May 21st, 2010 by Matt

WAMi10-bigHeaderThursday 20 May at The Capitol the WAMi Awards for 2010 were announced. The night included performances from Hayley Beth, Black Poet, The Brow Horn Orchestra, Will Stoker and The Embers and a big closing set from Sugar Army that kept the crowd amped up and eager right till the end.

Peter Barr and Triple J’s The Doctor were excellent as co-hosts for the event and special thanks should go to Paul Bodlovich and Sarah Norton from WAM for making the this most unique of music events happen.

Here’s the list of winners from last night:

Most promising new act:


Best Rock Act:

The Kill Devil Hills

Best Hard Rock / Metal act:

Eleventh He Reaches London

Best hardcore/Punk Act:

Project Mayhem

Best Funk Act:

The Brow Horn Orchestra

Best Urban/Hip hop Act:

The Typhoons

Best Blues and Roots Act:

Abbe May

Best Jazz Act:

The Graham Wood Trio

Best World Act:

Grace Barbe

Best Country Music Act:

The Fancy Brothers

Best Indigenous Act:

Yabu Band

Best Electronic Act:

Tomas Ford

Best Indie Pop Act:

Felicity Groom and the Black Black Smoke!

Best Commercial Pop Act:

Eskimo Joe!

Best Media Award Individual:

Dave Cutbush

Best Media Award Organisation:


Most Popular Music Video:

Blac Blocs – NVDA

Most Popular Music Website:


Most Popular Music Venue:

Amplifier Bar

Most Popular Live Act:


Favourite Newcomer:

The Joe Kings

Most Popular Music Event:

Soundwave [Perth]

Most Popular Single / EP:

French Rockets and Injured Ninja for their 12″ Split + DVD

Most Popular Album:

Karnivool – Sound Awake

Most Popular Act:

Birds of Tokyo !


Peter Barr

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