How many women won an award at the 2017 ARIAs?

Amy Shark at the 2017 ARIA Awards. Image by Alex Carlye for Music Love  

Amy Shark at the 2017 ARIA Awards. Image by Alex Carlye for Music Love  

Our complete list of all of the women who won an award at this year's ARIAs held at Star City. A total of ten women won seven awards this year. Amy Shark took out two awards. (Won't take long to read the rest of the list!) But we celebrate each one, as well each of the 71* women who were nominated. There will be more next year as these ladies inspire more women to keep at it. 

Congratulations to:

AMY SHARK

SIA

KASEY CHAMBERS

KATIE NOONAN

KARIN SCHAUPP

ALL OUR EXES LIVE IN TEXAS FEATURING:

GEORGIA MOONEY

HANNAH CROFTS

ELANA STONE

KATIE WIGHTON


BEST POP RELEASE

WINNER:

Amy Shark for “Night Thinker” 

NOMINEES:

Jessica Mauboy for “Fallin’’ 

Sia for “The Greatest (feat. Kendrick Lamar)”

Vera Blue for “Perennial"

Amy Shark

 

BEST FEMALE ARTIST

WINNER:

Sia "The Greatest" ft. Kendrick Lamar

NOMINEES

Amy Shark for “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”

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BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST

WINNER:

Amy Shark for “Night Thinker” 

NOMINEES:

Tash Sultana for “Notion”

Tkay Maidza for “TKAY” 

Amy Shark Breakthrough ArtisT ARIAs

 

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM

WINNER: 

Kasey Chambers for “Dragonfly” 

NOMINEES

O’Shea for “61-615” ft. Jay O'Shea

The McClymonts for “Endless” 

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BEST BLUES AND ROOTS ALBUM

WINNER:

All Our Exes Live In Texas for “When We Fall” (ft. Hannah Crofts, Georgia Mooney, Elana Stone and Katie Wighton)

NOMINEES:

Tash Sultana for “Notion” 

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MUSIC TEACHER OF THE YEAR

WINNER:

Renee McCarthy (Woodcroft College, Morphett Vale SA)

NOMINEES:

Julie Layt (Cresent Lagoon State School, Rockhampton QLD)

Alex Manton (Asquith Girls High School, Asquith NSW)

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BEST WORLD ALBUM

WINNER:

Katie Noonan and Karin Schaupp for "Songs of the Latin Skies"

NOMINEES:

Melbourne Ska Orchestra “Saturn Return” (ABC Music/Universal Music) ft. Rebecca Ari, Sarah Heffernan, Sally Ford

Slava Grigoryan & Australian String Quartet “Migration” (ABC Classics/Universal Music) ft Francesca Hiew and Sharon Grigoryan

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THE REST OF THE WOMEN NOMINEES ARE LISTED BELOW

*Omitting the women in the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, we have endeavoured to list the names of the women nominees including in groups and orchestras, and have counted 71 women.

BEST DANCE RELEASE

No women nominees

BEST GROUP

No women nominees

BEST URBAN ALBUM

Tkay Maidza for “TKAY” 

BEST INDEPENDENT RELEASE

Sia for “The Greatest (feat. Kendrick Lamar)” 

Tash Sultana for “Notion” 

BEST ROCK ALBUM

The Preatures for “Girlhood” ft. Isabella Manfredi

BEST HARD ROCK/HEAVY METAL ALBUM

No women nominees

BEST ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM

No women nominees  

BEST CHILDREN'S ALBUM

Lah-Lah ft Tina Harris for “Having Fun!”

The Idea of North (ftSally Cameron and Naomi Crellin)Lior & Elena Kats-Chernin for A Piece of Quiet [The Hush Collection, Vol 16]” 

The Wiggles for The Wiggles Duets  ft. Emma Watkins

BEST VIDEO

Amy Shark for "Drive You Mad"

Jessica Mauboy for 'Fallin’' 

Sia for 'The Greatest (feat. Kendrick Lamar)

BEST AUSTRALIAN LIVE ACT

Jessica Mauboy 

Tash Sultana 

APPLE MUSIC SONG OF THE YEAR

Amy Shark for "Adore"

Jessica Mauboy for “Fallin” 

Sia for 'The Greatest" (ft. Kendrick Lamar)

Starley for "Call On Me" (Ryan Riback Remix)'

BEST INTERNATIONAL ARTIST

Adele for “25” 

Lorde for “Melodrama” 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Amy Shark for “Night Thinker” 

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Tom Iansek for Big Scary “Animal”. Big Scary is a duo featuring Joanna Syme

ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

Bob Scott for Kate Miller-Heidke & Sydney Symphony Orchestra “Live at the Sydney Opera House” 

BEST COVER ART

Nick McKinlay for Julia Jacklin “Don't Let The Kids Win” 

BEST CLASSICAL ALBUM

Jayson Gillham, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra & Benjamin Northey  “Medtner: Piano Concerto No. 1 | Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2” (ABC Classics/Universal Music)
Kate Miller-Heidke & Sydney Symphony Orchestra “Live at the Sydney Opera House” (ABC Music/Universal Music)
Tamara-Anna Cislowska “Elena Kats-Chernin: Unsent Love Letters - Meditations on Erik Satie” (ABC Classics/Universal Music)

BEST JAZZ ALBUM

Australian Art Orchestra “Water Pushes Sand” Jazzhead (Head Records) ft. Vanessa Tomlison, Lizzy Welsch, Gian Slater, Sandy Evans, Andrea Keller

BEST ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK OR MUSICAL THEATRE CAST ALBUM

Australian Cast Recording feat. David Campbell “Dream Lover” ft. Hannah Fredericksen, Marina Prior, Marney McQueen
Jessica Mauboy “The Secret Daughter (Songs from the Original TV Series)” 
Nigel Westlake & Sydney Symphony Orchestra, with Joseph Tawadros, Slava Grigoryan & Lior “Ali's Wedding” 
Richard Tognetti & Australian Chamber Orchestra “Mountain” (ft. Helena Rathbone, Aiko Goto, Liisa Pallandi, Maja Savnik, Madeleine Boud, Nicole Divall, Melissa Barnard, Sally Walker, Ashley Sutherland, Jane Gower, Lisa Goldberg, Rachel Silver, and Leanne Sullivan)

*Omitting the women in the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, we have endeavoured to list the names of the women nominees including in groups and orchestras, and have counted 71 women.