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Triple J have announced the J Award nominations for 2015

Can Tame Impala make it three J Awards from three albums? Kevin Parker’s all-conquering outfit have been nominated for triple j’s Australian Album of the Year for Currents, having previously won the award for their 2010 debut Innerspeaker and 2012’s follow-up Lonerism.

Here’s the full list of nominees as revealed by triple j this morning:

Australian Album of the Year

Alison Wonderland – Run
Alpine – Yuck
Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
Gang Of Youths – The Positions
Hermitude – Dark Night Sweet Light
Jarryd James – Thirty One
Parkway Drive – Ire
Seth Sentry – Strange New Past
Tame Impala – Currents
The Rubens – Hoops


Unearthed Artist of the Year

Boo Seeka
Feki
Gordi
Tired Lion
Vallis Alps


Double J Artist of the Year

Blank Realm
Emma Donovan & the PutBacks
Hiatus Kaiyote
Paul Kelly
Tim Rogers


Australian Music Video of the Year

Boy & Bear – ‘Walk The Wire’
Director: Darcy Prendergast & Josh Thomas

Briggs – ‘The Children Came Back’
Executed by: Heath Kerr & Josh Davis

Courtney Barnett – ‘Pedestrian At Best’
Director: Charlie Ford

Flume (feat Andrew Wyatt) – ‘Some Minds’
Director: Clemens Habicht

Life Is Better Blonde – ‘Mine’
Director: Natalie Erika James


The winners of this year’s J Awards will be broadcast live on triple j from 4.30pm on Thursday, November 19. Last year’s winners include Chet Faker’s Built On Glass (Album of the Year), Sia’s ‘Chandelier’ (Music Video), Meg Mac (Unearthed) and Mia Dyson (Double J).