With so much music hitting our ears all year long, the entertainment stratosphere is scaling happy highs. New tunes are great. But even those yesteryear musicians made a statement by belting out unforgettable tunes and giving us memorable moments on and off stage. No wonder, music lovers still dig them for some symphonic succor. Given the brief history that the country has had, it’s remarkable how many musical pioneers the country has produced. These musicians are time-proof—no withering hands of time nor has influx of new age music been able to mute their melodies from our minds. Delving into the land down under we came up with a list of legendary Australian musicians who deserve kudos for taking music to new heights, for melding indigenous and western styles and gifting the world a heady-mix of musical genres. Let's explore the timelines, life stories and interesting trivia & facts related to the lives in the biographies of famous Australian Musicians who have put Australian high up on music map.
Keith UrbanKeith Urban

26 October 1967

Bon ScottBon Scott

09 July 1946

Angus YoungAngus Young

31 March 1955

Nick CaveNick Cave

22 September 1957

Malcolm YoungMalcolm Young

06 January 1953

GotyeGotye

21 May 1980

Vance JoyVance Joy

01 December 1987

Indiana EvansIndiana Evans

27 July 1990

Calum HoodCalum Hood

24 January 1996

Michael CliffordMichael Clifford

20 November 1995

Percy GraingerPercy Grainger

08 July 1882

Slim DustySlim Dusty

13 June 1927

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Ashton IrwinAshton Irwin

07 July 1994

Sia Kate Isobelle FurlerSia

18 December 1975

James ReidJames Reid

11 May 1993

Edward JeffriesEdward Jeffries

01 August 1987

Flea (Musician)Flea (Musician)

16 October 1962

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Chris LanzonChris Lanzon

24 July 2000

Jesse SpencerJesse Spencer

12 February 1979

Tim MinchinTim Minchin

07 October 1975

OrianthiOrianthi

22 January 1985

Emma WatkinsEmma Watkins

21 September 1989

Jimmy BarnesJimmy Barnes

28 April 1956

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Anthony FieldAnthony Field

08 May 1963

Daniel JohnsDaniel Johns

22 April 1979

Judith DurhamJudith Durham

03 July 1943

FleaFlea

16 October 1962

Phil RuddPhil Rudd

19 May 1954

Brody DalleBrody Dalle

01 January 1979

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Jason DonovanJason Donovan

01 June 1968

Lachlan GillespieLachlan Gillespie

23 October 1985

Darren HayesDarren Hayes

08 May 1972

Colin HayColin Hay

29 June 1953

Jeff FattJeff Fatt

21 July 1953

Xavier SamuelXavier Samuel

10 December 1983

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Sophie MonkSophie Monk

14 December 1979

Guy SebastianGuy Sebastian

26 October 1981

Murray CookMurray Cook

30 June 1960

Lisa GerrardLisa Gerrard

12 April 1961

Jessica OrigliassoJessica Origliasso

25 December 1984

Tommy EmmanuelTommy Emmanuel

31 May 1955

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Ben LeeBen Lee

11 September 1978

Russell HitchcockRussell Hitchcock

15 June 1949

Tammin SursokTammin Sursok

19 August 1983

Tina ArenaTina Arena

01 November 1967

Missy HigginsMissy Higgins

19 August 1983

Phillip WilcherPhillip Wilcher

16 March 1958

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Matt CorbyMatt Corby

07 November 1990

Chrissy AmphlettChrissy Amphlett

25 October 1959

Natalie BassingthwaighteNatalie Bassingthwaighte

01 September 1975

Kate CeberanoKate Ceberano

17 November 1966

Joel HoustonJoel Houston

19 September 1979

Sam MoranSam Moran

04 April 1978

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Rebecca St. JamesRebecca St. James

26 July 1977

Jona WeinhofenJona Weinhofen

01 January 1983

Tim FinnTim Finn

25 June 1952

Peter FurlerPeter Furler

08 September 1966

Yahoo SeriousYahoo Serious

27 July 1953

Paul HesterPaul Hester

08 January 1959

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Colin PetersenColin Petersen

24 March 1946

Lisa OrigliassoLisa Origliasso

25 December 1984

Bob DaisleyBob Daisley

13 February 1950

Laura ImbrugliaLaura Imbruglia

15 June 1983

Xavier RuddXavier Rudd

29 May 1978

Kasey ChambersKasey Chambers

04 June 1976

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LenkaLenka

19 March 1978

Robert StigwoodRobert Stigwood

16 April 1934

Vanessa AmorosiVanessa Amorosi

08 August 1981

Karise EdenKarise Eden

11 July 1992

John Paul YoungJohn Paul Young

21 June 1950

Jay WatsonJay Watson

27 May 1990

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Gabriella CilmiGabriella Cilmi

10 October 1991

Rob SwireRob Swire

05 November 1982

Harrison CraigHarrison Craig

07 September 1994

Geoffrey Gurrumul YunupinguGeoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu

1970 AD

Angry AndersonAngry Anderson

05 August 1947

Nick AllbrookNick Allbrook

23 November 1987

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Angus StoneAngus Stone

27 April 1986

Daryl BraithwaiteDaryl Braithwaite

11 January 1949

James ReyneJames Reyne

19 May 1957