ABC Music is thrilled to have received an incredible 20 nominations across 8 different genre categories announced this morning at the 2020 ARIA Awards Season Launch which was held digitally via YouTube.
This is the first time in ARIA Awards history that the Season Launch has gone online. It can be viewed here: youtube.com.au/aria.
The winners will be announced on Wednesday, 25th November 2020, to be broadcast around Australia on Channel Nine, and around the world on YouTube.
Natalie Waller, Head of ABC Music & Events, said:“ABC Music are delighted with our ARIA nominations today. It is fantastic to see so many of our artists acknowledged. Very well deserved and good luck to everyone on 25th November!”
Full list of nominations for ABC Music and their artists:
Best Blues & Roots Album
Lucky Oceans – Purple Sky (Songs originally by Hank Williams)
Best Children's Album
Diver City – Welcome to Diver City
Teeny Tiny Stevies – Thoughtful Songs for Little People
The Vegetable Plot – Season Two
The Wiggles – Choo Choo Trains, Propeller Planes & Toot Toot Chugga Chugga Big Red Car!
Best Comedy Release
Megan Washington – Just Jesus (feat. Chris Ryan)
Best Country Album
Jasmine Rae – Lion Side
Travis Collins –Wreck Me
Best Classical Album
David Greco & Erin Helyard– Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin
Jayson Gillham, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra & Nicholas Carter– Beethoven Piano Concertos
Richard Tognetti & Erin Helyard –Beethoven & Mozart Violin Sonatas
Slava & Sharon Grigoryan –Our Place: Duets for Cello and Guitar
Best Jazz Album
Katie Noonan–The Sweetest Taboo
Nat Bartsch–Forever More
Best Original Soundtrack or Musical Theatre Cast Album
Grigoryan Brothers–A Boy Called Sailboat
Matteo Zingales & Antony Partos –Mystery Road (Original Score: Seasons 1-2)
Sally Seltmann & Darren Seltmann–The Letdown (Music from Seasons 1-2)
Best World Music Album
Joseph Tawadros –Live at the Sydney Opera House
Melbourne Ska Orchestra –Live at the Triffid
Xylouris White – The Sisypheans