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  • Vasili Papathanasopoulos


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We took to the 2022 ARIA Awards carpet to talk to some of the best talent within the Australian music industry, including Amyl and the Sniffers, Budjerah, Chillinit, Thelma Plum, Dune Rats, Dami Im, Jerome Farah, Tyne-James Organ, Montaigne, JXN, Hoodzy, Nooky, Eves Karydas, Jordie Ireland, Ball Park Music, Carla Wehbe, Oliver Cronin, Hugo Basclain, Peach PRC, Illy, Nick Ward, Casey Barnes, Day1, Konstantin Kersting, Kian, Toby Hobart, Edith, Barkaa, Andy Golledge and Cosmos Midnight.

Last week, we were treated to the ultimate celebration of Australian music as the ARIA Awards took over Sydney’s iconic Hordern Pavillion. Hosted by Natalie Imbruglia, G Flip and Ruel, the ceremony celebrated the achievements of our local artists over the past year and marked the first live and in-person ARIA Awards since 2019

Yolngu rapper, dancer, artist, and actor Baker Boy lead the night, taking home five awards for his critically acclaimed debut album Gela. The musician was awarded the coveted Album of the Year presented by Neumann, as well as Best Hip Hop/Rap Release and Best Solo Artist. His album Gela also won Best Cover Art and Mix Engineer – Best Mixed Album (Pip Norman, Andrei Eremin and Dave Hammer for Baker Boy – Gela, Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia).

Both Amyl and the Sniffers and The Wiggles walked away with two awards each. The punk rockers received Best Group and Best Rock Album, and also took to the stage to perform fan-favourite Guided By The Lights. Meanwhile, The Wiggles were awarded Best Children’s Album and Best Australian Live Act presented by Heaps Normal. Northeast Arnhem Land rock outfit King Stingray were the recipients of the Michael Gudinski Breakthrough Artist award, whilst Vance Joy and William Bleakley took home the fan voted award for Best Video presented by YouTube with Every Side Of You and Uncle Archie Roach won Best Independent Release presented by PPCA with One Song.

Electronic trio RÜFÜS DU SOL were awarded Best Produced Album presented by Neumann for Surrender, Tones And I was the recipient of Song of the Year presented by YouTube for Cloudy Day and The Kid LAROI landed Best Pop Release with Thousand Miles. Rising singer-songwriter Budjerah took out Best Soul/R&B Release with Conversations, Casey Barnes received Best Country Album for Light It Up, with The Chats earning Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Album for Get Fucked and international superstar Harry Styles’ fans voting him to the top of the Most Popular International Artist for Harry’s House.