Countdown voting is open to all residents living in Australia.
Head over to our voting website. Log in and create a shortlist of your favourite NT songs of 2021. Then comes the tough part of whittle it down to your Top 5. Make sure to submit your final list before voting closes at 5.00pm (ACST), on June 20. Then share your votes with the world!
You can only vote once for a maximum of 5 songs and you cannot vote for the same song more than once.
If an individual is found to have voted more than once, all of their entries will be deemed ineligible.
Entry into the Territory Sounds Countdown is limited to composers of music, performers, writers of lyrics, or Songwriters who:
- have (and can warrant or provide suitable evidence of having) continuously resided in the Northern Territory for a minimum of three consecutive years.
- Were born in the NT and maintain an ongoing connection to the Northern Territory and/or have cultural ties to the Northern Territory.
This year we are counting down the Top 10 songs of 2021.
In order to be eligible, the song has to have been released between 1 January 2021 and 31 December 2021.
Songs rereleased in 2021 are eligible.
Each artist can submit a maximum of THREE songs for inclusion on the final voting list.
Songs can be submitted via this online form.
The voting poll opens on June 1 at 5.00pm (ACST).
The voting poll closes on June 20 at 5.00pm (ACST).
You can add a song to your shortlist manually, just make sure it meets the eligibility criteria outlined above and that you add it to our list by midday (ACST) Tuesday, 20 May, 2022.
The Territory Sounds Countdown will be broadcast on Territory Day Eve- Thursday, 30 June.
You can listen live across the Territory as we countdown the Top 40 songs on ABC Radio Darwin and ABC Radio Alice
Springs. The best option if you’re in Darwin is listen on 105.7fm or 783am in Alice Springs, find other radio frequencies here.
Alternatively, you can listen live via one of our community radio partners.
GoveFM - 8CCC - TEABBA - PAW Radio - Katherine Community Radio
Absolutely! A list will be available on territorysounds.com by 9am the very next day, Friday 1st July, 2022.
Not only will your votes make your favourite NT artists’ day should they land on the Countdown, but eligible voters will also have the chance to take home a MAJOR PRIZE PACK!
Anyone living in the Northern Territory who has submitted a vote/s for at least one eligible NT song AND has provided MusicNT with their contact details (valid email address or Australian phone number and post code/State). Terms and Conditions for the Territory Sounds Countdown voter prizes can be found here T&Cs.
All eligible voters will be entered into the prize draw, with the winner’s name selected at random through an online generator.