Emma Donovan


Emma Donovan

Born: 1981
Occupations: singer-songwriter
Genres: R&B, Soul, Country, Reggae
Labels: Sony MGM
Bands: The Donovans
Bands:  The Black Arm Band
Bands:  Stiff Gins
Website: www.emmadonovan.com



Emma Donovan


Emma Donovan (born 1981) is an Indigenous Australian singer and songwriter. Emma was born at Liverpool, Australia, a suburb of Sydney. Her father, Neville Councillor, is from Geraldton in Western Australia, and he's of Naaguja and Yamatji heritage. Her mother, Agnes Donovan, is a Gumbainggir/Danggali woman from the Nambucca Valley on the north coast of New South Wales, where Emma was raised.
She is a member of the renowned Australian musical family the Donovan family. She started her singing career at age seven with her uncle's band, The Donovans. In 2000 she became a founding member of Stiff Gins, leaving the band three years later to release the solo album Changes in 2004. She performs with The Black Arm Band, and released a solo EP, Ngaaraanga, in 2009. She has been nominated for multiple Deadly Awards including Female Artist of the Year, and performed at the opening of the 2004 Olympic Torch Relay. She won Best Female Artist at the 2009 BUMP Awards. Donovan appeared in the ABC series Dynasties in 2004, and was the subject of the 2005 SBS TV documentary Emma Donovan: Gumbainggir Lady.
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Emma Donovan

Emma Donovan


is an Indigenous Australian singer and songwriter. She is a member of the renowned Australian musical family the Donovan family. She started her singing career at age seven with her uncle's band, The Donovans. In 2000 she became a founding member of Stiff Gins, leaving the band three years later to release the solo album Changes in 2004. She performs with The Black Arm Band, and released a solo EP, Ngaaraanga, in 2009

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Amos Morris

Amos Morris


Is an Australian country music bush balladeer from Kempsey, New South Wales. He won a Golden Guitar Award in 2008 for Bush Ballad of the Year, becoming the youngest ever winner of the category. He has performed with John Williamson and Warren H Williams in the song "Australia is Another Word for Free" which won a Golden Guitar Award for Bush Ballad of the Year in 2009.

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