Keith Urban will host the 32nd Annual ARIA Awards, screening on Nine on Wednesday November 28.
The former American Idol judge and The Voice Australia coach has 5 of his own ARIA trophies to date.
Dan Rosen, Chief Executive of the Australian Recording Industry Association, said: “ARIA is honoured and excited to welcome back superstar Keith Urban to join us in Sydney to celebrate the 2018 ARIAs. To have one of Australia’s biggest stars hosting this year’s ceremony is phenomenal. Our music fans are in for a real treat.”
“We are thrilled that Keith is hosting the ARIAs this year,” said Richard Wilkins, Nine’s Entertainment Editor. “We at Nine have great affection for Keith going back to his role as Coach on The Voice and I’ve long been a major fan, he’s an incredible talent and a great guy, it’s going to be whole lot of fun!”
“I’m really looking forward to coming home and celebrating an incredible year of Australian music,” said Urban. “There’s been so many impressive releases this year. It’s going to be a tough competition, but we get to recognise and honour the best of the best at Aussie music’s night of nights.”