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1999 MUSIC AWARDS NOMINATIONS
SONG OF THE YEAR:
Title: ADDICTED TO BASS
Artists: Josh Abrahams/Amiel Daemion
Writers: Josh Abrahams/Amiel Daemion
Publisher: Festival Music Pty Ltd
 
Title: BUSES AND TRAINS
Artist: Bachelor Girl
Writer: James Roche
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd
 
Title: CRY
Artist: The Mavis's
Writers: Matthew Thomas / Barry Palmer / Rebecca Thomas / Nicholas Gill / Joshua Alexander / Andrea Vendy
Publisher: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd
 
Title: DAY YOU COME
Artist: Powderfinger
Writers: Jonathan Coghill / John Collins / Ian Haug / Darren Middleton / Bernard Fanning
Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd
 
Title: HEAVY HEART
Artist: You Am I
Writer: Tim Rogers
Publisher: EMI Music Australia Pty Ltd
 
MOST PERFORMED AUSTRALIAN WORK:
Title: BUSES AND TRAINS
Artist: Bachelor Girl
Writer: James Roche
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd
 
Title: CRY
Artist: The Mavis's
Writers: Matthew Thomas / Barry Palmer / Rebecca Thomas / Nicholas Gill / Joshua Alexander / Andrea Vendy
Publisher: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd
 
Title: LONELY
Artist: Merril Bainbridge
Writers: Merril Bainbridge* / Owen Bolwell
Publisher: Sapphire Music Pty Ltd administered by EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd*
 
Title: LOVE IS ALIVE
Artist: Kate Ceberano
Writers: Mark Goldenberg (BMI) / Kate Ceberano
Publisher: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd
 
Title: NOW I CAN DANCE
Artist: Tina Arena
Writers: Tina Arena* / David Tyson (SOCAN)**
Publishers: Standard Music Pty Ltd* / EMI Songs Australia Pty Ltd**
 
MOST PERFORMED FOREIGN WORK:
Title: BIG MISTAKE
Artist: Natalie Imbruglia
Writers: Natalie Imbruglia (PRS)* / Mark Goldenberg (BMI)**
Publishers: BMG Music Pty Ltd* / Mushroom Music Pty Ltd **
 
Title: HIGH
Artist: Lighthouse Family
Writers: Paul Tucker (PRS) / Emmanuel Baiyewu (PRS)
Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd
 
Title: MY FATHER'S EYES
Artist: Eric Clapton (PRS)
Writer: Eric Clapton
Publisher: Warner/Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd
 
Title: NEVER EVER
Artist: All Saints
Writers: Shaznay Lewis (PRS)* / Esmail Jazayeri (ASCAP)** / Sean Mather (ASCAP)**
Publishers: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd* / BMG Music Pty Ltd **
 
Title: YOU'RE STILL THE ONE
Artist: Shania Twain
Writers: Shania Twain (SOCAN)* / Robert (Mutt) Lange (PRS)**
Publishers: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd * / BMG Music Pty Ltd **
 
MOST PERFORMED COUNTRY WORK:
Title: BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT
Artist: Troy Cassar-Daley
Writer: Joy McKean
Publisher: EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd
 
Title: GOONDIWINDI MOON
Artist: Lee Kernaghan
Writers: James Blundell / Lee Kernaghan* / Garth Porter*
Publisher: Warner/Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd*
 
Title: HAT TOWN
Artist: Lee Kernaghan
Writers: Colin Buchanan* / Lee Kernaghan** / Garth Porter**
Publishers: Rondor Music Australia Pty Ltd* Warner/Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd**
 
Title: LAST MAN STANDING
Artist: Adam Brand
Writers: Adam Brand* / Clive Young**
Publishers: Rondor Music Australia Pty Ltd* / Peermusic Pty Ltd**
 
Title: YOUR OWN SWEET TIME
Artist: Shanley Del
Writers: Shanley Del Gregory* / Chuck Jones (BMI)**
Publishers: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd* / Mushroom Music Pty Ltd**
 
MOST PERFORMED CONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL COMPOSITION:
Title: EARTH CRY
Artist: Goldner String Quartet
Writer: Peter Sculthorpe
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes Pty Ltd
 
Title: ENYATO II
Artist: Patricia Pollett - Viola
Writer: Ross Edwards
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes Pty Ltd
 
Title: FANDANGO
Artist: The Sydney Mandolins
Writer: Ann Carr-Boyd
 
Title: LAIKAN
Artist: Australian Ensemble
Writer: Nigel Westlake
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes Pty Ltd
 
Title: SELFISH GIANT
Artist: Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra
Writer: Graeme Koehne
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes Pty Ltd
 
MOST PERFORMED JAZZ WORK:
Title: COOL BEANS
Artist: Bob Bertles
Writer: Robert Bertles
 
Title: CREOLOGY
Artist: Australian Creole
Writer: Guy Strazzullo
Publisher: ABC Music Publishing
 
Title: MOSHOESHOE THE FIRST
Artist: Clarion Fracture Zone
Writer: Tony Gorman
 
Title: SUBTLETY OF TIME
Artist: Graeme Lyall
Writer: Tony Gould
 
Title: UNHEARD
Artist: The Necks
Writers: Christopher Abrahams* / Lloyd Swanton* / Anthony Buck
Publisher: Sony Music Publishing Australia*
 
BEST TELEVISION THEME :
Title: ALL SAINTS
Writers: Colin Bayley / Kevin Bayley / Murray Burns
 
Title: CROCADOO (SERIES 2)
Writer: Clive Harrison
Publisher: Energee Licensing Pty Ltd
 
Title: MOBY DICK
Writer: Christopher Gordon
Publisher: Warner/Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd
 
Title: SEACHANGE
Writer: Richard Pleasance
Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd
 
Title: SEARCH FOR TREASURE ISLAND
Artist: Peter Dasent
Writer: Peter Dasent
Publishers: Grundy Music Pty Ltd / Mana Music Publishing Pty Ltd
 
BEST FILM SCORE:
Title: BABE PIG IN THE CITY
Writer: Nigel Westlake
Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd
 
Title: ELIZABETH
Writer: David Hirschfelder
Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd
 
Title: LITTLE BIT OF SOUL
Artist: Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
Writer: Nigel Westlake
 
Title: SOUND OF ONE HAND CLAPPING
Writer: Cezary Skubiszewski
Publisher: Warner/Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd
 
Title: THE TRUMAN SHOW
Writer: Burkhard Dallwitz
Publishers: Grundy Music Pty Ltd / Mana Music Publishing Pty Ltd
 
MOST PERFORMED CHILDREN'S WORK:
Title: CAPTAIN FEATHERSWORD FELL ASLEEP ON HIS PIRATE SHIP
Artist: The Wiggles
Writers: Murray Cook / Jeffrey Fatt / Anthony Field / Gregory Page
Publisher: Wiggly Tunes Pty Ltd
 
Title: FHIR AN BHATA
Artists: Riley Lee/Sean O'Boyle with QLD Symphony Orchestra
Writers: Sean O'Boyle / Riley Lee
Publisher: ABC Music Publishing
 
Title: FUN WITH HUMPHREY
Artist: Humphrey
Writers: Robert Pippan* / Peter Douglas**
Publishers: Leosong Music Pty Ltd* / Banksia Productions Pty Ltd**
 
Title: OOGA CHUGA (IN THE JUNGLE)
Artist: The Hooley Dooleys
Writers: David Butts / Antoine Demarest / Bruce Thorburn
Publisher: ABC Music Publishing
 
Title: WE'RE DANCING WITH WAGS THE DOG
Artist: The Wiggles
Writers: Murray Cook / Jeffrey Fatt / Anthony Field / Gregory Page
Publisher: Wiggly Tunes Pty Ltd