National Indigenous Music Awards 2016

Nominations open 28th April

  • Dan-sultan-nima-14---glenn-campbell
  • 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

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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Finalists announced for 2015 NIMA’s

10 July 2015

Jessica Mauboy, Dan Sultan, maverick hip-hop artist Briggs and former triple j Unearthed NIMA winner Thelma Plum have been selected as Finalists in the category of Artist of the Year to be announced at this year’s National Indigenous Music Awards [NIMAs] on Saturday July 25th. Song of…

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triple j Unearthed winner - Zane Francis

08 July 2015

Congratulations to this year's triple j Unearthed winner Zane Francis. Zane Francis a young electronic/indie artist from Tweed Heads/Coolangatta. He follows in the footsteps of Thelma Plum, Robbie Miller and Philly to perfrom in Darwin at the NIMAs. “I never would've thought in a…

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