Singer/songwriter Delta Goodrem leads the field for the 17th annual Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards, with 10 nominations. The awards will be presented Oct. 21 at the Sydney Superd

Singer/songwriter Delta Goodrem leads the field for the 17th annual Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards, with 10 nominations. The awards will be presented Oct. 21 at the Sydney Superdome.

Goodrem, who is currently undergoing chemotherapy for Hodgkin's Disease, received the most nominations ever for a female artist. In another ARIA first, the Sony artist has three songs -- "Born To Try," "Innocent Eyes" and "Lost Without You" -- nominated for top-selling single. The tracks are from her album, "Innocent Eyes." Goodrem is also nominated for single and album of the year, best female artist, best new artist single and album, best pop release and top-selling album.

Other multiple nominees include the Waifs, with six; Powderfinger, five; the Sleepy Jackson, four; and Silverchair, John Butler Trio and Something For Kate, with three each.

Kylie Minogue, Silverchair and Kasey Chambers topped last year's winners with three honors each.