ARIA Music Awards of 1999

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The 13th Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards (generally known as the ARIA Music Awards or simply The ARIAS) was held on 12 October 1999 at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.[1][2] Hosted by Paul McDermott and Bob Downe, and presenters, including Mel C of the Spice Girls, Tina Cousins, Fiona Horne and former Countdown host Ian "Molly" Meldrum, distributed 28 awards with the big winner for the year being Powderfinger with four awards.[1]

Three new categories, "Best Rock Album", "Best Original Cast / Show Recording" and "Best Blues & Roots Album" were created; while "Song of the Year", "Best Indigenous Release" and "Best New Talent" categories were retired.[1] In addition to the annually presented awards, a "Special Achievement Award" was received by recording studio owner Bill Armstrong and Fable Record's creator Ron Tudor; and an "Outstanding Achievement Award" was received by Natalie Imbruglia.[1] The ARIA Hall of Fame inducted: Jimmy Little and Richard Clapton.[1]

Ceremony details[edit]

The ceremony was hosted by TV comedians, Paul McDermott and Bob Downe, and awards were presented by Mel C of the Spice Girls, Tina Cousins, Fiona Horne and former Countdown host Ian "Molly" Meldrum.[1]


Final nominees for awards are shown in plain, with winners in bold.

ARIA Awards[edit]

Fine Arts Awards[edit]

  • Best Jazz Album
  • Best Original Soundtrack / Cast / Show Recording
    • Felicity Fox – Afrika - Cape Town to Cairo
    • David HirschfelderElizabeth
    • David Hirschfelder – The Interview
    • Various – Praise
    • Various – Two Hands
  • Best World Music Album
    • HabibisIntoxication
    • Lajamanu Teenage BandVision
    • Sirocco– Falling Leaf
    • Voices from the Vacant Lot – Dance on Your Bones
    • Xylouris Ensemble – Drakos

Artisan Awards[edit]

Achievement awards[edit]

Outstanding Achievement Award[edit]

Special Achievement Award[edit]

ARIA Hall of Fame inductees[edit]

The Hall Of Fame inductees were:


  1. ^ a b c d e f "ARIA Awards – History: Winners by Year 1999". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 21 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Australia 1999 ARIA Awards". Retrieved 5 December 2009. 

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