ARIA Awards 2016: Flume, Troy Sivan lead nominees

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The ARIA Awards will be presented to the winners on Nov. 23 at the Star Casino in Sydney. Twitter/ARIA

Flume and Troye Sivan have swept the nominations for the upcoming ARIA Awards.

The 24-year-old musician born as Harley Edward Streten received nominations for 11 categories under the 30th Annual ARIA Awards while the 21-year-old internet sensation got seven. Both Flume and Sivan were shortlisted for Best Male Artist of the Year and are competing for five awards.

Flume’s chart-topping album “Skin” was nominated for Album of the Year and Best Pop Release. His “Never Be Like You (Feat. Kai)” is shortlisted for the Song of the Year.

Already, Flume won the artisan categories as Best Producer, Best Engineer and Cover Art of the Year for “Skin” in an announcement made Wednesday.

In a video message filmed in the US, Flume assured his fans of his attendance on the ARIA Awards next month.

"It's really nice to be recognised as producer especially among all these peers it's an important one for me," Flume said.

"We are in America at the moment on a tour but I am going to be performing at the ARIAs so I will see you at the big event."

For Sivan’s part, the YouTube star’s first studio album “Blue Neighbourhood” was shortlisted for Album of the Year while his 2015 single “Youth” was among those nominated for Song of the Year. Sivan’s “Youth Acoustic (Sydney Session)” was nominated for Best Video.

Alex Hope was nominated for Producer of the Year and Engineer of the Year for producing Sivan’s “Blue Neighbourhood.”

The ARIA Awards will be presented to the winners on Nov. 23 at the Star Casino in Sydney. Tickets will be sold to the public starting Oct. 10. The ceremonies will be broadcasted on Channel Ten.

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