Crowded House To Be Inducted Into The ARIA Hall Of Fame
Crowded House will be inducted into the ARIA HALL OF FAME as part of the ARIA Awards 30th celebrations.
30 years ago, Crowded House released their self-titled
debut album and have since...
- Sold over 30x Platinum Albums (over 2 million sales)
- Achieved 5 #1 Albums and 17 Top Fifty Singles in Australia
- Won 13 ARIA Awards and have secured 36 Nominations
- Performed to well over 100,000 fans in 1996 at their 'Farewell To The World' concert on the steps of the Sydney Opera House.
On November 23, 2016, ARIA will warmly welcome one of Australia's greatest and most-loved bands into the ARIA Hall Of Fame. We will celebrate Crowded House's extraordinary career spanning 30 years and 6 studio albums.
Watch Crowded House - 'Don't Dream It's Over':
It was back in early 1987 when Crowded House won the first ever ARIA Award for Best Video for 'Don't Dream It's Over'. They went on to win a further two ARIAs for Best New Talent and Song Of The Year for 'Don't Dream It's Over' at the inaugural ARIA Awards.
13x ARIA Award winners, Crowded House founding members, Neil Finn and Nick Seymour said:
"Since our formation in Melbourne and our first album release in 1986 we have enjoyed a special relationship with Australia, one that has strengthened and endured over the years. We feel truly blessed that our songs have become a valued part of peoples lives across generations. As a result, our affinity with fans and the music community here is unique and one we hold very close. We are delighted and honoured to accept the invitation to be inducted into the ARIA Hall Of Fame."
'Recurring Dream: The Very Best of Crowded House' topped the Australian (8 weeks), New Zealand (8 weeks) and UK (2 weeks) albums charts and achieved 13x Platinum accreditation in Australia making it the highest selling Australian album of all time by a group.
Watch Crowded House - 'Better Be Home Soon':
Crowded House has been an inspiration to their contemporaries and generations of Australian artists.
Crowded House's incredible legacy and perfect tunes continue to win devoted fans spanning all generations across the world, culminating recently with Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande delivering their glorious take of the Crowded House classic, 'Don't Dream It's Over' that has subsequently been viewed over 40 million times on YouTube.
Watch Crowded House - 'Weather With You':