List of awards and nominations received by Silverchair

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List of Silverchair awards
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Silverchair performing at the Across the Great Divide Tour in 2007.

Award Wins Nominations
ARIA Music Awards
21 49
APRA Awards
6 4
Jack Awards
2 2
World Music Awards
1 0
MTV Video Music Awards
3 2
Rolling Stone
4 5
Drum Media
2 2
Chart
1 0
Triple J Hottest 100[A]
15
Totals
Awards won 50
Nominations 41
Footnotes

This is a list of awards and nominations received by Silverchair. The Australian rock band formed in 1994 in Newcastle, New South Wales, consisting of Daniel Johns (vocals and guitar), Chris Joannou (bass guitar) and Ben Gillies (drums). One of the most popular Australian bands, as of December 2013 Silverchair held the record for the most ARIA Music Awards won, with 21.[1] The band has also won multiple awards in the Australian music industry including the APRA and Jack Awards. Silverchair has won a number of categories from notable music magazines. The band has scored 15 songs in the Triple J Hottest 100.

ARIA Awards[edit]

The ARIA Music Awards have been held annually in Australia since its inception in 1987. As a musical group, Silverchair holds the record for the most nominated awards, with 46, and the most number of won awards, with 21. Their breakthrough year was in 1995, winning five out of nine nominated awards, including Best New Talent, and Breakthrough Artist for both album and single categories.

All five of their studio albums were nominated for Album of the Year, but failed to win until they were nominated for their fifth album in 2007. The band won Single of the Year and Highest Selling Single twice in 1995 and 2007, and won Best Group and Best Rock Album twice in 2002 and 2007. They have also won the award for Best Cover Art twice in 1997 and 2002, and Engineer of the Year thrice in 1998, 1999 and 2002. Silverchair's most successful year was in 2007, winning six awards.

Year Award Work Result
1995 Single of the Year "Tomorrow" Won
Highest Selling Single "Tomorrow" Won
Best New Talent Frogstomp Won
Breakthrough Artist - Album Frogstomp Won
Breakthrough Artist - Single "Tomorrow" Won
Album of the Year Frogstomp Nominated
Song of the Year "Tomorrow" Nominated
Best Group Frogstomp Nominated
Best Alternative Release Frogstomp Nominated
1996 Outstanding Achievement Award Won
Best Group "Blind" Nominated
1997 Best Cover Art Freak Show Won
Album of the Year Freak Show Nominated
Highest Selling Single "Abuse Me" Nominated
Highest Selling Single "Freak" Nominated
Best Group Freak Show Nominated
Producer of the Year Freak Show Nominated
1998 Engineer of the Year "The Door" Won
1999 Engineer of the Year Neon Ballroom Won
Album of the Year Neon Ballroom Nominated
Single of the Year "Ana's Song (Open Fire)" Nominated
Highest Selling Single "Anthem for the Year 2000" Nominated
Best Group Neon Ballroom Nominated
Best Rock Album Neon Ballroom Nominated
Producer of the Year Neon Ballroom Nominated
Best Video "Ana's Song (Open Fire)" Nominated
Best Cover Art Neon Ballroom Nominated
2002 Best Group Diorama Won
Best Rock Album Diorama Won
Producer of the Year Diorama Won
Engineer of the Year Diorama Won
Best Cover Art Diorama Won
Album of the Year Diorama Nominated
Best Video "The Greatest View" Nominated
2003 Single of the Year "Luv Your Life" Nominated
Highest Selling Album Diorama Nominated
Best Group "Across the Night" Nominated
Best Video "Across the Night" Nominated
2007 Album of the Year Young Modern Won
Single of the Year "Straight Lines" Won
Highest Selling Single "Straight Lines" Won
Best Group Young Modern Won
Best Rock Album Young Modern Won
Best Video "Straight Lines" Won
Highest Selling Album Young Modern Nominated
Best Cover Art Young Modern Nominated
2008 Best Music DVD "Across the Great Divide" Won
Best Group "If You Keep Losing Sleep" Nominated
Best Video "If You Keep Losing Sleep" Nominated

APRA Awards[edit]

The APRA Awards are held annually since 1982, presented by the Australasian Performing Right Association. Silverchair has won six awards from ten nominations. After the 2008 APRA Awards, Daniel Johns became the only artist to win the Songwriter of the Year award three times.[2]

Year Award Work/Artist Result
1995 Songwriter of the Year[3] Daniel Johns and Ben Gillies Won
1996 Most Performed Australian Work Overseas[4] "Tomorrow" Won
2003 Songwriter of the Year[5] Daniel Johns Won
Song of the Year[6] "The Greatest View" Nominated
Song of the Year[6] "Without You" Nominated
Most Performed Australian Work[7] "The Greatest View" Nominated
2004 Song of the Year[8] "Across the Night" Nominated
2008 Song of the Year[2] "Straight Lines" Won
Most Played Australian Work[2] "Straight Lines" Won
Songwriter of the Year[2] Daniel Johns Won

Jack Awards[edit]

The Jack Awards are sponsored by Tennessee whiskey company Jack Daniel's, and are held annually since 2004. Silverchair was nominated for the first time in 2007, and won two awards from four nominations.

Year Award[9][10] Artist Result
2007 Best Male Performer Daniel Johns Won
Best Drummer Ben Gillies Won
Best Bassist Chris Joannou Nominated
Best Dressed Performer Daniel Johns Nominated

MTV Video Music Awards[edit]

Silverchair was awarded twice for MTV International Viewers' Choice Award, presented by MTV. MTV Australia later inaugurated the MTV Australia Video Music Awards, commencing in 2005. Silverchair was nominated for the first time in 2007 for two awards and won the newly introduced Video Vanguard Award.

Year Presenter Award Work Result
1997[11] MTV International Viewer's Choice Award (MTV Australia) "Freak" Won
1998 MTV International Viewer's Choice Award (MTV Australia) "Cemetery" Nominated
1999[11] MTV International Viewer's Choice Award (MTV Australia) "Anthem for the Year 2000" Won
2002 MTV International Viewer's Choice Award (MTV Australia) "The Greatest View" Nominated
2007[12] MTV Australia Video Vanguard Won
MTV Australia Best Group "Straight Lines" Nominated
MTV Australia Video of the Year "Straight Lines" Nominated

Triple J Hottest 100[edit]

The annual music poll Triple J Hottest 100 was inaugurated in 1989 and is based on the public votes of Australian youth radio station Triple J listeners. Silverchair has scored 14 songs in the Hot 100. Five songs by Silverchair entered the Top 100 in 2002, which at the time was the most number of entries in a single Hot 100 chart for an Australian artist.[13]

Year Song Position
1994[14] "Tomorrow" 5
1997[15] "Freak" 13
"The Door" 27
1998[16] "Untitled" 93
1999[17] "Ana's Song (Open Fire)" 15
"Anthem for the Year 2000" 29
"Miss You Love" 30
"Emotion Sickness" 43
2000[18] "Paint Pastel Princess" 96
2002[19] "The Greatest View" 10
"Without You" 25
"Luv Your Life" 35
"Across the Night" 62
"World Upon Your Shoulders" 76
2007[19] "Straight Lines" 2
"If You Keep Losing Sleep" 30
"Reflections of a Sound" 80

In 1998, a poll was held known as the "Hottest 100 of all time", where the song choices were not limited to a particular year. "Tomorrow" was placed 59th on the list and "Abuse Me" was placed 83rd.[20]

Awards from magazines[edit]

Silverchair placed as the winner or runner-up for several categories in the April 2000 edition of the Australian Rolling Stone magazine, as polled by the readers of the magazine. Also in 2000, they placed highly in several categories in Drum Media and Chart magazines for their work in 1999.

Year Award Artist/Work Result
Rolling Stone Australia[21]
2000 Artist of the Year Daniel Johns Winner
Best Male Performer Daniel Johns Winner
Best Rock Artist Silverchair Winner
Best Dressed Daniel Johns Winner
Best Band Silverchair Runner-up
Best Album Neon Ballroom Runner-up
Best Single "Ana's Song (Open Fire)" Runner-up
Best Tour Neon Ballroom Runner-up
Comeback of the Year Silverchair Runner-up
Drum Media[22]
2000 Favourite Australian Album of 1999 Neon Ballroom #1
Favourite Band/Act in the Whole Wide World Silverchair #1
Favourite Australian Artist of 1999 Daniel Johns #2
Gig of the Year Silverchair live at the Hordern #3
Chart[22]
2000 Best International Album of 1999 Neon Ballroom #1

Other awards and nominations[edit]

Silverchair won in the 1996 World Music Awards for World's Highest Selling Australian Group. After performing "Ana's Song (Open Fire)", Silverchair was awarded for Best Video for the song at Viva's Comet Awards, Cologne, Germany in 1999.[11]

The group won Metal Edge magazine's 1995 Readers' Choice Award for Best New Band.[23]

In 2002, the album Diorama was voted as Album of the Year by the listeners of the Australian youth radio station Triple J.[24] Later in 2005, Triple J inaugurated the J Award, a single award given to the Australian Album of the Year. Silverchair were nominated were nominated in 2007 for Young Modern but lost out to The Panics - Cruel Guards[25]

In addition, Channel V's Artist of the Year is voted by the Australian public, and is awarded to the artist on the same day as the annual ARIA Award presentation events. Since its inauguration in 1997, Silverchair has won the Artist of the Year award for six consecutive years, from 1997 to 2002.[26][27] Silverchair was also nominated for the award in 2007, but lost to Evermore.

References[edit]

Notes
A. ^ The number of awards indicate the number of times Silverchair has appeared in any Triple J Hottest 100 chart.
Citations
  1. ^ ARIA Music Awards for Silverchair:
  2. ^ a b c d Cameron Adams. "Silverchair's Straight Lines wins top APRA award", Herald Sun, 17 June 2008. Retrieved on 19 June 2008.
  3. ^ APRA Music Awards - 1995 Winners[dead link]. Australasian Performing Right Association. Retrieved on 6 November 2007.
  4. ^ APRA Music Awards - 1996 Winners[dead link]. Australasian Performing Right Association. Retrieved on 6 November 2007.
  5. ^ APRA Music Awards - 2003 Winners[dead link]. Australasian Performing Right Association. Retrieved on 6 November 2007.
  6. ^ a b APRA Music Awards Song of the Year - 2003 Nominations[dead link]. Australasian Performing Right Association. Retrieved on 6 November 2007.
  7. ^ APRA Music Awards Most Performed Australian Work - 2003 Nominations[dead link]. Australasian Performing Right Association. Retrieved on 6 November 2007.
  8. ^ APRA Music Awards Song of the Year - 2004 Nominations[dead link]. Australasian Performing Right Association. Retrieved on 6 November 2007.
  9. ^ The 2007 Jack Awards Nominees[dead link]. Max. Retrieved on 6 November 2007.
  10. ^ 2007 Jack Awards Winners[dead link]. Yahoo!7. Retrieved on 6 November 2007.
  11. ^ a b c Silverchair Frequently Asked Questions - What Happened Since?. silverchair.nu. Retrieved on 8 November 2007.
  12. ^ 2007 MTV AVMAs winners and nominees. Ninemsn. Retrieved on 6 November 2007.
  13. ^ Triple J Hottest 100 Results. chairpage.com. Retrieved on 8 November 2007.
  14. ^ Hottest 100 1994. Triple J Hottest 100. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved on 8 November 2007.
  15. ^ Hottest 100 1997. Triple J Hottest 100. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved on 8 November 2007.
  16. ^ Hottest 100 1998. Triple J Hottest 100. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved on 8 November 2007.
  17. ^ Hottest 100 1999. Triple J Hottest 100. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved on 8 November 2007.
  18. ^ Hottest 100 2000. Triple J Hottest 100. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved on 8 November 2007.
  19. ^ a b Hottest 100 2002. Triple J Hottest 100. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved on 8 November 2007.
  20. ^ 1998 Hottest 100 of all time. Triple J Hottest 100. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved on 8 November 2007.
  21. ^ Rolling Stone Readers Poll. chairpage.com. Retrieved on 8 November 2007.
  22. ^ a b Drum Media Readers Poll. chairpage.com. Retrieved on 8 November 2007.
  23. ^ Metal Edge, June 1996
  24. ^ Diorama voted Album of the Year. chairpage.com. Retrieved on 8 November 2007.
  25. ^ J Award#2007 awards.
  26. ^ Silverchair Frequently Asked Questions - What ARIA Awards have the band won?. silverchair.nu. Retrieved on 8 November 2007.
  27. ^ Silverchair Hit ARIA's for Six. chairpage.com. Retrieved on 8 November 2007.