What happened to the contestants from The Voice Australia? Singers such as Guy Sebastian, Samantha Jade, Dami Im, Casey Donovan and Jessica Mauboy continue to have notable careers following their time appearing on Australian Idol or The X-Factor however, this cannot be said for the majority of the contestants on the show The Voice Australia.
For the 10 winners of the singing competition that has changed to Channel Nine over to Channel Seven, ARIA chart success rapidly waned following the initial surge of post-show activity. they’ve mostly been off the radar, in different aspects as well.
We’re waiting to see what other recent winners are likely to do with their lives since they have the voice to go to the next level.
Let’s travel back in time to discover what these songbirds have been up to.
Season one 2012
The first winner on the show, The Voice Australia, Karise Eden was still a teen barely! When she made her debut in the top spot on both the album and singles chart, with songs she had performed during the competition. Despite a long wait for new recordings, she had an album that reached the top 20 of the charts with threads of Silence in mid-2013 and a top five album Things I’ve Do, in late-2014, however, she hasn’t been able maintain her initial record-breaking pace. In the present, Karise juggles looking after her two children, Blayden and Hartley, and she releases music in a smaller format. Karise released her latest single, Gone,in April 2022.
Season 2: 2013
After having nine hits that topped the charts within just two months when his season culminated, then 18-year-old Harrison Craig looked even more assured of a lucrative post-show career. It was true that his debut album debuted at the top spot in July of 2013. Since then, he’s remained with the covers, however his subsequent albums have seen a decline in sales in 2016, with his 2016 album The King of Vegas barely making it into the top 40. The year 2017 saw him launched a the children’s book “Harrison’s Song” and also took a couple of songswriting tours around the world prior to pandemic. Recently, he performed the songs that he sang from Elton John for a live crowd in a tribute performance.
Season 3, 2014
Like most of the people who win, Anja Nissen, who was only 18 when she won, did not make a winner’s song following the Voice win. In the end, “I’m Excited!” (featuring her mentors, will.i.am, and Cody Wise) was not released for three months, and it didn’t make in the Top 40. The follow-up singles did less well, even though the version of Anyone who had A Heart as part of the soundtrack for the television show Love Child made the top 30 by the middle of 2015. In 2017 Nissen was a representative of Denmark the country where she was born her parents at the Eurovision Song Contest with Where I am and placed twenty-one in the top 20. Today, Anja lives in Los Angeles and is a singer as well as a vocal coach.
Season six, 2017,
Voice Australia ‘s first country-influenced winner – who scored an album with a number one debut song, “Count on Me” and a the top 3 album named Count On Me. But, as with his predecessors, the music came into a halt fairly quickly. The album he released was a follow-up, Real Good Time in 2018. It reached the top spot at 38 in the chart.
Season eight, 2019
Diana was a well-known performer prior to her win she had worked with stars like Tina Arena and Damien Leith. The win in 2019 came after a performance through the show The Voice Australiain 2012, where she was able to make an appearance in the Top 8. She was however determined to get back on the show and was able to secure first place with Team Boy George. The track “Wait for Noone” was released soon following the show’s finale, however, she was unable to break into the ARIA top 500. She then went on to sing at Eurovision in the year of Australia Decides in the same year which she won seventh place. In the present, Diana performs on a tiny scale, playing frequent gigs, such as an appearance during Adelaide Fringe Festival. Adelaide Fringe Festival.
Bella Taylor Smith
Bella Taylor Smith was slated to be the winner of the contest right from the time she auditioned. She was singing Beyonce’s version Ave Mariawith purely beautiful voice. She decided to join the Guy Sebastian team because she felt a connection to him through being a child in a church choir. Since she joined, the talented singer-songwriter has released her first single Nice To Know You and “Look at Me in The Eyes,which will be both on her forthcoming EP. She’ll also support Guy on his forthcoming T.R.U.T.H tour.
The Voice Australia returns on Monday 18 April 2022. It will be broadcast on Channel Seven and 7plus.