Presented each year by APRA AMCOS and the Australian Music Centre, the Awards recognise achievement within the composition, performance, schooling and presentation of Australian art music. This 12 months’s nominating/judging committee includes Michael Holtzclaw (Every day Press), Crizti Walsh (Host of 96X’s The 757 on 96X”), Paul Shugrue (Host of WHRV-FM’s Out of the Field”), Kyle Bloom (Producer of Fox forty three’s Hampton Roads Present”), Jerome Langston (Veer Magazine, pop culture writer), Hunter Hughes (Host of Hunter at Dawn”), Dr. Barry Graham (Host, WHRV-FM’s Acoustic Freeway”), Josh Coplon (LAVA Presents), Tyler Warnalis (Musician/TBA Productions), Jeff Hewitt (photo-journalist), Paul Unger (), Ron Wray (Music journalist, Veer & No Depression), Benjamin & Andrew Briggs (TBA Productions), John Hardage (Expertise Purchaser, More Music Group), Glenn Sutch (GM, Waterside District) and Jeff Maisey (Veer Journal).
The document for essentially the most American Music Awards received in a single 12 months is held by Michael Jackson (in 1984) and Whitney Houston (in 1994), each with eight awards to their credit (including the Award of Benefit, with which each artists had been honored within the respective years).
Throughout his profession within the music business, Wesley labored with such artists as Ramsey Lewis, Tony Levin, the Neville Brothers, the Sub Dudes, Blind Boys of Alabama, Kathy Matea, David Lanz, Flora Purim, Altan, Peter Buffett, Jesse Cook, Susheela Raman, Lila Downs and many, many others.
From powerhouse singers Pink and Kelly Clarkson kicking off the present with a duet of R.E.M.’s “All people Hurts,” to Pink later performing on the aspect of the building, Selena Gomez’s first awards show performance since present process a kidney transplant, Diana Ross being honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award and Christina Aguilera’s Whitney Houston tribute it was a night packed stuffed with buzzworthy moments.
The hit-making songwriter is one of the best-promoting solo pianist of our time incomes 21 Number One albums and 32 Top 20 Radio Singles in the business bible, Billboard Journal.” He is garnered two Grammy nominations, gospel music’s Dove Award, two SESAC Songwriter of the Yr Awards, and the Canadian Country Music Award.