Guy Theodore Sebastian (33) is an Australian singer-songwriter, born in Malaysia. He won the Australian "Idol" in 2003, and was a judge on Australia's The "X Factor" in 2010, 2011 and 2012. He has released eight albums, and several singles with sales over 4.5 millions.
He has achieved several awards and nominations in his career and has performed for Pope Benedict XVI and Queen Elizabeth II.
His reaction to be selected as Australia's first representative in Eurovision Song Contest: "It's incredibly exciting to be given the opportunity to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest. It is the biggest music event in the world with an amazing history and tradition and I'm truly honoured to be invited to represent Australia in its first time ever in the competition".
You can follow Guy Sebastian on his homepage: guysebastian.com, facebook: facebook.com/guysebastian, twitter: twitter.com/guysebastian (@GuySebastian).
Australian singers in Eurovision Song Contest
- Olivia Newton John (United Kingdom 1974)
- Johnny Logan (Ireland 1980, 1987)
- Gina G (United Kingdom 1996)
- Jane Comerford (Germany 2006)
Australia has been given the green light to join Europe and compete in the Grand Final, but only in 2015 to mark the 60th anniversary of Eurovision Song Contest. This year Australia is an official competitor, and the Australian public will be eligible to vote in both of the Semi-finals and Grand Final.