Singer Guy Sebastian is taking on hosting duties for the 2019 ARIA Awards.

Best-known for hits like Battle Scars (feat. Lupe Fiasco), Like It Like That, Angels Brought Me Here and more, Sebastian has appeared as a judge on both The Voice and The X Factor, represented Australia in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2015 and was the first-ever winner of Australian Idol

"I am so pumped and honoured to be hosting the 2019 ARIA Awards," said Sebastian. 

"The Australian music industry is so diverse and I can’t wait to celebrate with you all as we unite to recognise and celebrate how much talent we have to offer the world."

"ARIA is honoured and excited to have Guy Sebastian as our host for the 2019 ARIA Awards," added ARIA Chief Executive Dan Rosen

"He is one of Australia’s most talented artists and has had an incredible last 12 months. Guy will be an amazing host to lead the celebration of another great year of Australian music, and we cannot wait for music fans around the country to see what we have in store at this year’s ARIA Awards."

Last week saw the nominees for artisan awards and Best Video categories announced, with acts like Paul Kelly, Kevin Parker, Kate Ceberano, Sampa The Great and more picking up nominations.

The 33rd Annual ARIA Awards will take place in Sydney on Wednesday 27 November.