In massive Australian music news, Flume (Harley Streten) has taken home his first ever Grammy award.
His album Skin won the Grammy under the category of Best Dance/ Electronic album beating out stiff competition from Tycho, Jean-Michel Jarre, Underworld and Louie Vega.
Harley said at the ceremony that he is “really proud to be here representing Australia and Australian music on this stage right now.”
It has been a massive 12 months for flume having just come number 1 on triple J’s Hottest 100 for his hit Never Be Like You featuring Kai, which was also nominated for The Best Dance Recording Grammy. The song has also reached 5 time platinum status here in Australia.
His sophomore album Skin debuted here in Australia at number 1, number 2 in New Zealand and number 8 in the US and Canada. In November the album received 8 ARIA awards the most by an artist in over 20 years.
This Friday Flume will release Skin Companion II EP the second release in a series featuring new music from the recording sessions of Skin.
He also has a bunch of upcoming tour dates around America sure to cement himself as an overseas success.