Angie McMahon

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Angie McMahon
McMahon performing in 2018
McMahon performing in 2018
Background information
Born1993/1994 (age 26–27)
OriginAlphington, Victoria, Australia
Websiteangiemcmahon.com

Angie McMahon is an Australian singer-songwriter and musician from Melbourne, Victoria. McMahon released her debut studio album Salt in 2019.

Career[edit]

2013-present: Salt[edit]

McMahon performed in a nine-piece soul band called The Fabric before beginning her solo career.[1] She won a Telstra competition in 2013 to open for Bon Jovi on the Australian leg of their Because We Can tour.[2] In 2017, McMahon won the Josh Pyke Partnership,[3] releasing her debut single "Slow Mover" in the same year.[4] She has since released the singles, "Missing Me", "Keeping Time", a cover of Neil Young's "Helpless", "Pasta", and "And I am a Woman".

Her debut album, Salt, was released in July 2019 and peaked at #5 on the ARIA Charts. A live extended play was released in September 2019.

In October 2019, Happy Mag labelled her as "one of the most endearing and talented voices in music today," placing her at no. 15 on their list of "The 15 Australian female artists changing the game right now."[5] On 3 October 2019, McMahon released a cover of Tom Waits' "Take It With Me"; the lead single from an all-female tribute album to the singer titled Come On Up to the House: Women Sing Waits.[6] In November 2019, McMahon released a cover of the Fleetwood Mac song, "Silver Springs"; a song McMahon names as her favourite.[7] In February 2020, McMahon released a cover version of ABBA's "Knowing Me, Knowing You" as part of Triple J's Like a Version.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
AUS
[8]
Salt 5

Extended plays[edit]

Title EP details Peak chart positions
AUS
[8]
Audiotree Live
  • Released: 10 September 2019[10]
  • Label: Audio Tree
  • Formats: Digital download, streaming
Piano Salt
  • Released: 2 October 2020[11]
  • Label: AWAL Recordings
  • Formats: Digital download, streaming
19
[12]

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles, with year released, selected certifications and album shown
Title Year Certifications Album
"Slow Mover" 2017 Salt
"Missing Me" 2018
"Keeping Time"[14]
"Helpless"[15] Non-album single
"Pasta"[16] 2019 Salt
"And I am a Woman"[17]
"Silver Springs"[18] Non-album singles
"Total Eclipse of the Heart"[19] 2020
"Knowing Me, Knowing You"
(Triple J Like a Version)[20]
"If You Call"
(featuring Leif Vollebekk)[21]
Piano Salt
"Soon"/"The River" (piano)[22]
"Tea, Milk & Honey"[23] 2021 Amerikinda: 20 Years of DualTone

As featured artist[edit]

List of singles as featured artist
Title Year Album
"Slave"
(Jim Alxndr featuring Angie McMahon)[24]
2019 TBA

Guest appearances[edit]

List of guest appearances, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"Take It with Me"[6] 2019 Come On Up to the House: Women Sing Waits

Awards[edit]

AIR Awards[edit]

The Australian Independent Record Awards (commonly known informally as AIR Awards) is an annual awards night to recognise, promote and celebrate the success of Australia's Independent Music sector.

Year Nominee / work Award Result
AIR Awards of 2018[25] "Slow Mover" Breakthrough Independent Artist Nominated
AIR Awards of 2020[26] herself Breakthrough Independent Artist Nominated
Salt Best Independent Rock Album or EP Won

APRA Awards[edit]

The APRA Awards are held in Australia and New Zealand by the Australasian Performing Right Association to recognise songwriting skills, sales and airplay performance by its members annually.[27]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2019 "Slow Mover" Rock Work of the Year Nominated
Song of the Year Nominated

ARIA Music Awards[edit]

The ARIA Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony that recognises excellence, innovation, and achievement across all genres of Australian music. Angie McMahon has been nominated for one award.[28]

Year Nominee / work Award Result Lost to
2019 Salt Best Independent Release Nominated Tones & I - The Kids Are Coming

J Award[edit]

The J Awards are an annual series of Australian music awards that were established by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's youth-focused radio station Triple J. They commenced in 2005.

Year Nominee / work Award Result
J Awards of 2018[29] herself Unearthed Artist of the Year Nominated

Music Victoria Awards[edit]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
Music Victoria Awards of 2019[30] Salt Best Album Nominated
Angie McMahon Best Female Musician Nominated
Angie McMahon Best Solo Artist Nominated
Music Victoria Awards of 2020[31][32] Angie McMahon Best Solo Artist Nominated

National Live Music Awards[edit]

The National Live Music Awards (NLMAs) are a broad recognition of Australia's diverse live industry, celebrating the success of the Australian live scene. The awards commenced in 2016.

Year Nominee / work Award Result
National Live Music Awards of 2019[33][34] Angie McMahon Live Indie / Rock Act of the Year Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Get to know... Angie McMahon". 30 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Young singer to open for Bon Jovi".
  3. ^ Staff Writers. "Melbourne Musician Angie McMahon Named 2017 Josh Pyke Partnership Winner".
  4. ^ "Josh Pyke Partnership Winner Angie McMahon Releases First Single 'Slow Mover'". theMusic.
  5. ^ "The 15 Australian female artists changing the game right now". Retrieved 30 October 2019.
  6. ^ a b Graff, Gary (3 October 2019). "Warren Zanes talks all-female Tom Waits covers album & unveils Angie McMahon's 'Take It With Me'". Billboard. Retrieved 22 December 2019.
  7. ^ "Angie McMahon Releases Cover Of Her "Favourite Song," Fleetwood Mac's "Silver Springs"". ShoreFire. 21 November 2019. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  8. ^ a b "Discography Angie McMahon". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 10 October 2020.
  9. ^ "Angie McMahon reveals new single 'And I Am A Woman', announces national album tour, debut album release date". Amnplify. 25 June 2019. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  10. ^ "Audiotree Live (EP)". 10 September 2019. Retrieved 22 December 2019.
  11. ^ "Piano Salt (EP)". 2 October 2020. Retrieved 2 August 2020.
  12. ^ "ARIA Top 50 Albums Chart". Australian Recording Industry Association. 12 October 2020. Retrieved 10 October 2020.
  13. ^ a b "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2019 Singles". ARIA. 31 May 2019. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  14. ^ "Keeping Time – Single by Angie McMahon on Apple Music". Apple Music AU. 18 July 2018. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
  15. ^ "Helpless – Single by Angie McMahon". Apple Music AU. 27 August 2018. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
  16. ^ "Pasta – Single by Angie McMahon on Apple Music". Apple Music AU. 7 March 2019. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
  17. ^ Newstead, Al (21 June 2019). "Angie McMahon announces Australian album tour, shares 'And I Am A Woman'". ABC. Retrieved 21 June 2019.
  18. ^ "Silver Springs – Single by Angie McMahon on Apple Music". Apple Music AU. 20 November 2019. Retrieved 22 December 2019.
  19. ^ "Total Eclipse of the Heart – Single by Angie McMahon". Apple Music AU. 24 January 2020. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  20. ^ "Knowing Me, Knowing You (triple j Like a Version) – Single by Angie McMahon". Apple Music AU. 21 February 2020. Retrieved 21 February 2020.
  21. ^ "If You Call (feat. Leif Vollebekk) – Single by Angie McMahon on Apple Music". Apple Music AU. 7 May 2020. Retrieved 7 April 2020.
  22. ^ "Soon + The River by Angie McMahon". BandCamp. 16 September 2020. Retrieved 10 June 2021.
  23. ^ Triscari, Caleb (9 June 2021). "Angie McMahon shares cover of Oh Pep!'s "Tea, Milk & Honey"". NME. Retrieved 10 June 2021.
  24. ^ "Slave (feat. Angie McMahon) – Single by Jim Alxndr on Apple Music". Apple Music AU. 24 October 2019. Retrieved 22 December 2019.
  25. ^ "2018 AIR Awards Nominees". 17 April 2018. Retrieved 20 August 2020.
  26. ^ "That's a wrap: 2020 AIR Awards winners and celebrations". the industry observer. 1 October 2020. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  27. ^ "2019 APRA Awards nominees announced". noise11. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  28. ^ "2019 ARIA Award Winners Announced". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). 27 November 2019. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
  29. ^ "The J Award 2018". Triple J. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 2018. Retrieved 15 August 2020.
  30. ^ "And The Music Victoria Awards Nominees Are …". noise11. 10 October 2019. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  31. ^ "Industry Awards Winners And Hall Of Fame Inductees Revealed + 2020 Music Victoria Awards Nominees Announced With Public Voting Now Open!". Music Victoria. 9 October 2020. Retrieved 9 October 2020.
  32. ^ "Sampa The Great Walks Off With a Stack of Music Victoria Awards". noise11. 10 December 2020. Retrieved 10 December 2020.
  33. ^ "HERE ARE YOUR 2019 NATIONAL LIVE MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEES!". NLMA. 22 October 2020. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  34. ^ "AND THE WINNERS OF THE 2019 NATIONAL LIVE MUSIC AWARDS ARE…". NLMA. 5 December 2020. Retrieved 5 September 2020.