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Angus & Julia Stone win Song of the Year at APRA Awards 

added: 22 Jun 2011 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk 

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Angus and Julia Stone scored Songwriter and Song Of The Year at last night's APRA Awards.

The ceremony, hosted by The Chaser's Chris Taylor and Andrew Hanson, took place at CarriageWorks in Sydney and celebrated the finest Australian songwriters of the year.

Angus and Julia Stone took home two awards ' Songwriter Of The Year and Song Of The Year for 'Big Jet Plane'. Jet also nabbed two ' Most Performed Australian Work and Rock Work Of The Year for their single 'Seventeen'.

Other winners included Washington as Breakthrough Songwriter Of The Year, Guy Sebastian for Urban Work Of The Year, John Butler for Blues and Roots Work Of The Year for 'Close To You', and Kasey Chambers won for Country Work of the Year for 'Little Bird', her tenth which ties Savage Garden for most APRA Awards won.

Patrick Monahan, Amund Bjorklund and Espen Lin won International Work Of The Year for Train's 'Hey, Soul Sister'.

Paul Kelly was honoured with the Ted Albert Award For Outstanding Services To Australian Music, presented by Andrew Denton.

There were also performances by Savage Garden's Darren Hayes, who played Birds Of Tokyos Song Of The Year-nominated 'Plans', and rising star Kimbra, who performed 'Across The Night' as a tribute to the recently-split Silverchair.

And AC/DC scored an APRA Award for Most Played Australian Work internationally for 'Highway to Hell'.

Here is the complete winners list:

Song of the Year

Title: Big Jet Plane
Artist: Angus and Julia Stone
Writers: Angus Stone/Julia Stone
Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd

Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year

Writer: Megan Washington
Publisher: J Albert & Son Pty Ltd

Most Played Australian Work

Title: Seventeen
Artist: Jet
Writers: Chris Cester/Nic Cester/Cameron Muncey
Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd

International Work of the Year

Title: Hey, Soul Sister
Artist: Train
Writers: Patrick Monahan/Amund Bjorklund/Espen Lind
Publisher: EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd

Country Work of the Year

Title: Little Bird
Artist: Kasey Chambers
Writer: Kasey Chambers
Publisher: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd

Blues & Roots Work of the Year

Title: Close To You
Artist: John Butler Trio
Writer: John Butler
Publisher: Family Music Pty Ltd

Urban Work of the Year

Title: Whos That Girl
Artist: Guy Sebastian Featuring Eve
Writers: Guy Sebastian*/Eve Jeffers#
Publishers: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd*/ Universal/MCA Music Publishing Pty Ltd#

Dance Work of the Year

Title: Free Fallin
Artist: Zoe Badwi
Writers: Amy Pearson*/Cameron Denny#/Paul Zala#
Publishers: EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd*/PeppermintBlue Publishing administered by
Warner Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd#

Rock Work of the Year

Title: Seventeen
Artist: Jet
Writers: Chris Cester/Nic Cester/Cameron Muncey
Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd

Most Played Australia Work Overseas

Title: Highway to Hell
Artist: AC/DC
Writers: Angus Young/Malcolm Young/Ronald Scott
Publisher: J Albert & Son Pty Ltd

Songwriter of the Year

Angus and Julia Stone

Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music
Paul Kelly
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