Delta Goodrem

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Delta Goodrem

Goodrem performing on Carols by Candlelight on 24 December 2006
Background information
Birth name Delta Lea Goodrem
Born 9 November 1984 (1984-11-09) (age 29)
Origin Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Genres Pop, ballad, AC, piano pop
Occupations Singer-songwriter, actress
Instruments Vocals, piano, guitar
Years active 2001 – present
Labels Sony BMG (WW)
(2000 - present)
Columbia Records (U.S.) (2005-2008)
Mercury Records (U.S.)
(2008 - present)
Website DeltaGoodrem.com

Delta Lea Goodrem (born 9 November 1984) is an Australian actress and singer. Her first single, "I Don't Care", charted as high as #64 on Australia's ARIA Singles Chart in 2001. In the following year, Goodrem took up the role of a schoolgirl named Nina Tucker in the Australian soap opera Neighbours. This helped her into becoming a well known musician.

Personal life[change | edit source]

Goodrem was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in July 2003, for which she was treated.[1]

Musical career[change | edit source]

Innocent Eyes[change | edit source]

Delta Goodrem released her second single "Born to Try" in 2002. It charted at #1 on the ARIA Singles Charts for one week. Her third single, "Lost Without You", was released in February 2003. It charted at #1 on the ARIA Singles Charts for two separate weeks. Her album, Innocent Eyes, was released in March the same year. It was #1 on the charts for 29 weeks. A single of the same name ("Innocent Eyes") was later released in June, followed by the release of two more singles from the album, "Not Me, Not I" and "Predictable".

Mistaken Identity[change | edit source]

In late 2004, Goodrem released the first single, "Out of the Blue", from her second album. The album, Mistaken Identity, was released a month later. Other singles from the album include "Mistaken Identity", "A Little Too Late" and a duet with Brian McFadden, "Almost Here".

Together We Are One[change | edit source]

Delta Goodrem was asked to write a song for the 2006 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony and perform in the event herself. The single, "Together We Are One", was released on the Commonwealth Games: Melbourne 2006 Opening Ceremony compilation.

Delta[change | edit source]

In 2007, Goodrem released a single titled "In This Life". It was from her third studio album Delta which was released a month later. Other singles from this album include "Believe Again", "You Will Only Break My Heart" and "I Can't Break It To My Heart".

Child of the Universe[change | edit source]

In October 2012, Delta Goodrem released her fourth studio album, Child of the Universe. Singles from this album include "Sitting on Top of the World", "Dancing With a Broken Heart" and "Wish You Were Here".

Discography[change | edit source]

Album Single ARIA rank
Innocent Eyes "Born to Try" #1
"Lost Without You" #1
"Innocent Eyes" #1
"Not Me, Not I" #1
"Predictable" #1
Mistaken Identity "Out of the Blue" #1
"Mistaken Identity" #7
"Almost Here" #1
"A Little Too Late" #13
Delta "In This Life" #1
"Believe Again" #2
"You Will Only Break My Heart" #14
"I Can't Break It To My Heart" #13
Child of the Universe "Sitting on Top of the World" #2
"Dancing With a Broken Heart" #15
"Wish You Were Here" #5
TBA "Heart Hypnotic" #7

References[change | edit source]

  1. Delta faces fight of her life