National Indigenous Music Awards 2016

Nominations open 28th April

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  • Yanyuwa-song-peoples-sessions--shellie-morris
  • Yothu-yindi-dancers-take-to-the-stage
  • Briggs-nima-2014-new-talent---glenn-campbell
  • Dsc 1093
  • Jimblah-nima-2014-hip-hop-showase0t6c9729
  • Nimas-saturday-10-08-2013-278---archie-roach-performance
  • Nimas-saturday-10-08-2013-364----kahl-wallace-from-the-medics
  • Nimas-saturday-10-08-2013-370---bunna-lawrie

“The evening star is the first star to appear each night every night in the Centre and the Top End. This is the time we bring our music, our song and our dance to life.”

~ Christine Christophersen

Latest News

First Artist Announce for NIMA 2016

28 June 2016

AB Original, Kahl Wallis, Emma Donovan, rising star Stanley “Gawurra” Gaykamangu and emerging artists Rayella, Chris Tamwoy and David Spry are the first names announced to perform at this year’s National Indigenous Music Awards. 2016 is a year of significant milestones for Indigenous…

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Nominations Open 2016

03 May 2016

2016 plays host to a swag of milestones for Indigenous people nation-wide; the 50th anniversary of the Wave Hill walk off, the 40th anniversary of the Land Rights Act, 30 years since the release of Yothu Yindi’s double platinum selling album Tribal Voice and 25 years since the iconic…

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2015 NIMA Winners Are….

22 July 2015

For the first time in NIMA history two artists were awarded the Artist of the Year prize; Jessica Mauboy and Dan Sultan.  An equal amount of votes came in from the voting panel for each artist and the decision was made to honor both parties with this prestigious national award. "What a…

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