ARIA Award Nominees

The nominees for the 2013 ARIA Awards have been announced with Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds & Birds Of Tokyo leading the way with an incredible 13 nominations between them. The 27th Annual ARIA Awards ceremony will take place Sunday December 1st at The Star in Sydney and will be broadcast on the Nine Network’s digital channel GO!

Mushroom nominations below.

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Birds Of Tokyo – March Fires
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Push The Sky Away

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST RELEASE
The Rubens – The Rubens
Vance Joy – God Loves You When You’re Dancing

BEST MALE ARTIST
Matt Corby

BEST GROUP
Birds Of Tokyo
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

BEST INDEPENDENT RELEASE
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Push The Sky Away
The Drones – I See Seaweed

BEST ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM
Clare Bowditch – The Winter I Chose Happiness
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Push The Sky Away

BEST BLUES AND ROOTS ALBUM
Archie Roach – Into the Bloodstream
Melbourne Ska Orchestra – Melbourne Ska Orchestra

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM
Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson – Wreck and Ruin
Troy Cassar-Daley and Adam Harvey – The Great Country Songbook

BEST POP RELEASE
Vance Joy – God Loves You When You’re Dancing

BEST ROCK ALBUM
Birds Of Tokyo – March Fires
The Drones – I See Seaweed
The Rubens – The Rubens

BEST HARD ROCK/HEAVY METAL ALBUM
Airbourne – Black Dog Barking
Northlane – Singularity

BEST URBAN ALBUM
Bliss n Eso – Circus In The Sky
Illy – Bring it Back
Urthboy – Smokey’s Haunt

SONG OF THE YEAR
Birds Of Tokyo – Lanterns
Vance Joy – Riptide
Matt Corby – Resolution

BEST AUSTRALIAN LIVE ACT
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
Birds Of Tokyo
The Drones
Matt Corby

BEST VIDEO
Matt Corby – Resolution (Bryce Jepson)
Vance Joy – Riptide (Dimitri Basil)
Birds Of Tokyo – Lanterns (Josh Logue)
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – Jubilee Street

2013 BEST ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK / CAST / SHOW ALBUM
David Bridie – Satellite Boy
Nick Cave & Warren Ellis – Lawless

For a full list of nominees just click here