ARIA Awards Nominees List - MusicNSW

The 2014 ARIA Nominees have been announced with Violent Soho, Chet Faker and 5 Seconds of Summer leading the way.

The 28th Annual ARIA Awards will be held at the Event Centre at the Star, Sydney on Wednesday, 26 November, 2014.

2014 ARIA Award nominees

Album of the Year

Chet Faker – Built On Glass
Dan Sultan – Blackbird
Jessica Mauboy – Beautiful
Sheppard – Bombs Away
Sia – 1000 Forms of Fear

Best Female Artist

Iggy Azalea
Jessica Mauboy
Kasey Chambers

Best Group

5 Seconds of Summer
Hilltop Hoods
Violent Soho

Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Album

DZ Deathrays – Black Rat
High Tension – Death Beat
Shihad – FVEY
Sleepmakeswaves – Love Of Cartography
The Amity Affliction – Let the Ocean Take Me

Best Independent Release

Chet Faker – Built On Glass
Dan Sultan – Blackbird
Sheppard – Bombs Away
Vance Joy – Mess Is Mine
Violent Soho – Saramona Said

Best Male Artist

Chet Faker
Dan Sultan
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu
Guy Sebastian
Vance Joy

Best Pop Release

5 Seconds Of Summer – 5 Seconds Of Summer
Andy Bull – Sea Of Approval
Justice Crew – Que Sera
Sheppard – Bombs Away
Sia – 1000 Forms of Fear

Best Rock Album

Angus & Julia Stone – Angus & Julia Stone
Ball Park Music – Puddinghead
Dan Sultan – Blackbird
Jimmy Barnes – 30:30 Hindsight
Kingswood – Microscopic Wars

Best Urban Album

360 – Utopia
Hilltop Hoods – Walking Under Stars
Iggy Azalea – The New Classic
Illy – Cinematic
Thundamentals – So We Can Remember

Breakthrough Artist

5 Seconds Of Summer
Andy Bull
Chet Faker
Iggy Azalea
The Kite String Tangle

Best Adult Contemporary Album

Gossling – Harvest Of Gold
Kate Miller – Heidke – O Vertigo!
Neil Finn & Paul Kelly – Goin’ Your Way
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Live From KCRW
Tina Arena – Reset

Best Blues and Roots Album

Harry Hookey – Misdiagnosed
John Butler Trio – Flesh & Blood
Russell Morris – Van Diemen’s Land
The Audreys – ‘Til My Tears Roll Away
The Bamboos – Fever In The Road

Best Children’s Album

Alex Papps – Let’s Put The Beat In Our Feet
Ali McGregor – Ali McGregor’s Jazzamatazz
Jay Laga’aia – Christmas at Jay’s Place
Sam Moran – Play Along With Sam: We’re Gonna Dance!
The Wiggles – Apples & Bananas

Best Comedy Release

Buddy Goode – It’s A Buddy Goode Christmas
Franky Walnut – The Franky Walnut Reflective Drink Coaster
Ja’mie – Learning To Be Me
Ronny Chieng – The Ron Way
The Beards – The Beard Album

Best Country Album

Adam Brand – My Side Of The Street
Emma Swift – Emma Swift
Kasey Chambers – Bittersweet
Keith Urban – Fuse
The McClymonts – Here’s To You & I

Best Dance Release

Flume & Chet Faker – Drop The Game
Nicky Night Time – Everybody Together
Peking Duk feat. Nicole Millar – High
RUFUS – Sundream
The Presets – No Fun

Publicly Voted Awards

Best Australian Live Act

Boy & Bear
Dan Sultan
John Butler Trio
Keith Urban
Melbourne Ska Orchestra
Tame Impala
The Preatures
The Presets
Violent Soho

Best International Artist

Ed Sheeran
Jason Derulo
Katy Perry
One Direction
Pharrell Williams

Best Video

Ben Young for John Butler Trio – Only One
Charlie Ford for Courtney Barnett – Avant Gardener
Dan Graetz for Violent Soho – Covered In Chrome
Sia Furler and Daniel Askill for Sia – Chandelier
Lawrence Lim for Jessica Mauboy – Never Be The Same
Lawrence Lim for Justice Crew – Que Sera
Renny Wijeyamohan for Busby Marou – My Second Mistake
Christian J Henrich & Nicholas Rabone for Bluejuice – SOS
Toby & Pete for Chet Faker – Talk Is Cheap
Toby Morris for Sheppard – Geronimo

Song of the Year

5 Seconds of Summer – She Looks So Perfect
Guy Sebastian – Like A Drum
Havana Brown – Warrior
Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX – Fancy
Joel Fletcher feat. Savage – Swing
Justice Crew – Que Sera
Nathaniel – You
Sheppard – Geronimo
Sia – Chandelier
Taylor Henderson – Borrow My Heart

Artisan Awards

Engineer of the Year

Winner: Eric J Dubowsky for Chet Faker – Built On Glass

Producer of the Year

Winner: Nicholas Murphy for Chet Faker – Built On Glass

Best Cover Art

Winner: Tin & Ed for Chet Faker – Built On Glass