The 2022 ARIA Awards in partnership with YouTube will showcase the best that homegrown music has to offer with a jam-packed line-up of hosts and presenters coming together to make the first live and in-person Awards since 2019 the biggest night of the year.
Australian music's night of nights returns with a bang from 7.30pm Thursday, 24 November at The Hordern Pavilion on Gadigal land. Catch all the action from the red carpet, Premiere show and live broadcast on Channel 9, 9Now and streaming internationally on YouTube.
The 2022 ARIA Awards will be hosted by iconic artist and eight-time ARIA Award-winner Natalie Imbruglia, alongside Australian singer, songwriter and drummer G-Flip and ARIA Award winner Ruel. The Torn singer will make a triumphant return to Aussie shores as she leads viewers through the evening's proceedings. After an illustrious career of chart-topping heights and accolades – including MTV Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, BRIT Awards and GRAMMY™️ nominations – Natalie will also celebrate the 25th anniversary of her ARIA Chart-topping album Left Of The Middle, released in 1997 to worldwide acclaim.
Throughout the evening, viewers can expect to see their favourite global artists present awards across the 27 categories, including Ayesha Madon, Becca Hatch, Briggs, Genesis Owusu, Illy, Jerome Farah, Josh Teskey, Kye, Lime Cordiale, Matt Gudinski, Montaigne, Peking Duk, Peter Garrett, Ruel, The Wiggles, Tones And I, Troy Cassar-Daley, Vera Blue and more to be announced.
Today entertainment reporter Brooke Boney will bring all the excitement ahead of the main event, hosting the ARIA Awards Premiere Show portion of the evening. Since joining the breakfast team on Today in 2019, Brooke has become one of the most eminent figures in the Australian media scene with a number of high-profile interviews to her name. Having cut her teeth as a newsreader for triple J, Brooke is a respected and much-loved identity in the Australian music scene.
ARIA CEO, Annabelle Herd, said: “We’re thrilled to welcome such a massive line-up to celebrate this year’s ARIA Award nominees live and in-person at the iconic Hordern Pavillion. The ARIA Awards are all about showing off our incredible, passionate and creative artists and industry – nominated or otherwise – and celebrating with Australian and international music fans. It’s also an important opportunity to reflect on another transformative year for Australian music and recognise the importance of championing homegrown music from all who create it. As we begin the final countdown to the Awards with ARIA Week starting Monday, I want to say a huge thank you, and congratulations, to everyone who has had a role in Australian music in 2022. We can’t wait to celebrate with you!”
Public voting is open for Australia to decide the winners of the 2022 ARIA Awards for Song of the Year presented by YouTube, Best Video presented by YouTube, Best Australian Live Act presented by Heaps Normal, Most Popular International Artist and Telstra ARIA Music Teacher via public voting link here. The winners will be announced at the 2022 ARIA Awards on Thursday 24th of November.
Tickets to the 2022 ARIA Awards event are now available to industry. Further information, and links for ticket purchases, can be found here.
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The 2022 ARIA Awards in partnership with YouTube are proudly supported by the NSW Government through Destination NSW.