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

Nick CaveNick Cave

22 September 1957

Angus YoungAngus Young

31 March 1955

Bon ScottBon Scott

09 July 1946

Malcolm YoungMalcolm Young

06 January 1953

Vance JoyVance Joy

01 December 1987

Indiana EvansIndiana Evans

27 July 1990

Percy GraingerPercy Grainger

08 July 1882

Calum HoodCalum Hood

24 January 1996

Sia Kate Isobelle FurlerSia

18 December 1975

Slim DustySlim Dusty

13 June 1927

Michael CliffordMichael Clifford

20 November 1995

Ashton IrwinAshton Irwin

07 July 1994

James ReidJames Reid

11 May 1993

Edward JeffriesEdward Jeffries

01 August 1987

Flea (Musician)Flea (Musician)

16 October 1962

Chris LanzonChris Lanzon

24 July 2000

Jimmy BarnesJimmy Barnes

28 April 1956

Jesse SpencerJesse Spencer

12 February 1979

GotyeGotye

21 May 1980

OrianthiOrianthi

22 January 1985

Tim MinchinTim Minchin

07 October 1975

Robert ForsterRobert Forster

29 June 1957

Pete DohertyPete Doherty

12 March 1979

Emma WatkinsEmma Watkins

21 September 1989

Jessica OrigliassoJessica Origliasso

25 December 1984

FleaFlea

16 October 1962

Anthony FieldAnthony Field

08 May 1963

Jason DonovanJason Donovan

01 June 1968

Angry AndersonAngry Anderson

05 August 1947

Sophie MonkSophie Monk

14 December 1979

Missy HigginsMissy Higgins

19 August 1983

Colin HayColin Hay

29 June 1953

Lachlan GillespieLachlan Gillespie

23 October 1985

Brody DalleBrody Dalle

01 January 1979

Phil RuddPhil Rudd

19 May 1954

Daniel JohnsDaniel Johns

22 April 1979

Judith DurhamJudith Durham

03 July 1943

Xavier SamuelXavier Samuel

10 December 1983

Guy SebastianGuy Sebastian

26 October 1981

Jeff FattJeff Fatt

21 July 1953

Darren HayesDarren Hayes

08 May 1972

Kasey ChambersKasey Chambers

04 June 1976

Chrissy AmphlettChrissy Amphlett

25 October 1959

Tommy EmmanuelTommy Emmanuel

31 May 1955

Lisa GerrardLisa Gerrard

12 April 1961

Red SymonsRed Symons

13 June 1949

Geoffrey Gurrumul YunupinguGeoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu

1970 AD

Ben LeeBen Lee

11 September 1978

Murray CookMurray Cook

30 June 1960

Tammin SursokTammin Sursok

19 August 1983

Daryl BraithwaiteDaryl Braithwaite

11 January 1949

Rebecca St. JamesRebecca St. James

26 July 1977

Tina ArenaTina Arena

01 November 1967

Lisa OrigliassoLisa Origliasso

25 December 1984

Phillip WilcherPhillip Wilcher

16 March 1958

Matt CorbyMatt Corby

07 November 1990

Kate CeberanoKate Ceberano

17 November 1966

Sam MoranSam Moran

04 April 1978

Samantha JadeSamantha Jade

18 April 1987

Joel HoustonJoel Houston

19 September 1979

Tim FinnTim Finn

25 June 1952

Gabriella CilmiGabriella Cilmi

10 October 1991

Russell HitchcockRussell Hitchcock

15 June 1949

Bob DaisleyBob Daisley

13 February 1950

Peter FurlerPeter Furler

08 September 1966

Xavier RuddXavier Rudd

29 May 1978

Colin PetersenColin Petersen

24 March 1946

Yahoo SeriousYahoo Serious

27 July 1953

Christine AnuChristine Anu

15 March 1970

LenkaLenka

19 March 1978

Stan WalkerStan Walker

23 October 1990

Ricki-Lee CoulterRicki-Lee Coulter

10 November 1985

Paul HesterPaul Hester

08 January 1959

Rob SwireRob Swire

05 November 1982

Laura ImbrugliaLaura Imbruglia

15 June 1983

Natalie BassingthwaighteNatalie Bassingthwaighte

01 September 1975

Angus StoneAngus Stone

27 April 1986

Molly MeldrumMolly Meldrum

29 January 1943

Mick HarveyMick Harvey

29 August 1958