Jimmy Barnes and wife Jane Mahoney join Peter Helliar at the Australian Book ...

Jimmy Barnes was victorious in more ways than one at the Australian Book Industry Awards in Sydney on Wednesday night. 

The 62-year-old singer not only took home the prize for biography of the year, for his tome Working Class Boy, he was also a winner in the stakes. 

Flanked by his gorgeous wife Jane Mahoney, the singer looked dapper in a black velvet suit and matching bow tie.

Well suited: Flanked by his gorgeous wife Jane Mahoney, Jimmy Barnes looked dapper in a black velvet suit and matching bow tie

Well suited: Flanked by his gorgeous wife Jane Mahoney, Jimmy Barnes looked dapper in a black velvet suit and matching bow tie

Winner: The 62-year-old not only took home the prize for biography of the year, for his tome Working Class Boy, he was also a winner in the fashion stakes

Winner: The 62-year-old not only took home the prize for biography of the year, for his tome Working Class Boy, he was also a winner in the stakes

A crisp white shirt, patent leather shoes and a single gold earring in his right ear completed the look.

Snuggling up to her husband of 37 years, Jane also wore black velvet, with black boots and skinny jeaans.

She accessorised with a Vivienne Westwood statement necklace and over-sized glittering maroon purse.  

Sleek, straight hair, rosy toned lipstick and winged eyeliner completed her casual rock 'n' roll red carpet look. 

Also at the event was The Project's Peter Helliar, who opted for a simple, well-fitted grey

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