ARIA Music Awards of 2014
|2014 ARIA Music Awards|
|Date||26 November 2014|
|Venue||Star Event Centre,|
Sydney, New South Wales
The 28th Annual Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards (generally known as ARIA Music Awards or simply The ARIAs) are a series of award ceremonies which include the 2014 ARIA Artisan Awards, ARIA Hall of Fame Awards, ARIA Fine Arts Awards and ARIA Awards. The latter ceremony took place on 26 November at the Star Event Centre, and was telecast by Network Ten.
The final nominees for ARIA Awards categories were announced on 10 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.
Also on 26 November ARIA inducted Molly Meldrum and his TV series, Countdown, into their Hall of Fame. Denis Handlin, CEO, of Sony Music Entertainment Australia and New Zealand, and ARIA Chairman was presented with the second annual ARIA Industry Icon Award.
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||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 Australian Live Act[note 1]|
|Best International Artist[note 1]||Best Video[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 Inductees
The following artists performed at the ARIA Music Awards.
- 5 Seconds of Summer (Opening)
- One Direction
- Chet Faker
- Hilltop Hoods
- Justice Crew
- Public voted category.
- The winners of the Fine Arts Awards were announced on 7 October 2014.
- The winners of the Artisan Awards were announced on 7 October 2014.
- The main ARIA source gives Cover Art by Sia, and includes "'Best Cover Art' designed by Sia". However another ARIA source has nominees for Best Cover Art with: Zoe Zag – 1000 Forms of Fear – Sia. The album's liner notes has "All photos by Sia. Art direction by Sia. Design by Anita Marisa Boriboon and Sia. Font created by Zoe Zag".
- "2014 ARIA Awards Connected By Telstra | Nominated artists revealed". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). 8 October 2014. Retrieved 9 October 2014.
- "2014 ARIA Awards Winners By Year". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 9 October 2014.
- "2014 ARIA Awards". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). 7 August 2012. Archived from the original on 30 December 2012. Retrieved 5 October 2012.
- "ARIA Awards 2014 Public Voting". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 9 October 2014.
- Adams, Cameron (27 October 2014). "Molly Meldrum and Countdown to be inducted into 2014 ARIA Hall of Fame". news.com.au. News Limited. Retrieved 28 October 2014.
- "Ian 'Molly' Meldrum and Countdown to be inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame". ARIA Music News. Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). 28 October 2014. Retrieved 28 October 2014.
- "And the ARIA Award Goes To..." Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2014.
- "Nominees – Artisan Awards – Best Cover Art". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 11 October 2014.
- Sia. 1000 Forms of Fear (liner notes). 0:52: Inertia Recordings. 1R5234CD. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
- McCabe, Kathy (14 October 2014). "5 Seconds Of Summer will kick off the 2014 ARIA Awards in November". News.com.au (News Corp Australia). Retrieved 17 October 2014.
- McCabe, Kathy (4 September 2014). "The ARIA Awards just got louder with One Direction confirmed to perform on November 26". News.com.au (News Corp Australia). Retrieved 3 November 2014.
- Jinks, Caitlin (23 November 2014). "Star studded line-up! Charli XCX joins Katy Perry and The Veronicas as a presenter at the ARIA Awards...as music stars prepare to find out who the big winners will be". Daily Mail (Australia). Ninemsn Pty Ltd. Retrieved 25 November 2014.