2021 Gold Coast Music Award are now open for nomination, with nominations closing midnight Sunday 20 June. The nomination eligibility period is from 1 January 2020 through to 31 March 2021, eight categories are open for self nomination including: Artist, Breakout Artist, Live Act, Musician, Release, Song, Venue and Video.

In addition, the Gold Coast Music Prize will be awarded by the judging panel to a musician nominee under the age of 25 and the People’s Choice Award will be open to all musician award finalists.

Award finalists will be announced on Thursday 5 August and award winners will be announced at the ticketed Gold Coast Music Awards event to be held at HOTA from midday Saturday 4 September as part of SPRINGTIME Festival.


“I feel so honoured to be recognised by the Gold Coast Music Awards, by my home town and by the community that stood by me from the very beginning, thank you to the Gold Coast Music Awards for supporting local talent and for helping me pave a career in this incredible country.”

Amy Shark



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