Summary of The Kazzies – Purple Guitars 2018

To make it a bit easier! These are the “Winners” Nominations are all on the blog.

Entertainer of the Year: The Weeping Willows

Best Album of the Year – All Categories: Montgomery Church – In The Shadow of the Mountain

Hall of Fame Entrants: Sandra Humphries, Luke O’Shea, Col Finley, Melinda Schneider, Beccy Cole

Funniest Musos: Mitch Power and Susan Lily

Special Purple Guitars to Superfans: Helen Naylor, Bruce and Monica, Bruber, Jenny Keck

Quote of the Year: Don’t Be A Dickhead – Kasey and Bill Chambers

Female: Imogen Clark and Sally-Anne Whitten

Male: Andrew Swift

Male Album: Call Out For The Cavalry – Andrew Swift

Female Album: Collide – Imogen Clark and Burgundy Street – Sally-Anne Whitten

Female Song: Tough as Geranium – Susan Lily

Male Song : Tears on a page –  Matt Scullion

Best Male Songwriter: Matt Scullion

Best Female Songwriter: Cathy Dobson

Trad Original Song: I’d Rather Be A Highwayman – Adam Harvey

Best Collaboration: Tennessee Lullaby – Sally-Anne Whitten, Allison Forbes, Rae Moody

Video: Adam Toms – Too Young To Know Better

Duo/Trio Song of the year: I’m Gonna Love Her All The Time – Montgomery Church

Duo /Trio Album/EEP: Montgomery Church: In The Shadow of A Mountain

Off The Cuff Album – Libby O’Donovan – Back to Broken Hill

Best Band Song: Sweet Bird of Youth – Lachlan Bryan and The Wildes

Best Band Album: Lachlan Bryan and The Wildes – Some Girls Quite Like Country Music

Country Rock Album: Ben Ransom 101

Concept Album: Cathy Dobson – Tales From A Suburban Housewife

Audrey Auld Bravery in Recording Award – Melissa Robertson, Cathy Dobson and Rick Hart

John Minson Radio Presenter: Cathy Dobson and Clint Wilson

Best Radio Show: Jukebox Junkie – Beth Brown

Producer: Damien Cafarella

Band of the year: Lachlan Bryan and The Wildes

Duo of the year: Montgomery Church

Stan Coster Aussie Song: Old Chimney – Brendan Smoother

True Blue Aussie Album – Michael Waugh – Asphalt and The Oval

Best Gig: Andrew Swift, Megan Cooper, Mitch Power and Gretta Ziller at Bruce and Monica’s

Special Event: Country Rocks The Black Dog – Newport Bowling Club

Best Cover song: Jen and Mark – My Rifle, My Pony and Me

Most Read Album Review: Benny Allen – Never Knew I Was Country

Bluegrass Album – Ricochet – Kristy Cox

Bluegrass Song – Ricochet – Kristy Cox

Best Song About/Mentioning Someone Famous: John Flanagan Trio – The Last of The Cassette Men

Best Train Song: Runaway Train – Andrew Swift

Tom Fauvette/Phil Emmanuel Muso of the Year: Alwyn Aurisch

Most Unique Gig of the Year – The Brendans at Carmen’s Hats Off – Brendan Smoother and Brendan Nawrocki

Best Drinking Song; That’s Why Lonely People Drink – Allan Caswell and Jen Mize

Wendy Wood Shower Song: Apple Tree – 8 Ball Aitken

Karl Broadie More than a song award: Melinda Schneider My Voice

Spiritual – Beccy Cole – My God

Trad Album: Bec Hance – Philosophies

Nathaniel O’Brien Rising Star  – Riley Catherall

Nathaniel O’Brien Rising Star Album – Benny Allen – Never Knew I Was Country

Nathaniel O’Brien Rising Star EEP – Riley Catherall – Venture in Vain

Hot Shots: Rose Zita Falko and Benny Allen

International Album of the year – Male – Joshua Hedley Mr Jukebox

International Album of the year – Female – Ashley McBryde – Girl Going Nowhere


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