Nominations for the 2018 Gold Coast Music Awards are now open across eight categories including Artist, Breakout Artist, Album, Song, Live Act, Video, Event and Venue.

2018 Gold Coast Music Awards

Australia’s iconic Surfers Paradise beachfront will again play host to the annual Gold Coast Music Awards. Celebrating local artists’ outstanding successes through an exciting, highly respected industry awards night to be held on Thursday 3 May 2018.

“We have an incredible calibre of talent coming out of the Gold Coast, from Amy Shark to Jesswar, Bleeding Knees Club to Karl S Williams, Eliza and the Delusionals, Ivey, Lane Harry x Ike Cambpell, Lastlings and PACES.”


Samantha Morris, Awards Director

Nominations open

Wednesday 17 January

Nominations CLOSE

Friday 2 March


Thursday 29 March


Thursday 3 May

Gold Coast Music Awards 2018 – nominations now open

Nominations are now open for the fourth annual Gold Coast Music Awards with eight categories up for grabs. Gold Coast artists, venues and event organisers are invited to nominate for Artist of the Year, Breakout Artist of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year,...

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Gold Coast Music Awards announces new home: Surfers Paradise

We’ve announced a bangin’ new partnership with Surfers Paradise Alliance that will see the Gold Coast Music Awards move to the beach at Surfers Paradise for three years.

It’s hard to leave Burleigh Brewing Co, but there’s no denying we’ve outgrown the space. The move to Surfers Paradise gives us a greater opportunity to program live music within the awards program as well as work with Surfers Paradise Alliance to continue to grow Gold Coast acts within their event too.

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