There are many world-renowned Australian female artists in the music industry. This is a short list that highlights the achievements of just some great female artists from Australia.
Kylie is a renowned singer-songwriter and an actress. Beginning her career with Australian television series such as “Skyways” and “Neighbour”, she proceeded to become one of the great Australian female artists. Most of her albums are hits including “Kylie”, “Rhythm of Love”, “Kylie Minogue”, “Fever”, and “Body Language”. Apart from her several works on movies, her concerts and music style are loved by all. She is regarded as the “Princess of Pop”. She has received 4 ARIA Awards, 2 Brit Awards, and an Order of the British Empire (OBE) for her contributions to the music and entertainment industry. As a breast cancer survivor, she actively supports, encourages and inspire people struggling with cancer.
41-years-old Sia is one of the great female artists from Australia with a successful singing, songwriting, music video directing and record producing career. Debuting in the mid-90s as a vocalist with the local Adelaide acid jazz band “Crisp”, she released her first studio album “OnlySee” when the group disbanded. Moving to London, she played vocalist with bands “Zero 7” and “Jamiroquai”. Since then, she proceeded to sign with various record labels and release four studio albums. Her 6th and 7th studio albums “1000 Forms of Fear” and “This Is Acting” were widely accepted and saw her topping U.S. Billboard charts. Her 8th album “Everyday Is Christmas” was released in November 2017. Sia also worked with other artists like David Guetta, Flo Rida, and Rihanna when she delved into songwriting. Among her accolades are an MTV Video Music Award, ARIA Awards, and eight Grammy nominations.
Delta Goodrem is one of the great female Australian pop artists. Signed to Sony Music at just 15 years of age, Delta released her debut album “Innocent Eyes” in 2003 which consistently topped the ARIA Albums Chart 29 weeks and reached the second spot on the UK Albums Chart. Four of her five albums were No 1 albums and produced several No 1 singles. With 9 ARIA Music Awards, 3 World Music Awards, and an MTV Video Music Award, she was a coach on the reality TV show “The Voice Australia” from 2012 to 2013. Delta’s blend of pop, adult contemporary with her soprano voice has won her the love of her fans as well as reactions from critics. She is also a songwriter, actress, and a cancer survivor and actively works to help cancer patients.
Iggy Azalea is a 27-years-old Australian rapper, songwriter, singer, and model whose debut studio album “The New Classic” topped the Billboard’s “Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums” chart as the first female and non-American rapper. Her love for hip-hop took her to America to pursue a hip-hop music career. She came to limelight after music videos of her songs, “Pu$$y” and “Two Times”, became viral on YouTube. Her mixtape “Ignorant Art” got her a contract with T.I.’s (American rapper) Grand Hustle Records. Her chart-busting singles include “Work”, “Fancy”, “Team”, “Black Widow”, and “Change Your Life”. She has worked with top stars from the music industry like Tyga, Rita Ora, and Beyoncé. She has recently started her own production company, Azalea Street Productions.