ARIA Music Awards of 2000

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The 14th Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards (generally known as the ARIA Music Awards or simply The ARIAS) was held on 24 October 2000 at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.[1][2] Presenters distributed 28 awards with the big winner for the year being Killing Heidi with four awards.[1]

In addition to the annually presented awards, a "Special Achievement Award" was given to Daryl Somers; an "Outstanding Achievement Award" was received by Slim Dusty and another presented to Tina Arena.[1] There were no ARIA Hall of Fame inductees.[1]


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

ARIA Awards[edit]

  • Best Blues & Roots Album

Fine Arts Awards[edit]

  • Best Jazz Album
    • Australian Art Orchestra, Sruthi Laya EnsembleInto the Fire
    • The Catholics – Barefoot
    • James Muller Trio – All Out
    • Mick Nock, Marty Erlich – The Waiting Game
    • Janet Seidel – Art of Lounge Vol 2
  • Best Original Cast / Show Recording
    • Cast Recording – The Sound of Music
    • John FarnhamLive at the Regent
    • State Orchestra of Victoria, The Lanchbery – The Merry Widow
    • Various – Happy Days - The Arena Mega Musical
  • Best Original Soundtrack / Cast / Show Recording
  • Best World Music Album
    • Chris DuncanFyvies Embrace - The Golden Age of the Scottish Fiddle
    • Riley Lee, Marshall McGuireSpring Sea; Music for Shakuhachi and Harp
    • Timothy Kain, Virginia Taylor – Music of the Americas
    • Inka Marka – Auki Auki
    • Time Gibuma & the Storm – The Gaba - Gabamawi

Artisan Awards[edit]

Achievement awards[edit]

Outstanding Achievement Award[edit]

Special Achievement Award[edit]

ARIA Hall of Fame inductees[edit]

There were no Hall Of Fame inductees.



  1. ^ ARIA lists all five final nominees as winners of this category.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "ARIA Awards – History: Winners by Year 2000". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 21 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Australia 2000 ARIA Awards". Retrieved 5 December 2009. 

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