The Award

Presenting your Winner!

We are thrilled to announce the 2019 winner of the Carol Lloyd Award: Brisbane Bombshell Sahara Beck!

Congratulations to Sahara, as well as our fantastic finalists, we’re so excited to see what you all do next. Once again, thank you to every incredible musician who applied for helping keep the legacy of Australia’s original rock chick alive!

Sahara Beck

The Carol Lloyd Award is presented to an emerging female identifying singer-songwriter, who resides in Queensland. The prize includes a $15,000 grant to either record a full-length album or record and tour an EP. The award gives recipients a head start in their career, the means to broaden their experience within the music industry, and helps them to realise their goals as an emerging artist.

Applicants can submit up to three tracks of original music and supporting material. For full details, please download the Award Guidelines.

Queensland Music Festival and Queensland artists will oversee the judging of the Carol Lloyd Award for 2018 with support from Arts Queensland, APRA AMCOS and Hutchinson Builders. Award judges are Katie Noonan, Joc Curran, Leanne de Souza, Sean Sennett, John Willsteed and Annie Peterson.

The Carol Lloyd Award is presented by Queensland Music Festival and supported by APRA AMCOS and Hutchinson Builders and the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.

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