The 2023 ARIA Awards Nominations Are in: See the Full List

2023 aria awards nominees

The Aussie music scene is gearing up for one of its most celebrated events of the year, the 37th Annual ARIA Music Awards. This year’s ceremony promises to be a night to remember, with a diverse array of artists all vying for recognition.

Scheduled to be held at Sydney’s iconic Hordern Pavilion on November 15th, the 2023 ARIA Awards will be broadcast on Nine and available for streaming on YouTube and Stan.

Leading the charge with an impressive seven nominations is the hip-hop sensation, Genesis Owusu. His sophomore album, “Struggler”, has not only been a critical favourite but has also resonated with audiences, earning him recognition in multiple categories.

Australia’s prince of pop, Troye Sivan, is hot on Owusu’s heels with six nominations. Sivan’s viral hit, “Rush,” has achieved global acclaim, showcasing his incredible talent and songwriting prowess. Joining Sivan with six nominations each are house music producer Dom Dolla and multi-instrumentalist G Flip.

Ahead, see all the 2023 Aria Awards nominees.

2023 Aria Awards Nominations

Album of the Year

“How Many Dreams?”, DMA’S
“STRUGGLER”, Genesis Owusu
“Everything’s Fine”, Matt Corby
“The Winding Way”, The Teskey Brothers

Best Solo Artist

Dan Sultan
Dom Dolla
G Flip
Genesis Owusu
Jen Cloher
Kylie Minogue
Meg Mac
Troye Sivan

Best Group

Cub Sport
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
Parkway Drive
The Teskey Brothers

Michael Gudinski Breakthrough Artist

Pacific Avenue
Royal Otis
Teenage Dads

Best Pop Release

“Can I Shower At Yours”, Amy Shark
“Therapy”, Budjerah
“Padam Padam”, Kylie Minogue
“Perfect For You”, Peach PRC
“Rush”, Troye Sivan

Best Dance / Electronic Release

“Take It Off”, FISHER & Aatig
“Sisyphus”, Golden Features
“Perfect World”, Lastlings
“Rhyme Dust”, MK and Dom Dolla
“You Know What I Need”, PNAU and Troye Sivan

Best Hip Hop / Rap Release

“STRUGGLER”, Genesis Owusu
“A Gift & A Kers”, Kerser
“Comma’s”, ONEFOUR Feat. CG
“Silent Assassin”, TKay Maidza and Flume

Best Soul / R&B Release

“Rollin’”, Chanel Loren
“Mess Around” (feat. EARTHGANG), Forest Claudette
“Skin”, Jade Weazel
“Ribena”, KYE

Best Independent Release

“Jesus At The Gay Bar”, Cub Sport
“Dan Sultan”, Dan Sultan
“STRUGGLER”, Genesis Owusu
“Padam Padam”, Kylie Minogue

Best Rock Album

“Hoo Ha!”, Bad//Dreems
“How Many Dreams?”, DMA’S
“Ice, Death, Planets, Lungs, Mushroom and Lava”, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
“Flowers”, Pacific Avenue

Best Adult Contemporary Album

“The Answer Is Always Yes”, Alex Lahey
“Dan Sultan”, Dan Sultan
“My Life Is A Symphony”, Kate Ceberano
“Love Saves”, Tina Arena

Best Country Album

“Acres”, Brad Cox
“Up, Down & Sideways”, Brooke McClymont and Adam Eckersley
“Hey Dawn”, Fanny Lumsden
“South Of Everywhere”, Henry Wagons
“Livin’ The Dream”, The Wolfe Brothers

Best Hard Rock / Heavy Metal Album

“R.I.F.F”, DZ Deathrays
“PetroDragonic Apocalypse; or, Dawn of Eternal Night: An Annihilation of Planet Earth and the Beginning of Merciless Damnation”, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
“Darker Still”, Parkway Drive
“Not Without My Ghosts”, The Amity Affliction
“TNSW”, These New South Whales

Best Blues & Roots Album

“So This Is Love”, Cash Savage and The Last Drinks
“The End”, Katie Wighton
“Live At Hamer Hall With The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra”, The Bamboos
“The Winding Way”, The Teskey Brothers
“DANCING IN THE DARK”, Ziggy Alberts

Best Children’s Album

“Emma Memma”, Emma Memma
“Planet Earth 3rd From The Sun”, Peter Combe
Very Jazzy Street Party”, Play School
“Ready, Steady, Wiggle!”, The Wiggles
“Bananas And Other Delicious Things”, Whistle & Trick

You can check out the full list of nominees across the 29 musical categories here.

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