Vanessa Amorosi is one of Australia’s most talented vocalists. After being discovered at the age of 14, Vanessa achieved amazing success in 1998 with her debut single ‘Have A Look’ which went Gold after only seven weeks.
Vanessa has sold over 1.5 million records worldwide. Following this success, Vanessa enjoyed career highlights including everything from performing at the Sydney 2000 Olympics & the Manchester Commonwealth Games, to touring Europe with Joe Cocker, and receiving a vast collection of awards both within Australia and Internationally.
This was followed by mega-hits ‘Absolutely Everybody’ and ‘Shine’, and at the age of 18 years she became the first Australian female to reach #1 on the National ARIA chart with debut album ‘The Power’. Vanessa performed at the opening & closing Sydney 2000 Olympic ceremonies, the Manchester Commonwealth Games and received a vast collection of awards both Australia and Internationally.
The 2008 album ‘Somewhere In the Real World’ achieved top 5 position on the ARIA charts and contains 5 Platinum Singles. 2009 saw the release of the Platinum selling ‘Hazardous’. Her hit single ‘Perfect’ was nominated for APRA’s ‘Most Performed Song’. She recorded duets with superstar Mary J Blige and Hoobastank in 2009 and toured nationally to over 1 million people, becoming the #1 female Australian live touring act.
2011 proved to be an even bigger year for Vanessa. After working in LA, Sweden and London, writing with some of the world’s best, Vanessa produced a feel-good, fun, honest and liberating album. It continued to be a massive year for Vanessa as she released singles, her fifth album, and embarked on a nationwide tour. In 2012, Vanessa continued to divide her time between Australia and Los Angeles as she explored new music, and began the year by touring Australia with the rock music legends INXS and James Reyne on the Red Hot Summer Tour.
She has received eight ARIA nominations to date Vanessa will also continue to astound long time fans and excite new followers when performing at her solo shows around the country. Vanessa Amorosi looks set to position herself as the most extraordinary local artist this country has seen for a very long time.