It's a Jessica Mauboy and Chet Faker kinda year at the Aria Awards - but what's the Urban/Soul/funk category doing?

on Monday, 27 October 2014. Posted in Australian neo soul, jazz and funk News

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Aria nominations are out!

It's a Jessica Mauboy and Chet Faker kinda year at the Aria Awards - but what's the Urban/Soul/funk category doing?

Well strictly, there is no category for Soul or Funk music in the Australian Recording Industry Associations list! Here are our Australian best for the category "Urban"

Best Urban Album - Aria nominations

1/ 360 - Utopia

 

 

2/ Hilltop Hoods - Walking under the stars

 

Iggy Azalea - The new Classic

Illy- Cinematic

Thundamentals - so we can remember

 

2014 ARIA NOMINEES

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Chet Faker — Built On Glass

Dan Sultan — Blackbird

Jessica Mauboy — Beautiful

Sheppard — Bombs Away

Sia — 1000 Forms of Fear

BEST ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM

Gossling — Harvest Of Gold

Kate Miller — Heidke — O Vertigo!

Neil Finn & Paul Kelly — Goin’ Your Way

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds — Live From KCRW

Tina Arena — Reset

BEST BLUES AND ROOTS ALBUM

Harry Hookey — Misdiagnosed

John Butler Trio — Flesh & Blood

Russell Morris — Van Diemen’s Land

The Audreys — ‘Til My Tears Roll Away

The Bamboos — Fever In The Road

BEST CHILDREN’S ALBUM

Alex Papps — Let’s Put The Beat In Our Feet

Ali McGregor — Ali McGregor’s Jazzamatazz

Jay Laga’aia — Christmas at Jay’s Place

Sam Moran — Play Along With Sam: We’re Gonna Dance!

The Wiggles — Apples & Bananas

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM

Adam Brand — My Side Of The Street

Emma Swift — Emma Swift

Kasey Chambers — Bittersweet

Keith Urban — Fuse

The McClymonts — Here’s To You & I

BEST FEMALE ARTIST

Adalita — All Day Venus

Iggy Azalea — The New Classic

Jessica Mauboy — Beautiful

Kasey Chambers — Bittersweet

Sia — 1000 Forms of Fear

BEST MALE ARTIST

Chet Faker — Built On Glass

Dan Sultan — Blackbird

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu — Gurrumul and the Sydney Symphony

Orchestra: His Life And Music

Guy Sebastian — Come Home With Me

Vance Joy — Mess Is Mine

BEST GROUP

5 Seconds Of Summer — 5 Seconds Of Summer

Hilltop Hoods — Walking Under Stars

RUFUS — Sundream

Sheppard — Bombs Away

Violent Soho — Saramona Said

Best Pop Release

5 Seconds Of Summer — 5 Seconds Of Summer

Andy Bull — Sea Of Approval

Justice Crew — Que Sera

Sheppard — Bombs Away

Sia — 1000 Forms of Fear

BEST INDEPENDENT RELEASE

Chet Faker — Built On Glass

Dan Sultan — Blackbird

Sheppard — Bombs Away

Vance Joy — Mess Is Mine

Violent Soho — Saramona Said

BEST ROCK ALBUM

Angus & Julia Stone — Angus & Julia Stone

Ball Park Music — Puddinghead

Dan Sultan — Blackbird

Jimmy Barnes — 30:30 Hindsight

Kingswood — Microscopic Wars

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST

5 Seconds Of Summer — 5 Seconds Of Summer

Andy Bull — Sea Of Approval

Chet Faker — Built On Glass

Iggy Azalea — The New Classic

The Kite String Tangle — Vessel EP

PUBLICLY VOTED AWARDS

SONG OF THE YEAR

5 Seconds of Summer — She Looks So Perfect — EMI

Guy Sebastian — Like A Drum — Sony Music Entertainment Australia

Havana Brown — Warrior — Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia

Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX — Fancy — Virgin/Universal Music Australia

Joel Fletcher feat. Savage — Swing — Hustle Recordings/Ministry of Sound

Justice Crew — Que Sera — Sony Music Entertainment Australia

Nathaniel — You — DNA Songs/Sony Music Entertainment Australia

Sheppard — Geronimo — Empire of Song/Chugg Music/MGM Distribution

Sia — Chandelier — Inertia Recordings

Taylor Henderson — Borrow My Heart — Sony Music Entertainment Australia

FINE ARTS AWARD WINNERS

BEST CLASSICAL ALBUM

Lior / Sydney Symphony Orchestra / Westlake — Compassion — ABC

Classics/Universal Music Australia

BEST JAZZ ALBUM

Paul Grabowsky Sextet — The Bitter Suite — ABC Jazz/UMA

BEST ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK/CAST/SHOW ALBUM

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu / Sydney Symphony Orchestra — Gurrumul:

His Life And Music — ABC Music/UMA

BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM

Joseph Tawadros — Permission to Evaporate — ABC Music/UMA

ARTISAN AWARD WINNERS

ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

Eric J Dubowsky for Chet Faker — Built On Glass — Future Classic

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Nicholas Murphy for Chet Faker — Built On Glass — Future Classic

BEST COVER ART

Tin & Ed for Chet Faker — Built On Glass — Future Classic

 

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