You must respond to separate nomination criteria for each category.

  • Each category has its own criteria and a separate set of questions which must be answered. 
  • There is no benefit to asking other people to nominate you. Only one nomination per artist per category is accepted. As this is not a popularity contest, fan nominations are not accepted.
  • You will need to gather supporting information and evidence for some categories. You can read the questions for each category here
  • For all categories you will need an up-to-date bio, no longer than 150 words that is cleared for our marketing use, as well as two press shots. Depending on how you submit your nominations – you may only need to provide this once. 
  • You may nominate for multiple categories.
  • You cannot nominate for both Artist and Breakout Artist – you may only nominate in one or the other category.
  • You may only nominate one song for Song of the Year. This should be your best song.



An established artist with a significant body of work and significant outcomes achieved.

Breakout Artist

An emerging act that has clearly broken through with an obvious and demonstrated trajectory towards success.

Live Act

An act that consistently delivers an engaging live show to a growing audience inside and outside of the Gold Coast.


An artistic award for the best album of EP released from the Gold Coast.


An artistic award for the best song released from the Gold Coast.


An artistic award for the best music video released from a Gold Coast artist.

Nominations are now closed.

Nominate in other categories

Musician, Studio Producer, Visual Creative

Nominate for these categories here


Nominate for Venue of the Year here