Guy Sebastian discography


Guy Sebastian discography
Guy Sebastian discography

Sebastian performing at a private charity function
Releases
Studio albums 5
Compilation albums 1
Singles 13
Music videos 13

The discography of Guy Sebastian, an Australian singer-songwriter, consists of four studio albums, one compilation album, one cover album and thirteen singles, as of November 2010. Sebastian won the first series of Australian Idol in 2003, and gained a record deal with Sony BMG Australia as a result. His six albums have all charted in the top 10 of the ARIA Album Charts and reached either platinum or multi platinum accreditation.[1][2] Seven of his singles have reached the top 10 of the ARIA Singles Charts, including five No. 1's, and he has had three other top 15 singles. Sebastian is the only Australian male artist to achieve five No. 1 singles in Australian music history, and is in equal third place with Olivia Newton John for all Australian acts.[3] He has also reached the top 10 of the New Zealand Charts with an album and four singles, including two No. 1's.[4] Sebastian has attained 26 platinum and two gold certifications in Australia and four platinum and two gold certifications in New Zealand.

Sebastian's winner's single "Angels Brought Me Here", and debut album Just as I Am were both ARIA No. 1 multi-platinum sellers.[2][5][6] "Angels Brought Me Here" was the first Australian artist single to reach 4 x platinum certification in Australian chart history, and in January 2010 ARIA announced it was the highest selling song of the previous decade.[7] The second single "All I Need Is You" also debuted at No. 1 and reached platinum accreditation.[2][8] In 2004 Sebastian released his second album Beautiful Life, which showcased a stronger contemporary R&B sound. The lead single "Out With My Baby" became his third consecutive ARIA number one single.[2] The album debuted at No. 2 and gained platinum certification and eventually sold over 100,000 units[9] Sebastian's third album Closer to the Sun, released in 2006, was a mix of a number of genres, including pop-rock, soul, and jazz. It debuted at No. 4 and was also a platinum seller, producing two gold singles.[10]

The Memphis Album , a cover album of soul classics, recorded in Memphis with Steve Cropper and other members of American soul band the MGs was released in 2007. It reaching No.3 and gaining double platinum certification.[11] In 2009 Sebastian released his fifth studio album Like It Like That, an original soul album which showed the influences of his Memphis soul period. The album debuted at No. 6 and gained platinum accreditation.[2][12] The title track was released as the first single and reached No. 1 and triple platinum accreditation and was the highest selling song by an Australian artist in 2009.[13][14] The second single "Art of Love" peaked at No. 8 and achieved platinum accreditation.[13] Sebastian was nominated for six ARIA Music Awards for this album, including "Best Pop Release" and "Best Male Artist".[15] Sebastian's sixth album Twenty Ten, a retrospective album with songs from his previous albums, two new songs and ten acoustic tracks was released in November 2010. It reached a peak of No. 4 on the ARIA album chart and was certified platinum.[12] The lead single "Who's That Girl", which features US rapper Eve, reached No. 1, and became the fourth Australian artist single in Australian chart history to reach 4 x platinum certification.[16][2][17] Sebastian received four ARIA nominations for "Who's That Girl", including "Single of the Year", "Best Pop Release" and "Highest Selling Single".[18]

Contents

Albums

Studio albums

Year Album details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales thresholds)
AUS
[2]
NZ
[4]
2003 Just as I Am 1 3
2004 Beautiful Life
  • Released: 18 October 2004
  • Label: BMG (#82876653692)
  • Format: CD, Digital download
2
2006 Closer to the Sun
  • Released: 28 October 2006
  • Label: Sony BMG (#88697012072)
  • Format: CD, Digital download
4
2007 The Memphis Album
  • Released: Released: 10 November 2007
  • Label: Sony BMG (#88697012072)
  • Format: CD, Digital download
3
  • AUS: 2× Platinum[11]
2009 Like it Like That
  • Released: 23 October 2009
  • Label: Sony Music (#88697580922)
  • Format: CD, Digital download
6 28
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country.

Compilation album

Year Album details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales thresholds)
AUS
[2]
NZ
[4]
2010 Twenty Ten
  • Released: 19 November 2010
  • Label: Sony Music (#88697800722)
  • Format: CD, Digital download
4 24

Extended plays

Year EP details
2007 Your Song
  • Released: 6 December 2007
  • Label: Sony BMG
  • Format: Digital download
2009 Guy Sebastian EP
  • Released: 29 May 2009
  • Label: Sony Music
  • Format: Digital download

Singles

As a lead artist

Year Title Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(thresholds)
Album
AUS
[2]
[23]
NZ
[4]
2003 "Angels Brought Me Here" 1 1 Just as I Am
2004 "All I Need Is You" 1 5
  • AUS: Platinum[8]
"Out with My Baby" 1
  • AUS: Platinum[8]
Beautiful Life
"Kryptonite" 15
2005 "Oh Oh" 11
2006 "Taller, Stronger, Better" 3 Closer to the Sun
"Elevator Love" 11
2007 "Cover on My Heart" 32
2009 "Like it Like That" 1 30 Like It Like That
"Art of Love"
(featuring Jordin Sparks)
8 7
2010 "All to Myself" 51
"Never Hold You Down"
"Who's That Girl"
(featuring Eve)
1 1
  • AUS: 4× Platinum[16]
  • NZ: Platinum[24]
Twenty Ten
2011 "Don't Worry Be Happy"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country.

As a featured artist

Year Title Peak chart
positions
Certifications Album
AUS
[2]
NZ
[4]
2003 "Rise Up"
(with Australian Idol Top 12)
1 Australian Idol: The Final 12
2011 "All Night Long"
(Lionel Richie featuring Guy Sebastian)
26 12 Non-album single
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country.

ARIA End of Decade Charts

In January 2010 ARIA published the lists of the highest selling albums and singles released in Australia during the decade 2000/2009. Sebastian had three entries, including "Angels Brought Me Here", named the highest selling song of the decade. He was one of only two Australian artists with more than one entry in the top 100 singles of the last decade.[7]

Title Year Overall rank

on decade chart

Australian

artist rank

"Angels Brought Me Here" 2003 1 1
Just As I Am 2003 28 9
"Like it Like That" 2009 29 6


Other appearances

The following songs do not feature on an album released by Sebastian.

Year Song Album
2003 "What a Wonderful World" Australian Idol: The Final 12
2004 "Guilty" (backing vocals for Human Nature) Walk the Tightrope
"The Christmas Song" The Spirit of Christmas 2004
2006 "We Both Know" (with Amy Pearson) Home: Songs of Hope & Journey
"A Christmas Lullaby" The Spirit of Christmas 2006
2007 "Receive the Power" (with Paulini) Non album song. Released as the
official anthem of World Youth Day 2008
"All I Want For Christmas Is You" The Spirit of Christmas 2007
2009 "The Christmas Song" Stars of Christmas[25]
"Little Drummer Boy" The Spirit of Christmas 2009[26]
2010 "All For One" (with Ronan Keating) Duet
"The Christmas Song" All I Want For Christmas[27]
"The Christmas Song" So Fresh: Songs for Christmas 2010[28]

Video albums

Year Album Peak chart
positions
AUS
[29]
2008 The Memphis Tour
  • Released: 3 May 2008
  • Label: Sony BMG (#88697313179)
  • Format: CD/DVD
12

References

  1. ^ Album and Single Accreditations 1997–2010. Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2010-12-19
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "ARIA chart peaks". Australian Charts Archive. http://www.australian-charts.com/showinterpret.asp?interpret=Guy+Sebastian. Retrieved 28 February 2008. 
  3. ^ ARIA Chartifacts 27-December-2010. Australian-charts.com. Retrieved 26 December 2010.
  4. ^ a b c d e "RIANZ chart peaks". Australian Charts Archive. http://charts.org.nz/showinterpret.asp?interpret=Guy+Sebastian. Retrieved 28 February 2008. 
  5. ^ a b "2003 ARIA Album Accreditations". Australian Recording Industry Association. http://www.aria.com.au/pages/aria-charts-accreditations-albums-2003.htm. Retrieved 28 February 2008. 
  6. ^ a b c "2003 ARIA Singles Accreditations". Australian Recording Industry Association. http://www.aria.com.au/pages/aria-charts-accreditations-singles-2003.htm. Retrieved 28 March 2008. 
  7. ^ a b Guy Sebastian, Delta Goodrem & P!nk top ARIA’s End Of Decade Charts*. (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association, 7 January 2010. Retrieved 23 June 2010
  8. ^ a b c "2004 ARIA Single Accreditations". Australian Recording Industry Association. http://www.aria.com.au/pages/aria-charts-accreditations-singles-2004.htm. Retrieved 28 March 2008. 
  9. ^ Asmoro, Widi (15 August 2005). Beautiful Life & Guy Facts. opensubsciber.com. Retrieved 23 June 2010
  10. ^ a b c "2007 ARIA Single Accreditations". Australian Recording Industry Association. http://www.aria.com.au/pages/httpwww.aria.com.aupagesARIACharts-Accreditations-2007Singles.htm. Retrieved 28 March 2008. 
  11. ^ a b "2008 ARIA Album Accreditations". Australian Recording Industry Association. http://www.aria.com.au/pages/httpwww.aria.com.aupageshttpwww.aria.com.aupagesARIACharts-Accreditations-2008Albums.htm. Retrieved 28 February 2008. 
  12. ^ a b c Accreditations - 2010 Albums. Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 8 June 2010
  13. ^ a b c d 2010 Singles Accreditations. Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 4 May 2010
  14. ^ Top selling Australian Artist singles 2009. Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 9 February 2010
  15. ^ 2010 ARIA Nominations Take40 Australia (mcm entertainment). 28 September 2010. Retrieved 5 December 2010.
  16. ^ a b ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2011 Singles Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 25 July 2011
  17. ^ Who's That Girl Reaches 4 X Platinum! guysebastian.com.au. 11 May 2011. Retrieved 25 July 2011
  18. ^ ARIA Award nominees announced for 2011. The Vine. 12 October 2011. Retrieved 22 October 2011
  19. ^ a b "RIANZ Charts". Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. http://www.rianz.org.nz/rianz/chart.asp. Retrieved 6 December 2006. 
  20. ^ "2004 ARIA Album Accreditations". Australian Recording Industry Association. http://www.aria.com.au/pages/aria-charts-accreditations-albums-2004.htm. Retrieved 28 February 2008. 
  21. ^ "2006 ARIA Album Accreditations". Australian Recording Industry Association. http://www.aria.com.au/pages/ARIACharts-Accreditations-2006Albums.htm. Retrieved 28 February 2008. 
  22. ^ "2010 ARIA Album Accreditations". Australian Recording Industry Association. http://www.aria.com.au/pages/httpwww.aria.com.aupageshttpwww.aria.com.aupagesARIACharts-Accreditations-2010Albums.htm. Retrieved 28 February 2010. 
  23. ^ (pdf) The ARIA Report: Week Commencing 17 May 2010. Pandora Archive. http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/23790/20100611-0000/Issue1055.pdf. Retrieved 2011-01-18. 
  24. ^ a b c "Latest Gold / Platinum Singles". RadioScope New Zealand. http://www.radioscope.net.nz/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=77&Itemid=63. Retrieved 2011-01-18. 
  25. ^ Stars of Christmas - Album - Australia iTunes Store (Apple Inc). Retrieved 21 November 2010.
  26. ^ "Myer Continues To Share The Spirit Of Christmas". The Salvation Army. http://www.salvationarmy.org.au/media-centre/media-release-archive/2009-media-release-salvos/myer-continues-to-share-the-spirit-of-christmas.html?s=1001. Retrieved 14 December 2010. 
  27. ^ "ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS". JB Hi-Fi. http://www.jbhifionline.com.au/music/50s-60s-easy-listening/all-i-want-for-christmas/584195. Retrieved 14 December 2010. 
  28. ^ "So Fresh: Songs for Christmas". iTunes Store. Apple Inc. http://itunes.apple.com/au/album/my-christmas-tree/id401585153?i=401585407&ign-mpt=uo%3D4. Retrieved 14 December 2010. 
  29. ^ "ARIA DVD chart (for the week 12/05/2008)". Australian Recording Industry Association. http://www.ariacharts.com.au/pages/charts_display_music.asp?chart=1V40DVD. Retrieved 12 May 2008. 

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