Tina Arena will join a long list of Australian music greats including John Farnham, INXS and Kylie Minogue when she is inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame at this year’s awards ceremony.
Arena who will be performing on the night said the inaugural award was “a remarkable honour.”
Vance Joy has also been added to the roster and is due in the country to support Taylor Swift on the Australian leg of her tour.
Joy is nominated for multiple awards including Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Male Artist.
Fellow Melbourne artist, Courtney Barnett has also picked up multiple nominations including Breakthrough Artist and Best Female Artist.
Other acts performing on the night include Conrad Sewell, Flight Facilities, Peking Duck, Jarryd James and Jessica Mauboy with speculation Ed Sheeran may also be in attendance.
Sheeran is among the 10 artists nominated for Best International Artist, a publicly voted award and is due in the country late November for his tour.