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Briggs up for Screen Music Award

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October 13, 2017

Shepparton rapper Briggs has been nominated for his work in television at the Screen Music Awards.

Shepparton rapper Briggs,joins Daniel Johns, Missy Higgins and Sarah Blasko as nominees for their work in television and film at the Screen Music Awards.

The artists who are at home in front of the screen are being recognised now for their behind-the-scene work, creating music in big blockbuster American movies and smaller Australian indie films, television series, documentaries and advertisements.

Briggs, who is one half of the award-winning indigenous hip-hop group AB Original, has been nominated for Best Television Theme for his work on Fox League Super Saturday, alongside Charlton Hill and Justin Shave.

Former Silverchair frontman Johns has been nominated for music he wrote for animated series Beat Bugs, created by his friend and fellow Newcastle native Josh Wakely.

Blasko composed the theme for short-form series High Life and has been nominated twice for Best Television Theme and Best Music for a Mini-Series or Telemovie.

Higgins wrote the song Torchlight for Australian film Don’t Tell.

Other nominees are singer songwriter Dustin Tebbutt, and renowned Australian composer Jed Kurzel.

Winners will be announced next month.

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