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ARIA Award Noms For 2017

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The full list of nominees for the 2017 ARIA Awards has been unveiled, with big names such as Tash Sultana, Amy Shark, SiaIlly and AB Original scoring multiple nods. Gang Of Youths and Paul Kelly led the pack this year, scoring eight and seven nominations respectively.

The 2017 ARIAs will be held at The Star in Sydney on 28 November and televised live. Check out all the categories and nominees below:

best pop release
Amy Shark — Night Thinker
Dean Lewis — Waves
Jessica Mauboy — Fallin
Sia — The Greatest
Vera Blue — Perennial

best independent release
AB Original — Reclaim Australia
Dan Sultan — Killer
Sia — The Greatest
Tash Sultana — Notion
Vance Joy — Lay It On Me

best adult contemporary album
Bernard Fanning — Brutal Dawn
DD Dumbo — Utopia Defeated
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds — Skeleton Tree
Paul Kelly — Life Is Fine
Pete Murray — Camacho

breakthrough artist nominees
AB Original — Reclaim Australia
Amy Shark — Night Thinker
Dean Lewis — Waves
Tash Sultana — Notion
Tkay Maidza — TKAY

best video
Amy Shark — Drive You Mad
Bliss N Eso — Moments (feat. Gavin James)
Client Liaison — A Foreign Affair
Client Liaison — Off White Limousine
Dean Lewis — Waves
Gang Of Youths — The Deepest Sighs, The Frankest Shadows
Illy — You Say When (feat. Marko Penn)
Jessica Mauboy — Fallin
Kirin J Callinan — SAD
Sia — The Greatest

best country album
Kasey Chambers — Dragonfly
Lee Kernaghan — The 25th Anniversary Album
O’Shea — 61-615
Shane Nicholson — Love & Blood
The McClymonts — Endless

best dance release
Dom Dolla & Torren Foot — Be Randy
Jagwar Ma — Every Now & Then
Peking Duk — Stranger (feat. Elliphant)
PNAU — Chameleon
The Kite String Tangle — The Kite String Tangle

best female artist
Amy Shark — Night Thinker
Jessica Mauboy — The Secret Daughter (Songs From The Original TV Series)
Julia Jacklin — Don’t Let The Kids Win
Meg Mac — Low Blows
Sia — The Greatest

best male artist
DD Dumbo — Utopia Defeated
Dan Sultan — Killer
Illy — Two Degrees
Paul Kelly — Life Is Fine
Vance Joy — Lay It On Me

best group nominees
AB Original — Reclaim Australia
Gang Of Youths — Go Farther In The Lightness
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard — Flying Microtonal Banana
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds — Skeleton Tree
Peking Duk — Stranger (feat. Elliphant)

best blues & roots album
All Our Exes Live In Texas — When We Fall
Archie Roach — Let Love Rule
Busby Marou — Postcards From The Shell House
Paul Kelly & Charlie Owen — Death’s Dateless Night
Tash Sultana — Notion

best children’s album
Jimmy Barnes — Och Aye The G’Nu!
Lah-Lah — Having Fun!
Peter Combe — Live It Up
The Idea Of North, Lior & Elena Kats Chernin — A Piece Of Quiet (The Hush Collection, Vol 16)
The Wiggles — The Wiggles Duets

apple music song of the year
Amy Shark — Adore
Bliss N Eso — Moments (feat. Gavin James)
Dean Lewis — Waves
Guy Sebastian — Set In Stone
Illy feat. Anne Marie — Catch 22
Jessica Mauboy — Fallin
Peking Duk — Stranger (feat. Elliphant)
PNAU — Chameleon
Sia feat. Kendrick Lamar — The Greatest
Starley — Call On Me (Ryan Riback remix)

best australian live act
Client Liaison
Flume
Gang Of Youths
Illy
Jessica Mauboy
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Peking Duk
Tash Sultana
Violent Soho

best international artist
Adele — 25
Bruno Mars — 24K Magic
Ed Sheeran — Divide and Loose Change
Kendrick Lamar — DAMN. and Untitled Unmastered.
Harry Styles — Harry Styles
Lorde — Melodrama
Metallica — Hardwired… To Self-Destruct
Shawn Mendes — Illuminate
The Rolling Stones — Blue & Lonesome
The Weeknd — Starboy

best hard rock/heavy metal album
Airbourne — Breakin’ Outta Hell
Frenzal Rhomb — Hi-Vis High Tea
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard — Murder Of The Universe
Northlane — Mesmer
Sleepmakeswaves — Made Of Breath Only

best rock album
Dan Sultan — Killer
Dune Rats — The Kids Will Know It’s Bullshit
Gang Of Youths — Go Farther In The Lightness
Polish Club — Alright Already
The Preatures — Girlhood

best urban release
AB Original — Reclaim Australia
Illy — Two Degrees
Remi — Divas & Demons
Thundamentals — Everyone We Know
Tkay Maidza — TKAY

apple music album of the year
AB Original — Reclaim Australia
Amy Shark — Night Thinker
Gang Of Youths — Go Farther In The Lightness
Illy — Two Degrees
Paul Kelly — Life Is Fine

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