ARIA has announced the host of the 34th Annual ARIA Awards in partnership with YouTube Music, is multiple ARIA Award winner and multi-platinum singer/songwriter Delta Goodrem. Goodrem is no stranger to the ARIA’s, having won 12 ARIA Awards.
“I am beyond honoured to be hosting the 2020 ARIA Awards bringing to people’s homes the music that has meant so much to them this year. The Australian music industry has had a year unlike any other we have ever faced before, and I am so looking forward to celebrating with you all – albeit remotely, as we come together to recognise and celebrate how talented this industry is to a global audience,” said Goodrem.
Dan Rosen, chief executive of ARIA said: “We are very excited to have Delta Goodrem as our host for the 2020 ARIA Awards. She is no stranger to the ARIA stage, having taken home 12 ARIAs and delivered us a number of magic moments over her stellar career. This year she has dealt with the challenges of 2020 by remaining creative whilst raising funds and awareness for people in need. I can’t wait for Delta to lead our reflection – and celebration – of a one-of-a-kind year.”
Goodrem last week released her new Christmas album, Only Santa Knows through Sony Music Entertainment Australia.
ARIA has also announced the Australian and international stars who will be presenting this year’s ARIA Awards.
The ceremony will feature: last year’s host Guy Sebastian, Australian music icons INXS, Tones and I, comedian and musician Tim Minchin, rapper Briggs, multiple ARIA Award winner artist Christine Anu, global superstar Keith Urban and Nine Network personalities Richard Wilkins and Brooke Boney, television personality Sophie Monk, comedians Joel Creasey and Hamish Blake and director, Black Music & Culture at YouTube Tuma Basa along with A$AP Ferg.