International superstar and Australia’s biggest pop export Sia will exclusively perform at this year’s 2020 ARIA Awards via Los Angeles. The ceremony will air Wednesday 25th November and broadcast around Australia on the Nine Network, and performances will be available around the world on ARIA's YouTube Channel.
Cementing her spot as one of the most sought after acts in the world, Adelaide’s own Sia has impacted unlike any other in the past two decades. Releasing the critically acclaimed and GRAMMY-nominated This is Acting in 2016, Sia’s own star power was put on full display with total domination of the charts and stage establishing her as one of the world’s most prominent musicians.
Sia’s 2016 single 'Cheap Thrills' was a global radio hit and one of the longest running singles to hold a Top 40 spot that year. She is known for crafting music video masterpieces, with views of her YouTube channel exceeding 9 billion.
As well as boasting a solo career that has landed her amongst the all-time greats, Sia has lent her extraordinary songwriting talents to some of the biggest tracks over the past few decades, writing hits for some of the world’s biggest artists including Rihanna, Beyonce, Katy Perry, BTS, Britney Spears and many more.
Dan Rosen, ARIA Chief Executive said, “It is a wonderful honour to welcome back Sia to the ARIA Awards, a decade after she last graced the ARIA stage. In that time she has gone on to become one of the world’s biggest stars as she has taken her immense creativity and unique voice to fans around the globe. She is one of Australia’s greatest ever musical exports and we cannot wait to see the incredible performance she will deliver for this year’s ARIAs”
Along with her performance, Sia has been nominated for two ARIA Awards this year: Best Female Artist and Best Pop Release.
Today Sia stands a nine-time Grammy nominated and multi-platinum artist. Her latest single release 'Together' comes from her forthcoming album and motion picture, Music (Starring Kate Hudson, Leslie Odom, Jr. and Maddie Ziegler). 'Together' is just one of ten songs on the soundtrack, co-written with and produced by Jack Antonoff, the track builds anticipation and provides an insight into the rare and beautiful mind of Sia. Making her feature directorial debut, Music was written by Sia and Dallas Clayton, and explores themes of finding one’s voice and the true meaning of creating family.
In October of 2020, Sia released her collaborative track and music video with David Guetta 'Let’s Love'. The track reached 20 million streams in its first two weeks of release, charting at #4 on the Australian Shazam chart and trending at #13 on Australian radio, as well as picking up more than 550 million views on TikTok.
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