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ARIA Awards nominations 2011 in full: Gotye, Eskimo Joe lead list

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Gotye 'Somebody That I Used To Know'
The nominees for this year's ARIA Awards have been announced.

Australian singer Gotye has been named in a record seven categories for his single 'Somebody That I Used to Know' featuring Kimbra.

His chart-topping single is nominated for 'Single of the Year', Highest Selling Single and 'Best Pop Release', while he has also has a chance of winning 'Best Male Artist'.

Also successful in the nominations are folk band Boy and Bear, hip hop act Drapht and Eskimo Joe - each with six nominations - and Guy Sebastian, who picks up two nominations.

It has not yet been revealed which television network hopes to broadcast the ARIA Awards ceremony this year, after two years of poor ratings on the Nine Network and Channel Ten.

Confirmed performers at the event include Gotye, Boy and Bear and Drapht.

The full list of nominees is as follows:

Album of the Year
Boy and Bear - Moonfire
Cut Copy - Zonoscope
Eskimo Joe - Ghosts of the Past
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu - Rrakala
Grinderman - 2

Single of the Year
Birds of Tokyo - 'Wild at Heart'
Boy and Bear - 'Feeding Line'
Drapht - 'Rapunzel'
Gotye - 'Somebody That I Used to Know'
Guy Sebastian - 'Who's That Girl' (feat. Eve)
The Jezabels - 'Dark Storm'

Best Male Artist
Drapht
Gareth Liddiard
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu
Gotye
Josh Pyke

Best Female Artist
Adalita
Clare Bowditch
Kasey Chambers
Kimbra
Washington

Best Group
Birds of Tokyo
Boy and Bear
Eskimo Joe
Grinderman
The Living End

Breakthrough Artist - Album
Boy and Bear - Moonfire
Drapht - The Life of Riley
Gypsy and The Cat - Gilgamesh
Oh Mercy - Great Barrier Grief
The Middle East - I Want That You Are Always Happy

Breakthrough Artist - Single
Boy and Bear - 'Feeding Line'
Drapht - 'Rapunzel'
Havana Brown - 'We Run The Night'
The Jezabels - 'Dark Storm'
Zoe Badwi - 'Freefallin''

Best Independent Release
Art vs Science - The Experiment
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu - Rrakala
John Butler Trio - Live At Red Rocks
Tex Perkins and the Dark Horses - Tex Perkins & The Dark Horses
The Jezabels - Dark Storm

Best Adult Alternative Album
Boy and Bear - Moonfire
Grinderman - 2
Little Red - Midnight Remember
Seeker Lover Keeper - Seeker Lover Keeper
The Panics - Rain On The Humming Wire

Best Adult Contemporary Album
Billy Thorpe - Billy Thorpe's Tangier
Colin Hay - Gathering Mercury
Damien Leith - Roy
John Farnham - Jack
Mark Seymour and the Undertow - Undertow

Best Blues & Roots Album
Backsliders - Starvation Box
Blue King Brown - Worldwize Part 1 - North and South
John Butler Trio - Live At Red Rocks
The Audreys - Sometimes The Stars
The Waifs - Temptation

Best Children's Album
Dirtgirlworld - Dig It
Hi-5 - Turn The Music Up
Holly Throsby - See!
Play School - Let's Play Together
The Wiggles - Ukulele Baby!

Best Comedy Release
Adam Hills - Inflatable
Buddy Goode - The One and Only Buddy Goode
Hamish & Andy - Celebrating 50 Glorious Years
Josh Thomas - Josh Thomas 'Surprise': Warehouse Comedy Festival
Tim Minchin - Tim Minchin & The Heritage Orchestra

Best Country Album
Jasmine Rae - Listen Here
Kasey Chambers - Little Bird
Keith Urban - Get Closer
Shane Nicholson - Bad Machines
Troy Cassar-Daley - Live

Best Dance Release
Bag Raiders - 'Bag Raiders'
Cut Copy - 'Zonoscope'
Miami Horror - 'Illumination'
Pnau - 'Soft Universe'
The Potbelleez - 'From the Music'

Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Album
Coerce - Ethereal Surrogate Saviour
Cosmic Psychos - Glorius Barsteds
Dream On Dreamer - Heartbound
Floatingme - Floatingme
Front End Loader - Ritardando

Best Pop Release
Architecture in Helsinki - 'Moment Bends'
Gotye - 'Somebody That I Used to Know' (feat. Kimbra)
Guy Sebastian - 'Who's That Girl' (feat. Eve)
Gypsy and the Cat - 'Gilgamesh'
Washington - 'Holy Moses'

Best Rock Album
Children Collide - Theory Of Everything
Eskimo Joe - Ghosts Of The Past
Jebediah - Kosciuszko
Papa Vs Pretty - United In Isolation
The Living End - The Ending Is Just The Beginning Repeating

Best Urban Album
Drapht - The Life Of Riley
Illy - The Chase
Koolism - The Umu
Phrase - Babylon
Vents - Marked For Death

Highest Selling Album
Altiyan Childs - Altiyan Childs
Angus and Julia Stone - Down The Way
Birds Of Tokyo - Birds of Tokyo
Keith Urban - Get Closer
Various - He Will Have His Way - The Songs of Tim & Neil Finn

Highest Selling Single
Birds of Tokyo - 'Plans'
Gotye - 'Somebody That I Used to Know' (feat. Kimbra)
Guy Sebastian - 'Who's that Girl' (feat. Eve)
Havana Brown - 'We Run The Night'
Jessica Mauboy - 'Saturday Night' (feat. Ludacris)

Watch Gotye's video for 'Somebody That I Used to Know' below:

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