History Music / GuySebastian

1st Nov '17 5:22:43 PM dlchen145
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Guy Sebastian (b. October 26, 1981) is a Malaysian-born Australian {{pop}}, [[ContemporaryRAndB R&B]] and {{Soul}} singer-songwriter and musician. He gained fame after winning the inaugural season of ''Australian Idol'' in 2003 and went on to have a seven-times platinum debut album (''Just As I Am'') which spawned the quadruple-platinum number-one [[AlbumSingle single]] "Angels Brought Me Here".

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Guy Theodore Sebastian (b. (born 26 October 26, 1981) is a Malaysian-born Australian {{pop}}, [[ContemporaryRAndB R&B]] and {{Soul}} singer-songwriter and musician. He gained fame after winning the inaugural season of ''Australian Idol'' in 2003 and went on to have a seven-times platinum debut album (''Just As I Am'') which spawned the quadruple-platinum number-one [[AlbumSingle single]] "Angels Brought Me Here".
20th Oct '17 2:20:20 AM flugelhorns
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* ''Conscious'' (2017)



* DreamTeam: With M-Phazes. The two began working together on ''Madness'' and seem to have good enough working chemistry to collaborate on two more studio releases.



** A single ässhole"is dropped in "Bloodstone".



* SoulBrotha: PlayedForLaughs at the beginning of his career.
* SpearCounterpart: To Music/DeltaGoodrem, who was apparently his CelebCrush at one stage.

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* SoulBrotha: PlayedForLaughs at the beginning of his career.
career. When his trademark afro was shaved off, it put the kibosh on that.
* SpearCounterpart: To At the very beginning of his career, he was this to Music/DeltaGoodrem, who was apparently his CelebCrush at one stage.stage. As he moves more and more into an adult image and sound, this has not been the case for a few good years.


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** Weirdly enough, the ''Conscious'' album does not have the title song! You can find it on ''Pt 1'', which was originally intended to be the first half of an album with the second half being released the next year.
12th Jun '17 9:37:41 PM nombretomado
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Apart from his music career he was also a judge and mentor on ''TheXFactor Australia'' from 2010 to 2012, winning twice with Music/SamanthaJade and Music/ReeceMastin.

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Apart from his music career he was also a judge and mentor on ''TheXFactor ''Series/TheXFactor Australia'' from 2010 to 2012, winning twice with Music/SamanthaJade and Music/ReeceMastin.



* RealityShow / TalentShow: Won the first season of ''Australian Idol'' in 2003, which back then was SeriousBusiness for the majority of the general public, and then went on to compete in ''World Idol'' (he placed seventh). He was also at one stage a singing partner and mentor on ''It Takes Two'' and is now also a judge on TheXFactor Australia.

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* RealityShow / TalentShow: Won the first season of ''Australian Idol'' in 2003, which back then was SeriousBusiness for the majority of the general public, and then went on to compete in ''World Idol'' (he placed seventh). He was also at one stage a singing partner and mentor on ''It Takes Two'' and is now also a judge on TheXFactor Australia.''Series/TheXFactor Australia''.
27th Apr '17 12:44:17 AM jormis29
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Since then he's gone on to receive 17 ARIA Award nominations, including Single of the Year, Best Male Artist and Best Pop Release, and won Highest Selling Single ARIA Awards for "Angels Brought Me Here" and the Eve collaboration "Who's That Girl". He's also recorded with the likes of Mya, John Mayer, Jordin Sparks, Lionel Richie and the original Creator/StaxRecords house band, while other musicians such as Brian [=McKnight=] and Music/RobinThicke have written songs for him. All of his albums have received either platinum or multi-platinum accreditations, making him one of the most successful popstars in Australian history. In addition, he's performed for Queen Elizabeth II, Pope Benedict XVI, Creator/OprahWinfrey and the entire viewership of ''Series/AmericanIdol'' when Simon Cowell invited him to perform on the show in 2004. He's even had his songs covered by the likes of [[Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway Wayne Brady]].

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Since then he's gone on to receive 17 ARIA Award nominations, including Single of the Year, Best Male Artist and Best Pop Release, and won Highest Selling Single ARIA Awards for "Angels Brought Me Here" and the Eve collaboration "Who's That Girl". He's also recorded with the likes of Mya, John Mayer, Jordin Sparks, Lionel Richie and the original Creator/StaxRecords house band, while other musicians such as Brian [=McKnight=] and Music/RobinThicke have written songs for him. All of his albums have received either platinum or multi-platinum accreditations, making him one of the most successful popstars in Australian history. In addition, he's performed for Queen Elizabeth II, Pope Benedict XVI, Creator/OprahWinfrey and the entire viewership of ''Series/AmericanIdol'' when Simon Cowell invited him to perform on the show in 2004. He's even had his songs covered by the likes of [[Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway Wayne Brady]].
Creator/WayneBrady.
29th Mar '17 7:46:14 PM nombretomado
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Since then he's gone on to receive 17 ARIA Award nominations, including Single of the Year, Best Male Artist and Best Pop Release, and won Highest Selling Single ARIA Awards for "Angels Brought Me Here" and the Eve collaboration "Who's That Girl". He's also recorded with the likes of Mya, John Mayer, Jordin Sparks, Lionel Richie and the original Creator/StaxRecords house band, while other musicians such as Brian [=McKnight=] and Music/RobinThicke have written songs for him. All of his albums have received either platinum or multi-platinum accreditations, making him one of the most successful popstars in Australian history. In addition, he's performed for Queen Elizabeth II, Pope Benedict XVI, Creator/OprahWinfrey and the entire viewership of ''Series/AmericanIdol'' when Simon Cowell invited him to perform on the show in 2004. He's even had his songs covered by the likes of [[WhoseLineIsItAnyway Wayne Brady]].

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Since then he's gone on to receive 17 ARIA Award nominations, including Single of the Year, Best Male Artist and Best Pop Release, and won Highest Selling Single ARIA Awards for "Angels Brought Me Here" and the Eve collaboration "Who's That Girl". He's also recorded with the likes of Mya, John Mayer, Jordin Sparks, Lionel Richie and the original Creator/StaxRecords house band, while other musicians such as Brian [=McKnight=] and Music/RobinThicke have written songs for him. All of his albums have received either platinum or multi-platinum accreditations, making him one of the most successful popstars in Australian history. In addition, he's performed for Queen Elizabeth II, Pope Benedict XVI, Creator/OprahWinfrey and the entire viewership of ''Series/AmericanIdol'' when Simon Cowell invited him to perform on the show in 2004. He's even had his songs covered by the likes of [[WhoseLineIsItAnyway [[Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway Wayne Brady]].
29th Mar '17 7:46:07 PM nombretomado
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Since then he's gone on to receive 17 ARIA Award nominations, including Single of the Year, Best Male Artist and Best Pop Release, and won Highest Selling Single ARIA Awards for "Angels Brought Me Here" and the Eve collaboration "Who's That Girl". He's also recorded with the likes of Mya, John Mayer, Jordin Sparks, Lionel Richie and the original Creator/StaxRecords house band, while other musicians such as Brian [=McKnight=] and Music/RobinThicke have written songs for him. All of his albums have received either platinum or multi-platinum accreditations, making him one of the most successful popstars in Australian history. In addition, he's performed for Queen Elizabeth II, Pope Benedict XVI, OprahWinfrey and the entire viewership of ''Series/AmericanIdol'' when Simon Cowell invited him to perform on the show in 2004. He's even had his songs covered by the likes of [[WhoseLineIsItAnyway Wayne Brady]].

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Since then he's gone on to receive 17 ARIA Award nominations, including Single of the Year, Best Male Artist and Best Pop Release, and won Highest Selling Single ARIA Awards for "Angels Brought Me Here" and the Eve collaboration "Who's That Girl". He's also recorded with the likes of Mya, John Mayer, Jordin Sparks, Lionel Richie and the original Creator/StaxRecords house band, while other musicians such as Brian [=McKnight=] and Music/RobinThicke have written songs for him. All of his albums have received either platinum or multi-platinum accreditations, making him one of the most successful popstars in Australian history. In addition, he's performed for Queen Elizabeth II, Pope Benedict XVI, OprahWinfrey Creator/OprahWinfrey and the entire viewership of ''Series/AmericanIdol'' when Simon Cowell invited him to perform on the show in 2004. He's even had his songs covered by the likes of [[WhoseLineIsItAnyway Wayne Brady]].
11th Mar '17 4:27:31 PM nombretomado
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* TheCoverChangesTheGender: Of Ann Peebles' "I Can't Stand the Rain" and MileyCyrus' "The Climb".

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* TheCoverChangesTheGender: Of Ann Peebles' "I Can't Stand the Rain" and MileyCyrus' Music/MileyCyrus' "The Climb".
31st Dec '16 6:59:18 PM nombretomado
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In March 2015, it was announced that he would compete for Australia in the EurovisionSongContest. In May that year, he finished in fifth place. An album is expected to follow in 2016.

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In March 2015, it was announced that he would compete for Australia in the EurovisionSongContest.Series/EurovisionSongContest. In May that year, he finished in fifth place. An album is expected to follow in 2016.
23rd Dec '16 8:45:25 AM darkchiefy
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Since then he's gone on to receive 17 ARIA Award nominations, including Single of the Year, Best Male Artist and Best Pop Release, and won Highest Selling Single ARIA Awards for "Angels Brought Me Here" and the Eve collaboration "Who's That Girl". He's also recorded with the likes of Mya, John Mayer, Jordin Sparks, Lionel Richie and the original Stax Records house band, while other musicians such as Brian [=McKnight=] and Music/RobinThicke have written songs for him. All of his albums have received either platinum or multi-platinum accreditations, making him one of the most successful popstars in Australian history. In addition, he's performed for Queen Elizabeth II, Pope Benedict XVI, OprahWinfrey and the entire viewership of ''Series/AmericanIdol'' when Simon Cowell invited him to perform on the show in 2004. He's even had his songs covered by the likes of [[WhoseLineIsItAnyway Wayne Brady]].

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Since then he's gone on to receive 17 ARIA Award nominations, including Single of the Year, Best Male Artist and Best Pop Release, and won Highest Selling Single ARIA Awards for "Angels Brought Me Here" and the Eve collaboration "Who's That Girl". He's also recorded with the likes of Mya, John Mayer, Jordin Sparks, Lionel Richie and the original Stax Records Creator/StaxRecords house band, while other musicians such as Brian [=McKnight=] and Music/RobinThicke have written songs for him. All of his albums have received either platinum or multi-platinum accreditations, making him one of the most successful popstars in Australian history. In addition, he's performed for Queen Elizabeth II, Pope Benedict XVI, OprahWinfrey and the entire viewership of ''Series/AmericanIdol'' when Simon Cowell invited him to perform on the show in 2004. He's even had his songs covered by the likes of [[WhoseLineIsItAnyway Wayne Brady]].
18th Dec '16 6:58:16 PM Discar
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* YouNeedToGetLaid / AManIsNotAVirgin: Sebastian was Australia's poster boy for premarital virginity during the years 2003-2008 (when he married his longtime girlfriend, Julie Egan). This was basically the general public's reaction every time his sexuality (or lack thereof) was discussed in the media.

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* YouNeedToGetLaid / AManIsNotAVirgin: YouNeedToGetLaid: Sebastian was Australia's poster boy for premarital virginity during the years 2003-2008 (when he married his longtime girlfriend, Julie Egan). This was basically the general public's reaction every time his sexuality (or lack thereof) was discussed in the media.
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