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2021 Golden Guitar nominees revealed!

by Nick Price
2021 Golden Guitar nominees

The 2021 Golden Guitar Awards nominees have been revealed with 33 Australian country artists rising above the massive 674 entries across 16 categories.

Leading the nominations is ARIA Country Album Of The Year nominee Fanny Lumsden with seven nominations including Alt Country Album Of The Year, Female Artist Of The Year, Heritage Song Of The Year, Song Of The Year, Video Of The Year, Single Of The Year and Album Of The Year.

Following closely is The McClymonts and Travis Collins who both received six nominations. Brad Cox, Kristy Cox, Luke O’Shea and Melody Moko all received three nominations. The full list of 2021 Golden Guitar Awards nominees is at the bottom of this page.

“On behalf of the board of the Country Music Association of Australia, I congratulate all the nominees announced today. The number and calibre of entries is inspiring and truly showcases the passion, creativity and spirit that Australian country music cherishes. Today’s nominees announcement event has set the scene for what will be an unforgettable awards show in Tamworth in January.” Said Chair of the CMAA, Dan Biddle.

Stay tuned for updates on the announcers, musical performances, special guests, and the latest Toyota Golden Guitar Awards news in the coming weeks at www.tcmf.com.au.

49th Golden Guitar Awards Nominees

Alt Country Album Of The Year

Alison Forbes – ‘Bonedigger’ (Produced by Shane Nicholson)

Angus Gill & Seasons of Change – ‘3 Minute Movies’ (Produced by Angus Gill)

Fanny Lumsden – ‘Fallow’ (Produced by Matt Fell)

Melody Moko – ‘Two Kids & A Radio’ (Produced by Neilson Hubbard & Michael Muchow)

Rob Hirst and Jay O’Shea – ‘The Lost and the Found’ (Produced by Brent Clark)

Contemporary Country Album Of The Year

Casey Barnes – ‘Town Of A Million Dreams’ (Produced by Matt Fell, Michael Paynter & Michael Delorenzis

Jasmine Rae – ‘Lion Side’ (Produced by Lindsey Jackson)

The Buckleys – ‘Daydream’ (Produced by Chad Carlson)

The McClymonts – ‘Mayhem To Madness’ (Produced by Andy Mak)

Travis Collins – ‘Wreck Me’ (Produced by Travis Collins & Luke Wooten)

Traditional Country Album Of The Year

Kristy Cox – ‘No Headlights’ (Produced by Jerry Salley)

Luke O’Shea – ‘There In The Ochre’ (Produced by Luke O’Shea)

Roo Arcus – ‘Tumbleweed’ (Tim Crouch & Roo Arcus)

The New Graces – ‘Seasons’ (Garth Porter)

Warren H Williams – ‘These Are The Changes’ (Produced by Warren H Williams)

Male Artists Of The Year

Adam Brand

Casey Barnes

Luke O’Shea

Travis Collins

Warren H Williams

Female Artist Of The Year

Allsion Forbes

Fanny Lumsden

Jasmine Rae

Kristy Cox

Melody Moko

Country Music Capital News Group or Duo Of The Year

Angus Gill & Seasons of Change

Hurricane Fall

The Buckeys

The McClmonts

The New Graces

Vocal Collaboration Of The Year

Adam Harvey and Lee Kernaghan – Ramblin’ Fever

Amber Lawrence, Aleyce Simmonds, Kirsty Lee Akers, Dianna Corcoran – True Blue

Brad Cox and Adam Eckersley – Remedy

Casey Barnes and Missy Lancaster – No Other You

Small Town Romance and Anne Kirkpatrick – I Don’t Believe You

Bush Ballad Of The Year

Dean Perett – Six Decks To Darwin (Written by Dean Perrett, Kelly & Marion Dixon, Ryan Garland)

Dianne Lindsay – Graveyard Hill (Written by Joy McKean)

Graham Rodger – Running On Empty (Written by Graham Rodger)

Peter Coad – Two Old Bushmen (Written by Peter Coad)

The Howie Brothers – Sing Us Some Slim Dusty Songs (Written by John Howie)

Heritage Song Of The Year

Fanny Lumsden – These Days (Written by Edwina Lumsden, Dan Stanley Freeman and Benjamin Corbett)

John Williamson – The Great Divide (Written by John Williamson)

Luke O’Shea and Kevin Bennett – Happy Australia Day (Written by Luke O’Shea and Kevin Bennett)

The New Graces – Seasons (Written by Robyn Martin)

Tom Curtain ft. Lee Kernaghan and Sara Storer – She Gave Us The Song (Written by Garth Porter and Kelly Dixon)

Coca-Cola Instrumental Of The Year

Charlie & Jensen – Pussycat

Liam Kennedy-Clark and Gabi Blissett – Wicker Suite

Michael Carpenter and The Banks Brothers – Brothers

Michael Fix – Dalveen

The Weeping Willows – Prelude

Bluegrass Recording Of The Year

Allison Forbes & The Weeping Willows – Cold Moon

Charlie & Jensen – Breakfast

Kristy Cox – Finger Picking Good

Pete Denahy – Darlin’ William’s Gone

The Weeping Willows – Wheels Won’t Roll

New Talent Of The Year

Alison Forbes

Cass Hopetoun

Darlinghurst

Melody Moko

The New Graces

APRA AMCOS Song Of The Year

Brad Cox – Give Me Tonight (Written by Brad Cox and Joe Mungovan, Edwina Lumsden)

Fanny Lumsden – Fierce (Written by Edwina Lumsden and Dan Stanley Freeman)

Shane Nicholson – The High Price Of Surviving (Written by Shane Nicholson and Leyon Milner)

The McClymonts – I Got This (Written by Brooke McClymont, Samantha McClymont, Mollie McClymont and Andy Mak)

Travis Collins – Rainy Day (Travis Collins and Byron Hall)

CMT Video Of The Year

Fanny Lumsden – Mountain Song/This Too Shall Pass (Directed by Fanny Lumsden and Dan Stanley Freeman)

Morgan Evans – Diamonds (Directed by Gus Black)

Shane Nicholson – The High Price Of Surviving (Directed by Duncan Toombs)

The McClymonts – I Got This (Directed by Bradley Murnane)

Travis Collins – Rainy Day (Directed by Jay Seeney)

Apple Music Single Of The Day

Brad Cox – Give Me Tonight

Fanny Lumsden – Fierce

The McClymonts – I Got This

The Wolfe Brothers – No Brakes

Travis Collins – Rainy Day

Toyota Album Of The Year

Adam Brand – ‘Speed Of Life’ (Produced by Luke Wooten)

Casey Barnes – ‘Town Of A Million Dreams’ (Produced by Matt Fell, Michael Paynter & Michael Delorenzis)

Fanny Lumsden – ‘Fallow’ (Produced by Matt Fell)

The McClymonts – ‘Mayhem To Madness’ (Produced by Andy Mak)

Travis Collins – ‘Wreck Me’ (Produced by Travis Collins and Luke Wooten)

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