Guy Sebastian

Guy Sebastian

 

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Guy Theodore Sebastian (born 26 October 1981) is a Malaysian-born Australian singer-songwriter. He was the first winner of Australian Idol in 2003, and has been a judge on Australia's The X Factor.[3] He represented Australia at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, finishing in 5th place.[4]

Sebastian has released eight top ten albums, including two number ones. The first seven all gained either platinum or multi-platinum certification.[5][6] He has also achieved twenty one top twenty singles, with twelve reaching the top ten, including six number ones.[5] He is the only Australian male artist in Australian chart history to achieve six number one singles, and places third overall for all Australian acts.[7] Eight of his singles have been certified multi-platinum, including the 9× platinum "Battle Scars".[8][9][10][11] His debut single "Angels Brought Me Here" was the highest selling song in Australia last decade.[12] With 52 platinum and seven gold certifications and combined album and single sales of 3.9 million in Australia, he has the highest certifications and sales of any Australian Idol contestant.[6]

Sebastian has worked with a number of notable American musicians, including Brian McKnight, Robin Thicke, Steve Cropper, John Mayer, Jordin Sparks, Eve and Lupe Fiasco. "Battle Scars", a collaboration with Fiasco, spent 20 weeks on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at number 71 and achieved platinum certification.[13][14] "Battle Scars" also reached number two in Norway and New Zealand.[15] Sebastian has reached the top ten in New Zealand with an album and six singles, including two number ones, and gained six platinum and three gold certifications there.[16][17][18] In 2015 his Eurovision song charted in the top 50 in five European countries.[19][20][21]

During his career Sebastian has received 28 ARIA Award nominations, winning four including Best Pop Release and Best Live Act.[22][23][24][25][26] Other awards include the APRA Urban Work of the Year, the [V] Oz Artist of the Year, Urban Music Awards for Best Male Artist and Best R&B Album, and an International Songwriting Competition award for "Battle Scars". Sebastian has sung at many notable events, including performing for Pope Benedict XVI, Oprah Winfrey and Queen Elizabeth II.[27][28][29] He has a strong commitment to charity, he was previously an ambassador for World Vision Australia and the Australian Red Cross and has created his own foundation, The Sebastian Foundation, with his wife Jules.[30][31]

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Conscious
 
Conscious is the eighth studio album from Australian singer-songwriter Guy Sebastian.
Stay In Bed
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Stay In Bed is a song by musical artist Guy Sebastian, released on October 27, 2017.
 
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Bloodstone
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Bloodstone is a song by musical artist Guy Sebastian, released on October 20, 2017.
Exclusive
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Exclusive is a song by musical artist Guy Sebastian, released on October 13, 2017.

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Popular Live Albums1

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R&B sensation Gary Pinto and Natasha at LAB
  –  November 11, 2017
He has also written songs for a number of Australian artists including Guy Sebastian, Mr Timothy, Anthony Callea, Christine Anu, Jimmy Barnes, Jade Mcrae, and American soul singer Taylor Dane. He has co-written the World Youth Day Anthem for 2008 with Guy ...
We speculate who I'm A Celebrity's feuding contestants could be
  –  November 10, 2017
There’s no beef between these two (just really great banter) but Aussie fans have been debating for years about whether it should have been Shannon Noll who won Australian Idol in 2003 over Guy Sebastian. We reckon I'm A Celeb could potentially be like a ...
Hat's adorable! Guy Sebastian and wife Jules don matching headwear as they step out in stylish ensembles at the Melbourne Cup
  –  November 7, 2017
They are the celebrity couple known for their kooky fashion sense. And Guy Sebastian and his stylist wife Jules showcased their unique style as they stepped out together at the Melbourne Cup at Flemington on Tuesday. Each donning a trendy headpiece ...
Star and car: Guy Sebastian, singer
  –  November 5, 2017
The lowdown: the celebrated singer-songwriter loves the solitude of time spent on the road. Career highlights: being the first winner of Australian Idol in 2003: becoming the only Australian male artist to achieve six number one singles and two number one ...
Australia: Guy Sebastian releases new album Conscious
  –  November 4, 2017
The 2015 Aussie Eurovision debut act, Guy Sebastian, has released his new album called Conscious. The first ever entrant at the Eurovision Song Contest for Australia, seen back in 2015 in the host city of Vienna, has released his new album entitled ...
Guy Sebastian shakes off the Idol shackles
  –  November 2, 2017
IT’S been 14 years since Guy Sebastian defeated Shannon Noll to claim the Australian Idol crown. And it has taken him that long to feel at peace with his success and be able to manage the expectations of others. Sebastian represented Australia at ...
David Ryan Harris returns to Astro Lounge
  –  November 2, 2017
David Ryan Harris has built his career on collaboration, earning his stripes by touring with John Mayer and co-writing songs with Nick Jonas, Guy Sebastian and India Arie. The singer-guitarist returned to Mayer’s touring band this year after a long ...
Australia's Fallen Idol: How Reality TV Brought Casey Donovan Back
  –  October 31, 2017
Since defeating Anthony Callea to win Idol in 2004, the road has been a rocky one for Donovan. Former Australian Idol alumni Guy Sebastian and Shannon Noll had paved the way, dominating charts with numerous singles after the show. While Casey’s first ...
Adele turns down $1M private gig to weed her garden
  –  October 31, 2017
According to Australian singer Guy Sebastian – a judge on Oz’s version of the “X Factor” – the chart-smashing songstress turned down a two gig deal as she’s enjoying the simple things in life. He told the Daily Star: “I was with Adele’s ...
Our Hero Adele Turned Down $1 Million to Garden
  –  October 31, 2017
The reason? She needed to tend to her garden. Australian singer Guy Sebastian claims he was with Adele’s agent who told him of the unsurprisingly endearing move, and who also told him that the singer “is often weeding these days.” Given the fact that ...
Guy Sebastian: What I thought of the show
  –  October 30, 2017
A sold out Guy Sebastian concert in Nowra had the crowd singing and dancing in their seats. More than 800 people packed into the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre to see the singer/songwriter perform some of his biggest hits, as well as tunes from his new ...
Guy Sebastian reminiscing ups and downs in his life
  –  October 27, 2017
Winner of the first Australian Idol contest in 2003 Guy Sebastian performs at AirAsia X's 10th anniversary on the Gold Coast, Australia on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. (JP/Irawaty Wardany) Indonesian audiences who devotedly follow Australian Idol may have not ...
Guy Sebastian Reveals He Was Dissed by Will Ferrell: The GOAT Show
  –  October 23, 2017
Guy Sebastian rolled through the Complex AU studios for an unforgettable episode of The GOAT Show; dropping jewels on wanting to marry R&B queen Brandy, being dissed by Michael Caton, farting in the Qantas lounge and, also, being dissed by Will Ferrell.
Guy Sebastian teams up with Hamish and Andy to prank radio executives
  –  October 21, 2017
THE RADIO duo wrote a song in 10 minutes and gave it to Guy Sebastian to see if he could convince a room full of radio executives it’s his next single. GUY Sebastian has teamed up with Hamish and Andy to hilariously prank some of the most powerful radio ...
GUY SEBASTIAN - Keep Me Coming Back lyrics
  –  September 30, 2017
Welcome to Directlyrics. We feature thousands of lyrics, but unfortunately the Keep Me Coming Back lyrics by Guy Sebastian are not available yet. While we wait for the song to be released by Guy Sebastian - so we can add the lyrics to the site - check out ...

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