Posted By John
1990 ARIA Award Winners

4th ARIA Awards Ceremony

26 March 1990
Darling Harbour Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW
Hosted by Glenn Shorrock.

Highlight of the 1990 ARIA Awards was the addition of live performances for the first time. Next year’s Awards would see the start of television coverage for the first time. Today’s ARIA Awards is seen by around 2 million people on television, and approximately 2,500 recording industry guests and 5,000 members of the general public.

ARIA Awards

Hall Of Fame
Percy Grainger, Sherbet

Outstanding Achievement Award
Kylie Minogue

Album Of The Year
Ian Moss – Matchbook

Highest Selling Album
Johnny Diesel & The Injectors

Single Of The Year
Peter Blakeley
Crying In The Chapel

Highest Selling Single
Kate Ceberano
Bedroom Eyes

Song Of The Year
Ian Moss – Tuckers Daughter

Best Group
The Black Sorrows

Best Female Artist
Kate Ceberano

Best Male Artist
Ian Moss

Best New Talent

Best Country Album
John Williamson – Warragul

Best Comedy Release
The Satanic Sketches

Best Children’s Album
Various – 0 – 9 Series

Breakthrough Artist – Album
Ian Moss – Matchbook

Breakthrough Artist – Single
Ian Moss – Tuckers Daughter

Best Adult Contemporary Album
Stephen Cummings
A New Kind Of Blue

Best Independent Release
Wild Pumpkins At Midnight
This Machine Is Made Of People

Best Indigenous Release
Weddings Parties Anything
The Big Don’t Argue

Fine Arts Awards

Best Jazz Album
Browne Costello & Grabowsky
Six By Three

Best Original Soundtrack, Cast, Show Recording
Original Cast Recording – Anything Goes

Best Classical Album
Tasmanian Symphony Chamber Players – Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

Artisan Awards

Best Video
Geoff Barter for – 1927 – Compulsory Hero

Engineer Of The Year
Alan Wright

Best Cover Art
Rob Miles for – Hunters & Collectors – Ghost Nation

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