MUSEUM VISITING CONTACT  NEWSLETTER JOINING ROLL OF RENOWN HANDS OF FAME

Melinda SCHNEIDER (2004)

Melinda Schneider

1971 – Born in Sydney.

1974 - First stage appearance at the tender age of 3.

1980 - First recorded age 8 with her mother, Mary Schneider.

1985 - Plays the role of a 12 year old country singer in the TV series “A Country Practice”

1995 - Mo Awards -Best New Talent.

1997 - Appeared on The Howard Stern Show in 1997 with her mother on a US promo tour for Mary's album 'Yodelling The Classics'

2000 – Golden Guitar Awards for Vocal Collaboration of the Year with Adam Brand with “Love the Night Away”.

2001 – Mo Awards “The Jim Bean Female Country Performer. ACE AWARDS - Female Country Performer

2003 – Mo Awards “The Jim Bean Female Country Performer. Golden Guitars Award for Female Vocalist of the Year with "Story of my Life". ACE AWARDS - Female Country Performer. People Choice Awards for Best Female Vocal, Best Song “Story of my Life” and Best Album with “Happy Tears”. Opening act for The Dixie Chicks Tour>

2004 - Mo Awards - Female Country Performer. ACE AWARDS - Female Country Performer. People Choice Awards for Best Female Vocal. ARIA AWARD NOMINATION for Best Selling Country Album "Family Tree". Inducted into the Hands of Fame.

2005 - Mo Awards - Female Country Performer. Golden Guitar Awards for Album of the Year with "Family Tree" and APRA Song of the Year with "Real People'. ACE AWARDS - Female Country Performer. People Choice Awards for Best Album with “Family Tree”.

2006 - Mo Awards – Slim Dusty Country Performer. ACE AWARDS - Female Country Performer and Most Outstanding Club Performer Of The Year

2007 - Mo Awards - Female Country Performer. ACE AWARDS - Female Country Performer.

2008 - Mo Awards - Female Country Performer.  Golden Guitar for Top Selling Album with "Stronger”. ACE AWARDS - Female Country Performer

2009 – Golden Guitar Awards for Vocal Collaboration of the Year with Paul Kelly for “Still Here”.

2010 – People’s Choice Award for Best Female Vocal.

2011 - MO Awards - Slim Dusty Country Performer.

2012 - MO Awards - Slim Dusty Country Act of the Year.