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2017 Aria Award Winners

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Who won what at the 2017 Aria Awards. The winners are 

Apple Music Album Of The Year

A.B. Original for “Reclaim Australia” (Golden Era Records/Universal Music Australia)

Amy Shark for “Night Thinker” (Wonderlick Recording Company)

Gang Of Youths for “Go Farther In Lightness” (Mosy Recordings/Sony Music Australia) — WINNER

Illy for “Two Degrees” (ONETWO/Warner Music Australia)

Paul Kelly for “Life Is Fine” (EMI)

 

Breakthrough Artist

A.B Original for “Reclaim Australia” (Golden Era Records/Universal Music Australia)

Amy Shark for “Night Thinker” (Wonderlick Recording Company) — WINNER

Dean Lewis for “Waves” (Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)

Tash Sultana for “Notion” (Lonely Lands Records/Sony Music Australia)

Tkay Maidza for “TKAY” (Dew Process)

 

Best Male Artist

D.D Dumbo for “Utopia Defeated” (Liberation Music)

Dan Sultan for “Killer” (Liberation Music)

Illy for “Two Degrees” (ONETWO/Warner Music Australia)

Paul Kelly for “Life Is Fine” (EMI) — WINNER

Vance Joy for “Lay It On Me” (Liberation Music)

 

Best Blues & Roots Album

All Our Exes Live In Texas for “When We Fall” (ABC Music/Universal Music) — WINNER

Archie Roach for “Let Love Rule” (Liberation Music)

Busby Marou for “Postcards From The Shell House” (Warner Music Australia)

Paul Kelly & Charlie Owen for “Death’s Dateless Night” (Gawdaggie/Universal Music Australia)

Tash Sultana for “Notion” (Lonely Lands Records/Sony Music)

 

Best Independent Release

A.B Original for “Reclaim Australia” (Golden Era Records/Universal Music Australia) — WINNER

Dan Sultan for “Killer” (Liberation Music)

Sia for “The Greatest (feat. Kendrick Lamar)” (Inertia Music)

Tash Sultana for “Notion” (Lonely Lands Records/Sony Music Australia)

Vance Joy for “Lay It On Me” (Liberation Music)

 

Best Female Artist

Amy Shark for “Night Thinker” (Wonderlick Recording Company)

Jessica Mauboy “The Secret Daughter (Songs from the Original TV Series” (Sony Music Australia

Julia Jacklin “Don’t Let The Kids Win” (Liberation Music)

Meg Mac “Low Blows” (littleBIGMAN Records/EMI)

Sia ‘The Greatest feat. Kendrick Lamar’ (Inertia Music) — WINNER

 

Best Country Album

Kasey Chambers for “Dragonfly” (Essence Music/Warner Music Australia) — WINNER

Lee Kernaghan for “The 25th Anniversary Album” (ABC Music/Universal)

O’Shea for “61-615” (Sony Music Australia)

Shane Nicholson for “Love And Blood” (Lost Highway Australia/Universal Music Australia)

The McClymonts for “Endless” (Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)

 

Best Dance Release

Dom Dolla & Torren Foot for ‘Be Randy’ (Club Sweat/Xelon)

Jagwar Ma for “Every Now & Then” (Future Classic)

Peking Duk for ‘Stranger (feat. Elliphant)’ (Sony Music)

Pnau for ‘Chameleon’ (etcetc Music) — WINNER

The Kite String Tangle for “The Kite String Tangle” (Warner Music Australia/ Exist Recordings)

 

Best Rock Album

Dan Sultan for “Killer” (Liberation Music)

Dune Rats for “The Kids Will Know It’s Bullshit” (Ratbag Records)

Gang Of Youths for “Go Farther In Lightness” (Mosy Recordings/Sony Music Australia) — WINNER

Polish Club for “Alrighty Alrighty” (Double Double/Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)

The Preatures for “Girlhood” (Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)

 

Best Adult Contemporary Album

Bernard Fanning for “Brutal Dawn” (Dew Process)

D.D Dumbo for “Utopia Defeated” (Liberation Music)

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds for “Skeleton Tree” (Bad Seed Ltd/Kobalt Music Recordings)

Paul Kelly for “Life Is Fine” (EMI) — WINNER

Pete Murray for “Camacho” (Sony Music Australia)

 

Best Urban Album

A.B Original for “Reclaim Australia” (Golden Era Records/Universal Music Australia) — WINNER

Illy for “Two Degrees” (ONETWO/Warner Music Australia)

REMI for “Divas & Demons” (House of Beige/UNFD)

Thundamentals for “Everyone We Know” (High Depth/Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)

Tkay Maidza for “TKAY” (Dew Process)

 

Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Album

Airbourne for “Breaking Outta Hell” (Spinefarm Records/Caroline Australia)

Frenzal Rhomb for “Hi-Vis High Tea” (Caroline Australia)

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard for “Murder Of The Universe” (FLIGHTLESS/Inertia)

Northlane for “Mesmer” (UNFD/Warner Music Australia) — WINNER

Sleepmakeswaves for “Made of Breath Only” (Bird’s Robe Records/MGM)

 

Best Group

A.B Original for “Reclaim Australia” (Golden Era Records/Universal Music Australia)

Gang Of Youths for “Go Farther In Lightness” (Mosy Records/Sony Music Australia) — WINNER

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard for “Flying Microtonal Banana” (Flightless Records/Remote Control Records)

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds for “Skeleton Tree” (Bad Seed Ltd/Kobalt Music Australia)

Peking Duk for “Stranger (feat. Elliphant)” (Sony Music Australia)

 

Best Pop Release

Amy Shark for “Night Thinker” (Wonderlick Recording Company) — WINNER

Dean Lewis for “Waves” (Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)

Jessica Mauboy for “Fallin’’ (Sony Music Australia)

Sia for “The Greatest (feat. Kendrick Lamar)” (Sony Music Australia)

Vera Blue for “Perennial” (Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)

 

Best Video

Amy Shark for ‘Drive You Mad (Wonderlick Recording Company)

Bliss N Eso for ‘Moments (feat. Gavin James)’ (Illusive) – WINNER

Client Liaison for ‘A Foreign Affair’ (Dot Dash Recordings/Remote Control Records)

Client Liaison for ‘Off White Limousine’ (Dot Dash Recordings/Remote Control Records)

Dean Lewis for ‘Waves’ (Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)

Gang Of Youths for ‘The Deepest Sighs, the Frankest Shadows’ (Mosy Recordings/Sony Music)

Illy for ‘You Say When (feat. Marko Penn)’ (ONETWO/Warner Music Australia)

Jessica Mauboy for ‘Fallin’’ (Sony Music Australia)

Kirin J Callinan for ‘S.A.D’ (EMI)

Sia for ‘The Greatest (feat. Kendrick Lamar)’ (Inertia Music)

 

Best Australian Live Act

Client Liaison (Dot Dash Recordings/Remote Control Records)

Flume (Future Classic)

Gang Of Youths (Mosy Recordings/Sony Music)

Illy (ONETWO/Warner Music Australia) — WINNER

Jessica Mauboy (Sony Music)

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard (FLIGHTLESS/Inertia)

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds (Bad Seed Ltd / Kobalt Music Recordings)

Peking Duk (Sony Music)

Tash Sultana (Lonely Lands Records/Sony Music)

Violent Soho (I OH YOU)

 

Apple Music Song Of The Year

Amy Shark for ‘Adore’ (Wonderlick Recording Company)

Bliss N Eso for ‘Moments (feat. Gavin James)’ (Illusive)

Dean Lewis for ‘Waves’ (Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)

Guy Sebastian for ‘Set In Stone’ (Sony Music Australia)

Illy for ‘Catch 22 (feat. Anne-Marie)’ (ONETWO/Warner Music Australia)

Jessica Mauboy for “Fallin” (Sony Music Australia)

Peking Duk for ‘Stranger (feat. Elliphant)’ (Sony Music Australia) — WINNER

Pnau for ‘Chameleon’ (etc etc Music)

Sia for ‘The Greatest (feat. Kendrick Lamar)’ (Inertia Music)

Starley for ‘Call On Me (Ryan Riback Remix)’ (Tinted Records/Universal)

 

Best International Artist

Adele for “25” (XL Recordings/Inertia)

Bruno Mars for “24K Magic” (Atlantic Records/Warner Music)

Ed Sheeran for “÷” and “Loose Change” (Warner Music)

Harry Styles for self-titled album “Harry Styles” (Columbia/Sony Music Australia) — WINNER

Kendrick Lamar for “DAMN” and “Untitled Unmastered” (Interscope/Universal Music Australia)

Lorde for “Melodrama” (Universal Music International/Universal Music Australia)

Metallica for “Hardwired…To Self-Destruct” (Virgin/EMI )

Shawn Mendes for “Illuminate” (Island Records/Universal Music Australia)

The Rolling Stones for “Blue & Lonesome” (Polydor Records/Universal Music Australia)

The Weeknd for “Starboy” (Universal Music International/Universal Music Australia)