2011 ARIA Awards: presenters, performers.

After initial fears it would not air this year, the 25th ARIA Awards air on GO! this Sunday night.

They will be broadcast from 7:30 -10:30pm and there is also a 2 hour replay on Monday arvo at 4pm.

Presenters include Good Charlotte’s Joel and Benji Madden, Delta Goodrem, Hamish and Andy, Triple J’s Tom and Alex, Erin McNaught, Ricki-Lee, Noah Taylor, Katie Noonan, Molly Meldrum, Iva Davies and Adam Hills.

There will be performances by Gotye, Kimbra, Boy and Bear, Drapht, Guy Sebastian, Art vs Science, The Living End, Cut Copy and Gurrumul with Missy Higgins.

Special guests include Dannii Minogue, DJ Havana Brown, Eskimo Joe, Jessica Mauboy and Natalie Bassingthwaighte.

And Kylie Minogue and The Wiggles will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. About time!

Australian music’s night of nights is set to rock GO! as the ARIA Awards celebrate 25 years in a special television event on Sunday, November 27, from 7.30pm.­

After humble beginnings at the Sheraton Wentworth in Sydney when Elton John hosted the inaugural awards, the 25th ARIAS have a grand new home, Allphones Arena, to celebrate the best of Australian music in 2011 in a gala presentation exclusive to GO!

With a star-studded list of award presenters on hand including Good Charlotte rockers Joel and Benji Madden, pop princess Delta Goodrem, Hamish and Andy, Triple J’s Tom and Alex, Erin McNaught and Adam Hills, who will come out on top? Boy and Bear, Drapht and Gotye are all nominated for seven awards on the night.

In line with the 25-year anniversary, the Australian Record Industry Association will induct more outstanding performers into the ARIA Hall of Fame, including our famous musical exports Kylie Minogue and The Wiggles.

In a world television first, Gotye and Kimbra will perform their multi-platinum song Somebody That I Used To Know, Australia’s highest selling single of the last 15 years. Boy and Bear will perform for the first time on television, and Guy Sebastian will do a medley of his hits Who’s That Girl and Don’t Worry Be Happy. In addition, there will be performances by The Living End, Cut Copy and a very special performance by Gurrumul with Missy Higgins.

7.30pm Sunday November 27th on GO!


  1. To be fair, Tara *could* be living in regional WA or SA… In which case her lack of access to GO! wouldn’t be her fault. If not… well… you better crack to it Tara!

  2. The funny thing is. This year has actually been brilliant for Australian music. Gotye has had the longest #1 run for an Oz artist in about a decade. Drapht, Havana Brown, Boy & Bear, Jessica Mauboy have charted well. So it’s quite diverse the success as well. Pity the ARIA Awards themselves are a shambles.

    @tara, who can’t get digital tv? It’s November 2011….

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