Troye Sivan Dominates The ARIA Awards, Taking Home Four Trophies

The Australian music industry's biggest event of the year.

The 2023 ARIA awards was held at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion last night. 

The evening saw some of Australia’s biggest stars come together to celebrate the country’s best music talents, with awards given across 29 different categories. 

The evening saw Troye Sivan dominate the awards, taking home four trophy’s for Song of the Year and Best Solo Artist, as well as Best Produced Release with his producer Styalz Fuego and Best Engineered Release, also with Styalz Fuego. 

GFlip also took out two awards, winning Best Video and Best Australian Live act. 

The 2023 ARIA Award Winners 

The following artists received an ARIA award. 

  • Album of the year: Genesis Owusu – Struggler 
  • Song of the year: Troye Sivan – Rush 
  • Best Solo Artist: Troye Sivan  
  • Best Group: DMAs 
  • Michael Gudinski Breakthrough Artist: Teenage Dads 
  • Best Independent Release: Genesis Owusu – Struggler 
  • Best Adult Contemporary Album: Dan Sultan – Dan Sultan 
  • Best Blues & Roots Album: The Teskey Brothers – The Winding Way  
  • Best Children’s Album: Emma Memma – Emma Memma 
  • Best Country Album: Fanny Lumsden – Hey Dawn
  • Rhyme Dust: MK & Dom Dolla 
  • Best Pop Release: Padam Padam – Kylie Minogue 
  • Best Rock Album: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard –  Ice, Death, Planets, Lungs, Mushroom and Lava 
  • Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Album: Parkway Drive – Darker 
  • Best Hip Hop/ Rap Release: Genesis Owusu – Struggler 
  • Best Soul/R&B Release: Forest Claudette (Ft EARTHGANG) – Mess Around  
  • Best Video: GFlip – Good Enough 
  • Best Australian Live Act: G Flip 
  • Best Classical Album: Australian Chamber Orchestra / Richard Tognetti — Indies & Idols 
  • Best Jazz Album: The Vampires (ft Chris Abrahams) – Nightjar 
  • Best World Music Album: Joseph Tawadros – To Those Who Came Before Us 
  • Best Original Sountrack or Musical Theatre Cast Album: John Farnham: Finding The Voice (Music from the Feature Documentary) — Various Artists
  • Best Cover Art: Jeremy Koren & Michelle Grace Hunder for Forest Claudette’s Everything Was Green 
  • Producer/ Best Produced Release: Styalz Fuego for Troye Sivan’s Rush 
  • Engineer/Best Engineered Release: Styalz Fuego for Troye Sivan’s Rush 
  • Most Popular International Artist: Taylor Swift  
  • ARIA Music Teacher Award: Sue Lowry — Southport Special School, Southport, Qld
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Troye Sivan with his ARIA. Image: Getty

Who Was Nominated For An ARIA Award In 2023? 

This year, Genesis Owusu lead the way, with seven nominations to his name. Also nominated was Troye Sivan, Kylie Minogue, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, The Teskey Brothers, G Flip, The DMAS, The Kid LAROI, Peach PRC and more. 

Who Hosted The 2023 ARIA Awards? 

This year, Today presenter Brooke Boney and comedian and radio host Tommy Little will hosted the awards. However, the pre-show coverage (otherwise known as the red carpet) was hosted by model Christian Wilkins and music presenter, author and podcaster Bridget Hustwaite.

Rhys Nicholson, Stan Original Series RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under judgealso interviewed nominees on the red carpet

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The red carpet hosts include Christian Wilkins, Bridget Hustwaite and Rhys Nicholson. Image: Stan

Who Performed At The 2023 ARIA Awards? 

Multiple nominees took to the stage to perform their biggest hits. This includes G Flip, Budjerah, DMA’S, Brad Cox, Peach PRC, Jessica Mauboy, Meg Mac and Fanny Lumsden.

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