Tones & I up for eight awards at this year's Arias

See all the nominated artists.

The countdown to the 2019 ARIA Awards in partnership with YouTube Music is on, with just seven weeks to go. 

And the Aria nominations are out with Bryon Bay artist Tones & I scooping up an incredible eight nominations, including Best Female Artist, Breakthrough Artist, Best pop release, Best independent release and Best video, for her song Dance Monkey, which has been at the top of the aria charts for a record-breaking 10 weeks. 

 

Hilltop Hoods and Melbourne band The Teskey Brothers each scored 7 nominations.

Up for Best Male Artist are Dean Lewis, Guy Sebastian, Hayden James, Matt Corby and Paul Kelly. 
And Best Female artists joining Tones & I are Amy Shark, Jessica Mauboy, Julia Jacklin and Thelma Plum. 

The Aria winners will be revealed at the Star Event Centre in Sydney on November 27th and will be streamed globally for the first time with their new partnership with YouTube and will be hosted by Guy Sebastian.
 


Here are the major categories:

Album Of The Year
Dean Lewis - A Place We Knew (Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)
Hilltop Hoods - The Great Expanse (Hilltop Hoods/Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)
RÜFÜS DU SOL - Solace (Rose Avenue Records/Sony Music Australia)
The Teskey Brothers - Run Home Slow (Ivy League Records)
Thelma Plum - Better In Blak (Warner Music Australia Pty Ltd)

Best Male Artist
Dean Lewis - A Place We Knew (Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)
Guy Sebastian - Choir (Sony Music Australia)
Hayden James - Between Us (Future Classic)
Matt Corby - Rainbow Valley (Matt Corby/Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)
Paul Kelly - Nature (EMI Music Australia)

Best Female Artist
Amy Shark - Mess Her Up (Wonderlick Recording Company)
Jessica Mauboy - Little Things (Sony Music Australia)
Julia Jacklin - Crushing (Liberation Records)
Thelma Plum - Better In Blak (Warner Music Australia Pty Ltd)
Tones And I - Dance Monkey (Bad Batch Records/Sony Music)

Best Group
5 Seconds Of Summer - Easier (Interscope / EMI Music Australia)
Birds Of Tokyo - Good Lord (EMI Music Australia)
Hilltop Hoods - The Great Expanse (Hilltop Hoods/Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)
RÜFÜS DU SOL - Solace (Rose Avenue Records/Sony Music Australia)
The Teskey Brothers - Run Home Slow (Ivy League Records)

Breakthrough Artist
G Flip - About Us (Future Classic)
Stella Donnelly - Beware Of The Dogs (Stella Music/MGM)
The Teskey Brothers - Run Home Slow (Ivy League Records)
Thelma Plum - Better In Blak (Warner Music Australia Pty Ltd)
Tones And I - Dance Monkey (Bad Batch Records/Sony Music)

Song Of The Year presented by YouTube Music
5 Seconds Of Summer - Easier (Interscope/EMI Music Australia)
Amy Shark - Mess Her Up (Wonderlick Recording Company)
Birds Of Tokyo - Good Lord (EMI Music Australia)
Dean Lewis - 7 Minutes (Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia)
Guy Sebastian - Choir (Sony Music Australia)
Hilltop Hoods - Leave Me Lonely (Hilltop Hoods/Universal Music Australia)
Kian - Waiting (EMI Music Australia)
Morgan Evans - Day Drunk (Warner Music Australia Pty Ltd)
Ocean Alley - Confidence (The Orchard)
Tones and I - Dance Monkey (Bad Batch Records/Sony Music)

Source: YouTube/Tones&I/Aria

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