ARIA Music Awards of 2013
|2013 ARIA Music Awards|
|Date||1 December 2013|
|Venue||Star Event Centre,|
Sydney, New South Wales
The 27th Annual Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards (generally known as ARIA Music Awards or simply The ARIAs) were a series of award ceremonies which included the 2013 ARIA Artisan Awards, ARIA Hall of Fame Awards, ARIA Fine Arts Awards and ARIA Awards. The latter ceremony occurred on 1 December at the Star Event Centre, and was telecast on channel Go! at 7:30pm.
The final nominees for ARIA Award categories were announced on 14 October as well as nominees and winners for Fine Arts Awards and Artisan Awards. Public votes were used for the categories, "Song of the Year", "Best Australian Live Act", "Best International Artist" and "Best Video".
Nominees and winners
Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface; other final nominees are listed alphabetically by artists' first name.
|Album of the Year||Best Group|
|Best Male Artist||Best Female Artist|
|Breakthrough Artist – Release||Best Independent Release|
|Best Adult Contemporary Album||Best Blues & Roots Album|
|Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Album||Best Rock Album|
|Best Urban Album||Best Country Album|
|Best Children's Album||Best Comedy Release|
|Best Pop Release||Best Dance Release|
|Song of the Year[note 1]||Best Video[note 1]|
|Best Australian Live Act[note 1]||Best International Artist[note 1]|
Fine Arts Awards
|Best Classical Album|
|Best Jazz Album|
|Best Original Soundtrack/Cast/Show Album|
|Best World Music Album|
|Best Cover Artist|
|Engineer of the Year|
|Producer of the Year|
ARIA Hall of Fame Inductee
- Air Supply – Upon the announcement of the group's induction into ARIA Hall of Fame, Russell Hitchcock, one of the two founders with Graham Russell, declared "[i]t is a great honour for us, and it was something that was totally unexpected". The pair were due to return to Australia for the ceremony and "have fun with everybody and we want to say thank you to all who participated in our ARIA Hall of Fame induction".
- Tame Impala
- Birds of Tokyo
- Vance Joy
- Bliss n Eso
- Jessica Mauboy
- Samantha Jade
- The Potbelleez
- Stafford Brothers
- Alison Wonderland
- Alicia Keys
- Public voted category.
- The winners of the Fine Arts Awards were announced on 14 October 2013.
- The winners of the Artisan Awards were announced on 14 October 2013.
- "ARIA Noms + Fine Arts & Artisan Winners". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). 14 October 2012. Archived from the original on 19 December 2013. Retrieved 20 October 2013.
- "2013 ARIA Awards Winners By Year". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 20 October 2013.
- "2013 ARIA Awards". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). 7 August 2012. Archived from the original on 30 December 2012. Retrieved 5 October 2012.
- "Public Voting – 27th ARIA Awards". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 20 October 2013.
- Cashmere, Paul (24 October 2013). "Air Supply to Be Inducted into ARIA Hall of Fame". Noise11 (Paul Cashmere, Ros O'Gorman). Retrieved 28 October 2013.
- "Air Supply to Be Inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame". ARIA Music News. Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). 24 October 2013. Retrieved 28 October 2013.
- McCabe, Kathy (1 December 2013). "2013 ARIA Awards: Tame Impala, Flume Win Big as Guy Sebastian Breaks Drought". news.com.au (News Limited). Retrieved 2 December 2013.
- "Final Media Release 2013 ARIA Awards Fine Arts and Artisan Recipients and ARIA Nominated Artists Announced" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). 15 October 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2013.
- "Announcing the performers at the 2013 ARIAs!". Australian Recording Industry Association. 15 November 2013. Archived from the original on 16 November 2013. Retrieved 17 November 2013.
- "Alicia Keys to perform at the ARIA". Australian Recording Industry Association. 17 November 2013. Archived from the original on 22 November 2013. Retrieved 17 November 2013.