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ARIA Award Nominations 2012

Posted on 3 Oct 2012

With eight weeks until the 26th ARIA Awards, the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) today announced the nominees in all categories along with the details of the 2012 ARIA Awards to be staged at the Sydney Entertainment Centre, Darling Harbour on Thursday, 29 November, 2012.

Congratulations to the following Alberts published artists for the following nominations - 

ARIA AWARD NOMINEES
Album of the Year

Gotye – Making Mirrors (Samples ‘n’ Seconds Records / Eleven: A Music Company/Universal Music Australia) **Wally DeBacker

Best Male Artist

Gotye – Making Mirrors (Samples ‘n’ Seconds Records / Eleven: A Music Company/Universal Music Australia) **Wally DeBacker

Best Female Artist

Washington – Insomnia (Mercury / UMA) **Megan Washington

Breakthrough Artist – Release

San Cisco – Awkward (Island City Records / MGM) **Jordi Davieson, Josh Biondillo, Nick Gardner & Scarlett Stevens

Best Independent Release

San Cisco – Awkward (Island City Records / MGM) **Jordi Davieson, Josh Biondillo, Nick Gardner & Scarlett Stevens

The Bamboos – Medicine Man (Inertia Recordings) **Roscoe James Irwin, Megan Washington

Best Adult Contemporary Album

Josh Pyke – Only Sparrows (Ivy League Records) **Josh Pyke

Best Pop Release

Gotye – Making Mirrors (Samples ‘n’ Seconds Records / Eleven: A Music Company/Universal Music Australia) **Wally DeBacker

San Cisco – Awkward (Island City Records / MGM) **Jordi Davieson, Josh Biondillo, Nick Gardner & Scarlett Stevens

Best Urban Album

The Bamboos – Medicine Man (Inertia Recordings) **Roscoe James Irwin, Megan Washington


2012 ARIA AWARD PUBLIC VOTED NOMINEES 

Best International Artist Brought to you by NOVA
Fans can vote for Best International Artist presented by Nova at www.ariaawards.com.au
David Guetta (VIR/EMI) ** David Guetta

Also announced today were the winners in three ARIA ARTISAN AWARD categories and four ARIA FINE ARTS categories -the first of many artists to be acknowledged by their peers for their creative contributions over the last 12 months.

Special mention to Wally DeBacker (aka Gotye) who caps off another HUGE year with 5 nominations including ALBUM OF THE YEAR and BEST POP RELEASE for Making Mirrors, as well as nominations for BEST AUSTRALIAN LIVE ACT and BEST MALE ARTIST.

Proving that talent runs in the family, Frank De Backer picked up a gong for BEST COVER ART for his work with Wally on Making Mirrors with Francois Tetaz also collecting an award for ENGINEER OF THE YEAR for Making Mirrors.

For A List of this years ARIA Nominees and details of the 2012 ARIA Awards head to the ARIA OFFICIAL WEBSITE
 

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