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The 2021 ARIA Music Awards have officially kicked off for another year, with the biggest night of Australian music taking place at Taronga Zoo for the very first time.
Eight-time ARIA Award winner Amy Shark and hip-hop newcomer Genesis Owusu lead the nominations with six each, while global pop stars Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber are among the nominees for Best International Artist.
Ahead of exclusive performances from The Kid LAROI and RÜFÜS DU SOL, as well as appearances from a star-studded lineup of presenters throughout the show including Ed Sheeran, Charli XCX and Troye Sivan, Aussie celebrities made their mark on the red carpet.
Amy Shark’s second album Cry Forever has earned her six nominations tonight.
Original members of The Wiggles, Anthony Field, Jeff Fatt and Murray Cook, arrived at the ARIA Awards alongside new member, Tsehay Hawkins.
Yellow Wiggle Tsehay Hawkins made her debut on the ARIA Awards red carpet wearing a shimmering turquoise gown.
Pre-show host Brooke Boney wowed in a silk shirt and pants.
Genesis Owusu, who is nominated for six ARIA awards, wasn’t afraid to stand out on the red carpet.
Ruel rocked a Gucci suit on the red carpet.
Vance Joy is nominated for five awards tonight, including Best Artist.
ARIA Award presenter Vera Blue shimmered onto the red carpet.
Lime Cordiale members Oliver Leimbach and Louis Leimbach both wore retro suits.
Baker Boy brought a pop of colour to the red carpet.
Peach PRC, who burst onto the music scene this year with her pop hit, Josh, matched her outfit with her signature pink hair.
Matt Okine and KLP
Comedian Matt Okine posed with Best Dance Release nominee KLP.
19-year-old Budjerah, who is up for five nominations tonight, wore a leather Prada bolo tie.
Breakthrough Artist nominee Gretta Ray stunned in a black cut-out dress on the red carpet.
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