The ARIA Award. It's the pointy statue that all the musos in Australia are singing their lungs out to get.
But what happens once you have one sitting on your mantelpiece? Is an ARIA Award a one-way ticket to fame and glory or is it just a useless paperweight (albeit one that would make a really novel murder weapon)?
Some ARIA Award winners have soared, achieving chart success here and around the world. But others haven't been so lucky the spotlight has moved on, leaving them with nothing but memories and stories for their grandchild.
Read for the full post for MusicFIX's look back at some of the more memorable hits and misses of the ARIA Awards.