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

NIMA 2016 Winners Announced

06 August 2016

Gurrumul reigned supreme again at this year’s NIMA taking out Artist of the Year for the fifth time. Newcomer and rapidly rising star Gawurra took home a swag of NIMA Awards winning New Talent of the Year,  Album, Cover Art and Film Clip of the year – the latter being presented by Jack…

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2016 NIMA Lineup in Full!

19 July 2016

The lineup of acts for the 2016 National Indigenous Music Awards have been announced! With this year’s theme being Protest Songs, this year’s performances will imbue the crowd with an emotional potency as songs both contemporary and iconic will be delivered by a diverse line-up.…

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NIMA Finalists announced

14 July 2016

Key announcements: NIMA Finalists announced FINAL Artist Announce today triple j Unearthed NIMA competition winner details The final artists to join the bill for NIMA 2016 are; Shellie Morris, Warren H. Williams with Danielle Young, punk rockers Lonely Boys and Yirrmal…

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