Artists of the Year

2021 Winners

Announced 22 November

Our 2021 Artists of the Year will be announced in the December issue of Limelight, available online from 22 November. Subscribe now to be among the first to read about this year’s winners as soon as the issue goes live.

Nominees

2021

Past winners

2019

Deborah Cheetham
Australian Artist of the Year

Alondra de la Parra
Australian Artist of the Year – People’s Choice

Víkingur Ólafsson
International Artist of the Year

Jessye Norman
International Artist of the Year – People’s Choice

2018

Simone Young
Australian Artist of the Year

Benjamin Northey
Australian Artist of the Year – People’s Choice

Jordi Savall
International Artist of the Year

Anne-Sophie Mutter
International Artist of the Year – People’s Choice

2017

Brett Dean
Australian Artist of the Year

Jonas Kaufmann
International Artist of the Year

2016

Emma Matthews
Australian Artist of the Year

Stephen Hough
International Artist of the Year

2015

Greta Bradman
Australian Artist of the Year

Sir Simon Rattle
International Artist of the Year