Silverchair took out five awards in last night's ARIAs, making them the most successful ARIA winner in history.

They won five awards: Album of the Year and Best Rock Album with their album "Young Modern"; Single of the Year and Motorola Highest Selling Single with the song "Straight Lines"; and the award for Best Group. With a track record like that, you'd have to agree.

Still, Daniel Johns himself was surprised that the band had eclipsed all others to win the most ARIAs in Australian history.

"Even John Farnham? Even Barnsey? Even Chisel? Even Midnight Oil? Even AC/DC?" Daniel asked. "This is out of control. Can I hear a hallelujah?"

The John Butler Trio and Sneaky Sound System also soared in the ceremony, with The John Butler Trio winning Best Blues and Roots Album and Best Independent Release for their album Grand National, and Sneaky Sound System winning Best Dance Release, and Breakthrough Artist Album. Operator Please, meanwhile, won Breakthrough Artist Single for their hit single "Just A Song About Ping Pong".

Best Male Artist was won by Goyte, while Best Female Artist was won by Missy Higgins. The Hilltop Hoods scored the award for Best Urban Release with their album "The Hard Road- Re-strung". To read our interview with the Hilltop Hoods three weeks ago, where MC Pressure predicted their win. And if you're looking for a full list of winners, just see below. You might especially want to see the winner of the Best Children's Album - it was The Wiggles, of course. We figure they've got to be in the run-in for the most ARIA wins in the same category - this makes their sixth award.

2007 ARIA AWARD WINNERS Hall of Fame Inductee
Nick Cave
Album of the Year
Silverchair - Young Modern (Eleven/Virgin/EMI)
Single of the Year
Silverchair - Straight Lines (Eleven/Virgin/EMI)
Best Group
Silverchair - Young Modern (Eleven/Virgin/EMI)
Best Rock Album
Silverchair - Young Modern (Eleven/Virgin/EMI)
Motorola Highest Selling Single
Silverchair Straight Lines (Eleven/Virgin/EMI)
Best Blues and Roots Album
The John Butler Trio - Grand National (Jarrah Records/MGM)
Best Independent Release
The John Butler Trio - Grand National (Jarrah Records/MGM)
Best Dance Release
Sneaky Sound System - Sneaky Sound System (Whack Records/MGM)
Breakthrough Artist - Album
Sneaky Sound System - Sneaky Sound System (Whack Records/MGM)
Best Male Artist
Gotye - Mixed Blood (Samples 'n' Seconds/Creative Vibes)
Best Female Artist
Missy Higgins - On A Clear Night (Eleven/Virgin/EMI)
Best Music DVD
You Am I - Who Are They, These Rock Stars? Live At The Mint
Best Adult Contemporary Album
Josh Pyke - Memories & Dust (Ivy League Records)
Best Pop Release
Sarah Blasko - What The Sea Wants, The Sea Will Have (Dew Process/UMA)
Best Urban Release
Hilltop Hoods - The Hard Road Restrung (Obese Records)
Best Comedy Release
Dave Hughes Live (Liberation Music)
Best Children's Album
The Wiggles - Pop Go The Wiggles (ABC Music)
Best Country Album
Keith Urban - Love, Pain & The Whole Crazy Thing (Capitol/EMI)
Breakthrough Artist - Single
Operator Please - Just A Song About Ping Pong (Virgin/EMI)
Motorola Highest Selling Album
Damien Leith The Winner's Journey (Sony BMG)
Best Classical Album
Richard Tognetti, Australian Chamber Orchestra - Bach Violin
Concertos (ABC Classics)
Best Jazz Album
Mike Nock & Dave Liebman Duologue (Birdland/Creative Vibes)
Best Original Soundtrack/Cast/Show Album
Choir of Hard Knocks - Choir of Hard Knocks (ABC Classics)
Best World Music Album
Zulya - 3 Nights (Unstable Ape)
Best Cover Art
Aaron Hayward & David Homer (Debaser) - Powderfinger - Dream Days
At The Hotel Existence (Universal Music)
Best Video
Paul Goldman & Alice Bell - Silverchair - Straight Lines (Eleven/Virgin/EMI)
Engineer of the Year
Wayne Connolly - Josh Pyke - Memories & Dust (Ivy League Records)
Producer of the Year
Wayne Connolly & Josh Pyke - Josh Pyke - Memories & Dust (Ivy League Records)

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