Gabriella Cilmi brings it home at the ARIAs

Teen pop sensation Gabriella Cilmi returned to Australia to claim her place as Pop Queen – scooping the pool at this year’s ARIA Awards

Teen pop sensation Gabriella Cilmi returned to Australia to claim her place as Pop Queen – scooping the pool at this year’s ARIA Awards. The diminutive teen scored six awards including Best Female Artist and Single of the Year.

Other artists to win big were danc maestros The Presets who walked away with three gongs for Album of the Year, Best Group and Best Dance Release.

See below for a full list of nominees and winners.

HIGHEST SELLING ALBUM

David Campbell – The Swing Sessions 2
Delta Goodrem – Delta – WINNER
Guy Sebastian – The Memphis Album
The Veronicas – Hook Me Up
Tina Arena – Songs of Love and Loss

BEST BLUES AND ROOTS ALBUM

Angus & Julia Stone – A Book Like This
Jeff Lang – Half Seas Over
Mia Dyson – Struck Down
The Audreys – When The Flood Comes – WINNER
The Waifs – Sun Dirt Water

BEST CHILDREN’S ALBUM

Hi-5 – Planet Earth
Jay Laga’aia – Come Dance And Sing
Justine Clarke – Songs To Make You Smile
The Fairies – Fairy Fun, Fun, Fun
The Wiggles – You Make Me Feel Like Dancing – WINNER

BEST DANCE RELEASE
Cut Copy – In Ghost Colours
Mobin Master – Show Me Love
Pnau – Pnau
The Potbelleez – Don’t Hold Back
The Presets – Apocalypso – WINNER

BEST URBAN RELEASE
A-Love – Ace Of Hearts
Bliss ‘n Eso – Flying Colours – WINNER
Katalyst – What’s Happening
Muph & Plutonic – … And Then Tomorrow Came
Spit Syndicate – Towards The Light
The Herd – Summerland

BEST INDEPENDENT RELEASE
Ben Lee – Ripe
British India – Thieves
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu – Gurrumul – WINNER
Lior – Corner Of An Endless Road
Midnight Juggernauts – Dystopia

BEST MUSIC DVD
Hilltop Hoods – City Of Light
Paul Kelly – Live Apples
Powderfinger/Silverchair – Across the Great Divide – WINNER
The John Butler Trio – Live At Federation Square
Wolfmother – Please Experience Wolfmother

BEST ROCK ALBUM
Eddy Current Suppression Ring – Primary Colours
Faker – Be The Twilight
Gyroscope – Breed Obsession
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!
The Living End – White Noise – WINNER

BEST ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM
Clare Bowditch – The Moon Looked On
Jimmy Barnes – Out In the Blue
Katie Noonan – Skin
Robert Forster – The Evangelist
The Panics – Cruel Guards – WINNER

BEST POP RELEASE

Gabriella Cilmi – Lessons To Be Learned – WINNER
Kylie Minogue – X
Operator Please – Yes Yes Vindictive
Sam Sparro – Black and Gold
The Veronicas – Hook Me Up

BEST COMEDY

Akmal – Akmal Live and Uncensored
Matt Tilley – Gotcha Calls Three’s a Crowd
Merrick & Rosso – Live and Totally Wrong!
Shaun Micallef -The Expurgated Micallef Tonight: The Very Best of Shaun Micallef’s Short-Lived but Brilliant Tonight – WINNER
The Umbilical Brothers – Don’t Explain

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM

Catherine Britt – Little WildFlower
Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson – Rattlin’ Bones – WINNER
Melinda Schneider – Be Yourself
Sara Storer – Silver Skies
The McClymonts – Chaos and Bright Lights

BREAKTHROUGH ALBUM – SINGLE

Angus & Julia Stone – The Beast
Gabriella Cilmi – Sweet About Me – WINNER
Sam Sparro – Black and Gold
The Panics – Don’t Fight It
The Potbelleez – Don’t Hold Back

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST – ALBUM
Angus & Julia Stone – A Book Like This
Gabriella Cilmi – Lessons To Be Learned – WINNER
Midnight Juggernauts – Dystopia
Operator Please – Yes Yes Vindictive
Sam Sparro – Sam Sparro

BEST GROUP

Angus & Julia Stone – A Book Like This
Faker – Be The Twilight
Silverchair – If You Keep Losing Sleep
The Living End – White Noise
The Presets – Apocalypso – WINNER

BEST MALE ARTIST

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu – Gurrumul
Nick Cave – Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! – WINNER
Paul Kelly – To Her Door (Live)
Pete Murray – Summer At Eureka
Sam Sparro – Sam Sparro

BEST FEMALE ARTIST
Clare Bowditch – The Moon Looked On
Gabriella Cilmi – Lessons To Be Learned – WINNER
Holly Throsby – A Loud Call
Kylie Minogue – X
Missy Higgins – Peachy

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
Faker – This Heart Attack
Gabriella Cilmi – Sweet About Me – WINNER
Sam Sparro – Black and Gold

The Living End – White Noise
The Presets – My People

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu – Gurrumul
Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson – Rattlin’ Bones
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!
The Living End – White Noise
The Presets – Apocalypso – WINNER



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