8 Australia’s Sizzling Pop Sensations

January 17, 2014

1. Kylie Minogue

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Born in 1968, Kylie Minogue is inarguably Australia’s most successful pop sensation. She has eleven full-lengths, twelve compilations and five live releases in her musical repertoire. Her album sales have surpassed 70 million dollars in sales, which is a world record.

2. Natalie Imbruglia

Natalie Imbruglia

Natalie Imbruglia is one of Australia’s most renowned celebrities. She started her career as an actor, and found success with the popular Australian TV show, Neighbours.

She launched her music career with the album ‘Left of the Middle’ in 1997, which topped the music charts in Australia, USA and UK, and sold over 6 million copies globally. She was also ranked as sixth on the list of ‘Most Naturally Beautiful Women of All Time’ in 2004.

3. Olivia Newton-John

Olivia Newton-John in Concert

Olivia Newton-John is another British-born singer who has tasted immense success and popularity in the Australian music industry. She has an extensive discography with twenty-five studio albums, seven compilations and six soundtracks.

The RIAA has certified fourteen of her albums with the ‘gold’ rating, and she has sold approximately 100 million albums globally.

4. Guy Sebastian

Guy Sebastian performs live

Guy Sebastian is Australia’s pop heartthrob. He rose to mainstream popularity after winning the first season of Australian Idol in 2003.

Since then, Sebastian has released five studio full-length albums and twenty-three singles. Seven of his albums reached ARIA’s top six, out of which two reached the number one position. He has a record for being the only Australian male singer to have six ‘No. 1’ singles.

5. Dannii Minogue

Danii Minogue

Dannii is the talented sister of pop sensation, Kylie Minogue. She has released five albums, which have topped the pop music charts worldwide. She is also a successful fashion designer a judge at the Australian reality TV show, X-Factor Australia.

6. Jessica Mauboy

ARIA Awards 2013

She was the runner-up of Australian Idol in 2006. Since then she has released three albums and has won two ARIA awards. She has established her name as one of the most promising Australian singers in a short span of time.

7. Missy Higgins

27th ARIA Awards 2013

The lovely Missy Higgins is a chart-topping Aussie pop singer with three No. 1 albums. She was already won seven ARIA awards in her short career. Besides her musical persuasions, Missy is also a renowned animal rights activist.

8. Tina Arena

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Tina Arena is one of the most successful female pop singers in Australia. She has released eight studio albums and won six ARIA awards, along with the World Music Award for being the highest-selling artist in Australia.