Drum roll please! The winners are…

Breakthrough Artist

WINNER: Amy Shark — Night Thinker

AB Original — Reclaim Australia

Dean Lewis — Waves

Tash Sultana — Notion

Tkay Maidza — TKAY

Best Independent Release

WINNER: AB Original — Reclaim Australia

Dan Sultan — Killer

Sia — The Greatest

Tash Sultana — Notion

Vance Joy — Lay It On Me

Best Female Artist

WINNER: Sia — The Greatest

Amy Shark — Night Thinker

Jessica Mauboy — The Secret Daughter (Songs From The Original TV Series)

Julia Jacklin — Don’t Let The Kids Win

Meg Mac — Low Blows

Best Male Artist

WINNER: Paul Kelly — Life Is Fine

DD Dumbo — Utopia Defeated

Dan Sultan — Killer

Illy — Two Degrees

Vance Joy — Lay It On Me

Best Group

WINNER: Gang Of Youths — Go Farther In Lightness

AB Original — Reclaim Australia

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard — Flying Microtonal Banana

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds — Skeleton Tree

Peking Duk — Stranger (feat. Elliphant)

Song of the Year

WINNER: Peking Duk — Stranger (feat. Elliphant)

Amy Shark — Adore

Bliss N Eso — Moments (feat. Gavin James)

Dean Lewis — Waves

Guy Sebastian — Set In Stone

Illy feat. Anne Marie — Catch 22

Jessica Mauboy — Fallin

PNAU — Chameleon

Sia feat. Kendrick Lamar — The Greatest

Starley — Call On Me (Ryan Riback remix)

Album of the Year

WINNER: Gang Of Youths — Go Farther In Lightness

AB Original — Reclaim Australia

Amy Shark — Night Thinker

Illy — Two Degrees

Paul Kelly — Life Is Fine

Best Video

WINNER: Bliss N Eso — Moments (feat. Gavin James)

Amy Shark  — Drive You Mad

Client Liaison — A Foreign Affair

Client Liaison — Off White Limousine

Dean Lewis — Waves

Gang Of Youths — The Deepest Sighs, The Frankest Shadows

Illy — You Say When (feat. Marko Penn)

Jessica Mauboy — Fallin

Kirin J Callinan  — SAD

Sia — The Greatest

Best Australian Live Act

WINNER: Illy

Client Liaison

Flume

Gang Of Youths

Jessica Mauboy

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Peking Duk

Tash Sultana

Violent Soho

Best International Artist

WINNER: Harry Styles — Harry Styles

Adele — 25

Bruno Mars — 24K Magic

Ed Sheeran — Divide and Loose Change

Kendrick Lamar — DAMN. and Untitled Unmastered.

Lorde — Melodrama

Metallica — Hardwired… To Self-Destruct

Shawn Mendes — Illuminate

The Rolling Stones — Blue & Lonesome

The Weeknd — Starboy

Best Pop Release

WINNER: Amy Shark — Night Thinker

Dean Lewis — Waves

Jessica Mauboy — Fallin

Sia — The Greatest

Vera Blue — Perennial

Best Dance Release

WINNER: PNAU — Chameleon

Dom Dolla & Torren Foot — Be Randy

Jagwar Ma — Every Now & Then

Peking Duk — Stranger (feat. Elliphant)

The Kite String Tangle — The Kite String Tangle

Best Blues & Roots Album

WINNER: All Our Exes Live In Texas — When We Fall

Archie Roach — Let Love Rule

Busby Marou — Postcards From The Shell House

Paul Kelly & Charlie Owen — Death’s Dateless Night

Tash Sultana — Notion

Best Children’s Album

WINNER: Jimmy Barnes — Och Aye The G’Nu!

Lah-Lah — Having Fun!

Peter Combe — Live It Up

The Idea Of North, Lior & Elena Kats Chernin — A Piece Of Quiet (The Hush Collection, Vol 16)

The Wiggles — The Wiggles Duets

Best Adult Contemporary Album

WINNER: Paul Kelly — Life Is Fine

Bernard Fanning — Brutal Dawn

DD Dumbo — Utopia Defeated

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds — Skeleton Tree

Pete Murray — Camacho

Best Country Album

WINNER: Kasey Chambers — Dragonfly

Lee Kernaghan — The 25th Anniversary Album

O’Shea — 61-615

Shane Nicholson — Love & Blood

The McClymonts — Endless

Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Album

WINNER: Northlane — Mesmer

Airbourne — Breakin’ Outta Hell

Frenzal Rhomb — Hi-Vis High Tea

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard — Murder Of The Universe

Sleepmakeswaves — Made Of Breath Only

Best Rock Album

WINNER: Gang Of Youths — Go Farther In Lightness

Dan Sultan — Killer

Dune Rats — The Kids Will Know It’s Bullshit

Polish Club — Alright Already

The Preatures — Girlhood

Best Urban Release

WINNER: AB Original — Reclaim Australia

Illy — Two Degrees

Remi — Divas & Demons

Thundamentals — Everyone We Know

Tkay Maidza — TKAY