2012 ARIA AWARDS NOMINEES AND WINNERS LIST

November 29, 2012, 11:33 amYahoo!7 Music

The ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Association) Music Awards is the biggest event celebrating homegrown artists in the Australian music industry. Is your favourite musician nominated in 2012?

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Rapper 360 is nominated for six gongs. Credit: ARIAs

It's that time of the year again! The red carpet will be rolled out once again this Thursday for the annual ARIA Awards to commemorate the best in Aussie music. Among those nominated include hip hop artist 360 with a whopping six nominations, followed by Gotye and The Jezabels, both with five nominations.

There's sure to be something for everyone with an exciting lineup of international guests including six-time Grammy Award winner Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Russell Brand and Benji and Joel Madden all making appearances.

360, Hilltop Hoods, Jessica Mauboy, The Jezabels and The Temper Trap will perform, with Aussie favourites Guy Sebastian, Kimbra and Missy Higgins recently confirmed to also take to the stage.

The Awards are taking place on Thursday 29 November from 5:15pm at the Sydney Entertainment Centre. It will screen free-to-air on GO! with red carpet arrivals from 7:30pm and the event broadcasting from 8:00pm.


2012 ARIA AWARD NOMINEES

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Falling & Flying, 360
Making Mirrors, Gotye ***WINNER***
The Ol' Razzle Dazzle, Missy Higgins
Prisoner, The Jezabels

The Temper Trap, The Temper Trap

BEST MALE ARTIST
Falling & Flying, 360
Broken Brights, Angus Stone
Making Mirrors, Gotye ***WINNER***
Battle Scars, Guy Sebastian
For You, Keith Urban

Into the Flame, Matt Corby

BEST FEMALE ARTIST
Gotcha, Jessica Mauboy
Vows, Kimbra ***WINNER***
To the Horse, Lanie Lane
The Ol' Razzle Dazzle, Missy Higgins

Insomnia, Washington

BEST GROUP
Big Man, Boy & Bear
No Plans, Cold Chisel
Drinking From the Sun, Hilltop Hoods
Prisoner, The Jezabels

The Temper Trap, The Temper Trap "***WINNER***'

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST RELEASE
Falling & Flying, 360 ***WINNER***'
A Is For Alpine, Alpine
To the Horses, Lanie Lane
Brother, Matt Corby

Awkward, San Cisco

BEST INDEPENDENT RELEASE
Lake Air, Dappled Cities
Songs of the Southern Skies, Katie Noonan and Karin Schaupp
Awkward, San Cisco
Medicine Man, The Bamboos

Prisoner, The Jezabels ***WINNER***

BEST ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM
Secret Codes and Battleships, Darren Hayes
Forever So, Husky
Only Sparrows, Josh Pyke
Songs of the Southern Skies, Katie Noonan and Karin Schaupp

The Ol' Razzle Dazzle, Missy Higgins "***WINNER***'

BEST BLUES & ROOTS ALBUM
Broken Lights, Angus Stone
Carried In Mind, Jeff Lang ***WINNER***
To the Horses, Lanie Lane
The Moment, Mia Dyson

Behind the Stars, Paul Green & The Other Colours

BEST HARD ROCK/HEAVY METAL ALBUM
Notorious, Buried in Verona
Bloodstreams, DZ Deathrays ***WINNER***
Smoko at the Pet Food Factory, Frenzal Rhomb
Crooked Teeth, House Vs Hurricane

. . . And So We Destroyed Everything, Sleepmakeswaves

BEST POP RELEASE
Making Mirrors, Gotye ***WINNER***
Battle Scars, Guy Sebastian
Gotcha, Jessica Mauboy
Vows, Kimbra

Awkward, San Cisco

BEST ROCK ALBUM
Monument, Children Collide
No Plans, Cold Chisel
Deep Heat, Oh Mercy
Prisoner, The Jezabels

The Temper Trap, The Temper Trap ***WINNER***

BEST URBAN ALBUM
Falling & Flying, 360
Drinking From the Sun, Hilltop Hoods ***WINNER***'
Deep Impressions, Katalyst
Medicine Man, The Bamboos

Future Shade, The Herd

BEST CHILDREN'S ALBUM
Playtime, Bananas in Pyjamas
Dirtgirl Rocks the Planet, Girtgirlworld
Sing It Loud, Hi-5
I'm Not Singing, Rhys Muldoon

Surfer Jeff, The Wiggles ***WINNER

BEST COMEDY RELEASE
Is This Thing On?, Anthony Salame
Joy Harvest, Arj Barker
Unappropriate, Buddy Goode ***WINNER
Skinny Man, Modern World, Sammy J

Having a Beard Is the New Not Having a Beard, The Beards

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM
Songs and Pictures, Beccy Cole
Always Never Enough, Catherine Britt
Country Proud, McAlister Kemp
Two Worlds Collide, The McClymonts ***WINNER***

Home, Troy Cassar-Daley

BEST DANCE RELEASE
When the Lights Go Out, Havana Brown
Hyperparadise, Hermitude
In My Mind, Ivan Gough & Feenixpawl feat. Georgi Kay ***WINNER***
Rage Valley, Knife Party
From Here to Anywhere, Sneaky Sound System


2012 ARIA AWARD PUBLIC VOTED NOMINEES

ARIA SONG OF THE YEAR
"Boys Like You," 360 feat. Gossling
"Sitting on Top of the World," Delta Goodrem
"Don't Worry Be Happy," Guy Sebastian
"I Love It," Hilltop Hoods feat. Sia
"Galaxy," Jessica Mauboy & Stan Walker
"Boom Boom," Justice Crew
"Brother," Matt Corby ***WINNER***
"Good Night," Reece Mastin
"Do It Like That," Ricki-Lee

"Set It Off," Timomatic

BEST INTERNATIONAL ARTIST
Adele
Bruno Mars
Coldplay
David Guetta
Ed Sheeran
Florence + The Machine
LMFAO
Michael Bublé
One Direction "***WINNER***'

The Black Keys

BEST AUSTRALIAN LIVE ACT
360
Cold Chisel
Dirty Three
Gotye ***WINNER***
Hilltop Hoods
Hoodoo Gurus
Kate Miller-Heidke
The Bamboos
The Jezabels

The Living End


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