June 22, 2010 09:58:06 GMT
At the 2010 Australasian Performing Right Association Awards, the rockers were honored with the Songwriter of the Year prize and the Most Played Australian Work Overseas kudo.
Legendary rockers AC/DC won big at the 2010 Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) Awards on Monday, June 21 after taking home two of the night's top trophies. The "Highway to Hell" hitmakers were handed the Songwriter of the Year prize, as well as the Most Played Australian Work Overseas honor for their 2008 single "Rock 'N Roll Train".
U.S. rock band The Fray won the award for International Work of the Year for their song "You Found Me", while Aussie duo Empire of the Sun accepted the Dance Work of the Year prize for their hit album "Walking on a Dream".
Melbourne-based four-piece The Temper Trap were also celebrating after winning the night's most prestigious award, the group's track "Sweet Disposition" was named Song of the Year at the ceremony in Sydney.