WA COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS The winner is in your hands

With the finalists announced for this year’s West Australian Country Music Awards, it is time for fans to vote for the artists they think are most deserving. Winners will be announced onstage at Music Park during the Boyup Brook Country Music Festival on Friday, February 14.

The artist with the most votes will be titled the West Australian People’s Choice Award. There is an exciting field of finalists for the public to choose from, with the list of nominees across 11 categories including both emerging artists and those more familiar on the country music circuit. Vote away!

Leading the lists of finalists is Fremantle-based singer-songwriter Helen Townsend (pictured above) with a total of five nominations. Townsend’s name appears in the roll call of finalists for Emerging Artist, Independent Single (Big City and Upward Now), Independent Album (Little Lover), and Female Artist.

Perth’s Jasmine Atkins and Karin Page are both recognised four times. Meanwhile, Lincoln MacKinnon and the Wrecking Train, The Little Lord Street Band and Scarlets Way each tally a nomination for Music Group.

Winners will be announced on stage at Music Park during the Boyup Brook Country Music Festival on Friday February 14. To vote for People’s Choice, visit their website.