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The 22nd Annual Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards (generally known as ARIA Music Awards or simply The ARIAs) took place on 19 October 2008.[1] The nominees for all categories were announced on 10 September, while the winners of the Artisan Awards were announced on the same day.

2008 ARIA Music Awards
Date19 October 2008 (2008-10-19)
VenueAcer Arena,
Sydney, New South Wales
Websitewww.ariaawards.com.au
Television/radio coverage
NetworkNetwork Ten

Contents

Awards and nominationsEdit

Final nominees are shown in plain, with winners in bold.[1]

ARIA AwardsEdit

Album of the Year

Single of the Year

Best Male Artist

Best Female Artist

Best Group

Best Adult Contemporary Album

Best Blues & Roots Album

Best Children's Album

Best Comedy Release

Best Country Album

Best Dance Release

Best Independent Release

Best Music DVD

Best Pop Release

Best Rock Album

Best Urban Release

Breakthrough Artist – Album

Breakthrough Artist – Single

Highest Selling Album

Highest Selling Single

Fine Arts AwardsEdit

Best Classical Album

Best Jazz Album

Best Original Soundtrack / Cast / Show Album

Best World Album

Artisan AwardsEdit

The Artisan Award winners were announced on 10 September.[1] The winners are shown here in bold.[1]

Producer of the Year

Engineer of the Year

Best Cover Art

Best Video

ARIA Hall Of Fame InducteesEdit

The following were inducted into the 2008 ARIA Hall of Fame on 1 July:[1]

1 ^ Rolf Harris was stripped of his induction in 2014 after being convicted for indecent assault.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Winners by Year: 2008". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 5 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Rolf Harris stripped of his ARIA Hall of Fame induction". The Sydney Morning Herald. 1 July 2014. Retrieved 1 July 2014.

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