Amateur singer gives a professional performance of 'Beautiful' by Christina Aguilera [2] [21] [22] Season one winner Guy Sebastian has been the most commercially successful Australian Idol contestant, with season four runner up Jessica Mauboy second. Damien Leith (born 18 January 1976) was the winner for 2006. Year-after-year, Mauboy followed up with more and more hits which only demonstrate how much she deserved to win Idol. Jessica Mauboy rose to fame when she starred in season four. Mauboy also spent time with other Idol contestants in pop group Young Divas, and has music on the soundtracks of both The Sapphires and The Secret Daughter. The multi-platinum and multi-award-winning artist has now signed with Warner Music Australia, ahead of new music in 2021. On the fourth season of Australian Idol, Jessica became the runner-up but she still ended up a winner. She placed second in the fourth season of Idol back in 2006, losing the top spot to Damien Leith. Niko Nordstrom, president of Warner Music Australasia said: “Jessica is a warm-hearted superstar artist and an exceptionally unique talent and we at Warner Music Australia are so thrilled to welcome her to the family.”, WMA A&R manager, Marcus Thaine added: “We are so over the moon to be working with Jessica. [23] The multi-platinum and multi-award-winning artist has now signed with Warner Music Australia, ahead of new music in 2021.. Mauboy first signed to Sony Music after her time on Australian Idol. Learn more. Originally from Dublin, Ireland and raised in County Kildare, he moved to Sydney, prior to Idol. She will join country singer Keith Urban as well as former Australian Idol winners Jessica Mauboy and Guy Sebastian on the panel for the show. A standout amongst Australia's best female artists, Jessica Mauboy has been making a splash in the music industry of Australia. Australian superstar Jessica Mauboy has a new record label, leaving Sony Music after 14 years. Mauboy first signed to Sony Music after her time on Australian Idol. After all, we wouldn't have treasures like Guy Sebastian, Jessica Mauboy and Matt Corby without them so it's a pretty big deal. TV talent show contestants who go on to enjoy long careers in the music biz are rare, but Jessica Mauboy is still going strong after finding fame in 2006 on Australian Idol… “We’re home to the biggest franchises in television at Seven, and Idol is the biggest of them all. And despite her career achievements Jessica Mauboy, 27, hails from humble beginnings - with the singer … After the show, she signed a recording contract with Sony Music Australia. Get the latest music industry news, insights, and updates straight to your inbox. After releasing her highly successful album ‘Hilda’ earlier this year, the Australian singer now lends her … I have been spending my time in studio lately and looking forward to releasing new music in the new year,” she added. “We are so over the moon to be working with Jessica. ARIA CEO Dan Rosen is expected to take the reins as President of Warner Music Australasia in Sydney, with effect from 1st February, 2021. It’d be great to dissect each and every one of … Australian Idol is a Fremantle and Eureka co-production for the Seven Network and will premiere on Channel Seven and 7plus in 2022. Niko Nordstrom, President of Warner Music Australasia says: “Jessica is a warm-hearted superstar artist and an exceptionally unique talent and we at Warner Music Australia are so thrilled to welcome her to the family”. Australian superstar Jessica Mauboy has a new record label, leaving Sony Music after 14 years.. Campaigning for justice. This single was performed by the final two contestants - Leith and Jessica Mauboy - during the penultimate episode of Australian Idol 2006, and both contestants recorded and had their versions pressed by Sony BMG, ready for the winner's version to be released immediately after the competition. Get TMN's top stories, charts & jobs in your email inbox every morning. It’s her fourth … RITA Ora has landed her first job since her controversial 30th birthday party - as a coach on The Voice Australia. 3 and achieved platinum certification,[54] His fourth album No Turning Back: The Story So Far reached No. It’s now time for the next chapter of my career and I’m very excited to be joining the team at Warner Music. Since Idol, she has released two solo albums which were certified gold … At just 17-years-old, Jessica Mauboy rose to stardom after finishing as a runner-up on Australian Idol back in 2006. The label has also announced brand new music from the ARIA winner, set for release in 2021. Rosen steps into the slot left vacant by the departure of Niko Nordström, who is returning to his homeland, Finland, and will continue with Warner Music in a new role. She is an unparalleled artist in Australian history, and we can’t wait to bring her incredible creative vision to life in this new era of her career.”. R&B singer and ARIA award winner Jessica Mauboy rose to fame as the runner-up on the 2006 season of Australian Idol. Radio Today Pty. This single was performed by the final two contestants - Leith and Jessica Mauboy - during the penultimate episode of Australian Idol 2006, and both contestants recorded and had their versions pressed by Sony BMG, ready for the winner's version to be released immediately after the competition. The most successful season of Australian Idol was the first one in 2003, with the contestants achieving 18 of the 34 Australian Idol number ones, and almost half the certifications. 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