Guy Sebastian will host the 33rd ARIA Awards, screening next month on Nine.
“I am so pumped and honoured to be hosting the 2019 ARIA Awards,” Sebastian said. “The Australian music industry is so diverse, and I can’t wait to celebrate with you all as we unite to recognise and celebrate how much talent we have to offer the world.”
ARIA Chief Executive Dan Rosen said: “ARIA is honoured and excited to have Guy Sebastian as our host for the 2019 ARIA Awards. He is one of Australia’s most talented artists and has had an incredible 12 months.
“Guy will be an amazing host to lead the celebration of another great year of Australian music, and we cannot wait for music fans around the country to see what we have in store at this year’s ARIA Awards.”
“We are thrilled that Guy has been honoured with this role after the amazing first season he had as a Coach on The Voice this year. He’s a tremendous talent and hosting the ARIAs is further recognition of that,” said Nine Program Director Hamish Turner.
In unrelated news Sebastian is currently locked in a legal battle with his former manager Titus Day.
The ARIA Awards will be broadcast from The Star Event Centre in Sydney on Wednesday, November 27 from 7.30pm on Nine and 9Now.