News June 25, 2018

Gurrumul Yunupingu, Caiti Baker, among multi-nominees for NT Song Of The Year

Gurrumul Yunupingu, Caiti Baker, among multi-nominees for NT Song Of The Year

The late Yunupingu, Darwin R&B singer-songwriter Caiti Baker, rock-blues guitarist Joshua Tarca (aka Ben Evolent), country music performer Melanie Gray and electro-act Rachel Younger are among multi-nominees for the 2018 Northern Territory Song Of The Year Awards.

This is the full list of finalists:

Pop

Falling Down – Cassandra Williams

Mr La Di Da – Danzal James Baker, Dallas Woods, Dion Brownfield, Jerome Farah

Waak – Gurrumul Yunupingu, Michael Hohnen

Gimme – Caiti Baker, Greg Baker, James Mangohig, Michael Hohnen, Corey Webster

Blues & Roots

Believer – Caiti Baker, Greg Baker, James Mangohig, Michael Hohnen

Song for Kate – Daniel J Townsend

Rough Old Town – Caiti Baker, Greg Baker, James Mangohig, Michael Hohnen

I Won’t Sleep – Caiti Baker, Greg Baker, James Mangohig, Michael Hohnen

Electronic

Horizons – Xavia Nou

Not the Same – Rachel Younger

Seasons – Rachel Younger

Lonely Boys Anthem (Papertoy Remix) – Kelsey Daniels, Ambrose Daniels, Ben Mangi and Bevis Masson-Leach

Folk

We Rise – Yirringa Yunupingu

Calling me Home – Melanie Gray

Djarimirri – Gurrumul Yunupingu, Michael Hohnen

Our Own Backyard – Melanie Gray

Country

Throw Out My Line – Melanie Gray

Fly on the Wall – Todd Williams

Our Own Backyard – Melanie Gray

One Man Down – Toby Robinson

Urban/Hip Hop

Jolene – Atom Abdalla

My Day – Matthew “Muxy” Lim, August Alsina

Marryuna – Danzal James Baker, Dallas Woods, Dion Brownfield, Jerome Farah

Make it Through ft. Zara – Michael Cameron, Patrick Cossack

Rock

Money Rut – Joshua Tarca

Hell In Every Religion – Stevie Jean

Dagger – Joshua Tarca

Bininj Kunborrk – Richie Guymala, Dillon Brennan Guymala

Youth

Independent Woman – Sinafoni Naufahu

Mr La Di Da – Danzal James Baker, Dallas Woods, Dion Brownfield, Jerome Farah

Yellow Car – Phoebe Wear

Company – Dylan Tideman, James Tate, Rowan Dally, Philip Pusterla, Ben Quinn

Tourism NT Tourism Song Of The Year

Red – Paul Djolpa McKenzie

Territory Time – Tom Curtain, Luke O’Shea

Never Never Land – Luke O’Shea, Tom Curtain

Riddle – Ben Evolent

With the announcement of the category finalists, voting for the People’s Choice award is now open here

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