Courtney Barnett's Awards Shelf Continues To Grow, Wins Four The Age Music Vic Awards

12 November 2015 | 10:15 am | Staff Writer

Emma Donovan also picked up multiple awards

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Continuing her conquering of the rock world, Courtney Barnett has taken out four of the five awards she was nominated for at last night's The Age Music Victoria Awards, among them Best Song and Best Album.

Barnett picked up the gong for Best Song with Depreston, though Pedestrian At Best was also nominated in the same category. She also scored nods for Best Female, going up against Mojo Juju and Jess Ribeiro, and Best Band, going up against King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Twerps and Totally Mild.

Other major winners of the night included bluesman C.W. Stoneking winning the award for Best Male, punk lads The Smith Street Band winning Best Live Band, ocker rockers Cosmic Psychos winning Best Regional Act and Golden Plains picking up the gong for Best Festival. Other than Barnett, Emma Donovan and Raised By Eagles both picked up multiple awards — Donovan for Best Soul, Funk, R'n'B And Gospel Album with The Putbacks and one for Best Indigenous Act, and Raised By Eagles for Best Emerging Artist and Best Country Album.

Awards aside, Barnett, Harts, Marlon Williams, Briggs, Ecca Vandal and more all delivered stellar performances at the packed out 170 Russell.

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Check out the full list of winners below.

the age music victoria awards 2015 winners

Best Album

Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit – Courtney Barnett

Best Song 

Depreston – Courtney Barnett

Best Male Artist

C.W. Stoneking

Best Female Artist

Courtney Barnett

Best Emerging Artist

Raised By Eagles

Best Live Band

The Smith Street Band

Best Band

Courtney Barnett

Best Regional Act

Cosmic Psychos

Best Regional Venue

Theatre Royal

Best Venue

Corner Hotel

Best Festival 

Golden Plains

Best Blues Album

Box & Dice – Fiona Boyes

Best Country Album

Diamonds in the Bloodstream – Raised By Eagles 

Best Soul, Funk, R'n'B and Gospel Album

Dawn – Emma Donovan & The Putbacks

Best Jazz Album

Mooroolbark – Barney McAll

Best Hip-Hop Album

Nobody's Business - Maundz

Best Electronic Act

Roland Tings

Best Heavy Album

Bully – High Tension

Best Indigenous Act

Emma Donovan

Best Global or Reggae Album

Quarter Street – Quarter Street

Best Folk Roots Album

One House – Tolka

Best Experimental/Avant-Garde Act

Carolyn Connors