“Emily Wurramara is one of music’s most inspiring Indigenous role models, and it’s only up from here”
- Beat Magazine
Originating from Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory, the AIR award-winning
artist released an 11-track album Milyakburra, educating and informing in both English and Anindilyakwa languages. The critically acclaimed 2018 album features the emotive Lady Blue (over 6.5 million
Spotify streams) and Black Smoke, amassing over 1.2 million
Spotify streams and rotation on Triple J, ABC Local
and 10 weeks in the AMRAP charts
Emily has performed on many global stages including Woodford Folk Festival, Bluesfest, TEDX Sydney, GARMA, Port Fairy Folk Festival, BIGSOUND
and International Folk Alliance
showcases in Kansas
and New Orleans
, as well as, shows in Chicago
, New York
and across so called Australia.
She has also toured and played with iconic artists including Archie Roach, Mavis Staples, John Farnham, Busby marou, Coloured Stones, Missy Higgins, Shellie Morris, Jessica Mauboy, Cat empire
and John butler
, just to name a few!
Emily is a six time Queensland Music Award winner
, she was selected for the AMP Tomorrow Maker Award
and won AIR Award’s Best Blues and Roots Album of the Year
“We are so lucky to call this artist ours. Beyond her years in spirit and talent,
Emily always sounds like the wise and bright voice of the soul breaking free” - Triple J
Emily recently signed to record label ABC Music and is currently in the studio working on her new album, set for release in 2022.
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