
Kerryn Fields

Best Heavy Work

Best Hip Hop Work
MAMMOTH. & Silent Jay

Best Jazz Work
Barney McAll

Best Pop Work
The Stroppies

Best Reggae or Dancehall Work

Best Rock or Punk
Pinch Points

Best Soul, Funk, R&B or Gospel Work

Arts Access Amplify Award
Evelyn Ida Morris

The Archie Roach Foundation Award for Emerging Talent

Best Metro Festival
Brunswick Music Festival (Wurundjeri)

Best Regional Festival
Port Fairy Folk Festival (Gunditjmara)

Best Large Venue (Metro)
Forum Melbourne (Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung)

Best Small Venue (Metro)
Brunswick Ballroom (Wurundjeri)

Best Regional Venue (Established)
Caravan Music Club – Archies Creek (Boonwurrung)

Best Regional Venue (Under 50 Gigs)
Daylesford Hotel (Dja Dja Wurrung)

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