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Beni Bjah won the 2015/16 WAM Song Of The Year Award with his song ‘Survivor’ holding the coveted Grand Prize, the win marking a significant moment in the competition’s history, with Beni being the first-ever Indigenous artist to take the peak honours. Beni’s hard-hitting wake-up call explores complex racial and cultural issues facing Australia, impressing a pool of industry professionals that judged all songs anonymously, his profoundly unapologetic lyrics and well-crafted songwriting stood tall amongst some of WA’s most applauded artists