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Cub Scouts win big at music awards

Kate Miller-Heidke won the Most Popular Female award for the second year in a row.
Kate Miller-Heidke won the Most Popular Female award for the second year in a row. Contributed

FLEDGLING Brisbane indie pop group Cub Scouts were the big winners of Tuesday night's Queensland Music Awards.

The five piece were lone multiple award winners at the Old Museum event, taking both the Song of the Year gong and the Pop Award for their sophomore single Do You Hear.

The second annual Queensland Music Awards, run by industry group Q Music, also recognised two stalwarts of the local music scene, awarding the Saints guitarist and Laughing Clowns frontman Ed Kuepper with the Grant McLennan Lifetime Achievement Award.

While local staple Ben Salter (Gin Club, Wilson Pickers and Giants of Science) was recognised with the Best Album gong for his debut solo effort The Cat having won last year's Most Popular Male award.

This year the men's popular vote category went to Pete Murray, with Kate Miller-Heidke winning the Most Popular Female award for the second year running. Brisbane's The Grates were named Most Popular Band.

 

Read more at Brisbane Times

 

Some of the other winners:

  • Urban Award: The Valley - Rainman
  • Children's Music Award: The Hopping Mouse - The Lamplights
  • Regional Award: Rainstorm - Jordan Brodie
  • School Award: You Could Be Happy - Sahara Beck
  • Rock Award: Winter Was The Time - Jeremy Neale
  • Indigenous Award: Red Roses - Sue Ray
  • Blues and Roots Award: Golden - Band of Frequencies
  • Folk/Singer Songwriter: Raisin Heart - Mosman Alder
  • Electronic/Dance Award: M&R- Bec Laughton and Bure Godwin


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