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Daniel Johns to play at APRA Awards

Hip hop star ... M-Phazes, who recently won a Grammy for his work with Eminem, will perfo

Hip hop star … M-Phazes, who recently won a Grammy for his work with Eminem, will perform at the APRA Awards in Sydney on Tuesday. Picture: Supplied.
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DANIEL Johns is only doing the big gigs this year, confirming his first performance of his solo work will be at the APRA Awards at Carriageworks in Sydney on Tuesday.

The former Silverchair supremo and three-time Songwriter Of The Year will entertain his composing peers with perform Preach, the second taste of his Aerial Love EP which has been sitting in the top 5 of iTunes since its release last Friday.

The pressure will be on Johns to deliver a big moment at an awards renowned for stunning performances.

Jimmy Barnes will team up with his brother-in-law Diesel on the night while Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band saxophonist Jake Clemons has been courted to join the celebration of Australian songwriting excellence while on his tour here.

Girl power ... Lisa Mitchell is expected to deliver a scene-stealing moment at the songwr

Girl power … Lisa Mitchell is expected to deliver a scene-stealing moment at the songwriting awards. Picture: Andrew Tauber.
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The testosterone on stage will be tempered by the undeniable talents of Lisa Mitchell and Thelma Plum, with new artist Penelope Austin adding her vocals to the set of Australian beats hero M-Phazes who recently shared a Grammy for his work on Eminem’s last record.

Last year’s Song Of The Year winner Vance Joy will remind everyone why Taylor Swift is singing his praises before he joins her to play on the 1989 world tour.

E Street star ... Jake Clemons takes a break from his Australian solo tour to play at the

E Street star … Jake Clemons takes a break from his Australian solo tour to play at the APRA Awards. Picture: Ric Frearson
Source: News Corp Australia

Other artists booked to perform at one of the music industry’s marquee events include former Evermore frontman Jon Hume, classical find Mark Vincent, acclaimed soprano Julie Lea Goodwin (not the cook) and hot rockers Kingswood.

The APRA Awards will be streamed live for the first time by Moshcam.

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