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5th May, 2003

The nominees for 2003 APRA Music Awards have been announced, with the awards taking place on Monday May 19 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney. Leading this year's nominations is Kasey Chambers with a tally of 5, followed by Silverchair with a total of 3 nominations. The awards consists of the categories Most Performed Australian Work, Most Performed Dance Work, Most Performed Jazz Work, Most Performed Country Work, Most Performed Foreign Work which are based on statistical analysis, plus the Song of the Year category which is voted upon by APRA members.

2003 APRA MUSIC AWARDS - NOMINEES

Song of the Year
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Title - Chemical Heart
Artist - Grinspoon
Writer - Patrick Davern and Phil Jamieson
Publisher - Shock Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd

Title - The Greatest View
Artist - Silverchair
Writer - Daniel Johns
Publisher - Sony/ATV Music Publishing (Australia) Pty Ltd

Title - London Still
Artist - The Waifs
Writer - Donna Simpson/Vikki Simpson/Joshua Cunningham

Title - Not Pretty Enough
Artist - Kasey Chambers
Writer - Kasey Chambers
Publisher - Gibbon Music Publishing Pty Ltd
Sony/ATV Music Publishing (Australia) Pty Ltd

Title - Without You
Artist - Silverchair
Writer - Daniel Johns
Publisher - Sony/ATV Music Publishing (Australia) Pty Ltd


Most Performed Australian Work
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Title - Beautiful
Artist - Disco Montego featuring Katie Underwood
Writer - Katie Underwood/Darren Dowlut/Dennis Dowlut
Publisher - Peermusic Pty Ltd

Title - Creepin’ Up Slowly
Artist - Taxiride
Writer - Dow Brain (ASCAP)*/Bradley Young (ASCAP)*/Jason Singh**/Timothy Watson**/Tim Wild**
Publisher - BMG Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd* / Mushroom Music Pty Ltd**

Title - The Greatest View
Artist - Silverchair
Writer - Daniel Johns
Publisher - Sony/ATV Music Publishing (Australia) Pty Ltd

Title - Insatiable
Artist - Darren Hayes
Writer - Darren Hayes*/Walter Afanasieff (ASCAP)**
Publisher - Rough Cut Music Pty Ltd* / Sony/ATV Music Publishing (Australia) Pty Ltd**

Title - Not Pretty Enough
Artist - Kasey Chambers
Writer - Kasey Chambers
Publisher - Gibbon Music Publishing Pty Ltd
Sony/ATV Music Publishing (Australia) Pty Ltd


Most Performed Dance Work
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Title - All I Want Is You
Artist - Rockmelons
Writer - Bryon Jones*/Jonathan Jones*/Raymond Medhurst*/Daniel
Dharumasena**/Andrew De Silva**/Paul Cecchinelli
Publisher - EMI Songs Australia Pty Ltd*/Midnight Music Catalogue Pty Ltd**/ BMG Music Publishing ` Australia Pty Ltd**

Title - Beautiful
Artist - Disco Montego featuring Katie Underwood
Writer - Katie Underwood/Darren Dowlut/Dennis Dowlut
Publisher - Peermusic Pty Ltd

Title - Dance All Night
Artist - BJ Caruana
Writer - Ashley Cadell/ Rebecca Caruana
Publisher - Peermusic Pty Ltd

Title - Give In To Me
Artist - Rogue Traders
Writer - Jamie Appleby*/Steve Davis*/Josephine Armstead (BMI)/Milton Middlebrook (BMI)
Publisher - Warner Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd*

Title - Way Love’s Supposed to be
Artist - Selwyn
Writer - Selwyn Pretorius*/Audius Mtawarira**/Paul Begaud***
Publisher - BMG Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd*/ Sony/ATV Music
Publishing (Australia) Pty Ltd**/Universal/MCA Music Publishing Pty Ltd***


Most Performed Jazz Work
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Title - All the Wild Wonders
Artist - Coco’s Lunch
Writer - Susan Johnson/Elizabeth Honey

Title - Generating
Artist - Tim Stevens
Writer - Timothy Stevens

Title - Paul Bley
Artist - James Muller
Writer - James Muller

Title - Pray (In Your Own Way)
Artist - Steve Hunter
Writer - Steven Hunter

Title - Seed of Delight
Artist - Sandy Evans
Writer - Sandy Evans


Most Performed Country Work
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Title - If I Were You
Artist - Kasey Chambers
Writer - Kasey Chambers
Publisher - Gibbon Music Publishing Pty Ltd
Sony/ATV Music Publishing (Australia) Pty Ltd

Title - A Million Tears
Artist - Kasey Chambers
Writer - Kasey Chambers
Publisher - Gibbon Music Publishing Pty Ltd
Sony/ATV Music Publishing (Australia) Pty Ltd

Title - Never Never
Artist - Brendon Walmsley
Writer - Brendon Walmsley

Title - New England Highway
Artist - Adam Brand
Writer - Adam Bruno*/Michael Carr**
Publisher - Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd*/Jimmy Forty Music Pty Ltd **

Title - Not Pretty Enough
Artist - Kasey Chambers
Writer - Kasey Chambers
Publisher - Gibbon Music Publishing Pty Ltd
Sony/ATV Music Publishing (Australia) Pty Ltd


Most Performed Foreign Work
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Title - Better Man
Artist - Robbie Williams
Writer - Robert Williams (PRS)*/Guy Chambers (PRS)**
Publisher EMI Virgin Music Publishing (Australia) Pty Ltd*/
BMG Music Publishing (Australia) Pty Ltd**

Title - Murder on the Dancefloor
Artist - Sophie Ellis Bextor
Writer - Sophie Ellis Bextor (PRS)*/Gregg Alexander (BMI)**
Publisher Rondor Music Australia Pty Ltd*/Warner Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd**

Title - Superman (It’s Not Easy)
Artist - Five for Fighting
Writer - John Ondrasik (BMI)
Publisher - EMI Music Publishing Aust Pty Ltd

Title - Thousand Miles (interlude)
Artist - Vanessa Carlton (BMI)
Writer - Vanessa Carlton
Publisher - Universal/MCA Music Publishing Pty Ltd

Title - Wherever You Go
Artist - The Calling
Writer - Alex Band (BMI)/Aaron Kamin (BMI)
Publisher - BMG Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd

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