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Year:1980
Date:22/03/1981
Show no:241
Summary:THE 1980 TV WEEK ROCK MUSIC AWARDS LIVE FROM THE SYDNEY REGENT THEATRE IS HOSTED BY IAN MELDRUM, SUZI QUATRO AND JERMAINE JACKSON. MOLLY IV SUZI RE TOUR, SINGLE, SUCCESS AS FIRST FEMALE LEAD SINGER OF A ROCK BAND. JERMAINE IS IV RE JACKSON FIVE TOUR, SUCCESS, MICHAEL JACKSON. OTHER PRESENTERS ARE LEE SIMON, DONNIE SUTHERLAND, MARC HUNTER, JAMES FREUD FROM MODERN GIRL,
GRAHAM RUSSEL AND RUSSEL HITCHCOCK FROM AIR SUPPLY AND RECORD PRODUCER DAVID TICKLE. COLD CHISEL SMASHED THE EQUIPMENT DURING THEIR LIVE PERFORMANCE AT THE END OF THE SHOW.
LIVE PERFORMANCES:
SPLIT ENZ 'HISTORY NEVER REPEATS'
ICEHOUSE 'ICEHOUSE'
SWINGERS 'COUNTING THE BEAT'
AIR SUPPLY 'LOST IN LOVE', 'EVERY WOMAN IN THE WORLD',
'ALL OUT OF LOVE'
AUSTRALIAN CRAWL 'THE BOYS LIGHT UP'
COLD CHISEL 'MY TURN TO CRY'
MOST POPULAR FEMALE 1980:
CHRISTIE ALLEN 'MAGIC RHYTHM' (EXCERPT) (WINNER)
ANNALISSE MORROW FROM THE NUMBERS 'FIVE LETTER WORD'
(EXCERPT)
LINDA NUTTER FROM THE DUGITES 'IN YOUR CAR' (EXCERPT)
MOST POPULAR MALE 1980:
JON ENGLISH 'CARMILLA' (EXCERPT)
JIMMY BARNES FROM COLD CHISEL 'CHEAP WINE' (EXCERPT)
JAMES REYNE FROM AUSTRALIAN CRAWL 'HOOCHIE GUCCI'
(EXCERPT) (WINNER)
MOST POPULAR GROUP 1980:
AUSTRALIAN CRAWL 'INDISPOSED' (EXCERPT)
COLD CHISEL 'MY BABY' (EXCERPT) (WINNER)
SPLIT ENZ 'I GOT YOU' (EXCERPT)
JOHNNY O'KEEFE NEW TALENT AWARD 1980:
THE DUGITES 'SOUTH PACIFIC' (EXCERPT)
ICEHOUSE 'CAN'T HELP MYSELF' (EXCERPT) (WINNER)
INXS 'JUST KEEP WALKING' (EXCERPT)
KAREN KNOWLES 'WHY WON'T YOU EXPLAIN' (EXCERPT)
BEST SINGLE RECORD 1980:
AUSTRALIAN CRAWL 'DOWNHEARTED' (EXCERPT)
SPLIT ENZ 'I GOT YOU' (EXCERPT) (WINNER)
MONDO ROCK 'STATE OF THE HEART' (EXCERPT)
BEST ALBUM 1980:
COLD CHISEL 'BEST KEPT LIES' (EXCERPT), ALBUM 'EAST'
(WINNER)
ICEHOUSE 'WALLS' (EXCERPT), ALBUM 'ICEHOUSE'
SPLIT ENZ 'I HOPE I NEVER' (EXCERPT), ALBUM 'TRUECOLOURS'
MOST POPULAR RECORD 1980:
COLD CHISEL 'CHOIR GIRL' (EXCERPT), ALBUM 'EAST'(WINNER)
SPLIT ENZ 'NOBODY TAKES ME SERIOUSLY' (EXCERPT), ALBUM 'TRUE COLOURS'
AUSTRALIAN CRAWL 'THE BOYS LIGHT UP' (EXCERPT), ALBUM'THE BOYS LIGHT UP'
BEST RECORDED SONG WRITER 1980:
IVA DAVIES FROM ICEHOUSE
NEIL FINN FROM SPLIT ENZ
DON WALKER FROM COLD CHISEL (WINNER)
BEST ALBUM COVER 1980:
AUSTRALIAN CRAWL ALBUM 'THE BOYS LIGHT UP'
COLD CHISEL ALBUM 'EAST' (WINNER)
ICEHOUSE ALBUM 'ICEHOUSE'
SPLIT ENZ ALBUM 'TRUE COLOURS'
BEST RECORD PRODUCER 1980:
CAMERON ALLEN
PETER DAWKINS
MARK OPITZ (WINNER)
BEST DISC JOCKEY 1980 (WINNERS):
GARRY SHANNON FROM 6PM PERTH
WAYNE ROBERTS FROM 4BK BRISBANE
STEVE CURTIS FROM 5AB ADELAIDE
JIM FRANKLIN FROM 7HT HOBART
GREG EVANS FROM 3XY MELBOURNE
IAN MCCRAY FROM 2SM SYDNEY
MOST OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 1980:
AIR SUPPLY
COLD CHISEL (WINNER)
SPLIT ENZ

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