Harry Styles VS Taylor Swift: What Will Happen At ARIA Awards 2016


The ARIA Awards are going to make the environment really hot as there will be a tough competition between the skilled stars. However, the toughest competition is expected between Taylor Swift and her former boyfriend Harry Style who are nominated in the same category of "The best International Artist". Justin Bieber, Beyonce, and Meghan Trainor are also running in the same category's battle.

Taking place on November 23, 2016, the award ceremony will be rocking Sydney's venue of The Star in Australia. Other nominees of the similar category include Adele, Drake, Coltplay, the Weeknd, Coldplay, and twenty one pilots. The Australian public appreciates ARIA for giving them a chance to make their choice by voting for their favorite star.

The nominations at the Australian Recording Industry Association Awards were made public on October, 04, 2016. Flume, the music producer is reportedly leading the nominations at the show.

With 11 nominations, the musician whose real name is Harley Streten will also battle for Best Male Artist and Album of the year.  Flume is based in Sydney and has already won the Best Male Award in 2013. The second lead of the nominations goes to Troye Sivan who has received seven nominations at ARIA. The third top lead is named to singer Sia who will battle for six gongs including best female artist and best pop release.

The nominations for the ARIA Awards 2016 are as follow:

Telstra Album Of The Year


Flume for Skin
RUFUS for Bloom
Sia for This Is Acting
The Avalanches for Wildflower
Troye Sivan for Blue Neighbourhood

Best Male Artist


Bernard Fanning for Civil Dusk
Flume for Skin
Guy Sebastian for Black & Blue
Illy for Papercuts
Troye Sivan for Blue Neighbourhood

Best Female Artist


Delta Goodrem for Wings of the Wild
Jessica Mauboy for This Ain't Love
Montaigne for Glorious Heights
Sarah Blasko for Eternal Return
Sia for This Is Acting

Best Dance Release


Flume for Skin
Hayden James for Just A Lover
L D R U for Keeping Score
RUFUS for Bloom
The Avalanches for Wildflower

Best Group


King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard for Nonagon Infinity
RUFUS for Bloom
The Avalanches for Wildflower
The Veronicas for In My Blood
Violent Soho for WACO

Breakthrough Artist


DMA'S for Hills End
L D R U for Keeping Score
Montaigne for Glorious Heights
Olympia for Self Talk
Safia for Make Them Wheels Roll

Best Pop Release


Flume for Never Be Like You
Illy for Papercuts
Sia for This Is Acting
The Veronicas for In My Blood
Troye Sivan for Blue Neighbourhood

Best Urban Album


Citizen Kay for With The People
Drapht for Seven Mirrors
Koi Child for Koi Child
L-FRESH The LION  for Become
Urthboy for The Past Beats

Best Independent Release


Flume for Skin
Jarryd James for Thirty One
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard for Nonagon Infinity
Sia for This Is Acting
Violent Soho for WACO

Best Rock Album


Ball Park Music for Every Night The Same Dream
Boy & Bear for Limit Of Love
Gang Of Youths for Let Me Be Clear
The Living End for Shift
Violent Soho forr WACO

Best Adult Contemporary Album


Bernard Fanning for Civil Dusk
Bob Evans for Car Boot Sale
Paul Kelly for Seven Sonnets & A Song
Robert Forster for Songs To Play
Tina Arena for Eleven

Best Adult Alternative Album


Jarryd James for Thirty One
Matt Corby for Telluric
Peter Garrett for A Version
Sarah Blasko for Eternal Return
The Temper Trap for Thick As Thieves

Best Country Album


Adam Brand and the Outlaws for Adam Brand and the Outlaws
Bill Chambers for Cold Trail
Fanny Lumsden for Small Town
Sara Storer for Silos
The Wolfe Brothers - This Crazy Life

Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Album


Hellions for Opera Oblivia
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard for Nonagon Infinity
Parkway Drive for Ire
The Amity Affliction for Heartbreak
Twelve Foot Ninja for Outlier

Best Blues & Roots Album


Jimmy Barnes for Soul Searchin'
Kev Carmody for Recollections
Russell Morris for Red Dirt Red Heart
The Cat Empire for Rising With The Sun
The Wilson Pickers for A Train

Best Children's Album


Justine Clarke for Pyjama Jam!
Pat Davern for Alexander The Elephant In Zanzibar
Play School for Famous Friends: Celebrating 50 Years of Play School
Sam Moran for Play Along With Sam
The Wiggles for Wiggle Town!

Here is the list of category along with the respective nominations where the public is given the opportunity to vote for their favorite star.

Best International Artist


Adele for 25
Beyonce for Lemonade
Coldplay for Full Of Dreams
Drake for Views & If You're Reading
Meghan Trainor for Title & Thank You
Justin Bieber for Purpose
One Direction for Made in the A.M & Four
Taylor Swift for 1989
twenty one pilots for Blurryface
The Weeknd for Beauty Behind The Madness

Best Video


Courtney Barnett for Elevator Operator
Delta Goodrem for Dear Life
Flume for Never Be Like You
Guy Sebastian for Black & Blue
Hilltop Hoods for 1955
Illy  for Papercuts
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard for People-Vultures
Sia for Cheap Thrills
Troye Sivan for YOUTH Acoustic
Violent Soho for Like Soda

Best Australian Live Act


Courtney Barnett for National Theatre Tour
Flume  for St. Jerome's Laneway Festival 2016
Gang Of Youths for Gang Of Youths National Tour
Hilltop Hoods for The Restrung Tour
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard for Nonagon Infinity Tour
RUFUS for Bloom Tour
Tame Impala for Australian Tour
The Living End for Shift Tour
Violent Soho for The WACO Tour
You Am I for Bargain Bin Bon Vivants Tour

Apple Music Song of the Year


Flume for Never Be Like You (feat. Kai)
Hilltop Hoods for 1955 (feat. Montaigne & Thom Thum)
Illy - Papercuts (feat. Vera Blue)
Keith Urban for Carrie Underwood
L D R U for Keeping Score

Marcus Marr & Chet Faker The Trouble With Us


Sia for Cheap Thrills
The Veronicas for In My Blood
Troye Sivan  for Youth
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