Posts in ARIAs
UPDATED: The 2017 ARIA Awards Gallery: The women.

The ARIA Awards were held in Sydney last week, and Music Love was there again capturing the incredible women who are being celebrated on this special day. Here's the full gallery of the ladies who lit up the ARIA red carpet like the sparkly firey stars they are.

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From newcomers like Julia Jacklin to twelve time ARIA winner Kasey Chambers, Katie Noonan rightly declares the ARIA Awards a "great time for celebrating badass women".

It is without a doubt Australian music's night of nights, and is a finger on the pulse of the state of the industry. Music Love sent Fenella Henderson-Zuel to be on the ground from go to woe to report back on all things women at the 2017 ARIA Awards. 

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ARIA Awards 2017: Women fan the flames in this year's ARIA Award nominations as Amy Shark and Jessica Mauboy ride high

It's ARIA Awards time! Last year Music Love was there to cover all the women in music winners and nominees, and here we are! Ready to go again. Fenella Henderson-Zuel was at the Art Gallery of NSW in Sydney for today's Nomination announcements, as well as the winners for the Artisan and Fine Arts Awards. 

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Amy Shark just performed on The Late Late Show with James Corden: "Tonight was the greatest night of my life."

Amy Shark is having a very, very good week in the US. She has been featured on Apple Music, had an interview with Zane Lowe, and just performed on The Late Late Show with James Corden. It hasn't always been smooth sailing with Amy remembering how her own friends wouldn't even come to her shows. "Man, where were you?"

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International pop sensation Julia Michaels will present at this year's ARIA Awards, while Jessica Mauboy and Amy Shark are set to perform

More women announced to present and perform at the 2017 ARIA Awards, with Amy Shark and Jessica Mauboy set to perform, and international pop songwriter and pop star Julia Michaels will fly in to present, and take a special songwriting Masterclass. 

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Episode 9: Vera Blue on her favourite women in music: "It's a great time to be in the industry for us. We all hold each other up."

Celia Pavey is wide-eyed, ambitious, gracious and grateful for everything that she has achieved and is achieving. And in this conversation with Music Love's Julie Kerr, she opens up about how thankful she is for her supportive family, her experience on The Voice, her record label, singing with Illy at the ARIAs, her new album, her tour - all of which she says, "All these moments I'm having....are stepping stones, and they are all so positive." 

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PODCAST: A conversation with country music star Fanny Lumsden on crowdfunding, being nominated for an ARIA, and living and working in rural Australia

Well, finally! The Music Love Australia Conversations podcast is here! Listen in as founder of Music Love and artist Julie Kerr interviews Australian women working and playing in all areas of the music industry. The first episode is with ARIA Award nominated and Golden Guitar Award winner Fanny Lumsden. This conversation between Julie and Fanny took place in a lounge room over wine, cheese, crackers and chocolate on a very hot November day, days out from the 2016 ARIA Awards. Fanny's band-mate and at the time fiancé (the two were married over Summer) Dan was also there listening to Julie and Fanny talk about life on the road (like 42,000 kilometres over last year), getting mental blocks on stage, mentoring kids in rural Australia, being in a school where only five other people were in her year in Tallimba NSW and what her favourite song is right now. Subscribe, rate and review in iTunes!

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Amy Shark: "The best thing I ever did was not care about the game."

Amy Shark has tapped into something. Her songs are extremely emotive, and her lyrics unpack dark and heavy themes, yet when it lands, they weigh no more than a dandelion. This is her appeal. Light, shade, heart-warming, super cool. 

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UPDATED: The 30th Annual ARIA Awards Gallery

UPDATED: Music Love attended the ARIA Awards last month and have finally published all of the photos of the women who were there! Check out all our snaps from the David Jones Red Carpet and the media suite. The heavens opened right as it was time to walk the red carpet. Despite the umbrellas, the ponchos and the frizzy hair, everyone was in great spirits. And because it's nearly the holidays, we added some of of the blokes too. 

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Everything you need to know about the women at the 2016 ARIA Awards

The Australian music industry will celebrate the success of our nation's contemporary music stars at Wednesday's 30th Annual ARIA Awards. And Music Love will be there bringing you all the photos and stories from all of the Australian women in music who are attending the Aussie music's night of nights.

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You need to meet ARIA nominated and rising Country Music star Fanny Lumsden

While Fanny Lumsden may not be a household name (yet), the country artist has certainly made an impact on many households throughout our country, sleeping in strangers' homes usually after performing in one of the many loungerooms or halls she has been invited into to share her songs. Independent, self-managed and self-funded, Fanny Lumsden works tirelessly traversing thousands of kilometres with her band to reach thousands of people deprived of live music. The singer is one of the hardest working musicians in the country and is incredibly passionate about performing throughout small towns of Australia

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A conversation with ARIA Award winning Sally Whitwell

Where to start. Sally Whitwell's list of skills and achievements are diverse, impressive, above and beyond. Pianist -  both as a soloist and accompanist - arranger, teacher, conductor and composer. Sally is well known and highly-regarded in the classical musical community and beyond, and generously gave her time to speak to Music Love about her career to date, her thoughts on this year's controversial Best Classical Album ARIA Award win (the 2016 Fine Arts and Artisan Awards were announced a few weeks ago), her deep love for choirs, advice for kids who are learning an instrument and encouragement for people who may be apprehensive of classical music.  

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Australian Women of the ARIA Awards from 1987-2015

The countdown is on between now and Wednesday 23 November when the red carpet will be rolled out at The Star, Sydney to celebrate the Australian music industry. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the awards, the first of which was held in 1987 with Sir Elton John at the Sheraton Hotel Sydney. Music Love takes a look at the women who took home the Aussie music gongs from 1987 to 2015, as well as the women inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame. 

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