Alex Cameron, Gussy, Odette and more nominated for 2017 FBi SMAC Awards

For another year, Sydney’s FBi Radio have unleashed the nominees for the SMAC Awards. Celebrating the city’s artistic and creative community, the SMAC Awards will be returning to Carriageworks in January for the ceremony to be held on the 30th and broadcast live on FBi 94.5FM.

Among the nominees this year, Alex Cameron and Cloud Control are in with nods for Record of the Year with Forced Witness and Zone respectively, while Odette and Gussy stand strong alongside OkenyoTouch Sensitive and Rainbow Chan for Best Song.

Members of the public can go into the running to win a double pass to the exclusive invite-only awards ceremony here, with performers and guests still to be announced.

The invite-only Awards ceremony will feature performances by a handful of 2017’s most groundbreaking artists, to be announced very soon. In the meantime, congratulations to the nominees, the full list of which can be seen below!

2017 FBi SMAC AWARD NOMINEES

RECORD OF THE YEAR

Alex Cameron – Forced Witness
Cloud Control – Zone 
Mere Women – Big Skies
Orion – Orion
Party Dozen – The Living Man

NEXT BIG THING

Body Type
Jikuroux
Manu Crook$
Odette
Rebecca Hatch

BEST LIVE ACT (Presented by Young Henrys)

Body Type
Manu Crook$
Party Dozen
These New South Whales
Winston Surfshirt

BEST MUSIC EVENT (Presented by 42BELOW)

Electric Lady
King Street Crawl
Pavlova Bar
Ricardo’s
Soft Centre

BEST EATS

Annandale Cornersmith
Bad Hombres
Madre
Paper Bird
Saga

BEST SONG (Presented by APRA|AMCOS)

Gussy – “Mornings”
Odette – “Watch Me Read You”
Okenyo – “Woman’s World”
Touch Sensitive – “Lay Down”
Rainbow Chan – “Let Me”

BEST ON STAGE

Bennelong – Bangarra Dance Theate
Carrion – Justin Shoulder
Ich Nibber Dibber – post
Hir – Belvoir
The Second Woman – Nat Randall

BEST ARTIST

Angela Goh
Emily Parsons-Lord
Jason Phu
Spence Messih
Zanny Begg

BEST ARTS PROGRAM

ATYP
Bayanihan Philippine Art Project
Liveworks 2017
Subbed In
The National