Natalie Imbruglia

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Natalie Imbruglia

Imbruglia at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival.
Born Natalie Jane Imbruglia
4 February 1975 (1975-02-04) (age 39)
Sydney, Australia[1][2]
Occupation Singer/Songwriter
Years active 1989–present
Spouse Daniel Johns (2003–08)
Parents Elliot Imbruglia
Maxene Anderson
Website
natalieimbruglia.com

Natalie Jane Imbruglia (born February 4, 1975) is an Australian actress and singer-songwriter.

Imbruglia was born in Sydney, New South Wales to an Anglo-Australian mother and Italian-Australian father.[1]

Imbruglia began acting in Australian television commercials and was in spots for Coca-Cola and the popular Australian snack Twisties. By age 16, she left high school to start a career in acting. She soon had the chance to play a regular role on the Australian soap opera Neighbours.[3] She left the show to move to London in 1994.[1]

She received an MTV Award for Best New Artist in 1998. She had 3 Grammy Award nominations in 1999. That same year, she also won two Brit Awards for Best International Newcomer and Best International Female. She has sold over 9 million albums worldwide.

Discography[change | change source]

Movie career[change | change source]

Year Movie Role Notes and awards
2003 Johnny English Lorna Campbell
2009 Closed for Winter Elise Silverston

Television[change | change source]

Year Show Role Notes and awards
1992–1994 Neighbours Beth Brennan
1997 Law of the Land Faye Watson Imbruglia starred in an episode called 'Late Kill' in the Crime Series.
1998 Saturday Night Live Musical Guest/Herself
2002 Legend of the Lost Tribe Koala
2009 In Memory Of Maia Herself
2010 The X Factor Guest Judge Natalie stood in for Dannii Minogue during the Birmingham auditions. She returned to work alongside Minogue at the Judges Houses section of the show, helping make the final three boys selection in Australia.
2010 The X Factor (Australia) Judge/Herself Judge on the Australian version of The X Factor on the Seven Network.

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Year Award Category Country For Result
1998 MTV Video Music Awards Best New Artist US "Torn" Won
Best Female Video US "Torn" Nominated
International Viewer's Choice Award for MTV Australia US "Torn" Nominated
MTV Europe Music Awards Best Song Europe Torn Won
Best New Act Europe Left of the Middle Nominated
Best Female Artist Europe Left of the Middle Nominated
ARIA Music Awards Best Australian Single Australia Torn Won
Best Australian Female Artist Australia Left of the Middle Won
Best Australian New Talent Australia Left of the Middle Won
Best Australian Debut Album Australia Left of the Middle Won
Best Australian Debut Single Australia Torn Won
Best Australian Pop Release Australia Left of the Middle Nominated
Best Selling Australian Release Australia Left of the Middle Nominated
Best Selling Australian Single Australia Torn Won
Billboard Music Award Adult Top 40 Track of the Year US Torn Won
1999 Grammy Award Best New Artist US Natalie Imbruglia Nominated
Best Pop Vocal Album US Left of the Middle Nominated
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance US Torn Nominated
BRIT Awards Best International Newcomer UK Left of the Middle Won
Best International Female Solo Artist UK Left of the Middle Won
American Music Awards Favorite Pop/Rock New Artist US Left of the Middle Nominated
Premios Amigo Awards Best International Female Spain Left of the Middle Nominated
Best New Artist/Group Spain Left of the Middle Nominated
ARIA Music Awards Best Australian Female Australia Left Of The Middle Won
Artistic Achievement Award Australia Left of The Middle Won
2000 IFPI Platinum Award for over 2 Million Sales World Left of the Middle Won
2002 ARIA Music Awards Best Australian Singer Australia White Lilies Island Nominated
Silver Clef Award International Award UK White Lilies Island Won
2005 ARIA Music Awards Best Female Artist Australia Counting Down the Days Nominated
PPL Awards Most Performed Track UK Shiver Won
2006 NRJ Music Awards Best International Female France Counting Down the Days Nominated
Ivor Novello Awards Most Performed Track UK Shiver Nominated
APRA Awards Most Performed Foreign Work Australia Shiver Nominated
2009 Asian Festival of First Films Best Actress Singapore Closed For Winter Nominated
2012 InStyle Women of Style News & Entertainment Australia - Nominated

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