Written by Zoë Holloway, May 9, 2016

Australia’s night of nights for our beloved TV personalities took place last night, with the obvious highlight being The Project’s Waleed Aly taking home the Gold Logie for Best Personality on Australian TV.

While accepting his award, Waleed acknowledged the controversy surrounding his nomination, joking, ‘Do not adjust your sets. There’s nothing wrong with the picture. If you are in the room, I’m sure there’s an Instagram filter to return things to normal. It will be fine. This is happening.’

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 08:  Waleed Aly poses with the Gold Logie Award for Best Personality On Australian TV and Silver Logie for Best Presenter 'The Project' during the 58th Annual Logie Awards at Crown Palladium on May 8, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Admitting that he believed he’d have more luck ‘wining an AFL grand final than a Gold Logie’, he decided to dedicate his award to ‘everyone with an unpronounceable name’.

‘There have been a lot of people in the past week or two who have made it clear to me that me being here right now really matters to them,’ he said. ‘That reason was brought home… not so long ago actually, when someone who is in this room, and I’m not going to use the name they use in the industry, came up to me, introduced themselves and said to me, “I really hope you win. My name is Mustafa. But I can’t use that name because I won’t get a job.”’

‘He’s here tonight. And it matters to people like that that I am here. I know it’s not because of me. I know that,’ he continued.

Joining in on the standing ovation that congratulated the 37-year-old The Project host was his wife Susan, whom he also thanked for not taking his job from him as ‘she’s sharper, wittier, funnier and infinitely more charming and likeable [than me]’.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 08:  Waleed Aly and Susan Carland arrive at the 58th Annual Logie Awards at Crown Palladium on May 8, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Waleed’s speech ended the night on a poignant note after the jokes and F-bombs that preceded his win. Comedian Dave Hughes was host for the evening, and started the night by ripping on everyone from celebrity chefs to Rolf Harris, although he admitted he wasn’t sure whether he’d crossed the line when joking about his fellow The Project host and Gold Logie nominee Carrie Bickmore ‘shaking her baby maker’.

The jokes kept on coming when Peter Helliar and Kitty Flanagan took to the stage, with Peter offering this advice to young Ky Baldwin, winner of the Graham Kennedy Breakthrough Star of Tomorrow Award: ‘My advice, your first Logies, don’t drink with Stefanovic, don’t dance with Bickmore, and don’t accept a lift home from the 60 Minutes crew, OK?’ – not the first joke at the expense of Channel 9’s Beirut bungle.

Another huge component of the night is the red carpet, with all our favourite stars dressed to kill. Below, we’ve compiled a gallery of all of the hits from the night.

Congratulations to all the winners!

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 08:  Carrie Bickmore arrives at the 58th Annual Logie Awards at Crown Palladium on May 8, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Graham Denholm/WireImage)

Carrie Bickmore

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