The Riptide hitmaker received a nod for Best Independent Album for his record Dream Your Life Away, while he will also compete for the Best Independent Artist award and for Best Independent Single for Fire And The Flood.

His main competition will be electronic/hip-hop act Hermitude and rocker Courtney Barnett, who will face off against Joy in all three of the top categories.

The awards will be handed out at a ceremony in Melbourne, Australia on 22 October (15).