The Best Australian Singers of All Time

The Top Ten

1 Barry Gibb - The Bee Gees 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.
2 John Farnham 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

John Farnham is a National treasure a true vocalist singers singer. His vocal range is respected I would definitely put John Farnhsm next to Freddie Mercury and Robert Plant went come down to vocal diversity in Rock and pop music

He is the Voice

3 Michael Hutchence - INXS 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.
4 Darren Hayes
5 Bon Scott - AC/DC 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.
6 Andrew Stockdale 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
7 Natalie Imbruglia Natalie Imbruglia
8 Kylie Minogue 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.

Still musically revolving opening new doors, and still smoking hot

9 Colin Hay - Men At Work
10 Nick Cave Nick Cave

Not only one of the best Australian musicians of all time, but probably one of the best musicians of all time, period

The Contenders

11 Jimmy Barnes - Cold Chisel & Solo 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 Tina Arena

The best

14 Delta Goodrem 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

She's the best singer ever

14 that's bs

15 Guy Sebastian Guy Sebastian
16 Helen Reddy 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

One of the most underrated vocalists of all time. Love her voice.

17 Paul Kelly

One Australia's greatest singer songwriters

Tells stories in a way no other can.

18 Olivia Newton-John 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 Iva Davies - Icehouse
20 Bernard Fanning - Powderfinger
21 Luke Hemmings - 5 Seconds of Summer Luke Hemmings - 5 Seconds of Summer

Luke has the voice of an angel, it is so beautiful.

22 Ian Moss - Cold Chisel & Solo
23 Daniel Johns - Silverchair

Legend

24 Keith Urban Keith Urban Keith Lionel Urban is a New Zealand born Australian 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.
25 Peter Garrett - Midnight Oil
26 Jessica Mauboy Jessica Mauboy
27 Johnny O'Keefe
28 Vanessa Amorosi
29 Jimmy Little
30 Glenn Shorrock - The Little River Band
31 James Reyne - Australian Crawl & Solo
32 Missy Higgins
33 Chris Bailey - The Saints
34 Jon Stevens - Noiseworks
35 Stevie Wright - The Easybeats
36 Jenna McDougall - Tonight Alive
37 Pete Murray
38 Doc Neeson - The Angels
39 Kate Ceberano
40 Shirley Strachan - Skyhooks
41 Russell Morris
42 Anja Nissen

So glad she won the Voice because she is amazing. - calmilligan

43 Dean Ray
44 Billy Thorpe
45 Renee Geyer
46 Col Joye
47 Katie Noonan
48 Steve Kilbey - The Church
49 Chrissy Amphlett - The Divinyls
50 Julia Stone
PSearch List

Recommended Lists

P