Guy Sebastian

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Guy Sebastian

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Sebastian in 2014
Guy Theodore Sebastian

(1981-10-26) 26 October 1981 (age 41)
Klang, Malaysia
OccupationSinger-songwriter, record producer
Jules Egan (m. 2008)
Musical career
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, piano/keyboards, drums
Years active2003–present
LabelsSony, The Cherry Party,[1] RAL, RCA[2]

Guy Theodore Sebastian AM (born 26 October 1981) is an Australian singer and songwriter. He was the winner of the first Australian Idol in 2003. He represented Australia at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, finishing in 5th place. Sebastian has released nine top ten albums, including two number ones. He has 22 top twenty singles, with 13 reaching the top ten, including six number ones. His first single "Angels Brought Me Here" was the highest selling song in Australia in the decade 2000 to 2009. "Battle Scars", featuring Lupe Fiasco, spent 20 weeks on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at number 71. The single has been certified 11× platinum.

Sebastian was also a judge on Australia's The X Factor in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2016. He was a coach for The Voice Australia in 2019.

Sebastian was born in Klang, Selangor, Malaysia. He moved to Australia as a child. He first lived in Melbourne, Victoria before moving to Adelaide, South Australia.[3]

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  1. "FMQB: Radio Industry News, Music Industry Updates, Nielsen Ratings, Music News and more". Archived from the original on 3 April 2014. Retrieved 3 April 2014.
  2. "RCA Artists: Guy Sebastian". RCA Records. Retrieved 3 April 2014.
  3. Bermingham, L. B. (2004). Guy Sebastian Angels Brought Me Here: The Official Biography, Funtastic, Victoria. ISBN 1-74150-055-9

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