Announced this morning on The Riff, cue the applause please for: Ball Park Music, Delta Goodrem, Reece Mastin and Seth Sentry! While all four are equally deserving of the Award, in just three short weeks, one of these super fine artists will be honoured as [V] Oz Artist 2012. So which one should it be? [V] Oz Artist is the Award of the people, so it’s up to YOU to decide. Cast your votes at www.vmusic.com.au. Remember you can vote as many times as you like, so why stop at one? Show as much love as possible.
Brisbane five-piece Ball Park Music is riding the escalator to all that is golden having just released their sophomore album, ‘Museum’. Renowned for infectiously energetic live shows and pop song gems, it’s no surprise these guys have toured with the likes of Boy & Bear, Cloud Control and Hungry Kids of Hungary as well as played sets at Big Day Out, Falls Festival and Splendour in the Grass.
Pop star, Delta Goodrem has made a triumphant return to music this year with the release of her much anticipated fourth album, ‘Child of the Universe’ following a successful stint as a judge on The Voice. Her first single Sitting on Top of the World reached number 2 on the ARIA Singles Chart and Delta just wrapped an East Cost Tour to launch the album..
Reece Mastin has had massive year since winning The X-Factor at the end of 2011. His debut self-titled album entered the ARIA Album Chart at number 2 and was certified double platinum. He has just released a follow up album, ‘Beautiful Nightmare’, which saw him collaborate with the likes of Benji Madden. A massive national tour is on the cards for this talented young man in December and January.
Melbourne MC, Seth Sentry has spent years performing in the live hip hop scene and in 2012 he released his long-awaited debut album, ‘This Was Tomorrow’. The ground breaking body of work debuted on the ARIA Urban Albums Chart at number 6 to a long list of glowing reviews. The rapper performed a Channel [V] Guerilla Gig in Newcastle yesterday and it was recently announced that he will feature at 2013 South By Southwest music conference in Austin, Texas.
Ball Park Music, Delta Goodrem, Reece Mastin, Seth Sentry. A rad group of artists and your Top 4. There are only three weeks to go until the winner is announced, so it’s time to up the ante with your voting at www.vmusic.com.au.
The Channel [V] crew is getting amongst the action again with each presenter campaigning for one of the finalists. Billy Russell is gunning for Ball Park Music to bring home the bacon, Carissa Walford wants to see Delta Goodrem come out on top, Danny Clayton thinks Seth Sentry should annihilate the competition and Marty Smiley has his money on Reece Mastin. Stay tuned for what antics they get up to on the campaign trail this year.
Now, voting for your favourite artist automatically makes you a legend, but we have another incentive for you to show some love. Every vote you make for [V] Oz Artist 2012 puts you in the draw to win our major prize: $10,000 cash! Plus minor prize winners can score rare artist memorabilia.*
Celebrating its sixteenth year, [V] Oz Artist is the annual Channel [V] Award where you, the fans, have the chance to vote for the Australian act that’s numero uno in your eyes, with the result based entirely on viewer votes.
The winner of [V] Oz Artist 2012 will be announced live on The Riff Saturday December 8 at 10.30am AEDT.
So will it be Ball Park Music, Delta Goodrem, Reece Mastin or Seth Sentry holding the trophy come December 8? It’s up to you. Get in the ring and support for your favourite Aussie artist. Vote now at vmusic.com.au.