The very best of West Australian indigenous musicians have been recognised at this year's WA NAIDOC Music Awards.
Held at Freo.Social (Friday 6 September), the night featured a special surprise performance from nominee and Kalgoorlie-based hip hop artist MissGenius, along with performances from Cameron Wilkes, Indigo Ellis, Flewnt, Natasha Eldridge, The Struggling Kings and Phil Walley-Stack, who also led the night emceeing the event.
At the business end of things, It was a big night for double wins with Bradley Hall (Best Music Video, Best Band/Group), Flewnt (Best Song, Best Hip-Hop Song), and 13-year old Indigo-Ellis (Best Vocalist, Best Emerging Artist) receiving two awards each.
Best Vocalist and Best Emerging Artist, 13 year-old Indigo Ellis.
Jamahl Ryder took out Best Male Artist and Natasha Eldridge won Best Female Artist, with John Bennett’s 'Country Is Calling' winning Best Album. Finally, 17-year old newcomer Taleisha Slater won the Undiscovered Artist award. See below for the full list of award winners.
Scenestr would like to congratulate all winners of the 2019 WA NAIDOC Music Awards.
WA NAIDOC Music Awards 2019 Winners
- 'Black Boy'
- 'Country Is Calling'
The Jason Bartlett Award For Best Vocalist
Best Male Artist
Best Female Artist
Best Music Video
- 'My Heart, My Land'
Best Hip Hop Song
- 'Black Boy'
Bradley Hall Band