Kasey Chambers and Bernard Fanning’s ‘Bittersweet’ shortlisted for APRA Song Of The Year

APRA AMCOS have revealed the shortlist for Australia’s most prestigious peer-voted music award – the APRA Song of the Year. Earlier this year, APRA AMCOS members across the country have been voting for their favourite song from 2014. Kasey Chambers and Bernard Fanning’s ‘Bittersweet’.

The APRA Song of the Year winner will be announced at the 2015 APRA Music Awards on Tuesday 24 March at Carriageworks in Sydney.

More information and the full list of fellow nominees can be found here.

KASEY WINS AT TAMWORTH GOLDEN GUITARS

Congratulations Kasey on her Tamworth Golden Guitar wins!

Kasey took out the prestigious Album of the Year award with ‘Bittersweet’ and now takes her Golden Guitar total to 22.

This includes also winning the 2015 Single of the Year for ‘Bittersweet’ – a duet with Bernard Fanning .

Kasey has now hit the road on her ‘Bittersweet tour’, is touring around the country for the next few months. Dates are in the TOUR DATES tab. Make sure you catch a show…..

Bittersweet Tour New dates added in 2015…an ARIA Award and 6 Golden Guitar Nominations!

Since announcing that on doctor’s advice Kasey Chambers’ Bittersweet Tour dates originally scheduled for this year were being postponed until early 2015, comes the good news that additional shows have now been added in Geelong, Melbourne and Newcastle.

Kasey has today also been nominated for 6 Country Music Awards of Australia, making Kasey the most nominated artist (alongside Luke O’Shea) for the January 2015 Awards. Kasey is nominated for:

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

VOCAL COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR  – Bittersweet with Bernard Fanning

APRA SONG OF THE YEAR – Bittersweet

VIDEO CLIP OF THE YEAR – Bittersweet

SINGLE OF THE YEAR – Bittersweet

The ‘Bittersweet Tour’ is Chambers’ first since the release of her tenth studio album of the same name, which debuted at #2 on the ARIA Album Chart, and earned Kasey an ARIA Award Best Country Album and a nomination for Best Female Artist.

Kasey will showcase songs from ‘Bittersweet’ on the tour like the new title track single, a beautiful duet with Powderfinger’s Bernard Fanning – alongside long time favourites and hits from her award winning albums.

Joining Kasey on the road is label mate Harry Hookey.

Harry Hookey has also just been nominated at this year’s ARIA Awards for Best Blues & Roots Album for his debut release ‘Misdiagnosed’ and won the International Songwriters Competition for Independent Songwriter of the Year for the title track. Hookey has spent the year gigging the country from end to end, also supporting Busby Marou nationally and has recently supporting US Americana singer Ryan Bingham (who coincidentally supported Kasey in 2009).

KASEY CHAMBERS – BITTERSWEET TOUR 2015

New dates:

THURSDAY 5TH FEBRUARY | Mandurah (WA), Performing Arts Centre

FRIDAY 6TH FEBRUARY | Bunbury (WA), Entertainment Centre

SATURDAY 7TH FEBRUARY | Williams (WA), Quindanning Inne, with Blue Shaddy

SUNDAY 8TH FEBRUARY | Sandalford City Muster (WA)

FRIDAY 13TH FEBRUARY | Tweed Heads (NSW), Twin Towns

SATURDAY 14TH FEBRUARY | Brisbane (QLD), Tivoli Theatre

SUNDAY 15TH FEBRUARY | Sydney (NSW), Enmore Theatre

SATURDAY 21ST FEBRUARY | Castlemaine (VIC), Theatre Royal

SUNDAY 22ND FEBRUARY | Live On The Lawn@ Werribee Park (VIC)

SATURDAY 28TH FEBRUARY | Hanging Rock (VIC), with Eagles

FRIDAY 6TH MARCH | Wollongong (NSW), Anita’s Theatre

SATURDAY 7TH MARCH | Hunter Valley (NSW), Hope Estate, (with Eagles)

FRIDAY 13TH MARCH | Hunter Valley (NSW) Campfire Festival

SATURDAY 14TH MARCH | Auckland NZ, Mt Smart Stadium (with Eagles)

SUNDAY 15TH MARCH | Auckland NZ, Mt Smart Stadium (with Eagles)

THURSDAY 19TH MARCH | Warrnambool (VIC), Light House

FRIDAY 20TH MARCH | Mt Gambier (SA), Sir Robert Helpman Theatre

SATURDAY 21ST MARCH | Adelaide (SA), Her Majesty’s Theatre

SATURDAY 28TH MARCH | Canberra (NSW), The Auditorium at Erindale Vikings

SUNDAY 29TH MARCH | Tumut (NSW), Montreal Community Theatre

THURSDAY 30TH APRIL | Geelong (VIC), Costa Hall GPAC

FRIDAY 1ST MAY | Melbourne (VIC), Forum Theatre

SUNDAY 3RD MAY | Newcastle (NSW), Wests