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NT Song of the Year Winners

Baker Boy continues his reign as the Northern Territory’s top musical powerhouse after coming home with three awards at the 2018 NT Song of the Year Awards.

Hit track ‘Mr La Di Da Di’, written by Danzal James Baker, Dallas Woods, Dion Brownfield and Jerome Farah took out the prestigious NT Song Of The Year and the Youth Category. 

Baker also won the Urban/Hip Hop award for ‘Marryuna’, written with Yirrmal Marika, Dion Brownfield, Jerome Farah.

Music NT executive Director Mark Smith says the awards recognise the strength of the music coming out of the Territory.

"The Awards celebrated songs that have captured the nation in 2018, from Baker Boy to Dr G,” he says.

“The NT is represented on stages and radio stations across the nation and MusicNT is proud to honour some of the most exciting songs in the country.”

2018 NT Song of the Year Winners

SONG OF THE YEAR: Mr La Di Da Di - Danzal James Baker, Dallas Woods, Dion Brownfield, Jerome Farah

ROCK: Bininj Kunborrk - Ritchie Guymala, Dillon Guymala

ELECTRONIC/DANCE: Not the Same - Rachel Younger

FOLK: Djarimirri - Gurrumul Yunupingu and Michael Hohnen

COUNTRY: Our own Backyard - Melanie Gray

URBAN/HIP HOP: Marryuna - Danzal James Baker, Yirrmal Marika, Dion Brownfield, Jerome Farah

BLUES AND ROOTS: I Won’t Sleep - Caiti Baker, Greg Baker, James Mangohig, Michael Hohnen

POP: Waak - Gurrumul Yunupingu, Michael Hohnen

YOUTH: Mr La Di Da Di - Danzal James Baker, Dallas Woods, Dion Brownfield, Jerome Farah

TOURISM NT TERRITORY SONG: Red- Paul Djolpa McKenzie

APRA PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD: My Day- Matthew 'Muxy' Lim and August Alsina

 

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