The 6 Aussie chart-toppers ready to rock the 2019 ARIA Awards stage
Hilltop Hoods, Thelma Plum, The Teskey Brothers and Tones And I are the latest to be announced to perform at the 2019 ARIA Awards in partnership with YouTube Music.
The Aussie contingent will be joined by two international performers, Halsey and Dua Lipa, at the November 27 event in Sydney.
Dan Rosen, ARIA chief executive, says: “It has been a brilliant year for Australian music and this is reflected in the amazing group of Australian artists who will take to the ARIA stage.
“It is wonderful to have three artists who will performing on the ARIAs for the first time in Tones And I, Thelma Plum and Teskey Brothers.
“All of our Australian performers have had an incredible 2019, making music that have moved audiences around the world and here at home.
“I cannot wait for Australian fans to tune into an incredible night of music at the ARIA Awards.’’
Sebastian, who has won four of 27 ARIA nominations, is this year up for male artist, pop release, video and song of the year.
Hilltop Hoods had seven nominations for album and song of the year, group, hip hop release, video, Australian act and engineer.
The Teskey Bros are up for six wins on the night, behind the #2 debut of their second album Run Home Slow.
They’re in the album, group, breakthrough artist, independent release, blues & roots album and Australian live act categories.
Sam Teskey already collected engineer of the year.
Thelma Plum is a contender for a further five wins, after Emilie Pfitzner took best cover art on her debut Better In Blak.
The five are for album, female artist, breakthrough artist, pop release and video.
The ARIAs are set to be Tones And I’s biggest Australian TV appearance since the AFL grand final in Melbourne.
It will be interesting to see how she translates her phenomenal success – including ‘Dance Monkey’ topping the charts in 16 countries an amassing over half a billion streams to date – to ARIA triumphs.
Her nominations are for song female artist, breakthrough artist, pop release, independent release and best video.
Konstantin Kersting picked two noms, for engineer and producer on her records.