Originating from Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory, the AIR award-winning and ARIA-nominated 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, Canada and New Orleans, as well as, shows in Chicago, New York, Paris 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.