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Guy Sebastian

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Sydney, Australia (2003 – present)

Guy Sebastian is a successful Australian singer/songwriter whose recording career was launched spectacularly when he won the inaugural Australian Idol competition in November 2003. Since then Sebastian has released 5 studio albums which have been awarded 10 platinum & 1 gold accreditation for albums, and 8 platinum and 2 gold accreditations for singles. On his 5 albums, Sebastian has collaborated with many fine musicians/artists such as John Mayer, Steve Cropper, Robin Thicke, David Ryan Harris, Brian McKnight and most recently a duet with Jordin Sparks.

Like It Like That Sebastian’s 5th studio album was released on 23 October 2009. There are presently two singles released which are #1 ranked Like It Like That 2 x platinum and #8 ranked Art of Love (feat. Jordin Sparks) Gold. Penning all tracks on this album, Sebastian’s songwriting skills are as strong as his rich soulful voice which are influenced by the genres of , and . John Mayer plays on and provides backing vocals on three tracks with a guitar solo on the track Fail To Mention.

Early in 2007, Sebastian travelled to the home of blues, roots and soul - Memphis, Tennessee - to record his fourth album The Memphis Album. The record that took Sebastian back to his roots features legendary guitarist Steve Cropper (of Booker T & The MG’s). Cropper, who co-wrote Otis Redding’s soul classic “Dock of The Bay” among other classic Stax/Volt hits played on and produced the album as well as traveling to Australia in 2008 to tour “The Memphis Album’ and he brought the MG’s with him.

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