Triple J have announced the nominees for the 2018 J Awards. With categories covering Album of the Year, Double J Artist of the Year, Unearthed Artist of the Year and Music Video of the Year. It’s been an incredible year for Australian music and this year’s nominees further cements that.

The winners will be announced by Veronica & Lewis on triple j from 4pm Fri 23 Nov.

triple j Australian Album of the Year nominees
Amy Shark, Love Monster
Camp Cope, How to Socialise & Make Friends
Courtney Barnett, Tell Me How You Really Feel
DMA’S, For Now
Hockey Dad, Blend Inn
Middle Kids, Lost Friends
Ocean Alley, Chiaroscuro
Polaris, The Mortal Coil
RÜFÜS DU SOL, Solace
Tash Sultana, Flow State

Double J Artist of the Year nominees
Gurrumul
John Butler Trio
Mojo Juju
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
Sampa the Great

Unearthed Artist of the Year nominees
Angie McMahon
G Flip
Kian
Kwame
Slowly Slowly

Australian Music Video of the Year nominees, co-presented by Rage
B Wise ‘Feel Something’                                                                Director: JÁEN Collective
DZ Deathrays ‘Like People’                                                          Director: Guss Mallman
Golden Vessel ‘Bigbright {Ft. Elkkle, E^st & Duckwrth}’     Director: Harry Deadman
Mojo Juju ‘Native Tongue’                                                           Director: Claudia Sangiorgi Dalimore
Sampa The Great ‘Black Girl Magik {Ft. Nicole Gumbe}’   Director: Sanjay De Silva