Entertainment

Music award is Deadly for duo

Tom Busby and Jeremy Marou of Busby Marou picked up another award this week.
Tom Busby and Jeremy Marou of Busby Marou picked up another award this week.

MUSIC duo Busby Marou have another trophy to add to their collection.

The Rockhampton boys were given a Deadly Awards 2012/Australasian Performing Right Association Limited (APRA) award at the Deadlys in Sydney on Tuesday night.

The award is inscribed National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Music, Sport, Entertainment And Community Awards. APRA Song of the Year, Biding My Time.

A Deadly Awards spokeswoman said the award goes to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander songwriter whose work has been performed the most across Australia and who has earned the highest APRA earnings for an indigenous songwriter.

However, neither Tom Busby nor Jeremy Marou picked up the award in person, with Marou citing fatigue from a very busy schedule for missing the ceremony.

"We've been in the studio at Byron Bay recording our new album," Marou told The Morning Bulletin.

He said they also performed at the Intrust Super Cup Grand Final on Sunday at Suncorp Stadium.

Marou said they hope to release the new album early next year.

They will be touring North and Central Queensland next month.

"We are going to play the new songs and see how they feel," Marou said.

He said he found out about the award win through Twitter at home.

"There's no better place to celebrate than in Gracemere with family," Marou said.

 

Awards

  • APRA award for Blues and Roots Work of the Year in 2012
  • Indigenous Award at Brisbane's Q Song Awards in 2010
  • A Deadly for Most Promising New Talent in Music in 2010

Topics:  busby marou deadly awards



Davis scores last-minute try to clinch thriller

Rebels halfback Kayan Davis puts a grubber through during the Group 2 Round 2 catch-up clash between South Grafton Rebels and Woolgoolga Seahorses at McKittrick Park.

Rebels half scores solo effort in dying minutes.

Grafton man dies in Pacific Highway tragedy

One of the Tigers players was injured just before half time and was led off the field in the ambulance.

A 74-year-old suffered a cardiac arrest prior to the crash.

Council's problems don't stem from inefficiency: Mayor

Clarence Valley Council mayor Jim Simmons.

Community wants more services than we can afford

Local Partners

Rachael's journey on The Voice comes to an end

"I REALLY want music to be my life and I need to work hard at it now."

Rachael's music dream lives on after The Voice exit

Rachael Noakes performs during her knockout round on The Voice.

GRAFTON singer performs Justin Bieber hit in knockout round.

Hervey Bays to star in international horror flick

Cage Dive, written and directed by Gerald Rascionato, is now screening in the United States of America. It had scenes filmed in Hervey Bay.

And our visiting humpback whales also make appearance.

Cher, 71, and Celine Dion wow world at Billboard Awards

ā€œIā€™m 71 yesterday and I can do a five-minute plank, OK.ā€

Judah's return to The Voice stage is a knockout

Judah Kelly performs during his knockout round on The Voice.

QUEENSLAND singer nails Adele hit.

WIN acquires rights to Southern Cross Media television

WIN network coverage

Changes to take effect at end of the month

Wentworth star Daniielle Alexis: "I was born a boy"

Wentworth star Daniielle Alexis has revealed she was born a boy

The face of the Sunshine Coast's overpriced rental crisis

Alyx Wilson had to rent a $385 unit in Currimundi because the market was too competitive for cheaper rental housing. She is now renting a room from friends who own a house in Currimundi, and says its much more affordable.

Young people feel the strain in competitive, expensive rental market

WATCH: Take a tour of a tradie's dream home

5a Bruce Hiskens Court, Norman Gardens, going for $720,000. INSET: Lea Taylor.

Huge block with potential for anything

REVEALED: Where it's cheaper to pay off a mortgage than rent

6/190 Ewing Rd, Woodridge, is listed for offers $215,000. Picture: realestate.com.au

Brisbane suburbs where it is cheaper to buy than rent

The hardest place in the state to find a rental property

RENTAL SHORTAGE: Richmond River, Ballina Bar Emigrant Creek Pacific Highway Teven Interchange. Photo Jay Cronan / The Northern Star

Not enough supply to meet insatiable demand

Buy a business for less than $400,000

Springfield Lakes Night Owl is now for sale.

Springfield Lakes convenience store for sale

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!