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The 12th Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards (generally known as the ARIA Music Awards or simply The ARIAS) was held on 20 October 1998 at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre.[1][2] Presenters, including Democrats deputy leader Natasha Stott Despoja and former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, distributed 28 awards with the big winner for the year being Natalie Imbruglia with six awards.[1]

1998 ARIA Music Awards
Date20 October 1998 (1998-10-20)
VenueSydney Convention & Exhibition Centre,
Sydney, New South Wales
Websitewww.ariaawards.com.au
Television/radio coverage
NetworkNetwork Ten

In addition to previous categories, "Outstanding Achievement Award" was presented to Savage Garden.[1] The ARIA Hall of Fame inducted: The Angels and The Masters Apprentices.[1]

Ceremony detailsEdit

AwardsEdit

Final nominees for awards are shown in plain, with winners in bold.

ARIA AwardsEdit

Fine Arts AwardsEdit

Artisan AwardsEdit

Outstanding Achievement AwardEdit

ARIA Hall of Fame inducteesEdit

PerformersEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ ARIA lists this entry as "The Boys for Necks - The".[1]
  2. ^ ARIA lists Dave Dobson as one of three artists for "Now Until the Break of Day".[1] Opera tenor, David Hobson is described as a 1998 ARIA Award winner.[3]
  3. ^ The Shits were a duo renamed as Happyland consisting of (then) domestic partners Quan Yeomans of Regurgitator and Janet English of Spiderbait.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "ARIA Awards – History: Winners by Year 1998: 12th Annual ARIA Awards". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 13 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Australia 1998 ARIA Awards". ALLdownunder.com. Archived from the original on 11 July 2007. Retrieved 5 December 2009.
  3. ^ "David Hobson – Opera Singer". Professional singer biography. Emily Tapp Melanoma Foundation Inc. Retrieved 1 April 2010.
  4. ^ "Happyland > Overview". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 1 April 2010.

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