News August 7, 2020

NIMA reveal Australian radio’s most played Indigenous songs

NIMA reveal Australian radio’s most played Indigenous songs

The National Indigenous Music Awards (NIMA) has revealed Australian radio’s 20 most-played songs by Indigenous artists this year.

NIMA shared the list ahead of its 2020 award ceremony, due to take place on August 8.

‘Move’ by topped the list, with ’s ‘Selfish’ and ‘Little Things’ claiming the second and third spots. and Mauboy scored the most entries, with three each.

Half of the list’s songs were recorded by female artists. View the full list below:

‘Move’ – Baker Boy
‘Selfish’ – Jessica Mauboy
‘Little Things’ – Jessica Mauboy
‘2560’ – Becca Hatch
‘Go’ – The Kid LAROI feat. JuiceWRLD
‘Nicotine’ – Sycco
‘Peacemaker’ – Sycco
‘Diva’ – The Kid LAROI
‘Billy Bad Again’ – Tasman Keith
‘Every Day My Mother’s Voice’ – Paul Kelly & Dan Sultan
‘Rush’ – Tia Gostelow
‘Twisting Words’ – Miiesha
‘If It Glitters It’s Gold’ – Dallas Woods
‘Psycho’ – Tia Gostelow
‘Let Her Go’ – The Kid LAROI
‘Meditjin’ – Baker Boy
‘The Recipe’ – JK-47
‘Fallin’’ – Jessica Mauboy
‘Over Drinking Over You’ – Busby Marou
‘Homecoming Queen’ – Thelma Plum

Several artists appearing on the list will perform at the virtual awards ceremony this Saturday, including Mauboy, Thelma Plum and Miiesha.

Proceedings commence at 7pm AEST, hosted by Elaine Crombie and Steven Oliver.

The ceremony will air on NITV, Double J, National Indigenous Radio Service, TEABBA and through NIMA’s social media channels.

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