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2012 Finalists and Winners

Winners of the 'Chain' Awards, named after iconic Australia blues Chain, were announced on Thursday 7th February 2013 as part of the annual Australian Blues Music Festival in Goulburn. The Awards show was held at the Goulburn Workers Club

Based on recorded product, the awards are adjudicated by a panel of judges drawn from across the country. The winners and finalists for 2012 Chain Awards are:

Album of the Year - Wiley Ways - Hat Fitz & Cara Robinson
I Love Hate You - Claude Hay
Trouble Goin' Down - Liza Ohlback
Into The Blue - Nick Charles

Song of the Year - Light At The End of the Street - Nick Charles
Stone Face - Claude Hay
Baptized in Muddy's Sweat - Fiona Boyes
Ain't No Justice - Tim Gaze

Male Vocalist of the Year - Claude Hay - Close
Tim Gaze - Ain't No Justice
PJ O'Brien - To Be
Hat Fitz - Play Me Something New

Female Vocalist of the Year - Liza Ohlback - I Didn't See It Coming
Cara Robinson - Power
Fiona Boyes - Guys be Wise
Dee Lavell - Broken Down

Duo or Group of the Year - PJ O'Brien Band - Memphis Ribs
Hat Fitz & Cara Robinson - Wiley Ways
Mojo Bluesmen - Morphine & Mayhem
The Hot Shots - Who's Been Talking

New Talent of the Year - Liza Ohlback - Somethings Gonna Give
Dee Lavell - Friday Night
Flamin' Crows - Tellin' Everybody
Hat Fitz & Cara Robinson - Red Rattler


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