ARIA awards - Best Male Artist
Tuesday, 09 December 2008

ImageNick Cave has picked up the ARIA ( ) award, his seventh, this time for Best Male Artist, at the 2008 Australian music awards ceremony.

Nick Cave is currently working with Warren Ellis on the score for The Road - the film of a Cormac McCarthy novel directed by John Hillcoat. He is also working on his second novel 'The Death Of Bunny Munro', which is due out in September 2009 through Canongate.

Nick Cave presented this year's Turner Prize to Mark Leckey iat the annual award ceremony at Tate Britain on Monday 1 December 2008 in a live broadcast on Channel 4 news, following in the footsteps of Dennis Hopper, who presented the award in 2007.

The four artists short listed for the Turner Prize 2008 were Runa Islam, Mark Leckey, Goshka Macuga and Cathy Wilkes. An exhibition of their work runs at Tate Britain until 18 January 2009.