Kasey Chambers, Alex Lloyd, and Silverchair lead the nominations for the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards, with seven each. New acts George and the Vines received six nominations apiece; hip-hop/dance act 1200 Techniques earned five. The awards will be presented Oct. 15 at the Sydney Superdome.
Rock band Powderfinger dominated the 15th annual Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) awards tonight (Oct. 3) with six victories at Sydney's Capitol Theatre. The Universal-signed act took best group, while its "Odyssey Number Five" set took the prizes for album, rock album, highest selling album, and cover art. It chart topping single "My Happiness" scored record of the year.