In this post we will introduce you to the five out of ten participants of the upcoming Australian national final – Australia Decides!
Jack Vidgen was born on 17 January 1997, in New South Wales. He gained fame due to his win at the 5th season of Australia’s Got Talent in 2011. The same year he released his first single and studio album. He more recently, in 2019, he competed for at the Australian edition of The Voice. In January 2020, he appeared in the 2nd season of America’s Got Talent: The Champions. In his musical career, he has released two studios albums and four singles.
Casey Donovan – Proud
Casey Donovan was born on 13 May 1988, in New South Wales, Australia. Her family is of indigenous descent, that gave her the first musical influences. She is better known through her victory on the Australian Idol, in 2004. Her win made her the youngest act to ever win the show! Since 2004, she has released one studio album, two EPs and eight singles. Except of a singer and songwriter, she is also an actress, having performed in musicals (The Sapphires, Chicago). She has appeared in many TV Shows too. In 2017, she won the Australian edition of the reality competition I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.
Diana Rouvas – Can We Make Heaven
Diana Rouvas was born on 29 January 1984, in Sydney. She is from a Greek father and an Australian mother. From a young age, she became interested in music. By the age of 8, she started writing her own songs. In 2001, she toured for the first time. In 2012, she competed for the first time in the Australian version of The Voice. She finished 5th after all. In 2019, she competed again at the talent show. That time she won the whole competition. Until today, she has released one EP and five singles.
Mitch Tambo – Together
Mitch Tambo was born in Sydney and he is currently living in Melbourne. In 2016, he released his first EP. Last year, he competed at Australia’s Got Talent, where he reached the final. Last November, he signed his first contract to Sony Music Australia. Except of singing, he also knows how to play the didgeridoo. After his EP, he has released 6 singles. He is notably known for promoting his aboriginal roots through his work.
iOTA – Life
iOTA was born in New Zealand to a Māori father and an English mother and was raised in Australia. His real name is Sean Hape, but he changed it when he was 26. Until his career as an artist took off he worked as a mechanic’s apprentice. iOTA has released a total of six studio albums, one live album, two EPs and ten singles. Except his musical career, he has appeared in a variety of shows, films and musicals such as The Rocky Horror Show.
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