1996 Winners

 

Song of the Year:

Title: WASN'T IT GOOD
Artist: Tina Arena
Writers: Tina Arena/Robert Parde/Heather Field*
Publishers: Standard Music Pty Ltd / EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd*

Songwriter of the Year:

Nick Cave

Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music:

Ron Tudor

Most Performed Australian Work:

Title: UNDER THE WATER
Artist: Merril Bainbridge
Writers: Merril Bainbridge/Owen Bolwell/Stanley Paulzen
Publisher: Sapphire Music Pty Ltd

Most Performed Foreign Work:

Title: KISS FROM A ROSE
Artist: Seal
Writer: Henry Samuel (PRS)
Publisher: MCA Music Australia Pty Ltd

Most Performed Australian Work Overseas:

Title: TOMORROW
Artist: Silverchair
Writers: Daniel Johns/Benjamin Gillies
Publisher: Sony Music Publishing Aust

Most Performed Jazz Work:

Title: FUTURES
Artist: DIG
Writers: Samuel Dixon/Scott Saunders/James Robertson/Timothy Rollinson/ Terepai Richmond
Publisher: Polygram Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd

Most Performed Contemporary Classical Composition:

Title: SONATA FOR HARP
Artist: Marshall Maguire from "Awakening"
Writer: The late Peggy Glanville-Hicks
Publisher: G Schirmer Australia Pty Ltd

Most Performed Country Work:

Title: 1959
Artist: Lee Kernaghan
Writers: Garth Porter/Lee Kernaghan
Publisher: Warner Chappell Music Australia Pty Ltd

Best Television Theme or Background Music:

Title: GP
Writer: Mario Millo
Publisher: EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Ltd

Best Film Score :

Title: BABE
Artist: Peter Gabriel
Writer: Nigel Westlake
Publisher: MCA Music Australia Pty Ltd

Most Performed Children's Work:

Title: WAKE UP JEFF
Artist: The Wiggles
Writers: Murray Cook/Jeffrey Fatt/Anthony Field/Gregory Page
Publisher: EMI Music Publishing Aust Pty Ltd