|Delta Goodrem in the 2012 season of The Voice|
|Birth name:||Delta Lea Goodrem|
|Birthday:||9 November 1984|
|Birth place:||New South Wales, Australia|
|Occupation:||Singer-songwriter · actress · performer|
|Labels:||Sony Music, Columbia, Mercury|
Delta Lea Goodrem (born 9 November 1984) is an Australian singer-songwriter, pianist, and television actress. She is currently a coach on the new series of The Voice Kids.
Life and CareerEdit
Delta Goodrem is an Australian singer-songwriter and pianist. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she enrolled in dancing, acting, singing, and piano classes at a young age, beginning her career as a child actress, starring in various television shows. Goodrem rose to prominence in 2002, starring in the Australian sope oprea, Neighbours as Nina Tucker.
Venturing into the music industry, she recorded an album entitled Delta through an independent label, which was never released due to legal reasons. Subsequently signing to Sony at the age of 15, she released her multi-platinum album Innocent Eyes which topped the Australian Albums Chart and UK Albums chart. It became one of the highest selling albums in Australian history, with 4.5 million copies sold worldwide and all five of its singles— "Born to try", "Lost Without You", "Innocent Eyes", "Not me Not I", and "Predictable"—reaching number one in Australia and three of them reaching the top ten in the UK. This gave her the record for becoming the first ever artist to have five number-one singles from a debut album.
Her subsequent albums, each followed with similar commercial success. Her second studio album, Mistaken Identity which was created during her battle with cancer (and several of its themes reflecting this) and became her second consequent number-one album. In 2007, she released Delta, her third number-one album. Goodrem has continued to garner a string of top-ten hits, including "Out of the Blue", "Mistaken Identity", "Together We are one", " In this Life" "Belive Again", and "Sitting on top of the world". Goodrem has achieved eight number-one singles and three number-one albums in her home country. As of the late 2000s or early 2010s, she holds the Australian record for the highest-selling album of the last decade and the most number-one singles from a debut album.
On 23 November 2011, Goodrem was confirmed to be a part of the judging panel of the Australian Version of The Voice that will begin airing in early 2012. Goodrem will coach alongside Keith Urban, Joel_Madden and Seal. Since The Voice has started, some of Goodrem's decisions on the show have sparked criticism, who have panned her as "all style" and "little substance."
At the end of the 2013 season of The Voice, Goodrem announced she will not be returning to do the show, and was replaced by Kylie Minogue.
The Voice KidsEdit
At the end of 2013, It was announced that Goodrem would appear as a coach on the new version of The Voice Kids, alongside Joel & Benji Madden and Mel B.