J AWARDS The WA nominees and more

Triple j
 have announced the 2019 J Award nominees in their 15th annual year, with the winners set to be announced by the j’s own Veronica & Lewis on Thursday, November 21 from 4pm.

The J Awards are perhaps the pinnacle of Ausmusic Month, and a chance to celebrate our homegrown artists’ originality, creativity and technical excellence. This year introducing the You Done Good award, it’ll be awarded to someone who has made an impact on the industry through outstanding achievement, social change or altruistic endeavours.

We’d like to congratulate all artists that made the list with special mentions to WA favourites Stella Donnelly for Australian Album of the Year, along with Spacey Jane (pictured above) for Unearthed Artist of the Year.

While there’s a shortage of WA names, and it’s surprising to see the likes of Pond and Methyl Ethel missing the cut, here’s a look at some of the other nominees:

Australian Album of the Year
G Flip, About Us
Hatchie, Keepsake
Hayden James, Between Us
Hilltop Hoods, The Great Expanse
Holy Holy, My Own Pool Of Light
Matt Corby, Rainbow Valley
Northlane, Alien
Sampa the Great, The Return
Stella Donnelly, Beware Of The Dogs
Thelma Plum, Better In Blak

Double J Artist of the Year 
Julia Jacklin
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
Nick Cave
Sampa the Great
The Teskey Brothers

Unearthed Artist of the Year nominees
Adrian Eagle
George Alice
Spacey Jane
The Chats
Tones And I

The J Awards are set to be announced on triple j on Thursday, November, 21 from 4pm.