The Best Australian Singers of All Time
The Top Ten
1 John Farnham
John Peter Farnham, Jr., formerly billed as Johnny Farnham from his professional debut in 1967 until 1980, is an English-born Australian pop singer.
He earned the nickname "The Voice" for a reason! I'm a massive fan of his voice. - Metal_Treasure
He is the Voice
2 Michael Hutchence - INXS
Michael Kelland John Hutchence (22 January 1960 – 22 November 1997) was an Australian musician and actor. He was a founding member, lead singer and lyricist of rock band INXS from 1977 until his death in 1997.
3 Bon Scott - AC/DC
Ronald Belford "Bon" Scott was a Scottish-born Australian rock musician, best known for being the lead singer and lyricist of Australian hard rock band AC/DC from 1974 until his death in 1980. He was born in Forfar and lived in Kirriemuir, Scotland, for 5 years before moving to Melbourne, Australia, ...read more.
4 Darren Hayes
5 Andrew Stockdale
Andrew James Stockdale is an Australian rock musician, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist, lead guitarist and only mainstay member of the rock band Wolfmother, which formed in 2000. In 2007, alongside his Wolfmother bandmates, he won 'Songwriter of the Year' at the APRA Awards. V 1 Comment
6 Barry Gibb - The Bee Gees
Barry Alan Crompton Gibb is a British singer, songwriter and record producer who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the group Bee Gees, one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed groups in the history of popular music.
7 Natalie Imbruglia
8 Nick Cave
9 Colin Hay - Men At Work
10 Tina Arena
11 Jimmy Barnes - Cold Chisel & Solo
James Dixon Swan, better known as Jimmy Barnes, is a Scottish-born Australian rock singer-songwriter.
12 Kate Miller - Heidke
Love Kate so much. She is a total inspiration and her musical style is just bae. - calmilligan
13 Kylie Minogue
Undoubtedly the greatest & most successful Australian artist of all time. A beautiful singer with an amazing voice & incredibly versatile discography.
Checkout Abbey Road Sessions Kylie's stripped back to a contemporary pop sound her vocals are at her best on this album
A pop goddess! She has so many iconic songs, so underrated today.
14 Helen Reddy
Helen Maxine Lamond Reddy is an Australian singer, actress, and activist. In the 1970s, she enjoyed international success, especially in the United States, where she placed 15 singles in the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100. Six made the Top 10.
The singer that preceding and paved the way for everyone else on this list!
If not for Helen Reddy there wouldn't be anyone on this list! She opened the door for other Aussies to make it in America and worldwide. She was iconic in the United States with 11 Top 20 Billboard pop hits and because of that was crowned "Queen of 70s Pop". - italamer4u
15 Delta Goodrem
Delta Lea Goodrem is an Australian singer-songwriter and actress. Born and raised in Sydney, New South Wales, she enrolled in dancing, acting, singing and piano classes at a young age.
I am so extremely surprised that she wasn't already in this list. She is actually a Goddess trapped in the body of a woman. Her voice kills. - calmilligan
She is so underrated. She is amazing! - ivylee
16 Iva Davies - Icehouse
17 Paul Kelly
One Australia's greatest singer songwriters
18 Olivia Newton-John
Olivia Newton-John is an Australian singer, songwriter and actress. She is a four-time Grammy award winner who has amassed five number-one and ten other Top Ten Billboard Hot 100 singles, and two number-one Billboard 200 solo albums.
19 Keith Urban
Keith Lionel Urban is a New Zealand born country musician. In 1991, he released a self-titled debut album and charted four singles in Australia before moving to the United States the following year.
20 Bernard Fanning - Powderfinger