The 25th annual ARIA Awards are here!

Taking place today at All Phones Arena in Sydney, the 2011 ARIA Awards boast a stellar line up of performers including Drapht, Boy & Bear, Gotye, Kimbra and Art vs Science as well as a host of celebs on presenting duties including Joel and Benji Madden, Delta Goodrem, Stevie Nicks and even Prime Minister Julia Gillard!

But the question on everyone's lips is - who will walk away with the hardware? We'll be updating this winners list throughout the show, so make sure you check back to find out who came out on top! Winners are highlighted in pink below...


Album Of The Year

Boy & Bear 'Moonfire'
Cut Copy 'Zonoscope'
Eskimo Joe 'Ghosts Of The Past'
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu 'Rrakala'
Grinderman '2'

Best Adult Alternative Album

Boy & Bear 'Moonfire'
Grinderman '2'
Little Red 'Midnight Remember'
Seeker Lover Keeper 'Seeker Lover Keeper'
The Panics 'Rain On The Humming Wire'

Best Adult Contemporary Album

Billy Thorpe 'Billy Thorpe's Tangier'
Colin Hay 'Gathering Mercury'
Damien Leith 'Roy'
John Farnham 'Jack'
Mark Seymour and the Undertow 'Undertow'

Best Blues and Roots Album

Backsliders 'Starvation Box'
Blue King Brown 'Worldwize Part 1 - North & South'
John Butler Trio 'Live At Red Rocks'
The Audreys 'Sometimes The Stars'
The Waifs 'Temptation'

Best Children's Album

Dirtgirlworld 'Dig It'
Hi-5 'Turn The Music Up'
Holly Throsby 'See!'
Play School 'Let's Play Together'
The Wiggles 'Ukulele Baby!'

Best Comedy Release

Adam Hills 'Adam Hills, Inflatable'
Buddy Goode 'The One and Only Buddy Goode'
Hamish & Andy 'Celebrating 50 Glorious Years'
Josh Thomas 'Josh Thomas 'Surprise': Warehouse Comedy Festival'
Tim Minchin 'Tim Minchin & The Heritage Orchestra'

Best Country Album

Jasmine Rae 'Listen Here'
Kasey Chambers 'Little Bird'
Keith Urban 'Get Closer'
Shane Nicholson 'Bad Machines'
Troy Cassar-Daley 'Live'

Best Dance Release

Bag Raiders 'Bag Raiders'
Cut Copy 'Zonoscope'
Miami Horror 'Illumination'
Pnau 'Soft Universe'
The Potbelleez 'From The Music'

Best Female Artist

Adalita 'Adalita'
Clare Bowditch 'Are You Ready Yet?'
Kasey Chambers 'Little Bird'
Kimbra 'Cameo Lover'
Washington 'Holy Moses'

Best Group

Birds Of Tokyo 'Wild At Heart'
Boy & Bear 'Moonfire'
Eskimo Joe 'Ghosts Of The Past'
Grinderman '2'
The Living End 'The Ending Is Just The Beginning Repeating'

Best Hard Rock / Heavy Metal Album

Coerce 'Ethereal Surrogate Saviour'
Cosmic Psychos 'Glorius Basterds'
Dream On Dreamer 'Heartbound'
Floatingme 'Floatingme'
Front End Loader 'Ritardando'

Best Independent Release

Art vs Science 'The Experiment'
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu 'Rrakala'
John Butler Trio 'Live At Red Rocks'
Tex Perkins & The Dark Horses 'Tex Perkins & The Dark Horses'
The Jezabels 'Dark Storm'

Best Male Artist

Drapht 'The Life Of Riley'
Gareth Liddiard 'Strange Tourist'
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu 'Rrakala'
Gotye 'Somebody That I Used to Know' (feat. Kimbra)
Josh Pyke 'No One Wants A Lover'

Best Music DVD

AC/DC 'AC/DC - Live at River Plate'
Powderfinger 'Sunsets Farewell Tour'
RocKwiz 'Live National Tour'
Tex Perkins 'Man In Black'
Various 'triple j One Night Stand'

Best Pop Release

Architecture In Helsinki 'Moment Bends'
Gotye 'Somebody That I Used to Know' (feat. Kimbra)
Guy Sebastian 'Who's That Girl'
Gypsy & The Cat 'Gilgamesh'
Washington 'Holy Moses'

Best Rock Album

Children Collide 'Theory Of Everything'
Eskimo Joe 'Ghosts Of The Past'
Jebediah 'Kosciuszko'
Papa Vs Pretty 'United In Isolation'
The Living End 'The Ending Is Just The Beginning Repeating'

Best Urban Album

Drapht 'The Life Of Riley'
Illy 'The Chase'
Koolism 'The Umu'
Phrase 'Babylon'
Vents 'Marked For Death'

Breakthrough Artist - Album

Boy & Bear 'Moonfire'
Drapht 'The Life Of Riley'
Gypsy & The Cat 'Gilgamesh'
Oh Mercy 'Great Barrier Grief'
The Middle East 'I Want That You Are Always Happy'

Breakthrough Artist - Single

Boy & Bear 'Feeding Line'
Drapht 'Rapunzel'
Havana Brown 'We Run The Night'
The Jezabels 'Dark Storm'
Zoe Badwi 'Freefallin'

Single Of The Year

Birds Of Tokyo 'Wild At Heart'
Boy & Bear 'Feeding Line'
Drapht 'Rapunzel'
Gotye 'Somebody That I Used to Know' (feat. Kimbra)
Guy Sebastian feat. Eve 'Who's That Girl'
The Jezabels 'Dark Storm'

Photos | 25th ARIA Awards 2011 | Red Carpet

Photos | 25th ARIA Awards 2011 | Red Carpet

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Erin McNaught reporting on the red carpet at the 25th ARIA Awards.

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    Erin McNaught reporting on the red carpet at the 25th ARIA Awards.

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    Man of the moment Reece Mastin on the red carpet at the 25th ARIA Awards.

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    Jack Vidgen at the 25th ARIA Awards 2011 Red Carpet.

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    The Madden bros tell us how much they love Australia on the red carpet at the 25th ARIA Awards.

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    Kylie Minogue and Andres Velencoso.

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    Delta Goodrem.

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    Gotye.

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    Boy and Bear.

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    Kylie Minogue and Prime Minister Julia Guillard.



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