Paul Kelly, Amy Shark and M-Phazes were among the winners of tonight’s APRA Awards, but it was A.B. Original who made history, being the first hip hop artists to take out the coveted Songwriter Of the Year award.

Below are all the winners.

Song of the Year

Title: Firewood and Candles
Performer: Paul Kelly
Writers: Paul Kelly* / Billy Miller
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing*

Billy Miller and Paul Kelly. Credit: Tony Mott

Songwriter of the Year

A.B. Original (Briggs & Trials)

Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year

Writer: Sarah Aarons
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Overseas Recognition Award

Ben Abraham (and) Kylie Sackley

Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music

Midnight Oil

Most Played Australian Work

Title: Stranger
Performer: Peking Duk feat. Elliphant
Writers: Adam Hyde / Reuben Styles / Kaelyn Behr (Styalz)*/ Elliphant^ / Daniel Goudie+ / Ashley Milton+
Publishers: Universal Music Publishing / Sony/ATV Music Publishing* / Kobalt Music Publishing^ / BMG+

Country Work of the Year

Title: Kiss Somebody
Performer: Morgan Evans
Writers: Morgan Evans / Chris De Stefano*/ Josh Osborne^
Publishers: Warner/Chappell Music Publishing / Sony/ATV Music Publishing* / Kobalt Music Publishing^

Blues & Roots Work of the Year

Title: Best Part of Me
Performer: Busby Marou
Writers: Thomas Busby / Jeremy Marou / Jon Hume
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Dance Work of the Year

Title: Stranger
Performer: Peking Duk feat. Elliphant
Writers: Adam Hyde / Reuben Styles / Kaelyn Behr (Styalz)*/ Elliphant^ / Daniel Goudie+ / Ashley Milton+
Publishers: Universal Music Publishing / Sony/ATV Music Publishing* / Kobalt Music Publishing^ BMG+

Rock Work of the Year

Title: Brace
Performer: Birds of Tokyo
Writers: Ian Berney / Ian Kenny / Glenn Sarangapany / Adam Spark / Adam Weston
Publisher: Mushroom Music

Pop Work of the Year

Title:            Adore
Performer:       Amy Shark
Writers:            Amy Shark / M-Phazes*
Publishers:      Mushroom Music obo UNIFIED Music Publishing / Universal Music Publishing*

Urban Work of the Year

Title: Catch 22
Performer: Illy feat. Anne-Marie
Writers: Illy / M-Phazes*/ Grant Michaels^ / Suzanne Shinn^
Publishers: Mushroom Music obo UNIFIED Music Publishing / Universal Music Publishing* / Native Tongue Music Publishing^

International Work of the Year

Title: Shape of You
Performer: Ed Sheeran
Writers: Ed Sheeran / Kevin Briggs* / Kandi Burruss^ / Tameka Cottle+ / Steven McCutcheon~ John McDaid>
Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing / BMG and Warner/Chappell Music obo She K’em Down and Pepper Drive Music* / Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Warner/Chappell Music obo Kandacy Music and Tony Mercedes Music^ / Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Warner/Chappell Music obo Tiny Tam Music and Tony Mercedes Music+ / Universal Music Publishing obo Rokstone Music~ / Kobalt Music Publishing obo Spirit B-Unique Polar Patrol>

Most Played Australian Work Overseas

Title: Cheap Thrills
Artist: Sia
Writer: Sia Furler / Gregory Kurstin*
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing / Sony/ATV Music Publishing obo Kurstin Music*

Licensee of the Year

Settlers Tavern (Rob and Karen Gough)