2019 J Award winners

Matt Corby, Tones and I, Sampa the Great and Heidi Lenffer are the recipients of 2019’s J Awards.
triple j Australian Album of the Year – Matt Corby, Rainbow Valley.
triple j’s Music Director, Nick Findlay, says “While Matt Corby’s debut album Telluric wrestled with his new-found fame, on Rainbow Valley he is clearly an artist at his peak. With effortless confidence and richly-textured songwriting, Matt shows his undeniable skill and vision as a musician. The finished result is nothing short of brilliance, making it a very deserving winner for the 2019 J Award.”
Double J Australian Artist of the Year – Sampa the Great
Unearthed Artist of the Year – Tones and I
triple j and Rage Australian Music Video of the Year – Sampa the Great’s ‘Final Form’, directed by Sanjay De Silva
You Done Good Award – Heidi Lenffer

For Australian acts wanting to tour around the country or overseas, there are big environmental consequences that come with flying.
This year, Cloud Control’s Heidi Lenffer stepped up to try make a difference to the footprint she was creating by founing FEAT., a world-first initiative giving local artists the chance to invest money into renewable, solar energy to offset their touring output.




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