Tamworth Country Music Festival Logo

Australia's Largest Music Festival. 10 days. 700 Artists. 2800+ Events

19-28 January 2018

2018 Golden Guitar Awards Finalists


ALT COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

From The Bottom of A Well

Brad Butcher
Producer: Matt Fell


Real Class Act
Fanny Lumsden
Producer: Matt Fell

 

Queen of Boomtown
Gretta Ziller
Producer: Paul Ruske

 

Dragonfly
Kasey Chambers
Producers: Nash Chambers & Paul Kelly

 

Love and Blood
Shane Nicholson
Producer: Matt Fell

 

CONTEMPORARY COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Get On Your Feet

Adam Brand
Producers: Alex Kline & Erin Enderlin

 

Coming Your Way
Drew McAlister
Producer: Andy Mak

 

61-615
O'Shea
Producer: Lindsey Jackson

 

Endless
The McClymonts
Producer: Andy Mak

 

Our Backyard
Travis Collins & Amber Lawrence
Producer: Matt Fell

 

TRADITIONAL COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Lighthouse

Ashleigh Dallas
Producer: Brett Dallas

 

The Wide Horizon
Darren Coggan
Producer: Ben Edgar

 

All You Need Is Music
Davidson Brothers
Producers: Mark Thornton & Larry Marrs

 

All Australian Girl
Tania Kernaghan
Producer: Stuart French

 

The Hungry Mile
The Bushwackers
Producer: Roger Corbett

 

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Get On Your Feet
Adam Brand

 

From The Bottom of A Well

Brad Butcher

 

The Wide Horizon

Darren Coggan

 

My Soundtrack
Matt Cornell

 

Love and Blood
Shane Nicholson

 

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

More Than Meets The Eye
Aleyce Simmonds

 

Lighthouse

Ashleigh Dallas

 

Real Class Act
Fanny Lumsden

 

Dragonfly
Kasey Chambers

 

All Australian Girl
Tania Kernaghan

 

COUNTRY MUSIC CAPITAL NEWS GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR

Better Day
Carter & Carter

 

All You Need Is Music
Davidson Brothers

 

61-615
O'Shea

 

The Hungry Mile
The Bushwackers

 

Endless
The McClymonts

 

REGIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK VOCAL COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

Hey
Kasey Chambers & Paul Kelly

 

Back in '92
Lee Kernaghan & James Blundell

 

Waltzing Australia
The Bushwackers with John Williamson, Sara Storer & The Bush Choir

 

When We Say It's Forever
The McClymonts & Ronan Keating

 

Our Backyard
Travis Collins & Amber Lawrence

 

BUSH BALLAD OF THE YEAR

 

Just Like Your Dad
Dale Duncan
Songwriters: Allan Caswell & Manfred Vijars

 

Henbury Blues
Dean Perrett
Songwriter: Neville Anderson

 

Uncle Harry
Dianne Lindsay
Songwriter: Peter Simpson

 

Plains of Nappa Merrie
Graham Rodger
Songwriter: Graham Rodger

 

We Still Sing Three Rivers Hotel
Ian Quinn
Songwriter: Ian Quinn

 

TOYOTA HERITAGE SONG OF THE YEAR

Roll On
Fanny Lumsden
Songwriter: Fanny Lumsden

 

Outback Club Reunion
Lee Kernaghan
Songwriters: Garth Porter, Lee Kernaghan, Colin Buchanan

 

Dirt Under My Nails
The Bushwackers
Songwriter: Rich Davies

 

Never Never Land
Tom Curtain feat Luke O'Shea
Songwriters: Tom Curtain & Luke O'Shea

 

Our Backyard
Travis Collins & Amber Lawrence
Songwriters: Amber Lawrence, Travis Collins, Matt Scullion

 

COCA-COLA INSTRUMENTAL OF THE YEAR

Evelyn's Kitchen
Davidson Brothers

 

Pick Me!
Michael Fix

 

Porch Pickin'
Mickey Pye

 

Easy Does It
The Bushwackers

 

Eva Waits
Tommy Emmanuel

 

BLUEGRASS RECORDING OF THE YEAR

Too Young, Too Cute, Too Pretty
Carpenter Caswell

 

Back Where I Started
Davidson Brothers

 

Southbound Train
Runaway Dixie

 

Cumberland Plain

The Morrisons

 

Long Way Over

Wide Island

 

QANTASLINK NEW TALENT OF THE YEAR

Well Dressed Man
Brad Butcher

 

The Way We Ride
Casey Barnes

 

Count On Me
Judah Kelly

 

It's Only Midnight
Matt Cornell

 

Halfway Up The Hume
Small Town Romance

 

APRA AMCOS SONG OF THE YEAR

Satellite
Kasey Chambers
Songwriters: Kasey Chambers & Harry Hookey

 

Outback Club Reunion
Lee Kernaghan
Songwriters: Garth Porter, Lee Kernaghan, Colin Buchanan

 

Safe
Shane Nicholson
Songwriter: Shane Nicholson

 

Don't Wish It All Away
The McClymonts
Songwriters: Brooke, Sam, & Mollie McClymont, Lindsey Jackson

 

Our Backyard
Travis Collins & Amber Lawrence
Songwriters: Amber Lawrence, Travis Collins, Matt Scullion

 

CMC VIDEO CLIP OF THE YEAR

Satellite
Kasey Chambers
Directors: Duncan Toombs & David Bromley

 

Damn Good Mates
Lee Kernaghan
Director: Duncan Toombs

 

Don't Wish It All Away
The McClymonts
Director: Jeremy Dylan

 

Never Never Land
Tom Curtain feat Luke O'Shea
Directors: Tom Curtain & Luke O'Shea

 

Our Backyard
Travis Collins & Amber Lawrence

Director: Paul Stefanidis

 

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

Satellite

Kasey Chambers

 

Kiss Somebody
Morgan Evans

 

Safe
Shane Nicholson

 

House
The McClymonts

 

Our Backyard
Travis Collins & Amber Lawrence