Brilliant new CD "Hold On To Love" Out Now
In January 2016, Justin had 3 original songs in the top 5 of the national radio airplay Country Tracks Chart Top 40, and was voted most popular Australian Balladeer of the year by the Independent Country Music Awards in Tamworth.
In 2017, Justin's amazing chart successes continue (Country Tracks Top 40) and he was a Golden Guitar Finalist (QANTAS Link Best New Talent).
Justin is an independent Australian country music singer-songwriter and entertainer. He shot to national prominence after appearing as a Top 12 Finalist on the Australian X Factor in late 2012 on a quest to find his children. Justin's ability to write and sing country songs from the heart continues to endear him to audiences across Australia and overseas.
Justin reguarly tours nationally and internationally. (see Tour Dates)
To book Justin for your club or festival, please see Contacts.
To buy Justin's music, visit his online store:
“I believe that …in the country scene, Justin has the whole package.” Guy Sebastian (Singer/Songwriter)
Points of Interest
Golden Guitar finalist 2017 - QANTAS LINK Best New Talent
Voted Most Popular Balladeer in Australia in 2016 by the Independent Country Music Awards in Tamworth.
Won APRA/TSA New Songwriter Award in January 2015.
Was a finalist in the 2014 Toyota Star Maker.
At the Gold Medallion Media Awards in January 2014, Justin won Qld Male Vocalist of the Year, Listeners' Choice Award and Best National Collobaration of the Year (with Shaza Leigh).
Won Queensland Champion of Champions Country Overall Country Artist 2012.
Cites Banjo Patterson, John Denver, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly, The Everly Brothers, Ben Harper, Sara Storer, Lindsay Butler and Slim Whitman amongst his greatest musical/poetic influences.
Originally from Bundaberg QLD, when Justin is not touring he lives in Seaford VIC, with his partner, Peter.
Justin taught a women's choir in a maxium security women's prison prior to being an X Factor contestant in 2012.
Has taught country songwriting and music in rural and remote schools in North Queensland, and has run country songwriting workshops for country choirs in NSW.
(Return of the Stockman): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9ClT3_vi6o
(Hard Easy): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUnqU7-wqis
(X Factor Bootcamp): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEGRg_1BRsE
(X Factor 3rd Live Show): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8YeJBVRj4c
(X Factor First Live Show): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfapwoUTrTU
(The Daily Edition): https://au.tv.yahoo.com/the-daily-edition/video/watch/31760053/father-finds-children-after-reality-tv-performance/#page1
Music for Charity:
Stand By Me (produced by Matt Fell for Relay For Life Bundaberg). 100% of the profit from the Relay For Life album, Hope Lives Here, is donated to the charity. Copies can be purchased by calling the Bundaberg Cancer Council on 07 4150 4500.
Music for Charity:
Til the Buzzer Goes Off (produced by Matt Fell) for the album TFSS Caring Country CD. 100% of the profit from this CD are put towards various Tamworth Family Support Services community programs. Can be purchased at the TFSS Tamworth Offices, or via this link: http://www.tfss.com.au/tfsscaringcountry/