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Gotye and 28 acts that aren'tGotye nominated for 2012 APRASong Of The Year

The top thirty contenders for the 2012 APRA Song Of The Year have been revealed, with The Beards, Bass Kleph and Hillsong Live all receiving shortlist honours alongside Washington, Kimbra and outside favourite Gotye.

The list will be whittled down to five final nominees, the winner of which will be announced at an awards ceremony in Sydney on Monday 28th May.

Despite Hilltop Hoods nomination for I Love It Aussie hip-hop was once again sold short with Lil $hmyl’s Don’t F#ck With $hmyl feat. Big Daddy D being shamefully overlooked.

APRA Song Of The Year 2012 Finalists:

$pend My Money – Bass Kleph
(Oh Well) That’s What You Get Falling In Love With A Cowboy – Lanie Lane
Act Your Age – Bluejuice
All For You – Cold Chisel
Always A Winner – Pete Murray
Awkward – San Cisco
Bad Machines – Shane Nicholson
Beautiful Mess – Kasey Chambers
Boys Like You – 360
Brother – Matt Corby
Cameo Lover – Kimbra
Country – Troy Cassar-Daley
Design Desire – Abbe May
Don’t Worry Be Happy – Guy Sebastian
Dun Proppa – Def Wish Cast
Endless Summer – The Jezabels
Feeding Line – Boy And Bear
Holy Moses – Washington
I Feel Better – Gotye
I Love It – Hilltop Hoods Ft Sia
It Is Well With My- Hillsong Live
Jungle – Emma Louise
Love Is A Drug – Eskimo Joe
Reptile – Calling All Cars
She’s Like A Comet – Jebediah
Somebody That I Used To Know – Gotye Featuring Kimbra
The Ending Is Just The Beginning Repeating – The Living End
Turn Me On -The Grates
You Should Consider Having Sex With A Bearded Man – The Beards
Zoom – Last Dinosaurs

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berlinchair101 said on the 22nd Mar, 2012

lolololololol great work Sarah.


sweet_sweet_tunes said on the 22nd Mar, 2012

And the Winner is: (drum roll)

CALLING ALL CARS for their song REPTILE !!!

(and the crowd goes into a gigantic roar)


Koalaslament said on the 22nd Mar, 2012

remind me never to f*** with $hmyl.


rwinter said on the 22nd Mar, 2012

i can't get that shitty rap out of my head now sarah. it's so bad.


Kelz5359 said on the 22nd Mar, 2012

He has GOT to be taking the piss.


lvl6lazerlotus said on the 22nd Mar, 2012

doin the central coast proud $hmyl


aellea said on the 22nd Mar, 2012

shmyl vs 360- not gonna lie, would like to this happen