Newsletter Signup

Become a ABC Music VIP Newsletter subscriber for all the latest ABC Music artist and label news!

ABC Music takes out two more ARIA Awards and The Wiggles are inducted into ARIA Hall of Fame

 

At a ceremony in Sydney last night ABC Music has won two more coveted trophies in the 2011 ARIA Awards, taking the total number of awards won by the label this year to five.

Topping off an immensely successful year The Wiggles were also inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame in recognition of their 20 year commitment to children’s music and entertainment.

The Audreys critically acclaimed album Sometimes the Stars won the ARIA for Best Blues & Roots Album. This is the third ARIA for the band, who have now won ARIAs for each of their three album releases since their debut in 2006.

The Wiggles were honoured to join an esteemed list of previous inductees when they were inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame. 2011 marks the 20th Anniversary of their signing to ABC Music and the release of their first album. The Wiggles have sold over 7 million albums and over 23 million DVDs worldwide.

The Wiggles also scored the ARIA Award for Best Children’s Album for Ukulele Baby!. This is The Wiggles tenth ARIA and cements their place as the most awarded artist in a single category.

Last night’s awards have taken ABC Music’s 2011 ARIA Awards tally to five, having won three Fine Arts Awards at a ceremony held in October for Best Classical Album (Sally Whitwell’s Mad Rush: The Solo Piano Music of Philip Glass), Best Jazz Album (Elixir featuring Katie Noonan: First Seed Ripening) and Best Original Soundtrack/Cast/Show Album (Chris Lilley’s Angry Boys).

Director of ABC Commercial, Lynley Marshall, congratulated ABC Music and its artists for another outstanding result. ‘This year’s ARIA Awards once again confirm the talent and commitment behind the ABC Music label which consistently punches above its weight.’

ABC Music receives a massive 20 nominations in the 2020 ARIA Awards!

ABC Music is thrilled to have received an incredible 20 nominations across 8 different genre categories announced this morning at the 2020 ARIA Awards Seas

Joseph Tawadros hits #1 on the ARIA Core Classical Chart

ABC Classic are delighted to announce that Joseph Tawadros’ new album, Live at the Sydney Opera House, is the #1 album on the ARIA Core Classical Chart for the week beginning June 29, 2020.

Aussie Indie record sector grew by $33m over the last four years

Aussie Indie Record Sector grew by $33m over the last four years

Ya like jazz? You will after listening to these albums

Think jazz is just three guys in suits scatting? Think again! There’s a whole world of different jazz genres that are sure to suit any musical tastes.

Rising country star Emmagen Rain tops triple j chart

Murwillumbah singer-songwriter Emmagen Rain has been making a splash on the country music scene recently and now the Australian charts are reflecting the young star's hard work with her latest sing

Five Times The Wiggles Lent A Helping Hand

The world needs all the help it can get at the moment and you’d be hard-pressed to find a group of people more willing to lend a hand than The Wiggles!

Country star Jody Direen’s brush with cyber hackers

Music fans bought $7.3 million worth of music and merch on Friday

Music fans have put over $7.3 million (US$4.3 million) directly into artists' pockets around the world via online music platform Bandcamp's

Global vinyl production threatened by massive production plant fire

A California-based production plant that supplies the lacquer formula used for making master vinyl discs has been destroyed by fire, casting fears about vinyl rec

Four Indigenous artists that you need in your musical rotation

You might know Deadly Hearts as the album collection that features some of the best Indigenous artists Australia has to offer.