For the fifth year, we concluded 2019 with our national awards. More than 150 bands were on the very long shortlist. Having revealed the Top 40 the previous week on 22 November we counted down the top 20 bands from listener votes during the course of the year. Also revealed were Live Act, Album, Single of the Year plus special awards for a local band and an industry hero. Music includes Baleful Creed, As Sirens Fall, Wayward Sons, Lynne Jackaman, Those Damn Crows, Scarlet Rebels, Empyre, Verity White, White Raven Down and The Virginmarys.