The prestigious ARIA Awards, Australian music’s night of nights, will light up our screens for their 36th edition on Thursday night.
Live from Sydney’s famous live music venue, The Hordern Pavilion, the awards will be hosted by eight-time ARIA Award winner Natalie Imbruglia, alongside Australian singer, songwriter and drummer G Flip and ARIA Award winner Ruel, celebrating and showcasing the cream of the Australian music industry.
The awards will feature exclusive live performances from Australia’s best including Baker Boy, Dami Im, Flume, Jessica Mauboy, Tones and I, Vance Joy and many more.
Some of this year’s nominees will perform their hit songs from 2022, including RÜFÜS DU SOL, Baker Boy, Flume featuring MAY-A, Amyl and The Sniffers, Vance Joy and Peking Duk.
A number of in memoriam tributes will pay respect to some of the Australian music greats we sadly farewelled this year.Budurja, Jessica Mauboy and Thelma Plum will honour Archie Roach, Dami Im and Casey Donovan will perform a number to commemorate the career of Judith Durham, and host Natalie Imbruglia will acknowledge the brilliance of Olivia Newton-John, joined by ARIA Award-winning singer and musical director of the tribute, Tones and I.
Throughout the evening, a stellar list of Australia’s favourites will present awards across 27 categories, including Ayesha Madon, Becca Hatch, Briggs, Flex Mami, Genesis Owusu, Illy, Jerome Farah, Josh Teskey, Kye, Lime Cordiale, Matt Gudinski, Montaigne, Peking Duk, Peter Garrett, Richard Wilkins, Ruel, The Wiggles, Tones And I, Troy Cassar-Daley and Vera Blue.
This year’s list of nominations highlights the extraordinary talent across a wide range of genres. RÜFÜS DU SOL leads the charge with seven nominations, Amyl and The Sniffers and Flume with six nominations, Baker Boy, Vance Joy and The Kid LAROI with five nominations each, and rounding the list out are Julia Jacklin, Gang Of Youths, King Stingray and Luude with four nominations.
Hosting the red carpet, presented by Interflora, Nine’s entertainment guru Richard Wilkins will partner up alongside his son, model and reality TV star Christian Wilkins, and influencer and comedian Lucinda ‘Froomes’ Price to greet and chat with the stars as they arrive. The red carpet will be available for live streaming on YouTube from 4.00pm AEDT at https://youtu.be/aCrZ3jRE6xY.
Nine’s entertainment presenter Brooke Boney will host the pre-show, presenting 15 ARIA Awards, from 6.00pm AEDT available to live stream on 9Now, ahead of the live awards broadcast.
Nine’s Director of 9Now and Programming, Hamish Turner, said: “The 9Network are thrilled to welcome back this year’s broadcast of the ARIA Music Awards. Australian music’s night of nights will once again host a live audience to enjoy brilliant performances from some of the biggest names in the industry. We are excited to honour and celebrate the incredible talent that makes the Australian music industry one of the best in the world.”
Thursday, November 24 from 7.30pm AEDT on Channel 9 and 9Now.