The ARIA Awards sees some of Australia’s biggest names as well as global super stars step out for the red carpet. Whilst the coveted event celebrates Australian musicians, the red carpet sees some memorable fashion moments.
Let’s look back at 20 of the best celebrity red carpet moments from the ARIA Awards.
Just months after her Hodgkins lymphoma cancer diagnosis in July 2003, Delta Goodrem made her first public appearance. The glowing star graced the ARIAs red carpet in a phenomenal baby pink gown and a pixie cut. At the time, Delta was still riding the high of her wildly successful debut record, Innocent Eyes, which nabbed her a whopping seven ARIA awards that year.
Having split from The Young Divas to launch a solo career, Jessica Mauboy sparkled in this stunning silver dress at the 2008 ARIA Awards. Her debut studio album, Been Waiting was released in November that same year and showcased her songwriting prowess in addition to her incredible vocals.
The ARIAs don’t just see the Australian celebrities come out in full force. Sometimes global superstars drop in to the beloved awards show too. Taylor Swift made a memorable appearance at the ARIA Awards in 2012 where she performed her hit, I Knew You Were Trouble.
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban
The loved-up couple stole the show when they arrived hand-in-hand for the 2018 ARIA Awards red carpet. Keith Urban was host of the music awards, with his proud wife Nicole Kidman there to support him.
Lisa and Jessica Origliasso
By 2008 Lisa and Jessica Origliasso, who are better known as the pop duo The Veronicas, had just released their global smash hit Untouched when they hit the ARIAs red carpet – bringing a touch of glam punk to the event.
Hot on the heels of the release of their 2002 record, Diorama, the Silverchair trio – Daniel Johns, Chris Joannou and Ben Gillies – stepped out for the ARIAs red carpet in these very disco-esque suits.
Pink was a special guest at the 2008 ARIA Awards, where she gave a dynamic performance of her hit “So What”. First though, she stunned on the red capret in this flowy white dress paried with peep-toe turquoise heels.
She won Best Female Artist at the ARIAS in 1989. Three decades later at the 2020 Awards, powerhouse vocalist Kate Ceberano proved she was still firmly on trend in a stunning satin dress with floral choker.
In 2017, Harry Styles took out the ARIA for Best International Artist in style wearing a satin, embroidered paisley suit for the event.
Wearing her signature top knot hair style and a blue crushed velvet dress, Amy Shark was all smiles for the 2020 ARIA Awards.
Only Robbie Williams could deviate from the typical tuxedo in style. The Angels singer appeared on the red carpet for the 2016 ARIA Awards wearing this mind-bending optical illusion patterned suit.
The undisputed queen of Australian music, Kylie Mingoue, hit the ARIAs red carpet in 2015 in this stunning crystal-embellished gown.
Marcia Hines performed at the 2020 ARIA Awards wearing this frilled ivory blouse and skirt.
By 2004, Tina Arena was well and truly a veteran of the Australian music industry. Here she is that year on the ARIAs red carpet wearing a crystal-embellished light pink dress.
Former YouTuber-turned-global pop sensation Troye Sivan’s ARIAs appearances are always memorable. Troye is not only known for his infectious pop hits but also as a style icon in his own right.
Wearing a draped black dress and a silver belt to cinch the waist, Dannii Minogue’s 2011 ARIAs look is one of her best.
Having kickstarted her singing career the eary before, Kylie Minogue was the best selling Australian artist of the year at the 1989 ARIAs. Her personal style was evolving from her Neighbours days accordingly, the singer wearing an embroidered blazer and smoky blue eye shadow .
Olivia Newton John
In 2002, the late Olivia Newton John graced the ARIAs red carpet in this leather corset and black maxi skirt to be inducted into the Australian Hall of Fame during that year’s ceremony.
A young Russell Crowe looks dapper at the 1993 ARIA Awards posing alongside Sigrid Thornton.
Toni Collette and Dave Galafassi
Toni Collette and then-husband Dave Galafassi pose arm-in-arm at the 2006 ARIA Awards.