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Wendy Joan Matthews (born 1960) is an Australian adult alternative pop singer originally from Canada who has been a member of Models and Absent Friends and is a solo artist. She released Top 20 hit singles in the 1990s including "Token Angels", "Let's Kiss (Like Angels Do)", "The Day You Went Away" and "Friday's Child" with Top 20 albums, You've Always Got the Blues (duet album with Kate Ceberano), Émigré, Lily, The Witness Tree
The Witness Tree
and her compilation, Stepping Stones. She has won six Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Awards. According to rock music historian, Ian McFarlane she provides "extraordinary, crystal-clear vocals [...] a soulfulness that was the mark of a truly gifted singer".[1] Matthews appeared on three series of It Takes Two—an Australian TV celebrity singing competition—partnered with Richard Champion (2006), Russell Gilbert
Russell Gilbert
(2007) and John Mangos (2008). On 27 October 2010, Models were inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame
ARIA Hall of Fame
by Matthews.

Contents

1 Biography

1.1 Early years 1.2 Solo career 1990s 1.3 2000s

2 TV appearances 3 Discography 4 Awards and nominations

4.1 APRA Awards 4.2 ARIA Awards 4.3 Other awards

5 References 6 External links

Biography[edit] Early years[edit] Main articles: Models (band), Rockmelons, and Absent Friends (band) Wendy Joan Matthews[2] was born in 1960 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, with Abenaki ( First Nations
First Nations
tribe), Spanish and Scottish ancestry. Peter and Joan Matthews already had a son, Gary born a year earlier and another son, Glenn followed a year after Matthews.[3] She listened and sang along to Joni Mitchell, Linda Ronstadt and Barbra Streisand records. Her parents separated when she was 14, Peter became a Vancouver
Vancouver
advertising executive and Joan took up yoga instructing near Quebec.[3] At the age of 15 Matthews joined friends in the Little Benny Blues Band (named after Little Benny Park where they hung out). She left school at 16 and went busking across North America including south to Mexico with friends. By 1978, she was in Los Angeles where she busked, made jewellery and worked as a session singer.[1][4] In February 1981, Matthews sang lead vocal for "Willow Pattern" on Osamu Kitajima's album Dragon King (1982). She met Japanese musician, Hiroshi Sato, and travelled to Japan to record lead vocals for his fourth album, Awakening, which was released in June on Alfa Records.[5] Back in Los Angeles, Australian singer Glenn Shorrock
Glenn Shorrock
(ex-Little River Band) asked her to provide backing vocals on his solo album Villain of the Peace (1982) and to join him on his subsequent six-week tour of Australia in 1983.[1][3] Matthews decided to stay in Sydney at the tour's completion and found herself in demand as a session vocalist and singing jingles. She sang on albums by Jimmy Barnes, Richard Clapton, Tim Finn
Tim Finn
and Icehouse.[6] After singing backing vocals on Models' 1985 album Out of Mind, Out of Sight, she became a regular vocalist for the band.[6][7] Matthews and Models' guitarist and vocalist, Sean Kelly, had an 11-year personal relationship.[4] Other backing singers for Models included Kate Ceberano
Kate Ceberano
and Zan Abeyratne, both members of I'm Talking – the two bands often toured together.[8] In 1986, Matthews joined Peter Blakeley
Peter Blakeley
and The Resurrection, with Blakeley (ex-Rockmelons) on lead vocals, Chris Abrahams on bass guitar and piano (ex-The Benders), Jim Benjamin on drums and Mark Punch on guitar ( Renée Geyer
Renée Geyer
Band).[6] Her second album with Models, Models' Media
Models' Media
appeared in December which reached the top 30.[7][9] In 1985, Matthews recorded vocals for the soundtrack of Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) TV series Dancing Daze (1986) with musical production by Martin Armiger.[10] Her tracks were, "Dancing Daze" (duet with Jenny Morris), "Dare to Be Bold", "Might Have Been" (trio with Morris and Mark Williams) and "Lost in a Dancing Daze".[10] First three of her tracks were released as singles but neither they nor the related album, Dancing Daze – Rock reached the top 50.[9][10] ABC-TV and Armiger asked Matthews to sing with Ceberano on the soundtrack to the series Stringer in 1987. The soundtrack You've Always Got the Blues was released as a duet album by Ceberano and Matthews in April 1988 and reached No. 4 on the Australian Kent Music Report
Kent Music Report
Albums Chart.[9] Matthews was a member of Noel's Cowards, a short term project, including ex- Split Enz
Split Enz
members Noel Crombie on drums, Nigel Griggs on bass guitar and Phil Judd on guitar.[11] Noel's Cowards, with Matthews on lead vocals, provided six tracks for the Australian movie Rikky and Pete (1988).[11] She was lead vocalist on the single "Jump" released in October from Rockmelons' debut album Tales of the City.[1] Tales of the City peaked at No. 14 on the ARIA Albums Chart.[12] At the ARIA Music Awards
ARIA Music Awards
of 1989, Rockmelons won 'Breakthrough Artist – Album' and Stringer won 'Best Original Soundtrack / Cast / Show Recording'.[13] Matthews joined the Australian supergroup, Absent Friends, in 1989 with Kelly and James Valentine of Models, Garry Gary Beers
Garry Gary Beers
of INXS, Roger Mason and Mick King.[14] She sang lead vocals on "I Don't Wanna Be with Nobody but You" which reached No. 4 on the ARIA Singles Chart; the related album, Here's Looking Up Your Address peaked at No.7.[15] The band toured Australia and then supported INXS
INXS
on a European tour.[14] During this period, Matthews continued her session work, singing on the Cher
Cher
album Heart of Stone in 1989 and on Blakeley's solo album Harry's Cafe de Wheels in 1990.[1] Absent Friends disbanded and Matthews pursued her solo career.[14] Solo career 1990s[edit] In 1990, Matthews recorded her debut solo album Émigré with the assistance of Absent Friends members, Beers, Kelly, King, Mason, Valentine and Andrew Duffield as well as Tim Finn
Tim Finn
and Blakeley.[1] It was produced by Ricky Fataar
Ricky Fataar
and released on the rooArt label owned by INXS
INXS
manager, Chris Murphy; Émigré became a hit, being certified platinum.[1] She won the Australian Rolling Stone magazine award for best female vocalist in 1990 for her debut album and her work with Absent Friends.[16] At the ARIA Music Awards
ARIA Music Awards
of 1991, "I Don't Wanna Be with Nobody but You" won 'Single of the Year' for Absent Friends; while Matthews won two ARIA Awards
ARIA Awards
for 'Best Female Artist' and 'Breakthrough Artist – Single' for "Token Angels", which hit No. 18.[17][18] Subsequent hits from the album were "Woman's Gotta Have It" (No. 34) and "Let's Kiss (Like Angels Do)" (No. 14).[18] Her touring band included Paul Abrahams on bass guitar, Amanda Brown on oboe and violin (ex-The Go-Betweens), Robbie James on guitar (GANGgajang), King on guitar (Absent Friends), Lisa Maxwell on backing vocals, Mark Meyer on drums (Moving Pictures), Mark O'Connor on keyboards and Valentine on saxophone.[1] On 31 May, she performed at Dallas Brooks Hall, Melbourne which was released as the live album The Way It Has to Be
The Way It Has to Be
in October. She also supported the Neville Brothers on their Australian tour.[1] In February–March 1992 Matthews recorded her second solo studio album Lily in Los Angeles with T-Bone Burnett
T-Bone Burnett
producing, it was released on 28 September while she was on tour supporting Simply Red.[1] Her album peaked at No. 2 and achieved double-platinum in Australia selling over 140,000 copies.[1][18] The lead single "The Day You Went Away" hit No. 2 while the album spawned two further hits in "Friday's Child" (No. 15) and "If Only I Could" (No. 41).[18] At the ARIA Music Awards
ARIA Music Awards
of 1992, Matthews was nominated for 'Best Female Artist' for her single, "Let's Kiss (Like the Angels)" [sic].[19] The Canadian CD release of Lily included a French-language version of "The Day You Went Away".[6] Matthews toured internationally in 1993 including gigs in London, Montreal
Montreal
and New York.[3] She won 'Best Female Artist' for Lily and both 'Best Single' and 'Highest Selling Single' for "The Day You Went Away" at the ARIA Music Awards of 1993.[20] Matthews had a film role as a nightclub singer in Flynn (1993) which starred Guy Pearce
Guy Pearce
as Australian-born actor Errol Flynn.[21] Matthews released her next album The Witness Tree
The Witness Tree
on 14 November 1994, featuring the Top 40 hit "Standing Strong". The album went platinum selling 100,000 copies and she won her third ARIA award for 'Best Female Artist' in 1994 for "Friday's Child".[22] In 1995, Matthews became an Australian citizen. "Standing Strong" won 'Most Performed Australian Work' at the APRA Awards of 1995.[23] She returned to Canada for a visit before the release of her next album Ghosts in 1997. The single "Beloved" from the album peaked at No. 49 on the Australian charts.[18] In 1999, Matthews released Stepping Stones, a greatest hits package which hit No. 4, earning her another platinum certification.[24] According to rock music historian, Ian McFarlane in his Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop, Matthews provides "extraordinary, crystal-clear vocals [...] a soulfulness that was the mark of a truly gifted singer".[1] 2000s[edit] In 2000, Matthews joined the cast of a new Australian musical theatre production of Godspell
Godspell
alongside Angry Anderson, Jimmy Barnes, Debra Byrne, Marie Wilson, Fiona Horne, Belinda Emmett, Paul Mercurio and Terence Trent D'Arby.[1] In February, with rehearsals commencing, Matthews released her cover of "Day by Day" but financial difficulties prevented the musical from being staged.[1] She contributed "Pure Inspiration" to Olympic Record – an album for the Sydney Olympics by various Australian artists.[25] In 2001, Matthews relocated from Sydney to a property near Coffs Harbour on the Mid North Coast
Mid North Coast
of New South Wales.[26] Her solo album, Beautiful View, was released on 17 July and made the Top 40.[18] Produced by Michael Szumowski, it was her first with BMG records, and included three singles, "Free", "Beautiful View" and "Like the Sun" which did not reach the top 50.[18] A limited edition of Beautiful View
Beautiful View
included a bonus six-track disc. In 2003, Matthews sang a duet with Rod Stewart
Rod Stewart
on the track "My Heart Stood Still" on the Australian release of his album As Time Goes By: The Great American Songbook, Volume II. She released her own covers album, Café Naturale
Café Naturale
in May 2004.[26] Matthews explained why she recorded it acoustically, "To keep creative you have to break down your own personal barriers. With this record that meant moving away from pop and crafting something instrument-driven, something that feels like me playing live".[27] The album includes acoustic versions of U2's "One" from the Achtung Baby
Achtung Baby
and Massive Attack's "Protection" from the album of the same name. The first single "All I Need" is a version of the Air song from the Moon Safari
Moon Safari
album. Matthews' album debuted in the top 50 of the ARIA charts. Matthews embarked on the national Fallen Angels Tour during May–June 2008 and then co-headlined with Ian Moss
Ian Moss
in October–November. On 8 November, Matthews released the album She on her own independent record label, Barking Bear. The album is a personal collection of favourite songs by women who have inspired her, Bonnie Raitt, Aretha Franklin, Emmylou Harris, Chrissie Hynde, Joni Mitchell, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Lucinda Williams
Lucinda Williams
and Jane Siberry. In June 2010, she combined with country musician, Adam Harvey
Adam Harvey
for the Both Sides Tour.[28] In October 2010, Matthews performed at the Opening Ceremony of the Alice Springs Masters Games. On 27 October, her former band, Models were inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame
ARIA Hall of Fame
by Matthews.[29] The line-up of Duffield, Ferrie, Kelly, Mason, Price and Valentine performed "I Hear Motion" and "Evolution".[30][31] Matthews recalled meeting the group for the first time at a recording session – she was due to provide backing vocals but they were busy playing indoor cricket in the studio.[32] Matthews independently released Billie and Me: The White Room Sessions on 27 July 2015. The live album, available through her official website only, was recorded in the winter of 2012 with Brendan St Ledger on piano and Greg Royal on standup bass. The album celebrates the centenary year birth of Billie Holiday, who Matthews describes Holiday as an "iconic woman whose soul and music has been long admired."[33] In November 2016, Matthews featured on the Catherine Britt
Catherine Britt
single, "F U Cancer" alongside Kasey Chambers, Beccy Cole, Lyn Bowtell, Josh Pyke and Wes Carr. [34] TV appearances[edit] Matthews has appeared on three series of Channel Seven's celebrity singing competition It Takes Two. The first series premiered on 28 May 2006, she was partnered by former Australian Rules footballer, Richard Champion, they were voted off in week six. On 1 May 2007, ahead of the second series, Matthews, David Hobson and Troy Cassar-Daley
Troy Cassar-Daley
sang "Got to Get You into My Life" on celebrity dancing competition Dancing with the Stars grand final, which was won by Ceberano and her professional dance partner John Paul Collins. It Takes Two second series premiered on 8 May, where Matthews was paired with comedian Russell Gilbert, they were voted off in week four of the competition. The third series commenced on 12 February 2008 with John Mangos, news reader for Sky News Australia, and Matthews being voted off in week two. Matthews appeared on the TV show RocKwiz
RocKwiz
on 1 November 2008, she performed Toto's "Hold the Line" as a duet with Johnny Galvatron from The Galvatrons. Discography[edit] Main article: Wendy Matthews discography

You've Always Got the Blues (duet album with Kate Ceberano) (1988) Émigré (1990) The Way It Has to Be
The Way It Has to Be
(1991) Lily (1992) The Witness Tree
The Witness Tree
(1994) Ghosts (1997) Beautiful View
Beautiful View
(2001) Café Naturale
Café Naturale
(2004) She (2008) The Welcome Fire
The Welcome Fire
(2013) Billie and Me: The White Room Sessions (2015)

Awards and nominations[edit] APRA Awards[edit] The APRA Awards are presented annually from 1982 by the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA).[35]

Year Nominee/work Award Result

1995 "Standing Strong" – (Wendy Matthews, Glenn Skinner) Most Performed Australian Work[23] Won

ARIA Awards[edit] The ARIA Music Awards
ARIA Music Awards
are presented annually from 1987 by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Matthews has won six awards from sixteen nominations as a solo artist.[36]

Year Nominee/work Award Result

1989 You've Always Got The Blues Best Female Artist Nominated

Best Adult Contemporary Album (with Kate Ceberano) Nominated

Best Jazz Album (with Kate Ceberano) Nominated

1991 Émigré Best Female Artist[17] Won

Breakthrough Artist – Album Nominated

"Token Angels" Breakthrough Artist – Single[17] Won

1992 "Let's Kiss (Like the Angels)" [sic] Best Female Artist[19] Nominated

1993 Lily Album of the Year[20] Nominated

Best Female Artist[20] Won

"The Day You Went Away" Single of the Year[20] Won

Highest Selling Single[20] Won

1994 "Friday's Child" Best Female Artist[22] Won

1995 The Witness Tree Best Adult Contemporary Album[37] Nominated

1997 "Then I Walked Away" Best Female Artist[38] Nominated

1998 Ghosts Best Adult Contemporary Album[39] Nominated

Ghosts except "Halcyon Days" – Tony Espie Engineer of the Year[39] Nominated

2001 Beautiful View Best Adult Contemporary Album[40] Nominated

Matthews has also won awards as a member of groups (Absent Friends,[41] Rockmelons)[42] and projects (Stringers soundtrack album, You've Always Got the Blues – Songs from the ABC TV Series "Stringer").[43]

Year Nominee/work Award Result

1989 Tales of the City Breakthrough Artist – Album[13] Won

Stringer – various artists (Kate Ceberano, Matthews, Martin Armiger, Joy Smithers)[44] Best Original Soundtrack / Cast / Show Recording[13] Won

1991 "(I Don't Want to Be With) Nobody but You – Absent Friends Single of the Year[17] Won

Other awards[edit]

1990 Rolling Stone, 'Best Female Vocalist'.[16] 1991 Mo Awards, 'Female Rock Performer'.[45]

References[edit]

General

McFarlane, Ian (1999). "Whammo Homepage". Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop. St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 1-86508-072-1. Archived from the original on 5 April 2004. Retrieved 22 July 2010.  Note: Archived on-line copy has limited functionality. Spencer, Chris; Zbig Nowara; Paul McHenry (2002) [1987]. The Who's Who of Australian Rock. Noble Park, Vic.: Five Mile Press. ISBN 1-86503-891-1. [46] Note: on-line version established at White Room Electronic Publishing Pty Ltd in 2007 and was expanded from the 2002 edition.

Specific

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External links[edit]

Wendy Matthews Wendy Matthews biography at Allmusic Wendy Matthews on IMDb

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Wendy Matthews

Discography

Albums

You've Always Got The Blues
You've Always Got The Blues
(1988) Émigré (1990) The Way It Has to Be
The Way It Has to Be
(1991) Lily (1992) The Witness Tree
The Witness Tree
(1994) Ghosts (1997) Beautiful View
Beautiful View
(2001) Café Naturale
Café Naturale
(2004) She (2008) The Welcome Fire
The Welcome Fire
(2013)

Compilations

Stepping Stones: The Best of Wendy Matthews (1999)

Notable singles

"I Don't Want to Be with Nobody but You" (with Absent Friends) "Token Angels" "Woman's Gotta Have It" "The Day You Went Away"

Related articles

Models (Out of Mind, Out of Sight) Rockmelons Absent Friends

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Models

Sean Kelly Ash Wednesday Andrew Duffield James Freud James Valentine Roger Mason Kate Ceberano

Zan Abeyratne Wendy Matthews

Studio albums

Alphabravocharliedeltaechofoxtrotgolf Local &/or General The Pleasure of Your Company Out of Mind, Out of Sight Models' Media

Singles

"I Hear Motion" "Big on Love" "Barbados" "Out of Mind, Out of Sight" "Oh! Darling"

EPs

Cut Lunch

Compilation albums

Melbourne

Category

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ARIA Award for Breakthrough Artist

Album

...Ish by 1927 (1989) Tales of the City by Rockmelons (1989) Matchbook by Ian Moss
Ian Moss
(1990) Safety in Numbers by Margaret Urlich
Margaret Urlich
(1991) Baby Animals by Baby Animals (1992) Marvin the Album
Marvin the Album
by Frente!
Frente!
(1993) Get on Board by The Badloves (1994) Frogstomp
Frogstomp
by Silverchair
Silverchair
(1995) Tu-Plang by Regurgitator
Regurgitator
(1996) Savage Garden
Savage Garden
by Savage Garden
Savage Garden
(1997) Left of the Middle
Left of the Middle
by Natalie Imbruglia
Natalie Imbruglia
(1998) The Living End
The Living End
by The Living End
The Living End
(1999) Reflector by Killing Heidi (2000) Since I Left You
Since I Left You
by The Avalanches
The Avalanches
(2001) Polyserena
Polyserena
by George (2002) Innocent Eyes by Delta Goodrem
Delta Goodrem
(2003) Get Born
Get Born
by Jet (2004) The Sound of White
The Sound of White
by Missy Higgins
Missy Higgins
(2005) Wolfmother
Wolfmother
by Wolfmother
Wolfmother
(2006) Sneaky Sound System
Sneaky Sound System
by Sneaky Sound System
Sneaky Sound System
(2007) Lessons to Be Learned
Lessons to Be Learned
by Gabriella Cilmi
Gabriella Cilmi
(2008) Ladyhawke by Ladyhawke (2009) Moonfire by Boy & Bear (2011)

Single

"That's When I Think of You" by 1927 (1989) "Tucker's Daughter" by Ian Moss
Ian Moss
(1990) "Token Angels" by Wendy Matthews (1991) "Early Warning" by Baby Animals (1992) "Ordinary Angels" by Frente!
Frente!
(1993) "Lost" by The Badloves (1994) "Tomorrow" by Silverchair
Silverchair
(1995) "It's Alright" by Deni Hines (1996) "Shut My Eyes" / "Eight Step Rail" by The Superjesus (1997) "Torn" by Natalie Imbruglia
Natalie Imbruglia
(1998) "Lucky Star" by Alex Lloyd
Alex Lloyd
(1999) "Get Set" by Taxiride (1999) "Don't Call Me Baby" by Madison Avenue (2000) "Frontier Psychiatrist" by The Avalanches
The Avalanches
(2001) "Get Free" by The Vines (2002) "Born to Try" by Delta Goodrem
Delta Goodrem
(2003) "Are You Gonna Be My Girl" by Jet (2004) "O Yeah" by End of Fashion
End of Fashion
(2005) "Forever Young" by Youth Group
Youth Group
(2006) "Just a Song About Ping Pong" by Operator Please
Operator Please
(2007) "Sweet About Me" by Gabriella Cilmi
Gabriella Cilmi
(2008) "My Delirium" by Ladyhawke (2009) "Feeding Line" by Boy & Bear (2011)

Release

I Believe You Liar
I Believe You Liar
by Megan Washington
Megan Washington
(2010) Falling & Flying by 360 (2012) Flume by Flume (2013) The New Classic
The New Classic
by Iggy Azalea
Iggy Azalea
(2014) Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
by Courtney Barnett (2015)

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ARIA Award for Single of the Year

"You're the Voice" by John Farnham
John Farnham
(1987) "Beds Are Burning" by Midnight Oil
Midnight Oil
(1988) "Under the Milky Way" by The Church (1989) "Crying in the Chapel" by Peter Blakeley
Peter Blakeley
(1990) "I Don't Wanna Be with Nobody But You" by Absent Friends (1991) "Treaty (Filthy Lucre Remix)" by Yothu Yindi
Yothu Yindi
(1992) "The Day You Went Away" by Wendy Matthews (1993) "The Honeymoon Is Over" by The Cruel Sea (1994) "Tomorrow" by Silverchair
Silverchair
(1995) "Where the Wild Roses Grow" by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
and Kylie Minogue (1996) "Truly Madly Deeply" by Savage Garden
Savage Garden
(1997) "Torn" by Natalie Imbruglia
Natalie Imbruglia
(1998) "The Day You Come" by Powderfinger
Powderfinger
(1999) "Don't Call Me Baby" by Madison Avenue (2000) "My Happiness" by Powderfinger
Powderfinger
(2001) "Can't Get You Out of My Head" by Kylie Minogue
Kylie Minogue
(2002) "Born to Try" by Delta Goodrem
Delta Goodrem
(2003) "Are You Gonna Be My Girl" by Jet (2004) "Catch My Disease" by Ben Lee
Ben Lee
(2005) "Black Fingernails, Red Wine" by Eskimo Joe
Eskimo Joe
(2006) "Straight Lines" by Silverchair
Silverchair
(2007) "Sweet About Me" by Gabriella Cilmi
Gabriella Cilmi
(2008) "Walking on a Dream" by Empire of the Sun (2009) "Big Jet Plane" by Angus & Julia Stone (2010) "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye
Gotye
featuring Kimbra
Kimbra
(2011)

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ARIA Award for Best Female Artist

Jenny Morris (1987) Jenny Morris (1988) Kate Ceberano
Kate Ceberano
(1989) Kate Ceberano
Kate Ceberano
(1990) Wendy Matthews (1991) Deborah Conway
Deborah Conway
(1992) Wendy Matthews (1993) Wendy Matthews (1994) Tina Arena
Tina Arena
(1995) Christine Anu
Christine Anu
(1996) Monique Brumby
Monique Brumby
(1997) Natalie Imbruglia
Natalie Imbruglia
(1998) Natalie Imbruglia
Natalie Imbruglia
(1999) Kasey Chambers
Kasey Chambers
(2000) Kylie Minogue
Kylie Minogue
(2001) Kasey Chambers
Kasey Chambers
(2002) Delta Goodrem
Delta Goodrem
(2003) Kasey Chambers
Kasey Chambers
(2004) Missy Higgins
Missy Higgins
(2005) Clare Bowditch
Clare Bowditch
(2006) Missy Higgins
Missy Higgins
(2007) Gabriella Cilmi
Gabriella Cilmi
(2008) Sarah Blasko
Sarah Blasko
(2009) Washington (2010) Kimbra
Kimbra
(2011) Kimbra
Kimbra
(2012) Jessica Mauboy
Jessica Mauboy
(2013) Sia (2014) Courtney Barnett
Courtney Barnett
(2015) Sia (2016)

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 9241164 MusicBrainz: e37ec83a-c552-45b7-993f-

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