2018 ARIA Awards Winners list

• Winners and other nominees in each category

APPLE MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR

• Winner: Amy Shark – Love Monster (Wonderlick Recording Company)
• Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel (Milk! Records/Remote Control Records)
• Gurrumul – Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow) (SFM/MGM)
• Pnau – Changa (etcetc Music)
• Troye Sivan – Bloom (EMI)

BEST MALE ARTIST

• Winner: Gurrumul – Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow) (SFM/MGM)
• Dan Sultan – Killer Under A Blood Moon (Liberation Records)
• Dean Lewis – Be Alright (Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)
• Troye Sivan – Bloom (EMI)
• Vance Joy – Nation Of Two (Liberation Records)

BEST FEMALE ARTIST

• Winner: Amy Shark – Love Monster (Wonderlick Recording Company)
• Alison Wonderland – Awake (EMI)
• Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel (Milk! Records/Remote Control Records)
• Sia – Flames (What A Music Ltd, Under Exclusive Licence to Warner Music Group)
• Tash Sultana – Flow State (Lonely Lands Records/Sony Music)

BEST DANCE RELEASE

• Winner: Pnau – Go Bang (etcetc Music)
• Alison Wonderland – Awake (EMI)
• Fisher – Losing It (etcetc Music)
• Peking Duk – Fire (Sony Music)
• RÜFÜS DU SOL – No Place (Sony Music)

BEST GROUP

• Winner 5 Seconds Of Summer – Youngblood (Capitol UK/EMI)
• DMA’S – For Now (I OH YOU)
• Peking Duk – Fire (Sony Music)
• Pnau – Go Bang (etcetc Music)
• RÜFÜS DU SOL – No Place (Sony Music)

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST

• Winner: Ruel – Dazed & Confused (RCA Records/Sony Music)
• Alex Lahey – I Love You Like A Brother (Nicky Boy Records/Caroline Australia)
• Jack River – Sugar Mountain (I OH YOU)
• Mojo Juju – Native Tongue (ABC Music/Universal Music Australia)
• Odette – To A Stranger (EMI)

BEST POP RELEASE

• Winner: Amy Shark – Love Monster (Wonderlick Recording Company)
• 5 Seconds Of Summer – Youngblood (Capitol UK/EMI)
• Dean Lewis – Be Alright (Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)
• Jack River – Sugar Mountain (I OH YOU)
• Troye Sivan – Bloom (EMI)

BEST URBAN RELEASE

• Winner: Hilltop Hoods – Clark Griswold (feat. Adrian Eagle) (Hilltop Hoods/Universal Music Australia)
• 360 – Vintage Modern (Forthwrite/EMI)
• Esoterik – My Astral Plane (Flight Deck/Mushroom Group)
• Kerser – Engraved In The Game (ABK Records. Marketed & distributed by ADA, a division of Warner Music Australia Pty Ltd)
• Mojo Juju – Native Tongue (ABC Music/Universal Music Australia)

BEST INDEPENDENT RELEASE

• Winner: Gurrumul – Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow) (SFM/MGM)
• Angus & Julia Stone – Snow (Angus & Julia Stone Pty Ltd/EMI)
• Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel (Milk! Records/Remote Control Records)
• DMA’S – For Now (I OH YOU)
• Pnau – Go Bang (etcetc Music)

BEST ROCK ALBUM

• Winner: Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel (Milk! Records/Remote Control Records)
• Camp Cope – How To Socialise & Make Friends (Poison City Records)
• Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel (Milk! Records/Remote Control Records)
• DMA’S – For Now (I OH YOU)
• Luca Brasi – Stay (Cooking Vinyl Australia)
• Middle Kids – Lost Friends (EMI)

BEST ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM

• Winner: Vance Joy – Nation Of Two (Liberation Records)
• Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile – Lotta Sea Lice (Milk! Records/Remote Control Records)
• Dan Sultan – Killer Under A Blood Moon (Liberation Records)
• Missy Higgins – Solastalgia (Eleven: A Music Company/EMI Music)
• Odette – To A Stranger (EMI)

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM

• Kasey Chambers & The Fireside Disciples – Campfire (Essence Group Entertainment. Marketed and distributed by Warner Music Australia Pty Ltd)
• Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont – Adam & Brooke (Lost Highway Australia /Universal Music Australia)
• Fanny Lumsden – Real Class Act (Red Dirt Road/AWAL)
• The Wolfe Brothers – Country Heart (ABC Music/Universal Music Australia)
• Travis Collins – Brave & The Broken (ABC Music/Universal Music Australia)

BEST HARD ROCK/HEAVY METAL ALBUM

• Winner: Parkway Drive – Reverence (Resist Records/Cooking Vinyl Australia)
• DZ Deathrays – Bloody Lovely (I OH YOU)
• King Parrot – Ugly Produce (EVP Recordings/Rocket)
• Polaris – The Mortal Coil (Resist Records/Cooking Vinyl Australia)
• West Thebarton – Different Beings Being Different (Domestic La La/Sony Music Entertainment)

BEST BLUES & ROOTS ALBUM

• Winner: Tash Sultana – Flow State (Lonely Lands Records/Sony Music)
• Angus & Julia Stone – Snow (Angus & Julia Stone Pty Ltd/EMI)
• Emily Wurramara – Milyakburra (Wantok Musik/MGM)
• Mama Kin Spender – Golden Magnetic (ABC Music/Universal Music Australia)
• Ruby Boots – Don’t Talk About It (Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)

BEST ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK OR MUSICAL THEATRE CAST ALBUM

• Jimmy Barnes – Working Class Boy: The Soundtracks (BLOODLINES)
• Evelyn Ida Morris – Acute Misfortune (Original Soundtrack) (ABC Music/Universal Music Australia)
• Jessica Mauboy – The Secret Daughter Season Two (Songs for the Original 7 Series) (Sony Music)
• LIARS – 1/1 (Original Soundtrack) (Mute/Inertia)
• Various Artists – Muriel’s Wedding: The Musical (The Original Cast Recording) (Global Creatures/Sony Music)

BEST CHILDREN’S ALBUM

• Winner: Justine Clarke – The Justine Clarke Show! (ABC KIDS/Universal Music Australia)
• Lah-Lah – 10th Birthday Party (Stella Projects/Sony Music)
• Sam Moran – Santa’s Coming! (Sony Music)
• Teeny Tiny Stevies – Helpful Songs For Little People (ABC KIDS/Universal Music Australia)
• The Wiggles – Wiggle Pop! (ABC KIDS/Universal Music Australia)

PUBLIC VOTED AWARDS

APPLE MUSIC SONG OF THE YEAR

• Winner: 5 Seconds Of Summer – Youngblood (Capitol UK/EMI)
• Amy Shark – I Said Hi (Wonderlick Recording Company)
• Angus & Julia Stone – Chateau (Angus & Julia Stone Pty Ltd/EMI)
• Conrad Sewell – Healing Hands (Sony Music)
• Dean Lewis – Be Alright (Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)
• Peking Duk – Fire/Reprisal (Sony Music)
• Pnau – Go Bang (etcetc Music)
• Sheppard – Coming Home (Chugg Music/MGM)
• Troye Sivan – My My My! (EMI)
• Vance Joy – Lay It On Me (Liberation Records)

BEST VIDEO

• Winner: Dean Lewis – Be Alright (Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)
• Amy Shark – I Said Hi (Wonderlick Recording Company)
• Client Liaison – Survival In The City (Warner Music Australia Pty Ltd)
• Courtney Barnett – Need A Little Time (Milk! Records/Remote Control Records)
• Gang Of Youths – The Heart Is A Muscle (Mosy Recordings/Sony Music)
• Mojo Juju – Native Tongue (ABC Music/Universal Music Australia)
• Peking Duk – Fire (Sony Music)
• Pnau – Go Bang (etcetc Music)
• Tash Sultana – Salvation (Lonely Lands Records/Sony Music)”
• The Presets – Do What You Want (Modular/EMI)

BEST AUSTRALIAN LIVE ACT

• Winner: 5 Seconds Of Summer – Meet You There Tour (Capitol UK/EMI)
• Amy Shark – Love Monster Tour (Wonderlick Recording Company)
• Client Liaison – Expo Liaison (Warner Music Australia Pty Ltd)
• Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel National Tour (Milk! Records/Remote Control Records)
• Dean Lewis – 2017 National Tour (Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)
• Gang Of Youths – 2017 National Tour (Mosy Recordings/Sony Music)
• Paul Kelly – Life Is Fine Tour 2017 (EMI)
• Peking Duk – The Wasted Tour (Sony Music)
• Pnau – Pnau Changa Australian Tour (etcetc Music)
• Tash Sultana – Homecoming Tour (Lonely Lands Records/Sony Music)

BEST INTERNATIONAL ARTIST

• Winner: Camila Cabello – Camila (Syco/Epic/Sony Music)
• Drake – Scorpion & More Life (Republic/Universal Music)
• Ed Sheeran – ÷ (Warner Music)
• Eminem – Revival & Kamikaze (Interscope/Universal Music)
• Imagine Dragons – Evolve (Interscope/Universal Music)Khalid – American Teen (RCA/Sony Music)
• P!nk – Beautiful Trauma (RCA/Sony Music)
• Post Malone – Beerbongs & Bentleys & Stoney (Universal Music)
• Sam Smith – The Thrill Of It All (Capitol/EMI)
• Taylor Swift – Reputation (Big Machine/Universal Music)

MUSIC TEACHER OF THE YEAR

• Winner: Scott Maxwell (Grant High School, Mount Gambier SA 5209)
• Becky Hall (Education Institute, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne VIC 3052)
• Dean Harawira (Nerang State High School, Gold Coast QLD 4211)
• Deborah Skelton (Caladenia Primary School, Canning Vale WA 6155)

2018 ARTISAN AWARDS

BEST COVER ART

• Caiti Baker for Gurrumul – Djarimirri (Child Of The Rainbow) (SFM/MGM)

ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

• Burke Reid For Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel (Milk! Records/Remote Control Records)

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

• Dann Hume & M Phazes for Amy Shark – I Said Hi (Wonderlick Recording Company)

2018 FINE ARTS AWARDS

BEST CLASSICAL ALBUM

• Slava Grigoryan – Bach Cello Suites Volume II (ABC Classics/Universal)

BEST JAZZ ALBUM

• Jonathan Zwartz – Animarum (Jonathan Zwartz/Planet/MGM)

BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM

• Gurrumul – Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow (SFM/MGM)

BEST COMEDY RELEASE

• Bridie and Wyatt, Tonightly With Tom Ballard – Sex Pest (ABC Music/Universal)

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