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Kate Miller-Heidke (born 16 November 1981) is an Australian singer-songwriter, composer, and actress.

A classically trained singer, musician, and composer, Miller-Heidke first came to prominence as a member of the Australian band Elsewhere. After their breakup in 2003, Miller-Heidke launched a solo career, releasing her first album, Little Eve, in 2007. In 2011, she released a joint album with husband Keir Nuttall, under the name Fatty Gets a Stylist.

In addition to her solo career, Miller-Heidke has also worked as a composer. She wrote the music and lyrics for the 2017 musical adaptation of Muriel's Wedding, as well as an opera based on John Marsden's children's book The Rabbits, which she also starred in. In 2015, Miller-Heidke made her onscreen acting debut in the drama series The Divorce.


In 2019, Miller-Heidke won Australia's first-ever selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, competing with the song "Zero Gravity" in Tel Aviv later that year.

In 2020, she appeared on The Masked Singer Australia as the Queen, earning second place.

Selected discography:

with Elsewhere

  • Elsewhere EP (2002)

as Kate Miller-Heidke

  • Little Eve (2007)
  • Curiouser (2008)
  • Fatty Gets a Stylist note  (with Keir Nuttall; 2011)
  • Nightflight (2012)
  • O Vertigo! (2014)
  • The Best of Kate Miller-Heidke: Act One (2016)
  • Child in Reverse (2020)


Her music contains examples of:

  • I Can't Dance: "Can't Shake It"
    Tried movin' my body to the latest hit,
    Someone called the nurse, thought I was havin' a fit,
    I execute the moonwalk like I stepped in shit, I can't take it!
  • Wham Line: "Caught in the Crowd" is about how back in high school, the narrator had a budding friendship with an awkward boy named James. Eventually, James is pushed to the ground by a group of bullies who taunt him for not having any friends. He looks up at the narrator and calls her name, and...
    "I turned my back...and just walked away"