Top 20 Folk Singer celebrities in Australia

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Folk Singer celebrities [Updated March 26, 2023].

1. Paul Paddick

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Paul Paddick was born on February 16, 1967 in Adelaide, Australia.

Best known as Captain Feathersword in the Australian children's music group The Wiggles. He has also famously performed impersonations of such celebrities as Cher and Mick Jagger.

He and actor Hugh Jackman were schoolmates at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.

Net Worth 2020: $10 Million

2. Angus Stone

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Angus Stone was born on April 27, 1986 in Sydney, Australia.
He has recorded under the pseudonym Lady of the Sunshine.

Net Worth 2020: $4 Million

3. Wes Carr

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Wes Carr was born on September 14, 1982 in Australia.
A multi-instrumentalist as well as a singer, he attained proficiency on the keyboard, drums, harmonica, and guitar.

4. Matt Corby

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Matt Corby was born on November 7, 1990 in Sydney, Australia.
In five months after its debut, Into the Flame was certified five-time Platinum.

5. Judith Durham

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Judith Durham was born on July 3, 1943 in Australia.
She suffered a broken leg and wrist in a car accident in 1990.

6. Hayden Calnin

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Hayden Calnin was born on December 14, 1989 in Australia.
He has played various festivals and received significant attention with songs featured on TV shows such as Suits, Parenthood and MTV's Teen Wolf and Awkward.

7. Jode Gannon

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Jode Gannon was born on October 6, 1990 in Sydney, Australia.
His music has been featured on the award-winning documentary series Sailing Ps4 Vagabonde.

8. Grace Pitts

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Grace Pitts was born on April 23, 1997 in Melbourne, Australia.
She and her frequent video-making partner Nathan Hawes battled it out on The Voice Australia.

9. Celia Pavey

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Celia Pavey was born on January 23, 1994 in Australia.
In a 2013 issue of Cosmopolitan, she was nominated for a Fun Fearless Female Award.

10. Nathan Hawes

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Nathan Hawes was born on June 20, 1997 in Australia.
He found success as a self-funded and self-managed coastal folk musician.

11. Lachlan Gillespie

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Lachlan Gillespie was born on October 23, 1985 in Brisbane, Australia.
He played the role of Captain Feathersword and Wags the Dog in children's performance tours with The Wiggles.

12. Bernard Fanning

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Bernard Fanning was born on August 15, 1969 in Brisbane, Australia.
He earned a five-times-Platinum-certified debut solo album with Tea & Sympathy in 2005.

13. Ned Collette

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Ned Collette was born on September 6, 1979 in Australia.
He has multiple degrees in various music-related subjects.

14. Xavier Rudd

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Xavier Rudd was born on May 29, 1978 in Torquay, Australia.
Of Aboriginal descent, he's advocated extensively for Australian Aborigines and their traditional ways of life. He was named Australia's sexiest male vegetarian by PETA in 2008.

15. Matt Ellis

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Matt Ellis was born on December 28, 1973 in Australia.
He produced the album Shadows on the Son by the band Blue-Eyed Son in 2013.

16. Julia Stone

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Julia Stone was born on April 13, 1984 in Sydney, Australia.
Angus & Julia Stone's first album charted on the ARIA top 100, and the second one went to #1, and was certified multi-Platinum a year after its release.

17. Emily Barker

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Emily Barker was born on December 2, 1980 in Australia.
She and her bandmates in the Red Clay Halo released their third studio album Dear River on July 8, 2013. It spent four weeks on the Record Store Albums chart.

18. Holly Throsby

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Holly Throsby was born on December 28, 1978 in Australia.

Indie folk artist who is known for the albums On Night, Under the Town, and Seeker Lover Keeper.

Holly Throsby's best-known song, "A Heart Divided," was featured at the Australian Open for three consecutive years between 2011 and 2013.

19. Peter Combe

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Peter Combe was born on October 20, 1948 in Australia.

Australian musician who has become one of the most successful creators of children's music of his time with Platinum-selling albums like Toffee Apple. The album won was awarded the very first ARIA Award for Best Children's Album in 1988.

Peter Combe branched out into political commentary with the album Free David Hicks Hicks in 2006.

20. Tayzin Fahey-Leigh

Tayzin Fahey-Leigh was born on December 3, 1996 in Australia.

Rose to fame as a member of the Brothers3, an Australian band made up of he and his brothers, Shardyn and Makirum. The group has released more than half a dozen albums and came in third place in the sixth season of The X Factor Australia.

He and his brothers have claimed numerous awards, including winning Best Group or Duo three years in a row at the Australian Country Music People's Choice Awards.