Jet Soars With Six ARIA Awards

(ClebrityAccess MediaWire) —

Hard-rocking debutantes Jet have stormed their first ARIA Music Awards taking six awards. The Melbourne quartet, who restored hard-rocking riffs and anthems to chart glory, scored awards for Album of the Year (Get Born), Best Group (Get Born), Best Rock Album (Get Born), Breakthrough Artist – Album (Get Born), Breakthrough Artist – Single (Are You Gonna Be My Girl) and the prestigious Single of the Year (Are You Gonna Be My Girl).

More than 2000 people from music industry and 6000 fans packed the Sydney Superdome on October 17 for the 2004 ARIA Music Awards. The event was broadcast on Network Ten, and hosted by Rove McManus. It was the 18th year the ARIA Music Awards have been held to celebrate the Australian music industry.

The 2004 ARIA Music Award winners:

ALBUM OF THE YEAR —

Jet ‘Get Born’ (EMI)

SINGLE OF THE YEAR —

Jet ‘Are You Gonna Be My Girl?’ (EMI)

BEST GROUP —

Jet ‘Get Born’ (EMI)

BEST MALE ARTIST —

John Butler ‘Sunrise Over Sea’ (Jarrah/MGM)

BEST FEMALE ARTIST —

Kasey Chambers ‘Wayward Angel’ (EMI)

HIGHEST SELLING SINGLE —

Guy Sebastian – Angels Brought Me Here (BMG)

HIGHEST SELLING ALBUM —

Delta Goodrem – Innocent Eyes (Sony)

BEST POP RELEASE —

Missy Higgins ‘Scar’ (Eleven/EMI)

BEST ROCK ALBUM —

Jet ‘Get Born’ (EMI)

BEST URBAN RELEASE —

Koolism ‘Part 3 – Random Thoughts’ (Invada/Inertia)

BEST BLUES & ROOTS ALBUM —

John Butler Trio ‘Sunrise Over Sea’ (Jarrah/MGM)

BEST DANCE RELEASE —

Infusion ‘Girls Can Be Cruel’ (BMG)

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM —

Kasey Chambers ‘Wayward Angel’ (EMI)

BEST ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM —

Paul Kelly ‘Ways and Means’ (EMI)

BEST CHILDREN’S ALBUM —

Hi-5 ‘Holiday’ (Sony)

BEST COMEDY RELEASE —

Scared Weird Little Guys ‘Bits and Pieces’ (Shock)

BEST INDEPENDENT RELEASE —

John Butler Trio ‘Sunrise Over Sea’ (Jarrah/MGM)

BEST MUSIC DVD —

Midnight Oil ‘Best Of Both Words’ (ABC)

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST – ALBUM —

Jet ‘Get Born’ (EMI)

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST – SINGLE —

Jet Are You Gonna Be My Girl (EMI)

BEST CLASSICAL ALBUM —

Teddy Tahu Rhodes ‘The Voice’ (ABC)

BEST JAZZ ALBUM —

The Necks ‘Drive By’ (Fish of Milk/Shock)

BEST ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK/CAST/SHOW RECORDING —

David Bridie ‘Nautical Forlorn’ (Mana)

BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM —

Seaman Dan ‘Perfect Pearl’ (Hot)

BEST COVER ART —

James Hackett for ‘The Dissociatives’ by The Dissociatives (Eleven/EMI)

BEST VIDEO —

James Hackett for ‘Somewhere Down The Barrel’ by The Dissociatives (Eleven/EMI)

ENGINEER OF THE YEAR —

Paul McKercher for ‘A Song Is A City’ by Eskimo Joe (FMR)


PRODUCER OF THE YEAR —

Paul McKercher and Eskimo Joe for ‘A Song Is A City’ by Eskimo Joe (FMR)


–Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen

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