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ARIA Award for Best Children's Album

The ARIA Music Award for Best Children's Album is an award presented at the annual ARIA Music Awards, which recognises "the many achievements of Aussie artists across all music genres",[1] since 1987. It is handed out by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA), an organisation whose aim is "to advance the interests of the Australian record industry."[2] The Wiggles hold the record for the most wins in this category (or any category).

ARIA Award for Best Children's Album
CountryAustralia
Presented byAustralian Recording Industry Association (ARIA)
First awarded1988
Currently held byJustine Clarke, The Justine Clarke Show! (2018)
Websiteariaawards.com.au

Winners and nomineesEdit

In the following table, the winner is highlighted in a separate colour, and in boldface; the nominees are those that are not highlighted or in boldface.[3][4][5][6]

  Winner marked in a separate colour
Year Winner(s) Album title
1988
(2nd)
Peter Combe Toffee Apple
1989
(3rd)
Peter Combe Newspaper Mama
Darryl Cotton Just For Kids
Noni Hazlehurst Shout and Whisper
Harold G Raffe and Co Harold and Friends
John Schumann John Schumann Goes Looby-Loo
Don Spencer Australian Animal Songs
The Wayfarers Home Among The Gum Trees - Songs For Aussie Kids
Fay White Did You See The Wind Today?
1990
(4th)
Various Artists 0–9 Series
Don Spencer Australia for Kids
Noni Hazlehurst and Sydney Symphony Orchestra Peter and the Wolf/Carnival of the Animals
Peter Combe Chopsticks
The Cast of Pugwall Pugwall - Original Music from the Television Series
1991
(5th)
Robyn Archer Mrs Bottle's Burp[note 1]
Agro The Agro Album
Don Spencer Let's Have Fun
Glynn Nicholas and The Funky Fossils The Dinosaur Album
John Williamson JW's Family Album
1992
(6th)
Peter Combe The Absolutely Very Best of Peter Combe (So Far) Recorded in Concert
Agro Agro Too
Franciscus Henri Dancing in the Kitchen
Noni Hazlehurst Noni Sings Day and Night Songs and Rhymes from Play School
Ruth Cracknell Paul Gallico's The Snow Goose
1993
(7th)
ABC Symphony Orchestra Classic Kids
Franciscus Henri Walking On The Milky Way
George Spartels George from Play School
Mike Jackson Rufty Tufty
The Tin Lids Snakes & Ladders
1994
(8th)
Mic Conway Whoopee!
Bananas in Pyjamas Bananas in Pyjamas
Colin Buchanan I Want My Mummy
Franciscus Henri My Favourite Nursery Rhymes
Monica Trapaga Monica's Tea Party
1995
(9th)
The Wiggles Big Red Car
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Dream Child
Cinderella Acappella Cinderella Acappella
Franciscus Henri I'm Hans Christian Andersen
Play School Oomba Baroomba
1996
(10th)
The Wiggles Wake Up Jeff!
Bananas in Pyjamas It's Singing Time!
Peter Combe Little Groover
Gillian Eastoe Extra Awesome Intergalactical Expedition[note 2]
Christine Hutchinson Grand Fairies Ball
1997
(11th)
Play School In the Car
Mic Conway What's That Sound?
Franciscus Henri Mr Whiskers
The Hooley Dooleys Splash
Monica Trapaga Monica's House
1998
(12th)
The Wiggles Toot, Toot!
Don Spencer Australian Classics
The Flowerpot Gang Happy Little Flower Pots
George Spartels Let's Go Out
The Hooley Dooleys Ready Set... Go!
1999
(13th)
The Hooley Dooleys Pop
Australian Girls Choir and National Boys Choir Australian Christmas Spirit
Cubbyhouse Rock Cake
Franciscus Henri Hooray For Mr Whiskers
Monica Trapaga Monica's Trip to the Moon
2000
(14th)
Hi-5 Jump and Jive with Hi-5
The Flowerpot Gang Flower Pot Gang
Mister Whiskers Monkey Business
Play School Hullabaloo
The Wiggles It's a Wiggly Wiggly World
2001
(15th)
Hi-5 It's a Party
George Spartels, Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra, Sean O'Boyle George Meets the Orchestra
The Hooley Dooleys Keep On Dancing
Monica Trapaga I Love the Zoo
The Wiggles Hoop Dee Doo: It's a Wiggly Party
2002
(16th)
Hi-5 Boom Boom Beat
The Hooley Dooleys Roll Up! Roll Up!
The Star Girls The Star Girls from Planet Groove
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Sean O'Boyle Symphony of Lullabies
The Wiggles Wiggly Safari
2003
(17th)
Hi-5 Celebrate
Play School Hip Hip Hooray
The Saddle Club On Top of the World
The Wiggles Go to Sleep Jeff!
Whoo Hoo! Wiggly Gremlins!
2004
(18th)
Hi-5 Holiday
Amica Life Is Fun
The Saddle Club Friends Forever
The Hooley Dooleys Wonderful
The Wiggles Top of the Tots
2005
(19th)
The Wiggles Live: Hot Potatoes
Bananas in Pyjamas Sing and Be Happy
Hi-5 Making Music
The Hooley Dooleys Super Dooper
Sean O'Boyle Hush Little Baby
2006
(20th)
The Wiggles Racing to the Rainbow
The Fairies Fairy Magic
Hi-5 Wish Upon a Star
The Hooley Dooleys Smile
Justine Clarke I Like to Sing!
2007
(21st)
The Wiggles Pop Go the Wiggles!
Bindi Irwin Bindi Kidfitness with Steve Irwin and The Crocmen
Christine Anu Chrissy's Island Family
Coco's Lunch Rat Trap Snap
Hi-5 Wow![note 3][7]
The Fairies Fairy Beach
2008
(22nd)
The Wiggles You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
The Fairies Fairy Fun, Fun, Fun
Hi-5 Planet Earth (deluxe edition)
Jay Laga'aia Come Dance and Sing
Justine Clarke Songs to Make You Smile
2009
(23rd)
The Wiggles Go Bananas!
Bindi Irwin Bindi Kidfitness 2 Jungle Dance Party
The Fairies Princess Perfect
Georgie Parker Here Comes the Sun
The Saddle Club Best Friends
2010
(24th)
The Wiggles Let's Eat!
Greta Bradman Forest of Dreams: Classical Lullabies to Get Lost In
Jay Laga'aia I Can Play Anything
Justine Clarke Great Big World
Little Kasey Chambers, Poppa Bill and the Little Hillbillies Little Kasey Chambers, Poppa Bill and the Little Hillbillies
2011
(25th)
The Wiggles Ukulele Baby!
Dirtgirlworld Dig It
Hi-5 Turn the Music Up!
Holly Throsby See!
Play School Let's Play Together
2012
(26th)
The Wiggles Surfer Jeff
Bananas in Pyjamas Playtime!
Dirtgirlworld Dirtgirl Rocks The Planet
Hi-5 Sing It Loud
Rhys Muldoon I'm Not Singing
2013
(27th)
Justine Clarke A Little Day Out with Justine Clarke
Giggle and Hoot Claw Tapping Tunes
Jay Laga'aia Ten in the Bed
Sam Moran Play Along with Sam
The Wiggles Taking Off!
2014
(28th)
The Wiggles Apples & Bananas
Alex Papps Let's Put the Beat in Our Feet
Ali McGregor Ali McGregor's Jazzamatazz
Jay Laga'aia Christmas at Jay's Place
Sam Moran Play Along with Sam: We're Gonna Dance!
2015
(29th)
Sam Moran Play Along with Sam: BOO!
Giggle and Hoot Hootastic Tunes
Play School Favourite Things - Songs and Nursery Rhymes from Play School
Rhys Muldoon Perfect Is the Enemy of Good
The Wiggles Rock & Roll Preschool
2016
(30th)
The Wiggles Wiggle Town!
Justine Clarke Pyjama Jam!
Pat Davern Alexander the Elephant in Zanzibar
Play School Famous Friends: Celebrating 50 Years of Play School
Sam Moran Play Along with Sam: BEST. DAY. EVER!
2017
(31st)
Jimmy Barnes Och Aye the G'Nu![note 4]
Lah-Lah Having Fun!
Peter Combe Live It Up
The Idea of North, Lior and Elena Kats-Chernin A Piece of Quiet (The Hush Collection, Vol. 16)
The Wiggles The Wiggles Duets
2018
(32nd)
Justine Clarke The Justine Clarke Show!
Lah-Lah 10th Birthday Party
Sam Moran Santa's Coming!
Teeny Tiny Stevies Helpful Songs for Little People
The Wiggles Wiggle Pop!
2019
(33rd)
Dan Sultan Nali & Friends
Kamil Ellis and Ensemble Offspring Classic Kids: Music for the Dreaming
Regurgitator's Pogogo Show The Really Really Really Really Boring Album
The Beanies Imagination Station
The Wiggles Party Time!

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The full title for this album is Mrs Bottle's (Absolutely Blurtingly Beautiful World-Beating) Burp.
  2. ^ The full title for this album is Extra Awesome Intergalactical Expedition Into the Far Reaches and Back.
  3. ^ Despite Hi-5's album Wow! being an official nomination for Best Children's Album, it isn't listed on the ARIA Awards website under this category.
  4. ^ Although this album was released by Jimmy Barnes, The Wiggles' trademark logo appears on the covers. This is why people from The Wiggles helped Jimmy Barnes work on the album during production throughout 2016.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ARIA Awards 2011 overview". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 13 February 2012.
  2. ^ "What We Do". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Archived from the original on 25 January 2012. Retrieved 12 February 2012.
  3. ^ ARIA Award previous winners. "ARIA Awards Best Children's Album". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 3 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Aria Awards/2011 Album of the Year – 25th ARIA Awards 2011". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 12 February 2012.
  5. ^ "ARIA Awards 1987.mov". YouTube. ARIA Official YouTube Account. 13 November 2011. Retrieved 5 December 2013.
  6. ^ "1991 Australian ARIA Award Nominations". Australian Recording Industry Association. 1991. Retrieved 13 June 2013.
  7. ^ Lynch, Sean. "Music News: 2007 ARIA Awards". WebWombat. Retrieved 5 October 2019.

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