Here Are All The Winners Of The 2018 ARIAs

Amy Shark, 5 Seconds Of Summer and late musician Gurrumul were awarded multiple trophies through the night.

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Late musician Gurrumul was posthumously celebrated with four awards at this year’s ARIA Awards, with 5 Seconds Of Summer and Amy Shark winning three each.

Gurrumul’s Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow), the first album sung in an Indigenous language to reach #1 on the ARIA charts, was tonight awarded two trophies, Best Independent Artist and Best Male Artist, with his daughter Jasmine accepting the latter. Prior to tonight’s ceremony, Gurrumul had been awarded Best Cover Art and Best World Music Album.

Amy Shark was nominated in nine categories off the back of her debut album, Love Monster. She took out Best Female Artist, Best Pop Release (which she also won last year for EP Night Thinker) and the big one, Album Of The Year.

Australian rock outfit 5 Seconds Of Summer are also taking away three awards: Best Live Australian Act, Best Group, and top honour, the Apple Music Song Of The Year, for their smash hit ‘Youngblood’.

Courtney Barnett took out the Best Rock Album for Tell Me How You Really Feel, and PNAU won ‘Best Dance Release’ for the massive ‘Bang On’. At 16, Ruel became the youngest solo act to ever win an ARIA, taking out Breakthrough Artist.

Country star Kasey Chambers was inducted into the ARIA Hall Of Fame following a medley performance of ‘Not Pretty Enough’ and ‘Ain’t No Little Girl’ featuring Kate Miller-Heidke, Missy Higgins and Amy Sheppard. The performance prompted a standing ovation and a poem by Paul Kelly before Chambers gave a moving speech.

It was hosted by Keith Urban, and featured live performances from 5 Seconds Of Summer, Amy Shark, Courtney Barnett, Dean Lewis and Urban, as well as a tribute to Gurrumul and songs from UK acts Rita Ora and George Ezra.

Check out the full list of winners below.

ARIA Award Winners 2018

Apple Music Album Of The Year

Amy Shark​​ — Love Monster
Courtney Barnett​​ — Tell Me How You Really Feel
Gurrumul​​ — Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow) ​
Pnau​​ — Changa
Troye​​ ​Sivan​​ — Bloom

Best Male Artist

Dan​​ ​Sultan​​ — Killer Under A Blood Moon
Dean​​ ​Lewis​​ — ‘Be Alright’
Gurrumul​​ — Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow) ​
Troye​​ ​Sivan​​ — Bloom
Vance​​ ​Joy​​ — Nation Of Two

Best Female Artist

Alison​​ W​onderland​​ — Awake
​Amy​​ S​hark​​ — Love Monster
Courtney​​ ​Barnett​​ — Tell Me How You Really Feel
Sia​​ — ‘Flames’
Tash​​ ​Sultana​​ — Flow State ​

Best Dance Release

Alison​​ W​onderland​​ — Awake ​
Fisher​​ — ‘Losing It’
Peking​​ ​Duk​​ — ‘Fire’
Pnau​​ — ‘Go Bang’ ​
RUFUS D​U SOL​​ — No Place

Best Group

5 Seconds Of Summer​​ — Youngblood
DMA’s​​ — For Now
Peking​​ ​Duk​​ — ‘Fire’
Pnau​​ — ‘Go Bang’
RUFUS D​U SOL​​ — No Place ​

Breakthrough Artist

Alex​​ ​Lahey​​ — I Love You Like A Brother
Jack​​ ​River​​ — Sugar Mountain
Mojo​​ ​Juju​​ — Native Tongue
Odette​​ — To A Stranger
Ruel​​ — Dazed & Confused

Best Pop Release

5 Seconds Of Summer​​ — Youngblood
Amy​​ ​Shark​​ — Love Monster
Dean​​ ​Lewis​​ — Be Alright
Jack​​ ​River​​ — Sugar Mountain
Troye​​ ​Sivan​​ — Bloom

Best Urban Release

360​​ — Vintage Modern
Esoterik​​ — My Astral Plane
Hilltop​​ ​Hoods​​ — ‘Clark Griswold (feat. Adrian Eagle)’
Kerser​​ — Engraved In The Game
Mojo Juju — Native Tongue

Best Independent Release

Angus & Julia Stone — Snow
Courtney Barnett — Tell Me How You Really Feel
DMA’S — For Now
Gurrumul — Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow)
Pnau — Go Bang

Best Rock Album

Camp Cope — How To Socialise & Make Friends
Courtney Barnett — Tell Me How You Really Feel
DMA’S — For Now
Luca Brasi — Stay
Middle Kids — Lost Friends

Best Adult Contemporary Album

Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile — Lotta Sea Lice
Dan Sultan — Killer Under A Blood Moon
Missy Higgins — Solastalgia
Odette — To A Stranger
Vance Joy — Nation Of Two

Best Country Album

Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont — Adam & Brooke
Fanny Lumsden — Real Class Act
Kasey Chambers & The Fireside Disciples — Campfire
The Wolfe Brothers — Country Heart
Travis Collins — Brave & The Broken

Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Album

DZ Deathrays — Bloody Lovely
King Parrot — Ugly Produce
Parkway Drive — Reverence
Polaris — The Mortal Coil
West Thebarton — Different Beings Being Different

Best Blues & Roots Album

Angus & Julia Stone — Snow
Emily Wurramara — Milyakburra
Mama Kin Spender — Golden Magnetic
Ruby Boots — Don’t Talk About It
Tash Sultana — Flow State

Best Soundtrack or Musical Theatre Cast Album

Evelyn Ida Morris — Acute Misfortune (Original Soundtrack)
Jessica Mauboy — The Secret Daughter Season Two (Songs for the Original 7 Series)
Jimmy Barnes — Working Class Boy: The Soundtracks
LIARS — 1/1 (Original Soundtrack)
Various Artists — Muriel’s Wedding: The Musical (The Original Cast Recording)

Best Children’s Album

Justine Clarke — The Justine Clarke Show!
Lah-Lah — 10th Birthday Party
Sam Moran — Santa’s Coming!
Teeny Tiny Stevies — Helpful Songs For Little People
The Wiggles — Wiggle Pop!

Apple Music Song Of The Year

5 Seconds Of Summer — ‘Youngblood’
Amy Shark — ‘I Said Hi’
Angus & Julia Stone — ‘Chateau’
Conrad Sewell — ‘Healing Hands’
Dean Lewis — ‘Be Alright’
Peking Duk — ‘Fire/Reprisal’
Pnau — ‘Go Bang’
Sheppard — ‘Coming Home’
Troye Sivan — ‘My My My!’
Vance Joy — ‘Lay It On Me’

Best Video

Amy Shark — ‘I Said Hi’
Client Liaison — ‘Survival In The City’
Courtney Barnett — ‘Need A Little Time’
Dean Lewis — ‘Be Alright’
Gang Of Youths — ‘The Heart Is A Muscle’
Mojo Juju — ‘Native Tongue’
Peking Duk — ‘Fire’
Pnau — ‘Go Bang’
Tash Sultana — ‘Salvation’
The Presets — ‘Do What You Want’

Best Australian Live Act

5 Seconds Of Summer — Meet You There Tour
Amy Shark — Love Monster Tour
Client Liaison — Expo Liaison
Courtney Barnett — Tell Me How You Really Feel National Tour
Dean Lewis — 2017 National Tour
Gang Of Youths — 2017 National Tour
Paul Kelly — Life Is Fine Tour 2017
Peking Duk — The Wasted Tour
Pnau — Pnau Changa Australian Tour
Tash Sultana — Homecoming Tour

Best International Artist

Camila Cabello — Camila
Drake — Scorpion & More Life
Ed Sheeran — Divide
Eminem — Revival & Kamikaze
Imagine Dragons — Evolve
Khalid — American Teen
P!nk — Beautiful Trauma
Post Malone — Beerbongs & Bentleys & Stoney
Sam Smith — The Thrill Of It All
Taylor Swift — Reputation