Folk Heavy 2010 ARIA Nominations

Angus and Julia Stone

The nominations for this year’s ARIA Awards are in and it’s looking very folk heavy. Artists such as Angus and Julia Stone (above), The John Butler Trio, Lisa Mitchell, Whitely, Basement Birds, The Cat Empire, Clare Bowditch and Josh Pyke have all nabbed nominations across the major categories this year.

The nominations for the category that most folk fans care about, the bizarrely titled Best Adult Alternative Album, are as follows:

Angus & Julia Stone – Down The Way (Original Matters/EMI)
Basement Birds – Basement Birds (Basement Birds)
Clare Bowditch – Modern Day Addiction (Island/UMA)
The Cat Empire – Cinema (EMI)
Washington – I Believe You Liar (Mercury/UMA)
Whitley – Go Forth, Find Mammoth (Dew Process/Universal Music)

For a full list of nominations see the official ARIA Awards web site.

1 Comment

  1. October 19, 2010 at 14:54

    […] already know that the 2010 ARIA award nominations are heavy on the folk so it obviously follows that the performances on the night will also feature […]


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