Famous Australian Singers

What do musical doyens like Kylie Minogue, Delta Goodrem, Iggy Azale and Darren Hayes have in common? That is correct. They are all Aussies! Australia has given the world some most innovative, energizing, and eclectic singers who have made waves in the music scene and with good reason. Australian music has been as much about ear-throbbing beats as energetic vocals. From pop to rock to jazz and a little bit of RnB, Australia music has pretty much all genres covered. From singers like Luke Hemmings to Michael Clifford, Australia has produced some Grammy-worthy chartbusters that has wowed music lover and topped many Billboard listings. Here we bring you a collection of biographies of some of the most famous and successful Australian singers. Explore this section and learn all about timelines, life stories and interesting trivia & facts related to their lives.

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 1 Keith Urban

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Australian, New Zealander, American

Four-time Grammy-winner Keith Urban had already tasted success in Australia, before making his American debut with a platinum-certified solo album. He knows how to play a variety of instruments, including the sitar, guitar, piano, and mandolin. His track Somebody Like You was named Billboard’s greatest country hit of the 2000s.

 2 Sia Furler

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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: December 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Australian

 3 Roseanne Park

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 11, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Australian
Roseanne Park , better known as Rosé, gained fame as part of the South Korean girl group Blackpink. She was featured on G-Dragon's hit track Without You. She has also endorsed Kiss Me and Yves Saint Laurent. As of 2021, she was the most-followed Korean personality on Instagram

 4 The Kid Laroi

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: August 17, 2003
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Australian
Australian rapper and hip-hop artist The Kid Laroi was mentored by the late rapper Juice Wrld. He shot to fame with the tracks Let Her Go, Diva, the Billboard-charting Go, and Addison Rae. He is immensely popular on Instagram and YouTube, where he has millions of followers.

 5 Cody Simpson

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 11, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Australian
Apart from releasing three pop albums, Australian singer/actor Cody Simpson has also acted in the film The Smiley Face Killers and a Broadway musical. A Part of USC's Trojan Swim Elite team, he has qualified for the trials of the 100m butterfly event of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.

 6 Toni Watson

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 15, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Australian

Toni Watson is an Australian singer-songwriter whose single, Dance Monkey, broke Bing Crosby's all-time Australian record by spending 24 weeks at number one position on the ARIA Singles Chart. The single also earned Toni Watson several prestigious awards, such as APRA Music Award and ARIA Music Award.

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 7 Nick Cave

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 22, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Australian
Nick Cave is best known as the lead singer of the rock band Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds. The ARIA Hall of Fame inductee is known for the intense themes of his songs, such as death. He has also written several books, including novels and anthologies of his poetry. 
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 8 Delta Goodrem

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Australian

Delta Goodrem is an Australian actress, singer, and songwriter. Many of her albums have topped the ARIA Albums Chart, with her debut album Innocent Eyes staying at the top for 29 consecutive weeks. Also known for her charity work, Goodrem established the Delta Goodrem Foundation in an attempt to raise money for blood cancer research.

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 9 Natalie Imbruglia

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Australian

Australian singer-songwriter, model, and actress Natalie Imbruglia aspired for a career in the show business since her youth. Beginning her career with minor roles in commercials, she worked hard to make a name for herself in the entertainment industry. She has acted in many hit films and is also active as a singer with many records to her credit.

 10 Catriona Gray

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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: January 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Australian, Filipino
Filipino-Australian model Catriona Gray soared to fame after winning the 2018 Miss Universe pageant, thus becoming the fourth from her country to win the title. Apart from winning Miss Universe Philippines 2018, she had also been named Miss World Philippines 2016. She has worked for the OTOP initiative, too.
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 11 Rick Springfield

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 23, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Australian
Rick Springfield is best known for his Grammy-winning single Jessie's Girl. He also gained fame for his portrayal of Noah Drake in the soap General Hospital and Dr. Irving Pitlor in True Detective. He has also written an autobiography and a novel, both New York Times bestsellers.

 12 Rolf Harris

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Famous As: Entertainer
Birthdate: March 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Australian
Australian singer, painter, and TV personality Rolf Harris is remembered for songs such as Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport and Two Little Boys, and for inventing the wobble board. He was a champion swimmer in his adolescence. He also spent almost 3 years in prison for assaulting underage girls. 

 13 Bon Scott

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Birthdate: July 9, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Australian, British, Scottish
Died: February 19, 1980
Bon Scott worked with bands such as The Spektors, Valentines, and Fraternity before joining the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, replacing lead singer Dave Evans in 1974. He was one of Classic Rock’s 100 Greatest Frontmen of All Time. Following his death, AC/DC released a best-selling album as a tribute.

 14 Keiynan Lonsdale

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 19, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Australian, Nigerian

 15 Gotye

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Australian, Belgian
Belgian-born Australian singer Gotye initially formed the indie-pop group The Basics. The three-time Grammy-winning artist has also had a successful solo career and is best known for his Billboard-topping track Somebody That I Used to Know, which made him the fifth Australian artist to top the Billboard charts.

 16 Jessica Mauboy

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Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: August 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Australian

Jessica Mauboy is an Australian singer, actress, and songwriter. She started hogging the limelight after finishing second in the fourth season of Australian Idol, which was aired in 2006. One of the most successful female artists in Australia, Mauboy has received several awards, such as ARIA Music Awards.

 17 Vance Joy

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Australian
Though equipped with a degree in law, Australian singer Vance Joy doesn’t see himself working as a lawyer ever. The singer who has released chart-topping hits such as Riptide was also a promising footballer before he plunged into music full-time, and played for the Coburg Tigers.

 18 Holly Valance

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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Model
Birthdate: May 11, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Australian

 19 Sophie Monk

Sophie Monk
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Musician, Model
Birthdate: December 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Australian, British

 20 Guy Sebastian

Guy Sebastian
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter, Record producer
Birthdate: October 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Australian, Malaysian

 21 Emma Watkins

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Famous As: Musician, Singer
Birthdate: September 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Australian

 22 Caitlin Stasey

Caitlin Stasey
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: May 1, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Australian

 23 Flume

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Australian

 24 Clare Bowen

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Australian

 25 Daniel Johns

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: April 22, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Australian

 26 Kevin Parker

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 20, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Australian

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

 27 Jason Donovan

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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: June 1, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Australian

 28 Judith Durham

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Famous As: Singer, Jazz musician, Pianist, Songwriter
Birthdate: July 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Australian

 29 Courtney Barnett

Courtney Barnett
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: November 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Australian

 30 Jimmy Barnes

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Famous As: Singer, Composer, Songwriter
Birthdate: April 28, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Australian

 31 Darren Hayes

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer
Birthdate: May 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Australian

 32 Brody Armstrong

Brody Armstrong
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Australian, American

 33 Craig McLachlan

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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: September 1, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Australian

 34 John Farnham

John Farnham
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Australian, British

 35 Colin Hay

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Famous As: Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Birthdate: June 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Australian

 36 Greg Page

Greg Page
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 16, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Australian

 37 Cecilia Cheung

Cecilia Cheung
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Australian, Chinese, Hong Konger

 38 Indiana Evans

Indiana Evans
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Australian

Indiana Evans is an Australian actress, songwriter, and singer. She is best known for playing Matilda Hunter in a TV soap opera titled Home and Away, for which she won the Dolly Teen Choice Award under the Queen of Teen category. Evans is also known for contributing immensely to the 2011 soundtrack for series three of H2O: Just Add Water.

 39 Anna Netrebko

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Famous As: Opera singer
Birthdate: September 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Australian, Russian

 40 Tina Arena

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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter, Television presenter, Actor, Jazz musician, Composer, Pianist, Record producer
Birthdate: November 1, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Australian

 41 Dean Lewis

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Australian

Dean Lewis is an Australian singer and songwriter known for his 7× Platinum-certified single Waves and his 10× Platinum-certified single Be Alright. He released his debut studio album in March 2019. Over the years, he has won several awards, including three ARIA Music Awards and three APRA Awards. He has also received a couple of MTV Europe Music Award nominations.

 42 Morgan Evans

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Australian

 43 Ben Lee

Ben Lee
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: September 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Australian

 44 Tammin Sursok

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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Film actor
Birthdate: August 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Australian, South African

 45 Tal Wilkenfeld

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Australian

 46 James Reid

James Reid
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 11, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Australian, Filipino

Filipino-Australian actor-singer James Reid had been a talented gymnast and swimmer in childhood. He is best known for pairing up with Nadine Lustre in projects such as Diary Ng Panget and On the Wings of Love. Though he and Nadine dated later, they broke hearts with their split in 2020.

 47 Darlene Zschech

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer
Birthdate: September 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Australian

 48 Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 13, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Australian

 49 Murray Cook

Murray Cook
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Famous As: Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Birthdate: June 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Australian

 50 Erica Packer

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Famous As: Model, Singer, Ex-wife of James Packer
Birthdate: November 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Australian