ARIA Awards 2021: All the looks from the red carpet

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The 2021 ARIA Music Awards have officially kicked off for another year, with the biggest night of Australian music taking place at Taronga Zoo for the very first time.

Eight-time ARIA Award winner Amy Shark and hip-hop newcomer Genesis Owusu lead the nominations with six each, while global pop stars Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber are among the nominees for Best International Artist.

Ahead of exclusive performances from The Kid LAROI and RÜFÜS DU SOL, as well as appearances from a star-studded lineup of presenters throughout the show including Ed Sheeran, Charli XCX and Troye Sivan, Aussie celebrities made their mark on the red carpet.

Amy Shark

Amy Shark’s second album Cry Forever has earned her six nominations tonight.

Amy Shark at the ARIA Awards.
Amy Shark is nominated for six ARIA awards. Photo: Getty

The Wiggles

Original members of The Wiggles, Anthony Field, Jeff Fatt and Murray Cook, arrived at the ARIA Awards alongside new member, Tsehay Hawkins.

The Wiggles at the ARIA Awards.
New Wiggle Tsehay Hawkins arrived with OG members Anthony, Jeff and Murray. Photo: Getty

Tsehay Hawkins

Yellow Wiggle Tsehay Hawkins made her debut on the ARIA Awards red carpet wearing a shimmering turquoise gown.

Tsehay Hawkins at the ARIA Awards.
The Wiggles’ newest member Tsehay Hawkins stunned on the red carpet. Photo: Getty

Brooke Boney

Pre-show host Brooke Boney wowed in a silk shirt and pants.

Brooke Boney at the ARIA Awards.
Brooke Boney hosted part one of the 2021 ARIA Awards. Photo: Getty

Genesis Owusu

Genesis Owusu, who is nominated for six ARIA awards, wasn’t afraid to stand out on the red carpet.

Genesis Owusu at the ARIA Awards.
Genesis Owusu made quite a statement on the red carpet. Photo: Getty


Ruel rocked a Gucci suit on the red carpet.

Ruel at the ARIA Awards.
Ruel will be presenting at tonight’s ARIAs. Photo: Getty

Vance Joy

Vance Joy is nominated for five awards tonight, including Best Artist.

Vance Joy at the ARIA Awards.
Vance Joy wore a navy blue suit. Photo: Getty

Vera Blue

ARIA Award presenter Vera Blue shimmered onto the red carpet.

Vera Blue at the ARIA Awards.
Vera Blue is presenting at tonight's ARIA awards. Photo: Getty

Lime Cordiale

Lime Cordiale members Oliver Leimbach and Louis Leimbach both wore retro suits.

Lime Cordiale at the ARIA Awards.
Lime Cordiale are nominated for Best Australian Live Act. Photo: Getty

Baker Boy

Baker Boy brought a pop of colour to the red carpet.

Baker Boy at the ARIA Awards.
Baker Boy wore a red hoodie to the red carpet. Photo: Getty

Peach PRC

Peach PRC, who burst onto the music scene this year with her pop hit, Josh, matched her outfit with her signature pink hair.

Peach PRC matched her outfit with her iconic pink hair. Photo Getty
Peach PRC at the ARIA Awards.

Matt Okine and KLP

Comedian Matt Okine posed with Best Dance Release nominee KLP.

Matt Okine and KLP at the ARIA Awards.
Matt Okine and KLP played it up for the cameras. Photo: Getty


19-year-old Budjerah, who is up for five nominations tonight, wore a leather Prada bolo tie.

Budjerah at the ARIA Awards.
Budjerah is nominated for five ARIA awards. Photo: Getty

Gretta Ray

Breakthrough Artist nominee Gretta Ray stunned in a black cut-out dress on the red carpet.

Gretta Ray at the ARIA Awards.
Gretta Ray is nominated for Breakthrough Artist. Photo: Getty

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