2 Michael Hutchence(Lead Singer and Lyricist of the Rock Band 'INXS')
Michael Hutchence, co-founder of the Australian rock band INXS, was known for his wild lifestyle, his affairs with celebrities, and his history of drug abuse. He was named to News.com’s list of the 15 greatest Australian singers of all time but unfortunately died by suicide in a Sydney hotel room.
3 Flea (Musician)(Musician, Actor, a Member and Bassist of the Rock Band ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers’)
4 Rick Springfield(Singer)
5 Kevin Parker(Rock Musician Known for his Musical Project 'Tame Impala')
Kevin Parker is an Australian musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is credited with founding the psychedelic music project, Tame Impala. Over the years, Parker has won several prestigious awards, such as a Brit Award and ARIA Music Awards.
6 Courtney Barnett(Rock Singer Known for Her Deadpan Singing Style and Witty, Rambling Lyrics)
Courtney Barnett is an Australian musician, singer, and songwriter. Renowned for her witty lyrics and deadpan singing style, Barnett achieved international recognition after releasing her highly successful EP, The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas. Over the years, she has won several important awards, such as APRA Music Awards, ARIA Music Awards, and AIR Awards.
7 Daniel Johns(Musician)
Daniel Johns is an Australian singer, songwriter, and musician best known for his association with Silverchair where he was the former frontman and lyricist. Renowned for his guitaring skills, Daniel Johns was ranked 18th on Rolling Stone magazine's 25 Most Underrated Guitarists list in 2007.
8 Brody Armstrong(Singer-Songwriter, and Guitarist Known as the Frontwoman for Punk Bands 'The Distillers' and 'Spinnerette')
Brody Armstrong is an Australian singer-songwriter and musician. She had a tumultuous childhood marred by abuse and violence. She sought solace in music and began her career as a teenager. As a young woman, she was part of many bands with which she released numerous hit albums and singles. She also has a successful career as a soloist.
9 Peter Garrett(Member of the Australian House of Representatives)
Peter Garrett is an Australian musician, activist, environmentalist, and former politician. Renowned for his eccentric dance style and signature bald head, Garrett is best known for his association with the popular rock band Midnight Oil where he performs as the lead singer. A football fan, Peter Garrett supports the Essendon Bombers of the AFL.
10 John Williamson(Singer-songwriter)
John Williamson is an Australian folk and country music singer-songwriter. A multi-talented individual, JOHN Williamson is also known for his skills as a multi-instrumentalist, conservationist, and television host. One of the most respected musicians in Australia, Williamson has released more than 50 albums and has won several awards. In 2010, he was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame.
11 Jon Stevens(Singer)
12 Johnny O'Keefe(Singer)
13 Ella Hooper(Singer-songwriter)
14 Stevie Wright(Musician)
Stevie Wright gained fame as part of the Australian band the Easybeats, which was compared to The Beatles and The Rolling Stones by fans. Best known for his chartbusting tracks such as Friday on My Mind, he slipped into heroin addiction later and tried electroconvulsive therapy, leading to mental health issues.
15 Mahalia Barnes(Singer-songwriter who has seen success as a backup singer and session participant)
16 Altiyan Childs(Winner of the second season of The X Factor Australia in 2010)
17 Doc Neeson(Singer, Songwriter)
18 Rob Bailey(Musician)
Australian rock musician, singer and songwriter, Rob Bailey began his music career at the age of 13. He played bass guitar for various rock bands such as Flake, Acid Road, Natural Gas, Rudy and the Aardvarks and Company of Men. From April 1974 to January 1975, he was also associated with the hard rock band AC/DC.
19 Tex Perkins(Singer-songwriter)
20 Sarah McLeod(Singer-songwriter)
21 Darryl Cotton(Singer, Television presenter)
Darryl Cotton was an Australian singer, songwriter, actor, and television presenter. A founding member of a now-defunct rock group named Zoot, Cotton also had a successful solo career. After establishing himself as a singer-songwriter, he went on to appear in TV shows like The Young Doctors. Cotton is also credited with forming the popular rock band Burns Cotton & Morris.
22 Lonnie Lee(Singer)
David Laurence Rix, or Lonnie Lee, has had a six-decade-long career in music and is known for his pioneering work in the field of rockabilly music. He is also known for his appearances on the show Six O'Clock Rock and for his chartbusting tracks such as I Found a New Love.
23 George Rrurrambu Burarrwanga(Musician)
George Rrurrambu Burarrwanga is best remembered as the lead singer of the Aboriginal rock band Warumpi Band. Part of the Yolngu tribe, he specialized in the rock-reggae-country genre. He and his band released the first Australian rock single in the Aboriginal language, Jailanguru Pakarnu, or Out of Jail.