Last night was the Australian music industry’s biggest event, with local and international celebrities heading to the  the 26th ARIA Awards in Sydney.

Flick through for all the red carpet arrivals and behind-the-scenes shots:

ARIA Awards 2012: Taylor Swift

Still want to see more from last night’s ARIA Awards? Check out this video by Mamamia intern and entertainment blogger, Alicia Vrajlal, who was on the red carpet last night:

There was a mix of rock’n’roll looks (Ruby Rose, we’re looking at you) and old-school glamour on the red carpet, with Taylor Swift taking out our award for best dressed, looking a little like a Grecian goddess in a floor-length ivory gown.

Kimbra reclaimed her title as Best Female Artist for the second year running while Gotye took home Best Male Artist, Best Pop Release, Best Australian Live Act and Album of the Year, for his album ‘Making Mirrors’. Other multi-award winners include The Temper Trap, who won Best Group and Best Rock Album for their self-titled album ‘The Temper Trap’. Missy Higgins was awarded Best Adult Contemporary Album, The McClymonts – Best Country Album, One Direction – Best International Artist, The Jezabels – Best International Release, and Matt Corby’s ‘Brother’ was voted ARIA Song of the Year.

Missy Higgins, Guy Sebastian, Jessica Mauboy, 360, The Temper Trap, The Jezabels, Hilltop Hoods, and international guest, Taylor Swift, performed through-out the night.


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