Public Voting Categories open up; NLMAs join Whatslively and Spotify

Today, Tuesday November 1st at Noon AEDT, public voting opened for the two public voted people’s choice categories for the 2016 National Live Music Awards.

Voting is taking place on the official Facebook page of the awards: from Noon AEDT today, November 1st until Noon AEDT on Tuesday, November 22nd – one week out from the awards. The winners will be revealed at the Sydney gala.

And the nominees for the two categories are:

Live Act of the Year: The People’s Choice
All Our Exes Live in Texas
Ball Park Music
Camp Cope
Gang of Youths
High Tension
Little Sea
The Beards
The John Steel Singers
Tired Lion

Live Voice of the Year: The People’s Choice
Colin Lillie
Ella Thompson (GL, Dorsal Fins)
George Maple
Josh Pyke
Matt Corby
Ruby Boots
Tkay Maidza
Vera Blue

Everyone who votes goes in the draw to win the grand prize, which includes a SONOS Playbar and a two year premium subscription to Spotify. Runners up prizes include Spotify packs and VIP tickets to the National Live Music Awards event in your State or Territory.

In other news – follow the National Live Music Awards on Spotify to access exclusive playlists featuring NLMAs nominees, and download the mobile app Whatslively to find out where nominees are playing near you. Nominees feature a special National Live Music Awards badge as part of the app’s latest update. 

Tickets to the National Live Music Awards are available now from

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