Beni Bjah made history in 2016, becoming the first-ever Noongar artist to win the ‘WAM Song Of The Year Grand Prize’
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2016 WAM SONG OF THE YEAR GRAND PRIZE: Beni Bjah, Survivors
2016 WAM SONG OF THE YEAR OUTSTANDING INDIGENOUS ACT: Beni Bjah, Survivors
2017 WAM AWARDS BEST INDIGENOUS ACT: Nominee
2016 WAM AWARDS BEST INDIGENOUS ACT:Nominee
Beni Bjah won the 2015/16 WAM Song Of The Year Award with his song ‘Survivor’ holding the coveted Grand Prize, the win marking a significant moment in the competition’s history, with Beni being the first-ever Indigenous artist to take the peak honours.
Beni’s hard-hitting wake-up call explores complex racial and cultural issues facing Australia, impressing a pool of industry professionals that judged all songs anonymously, his profoundly unapologetic lyrics and well-crafted songwriting stood tall amongst some of WA’s most applauded artists