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Sia Kate Isobelle Furler was born on 18 December 1975, sometimes referred to mononymously as Sia. She is an Australian singer and songwriter. She started her career as a singer in the local Adelaide acid jazz band Crisp in the mid-1990s. In 1997, when Crisp disbanded, she released her debut studio album titled Only See on Flavoured Records in Australia. Following the event, she moved to London, England and provided lead vocals for British duo Zero 7.

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Sia Furler Biography

In 2000, Sia signed to Sony Music’s sub-label Dance Pool and released her second studio album, Healing Is Difficult, the following year. Displeased with the promotion of the record, she signed to Go! Beat and released her third studio album, Colour the Small One, in 2004.

In 2014, Sia released her sixth studio album, 1000 Forms of Fear, which was preceded by the top-ten single “Chandelier”. On 29 January 2016, she released her seventh studio album This Is Acting.

 

Sia’s music incorporates hip hop, funk and soul as a base for her vocal styling.  In 2014, she was ranked the 97th richest Australian person under the age of 40 by BRW magazine, with a reported net worth of AU$20 million. Her music has received an array of accolades, including ARIA Awards and MTV Music Awards.

 

Sia started a career as a singer in the local acid jazz band Crisp. Sia collaborated with the band and contributed vocals to their two albums: Word and the Deal (1996) and Delerium (1997). In 1997 Crisp disbanded, and Sia released her debut studio album entitled Only See on Flavored Records in Australia.

 

 

In 2000, Sia signed a recording contract with Sony Music’s sub-label Dance Pool and released her first single, “Taken for Granted”, which peaked at number 10 on the UK Singles Chart.  In 2001, she released her second solo album, Healing Is Difficult, which blends retro jazz and soul music and lyrically discusses Sia’s dealing with the death of her first love affair.

 

In 2004, Sia released her third studio album, Colour the Small One. The album employs a mixture of acoustic instruments and electronic backing to her material. The album spawned four singles: “Don’t Bring Me Down”, “Breathe Me”, “Where I Belong” and “Numb”. “Breathe Me” was the most commercially successful single from the album, peaking at number 71 in the United Kingdom, number 19 in Denmark and number 81 in France.

 

In 2007, Sia released a live album entitled Lady Croissant, which included eight live songs from her April 2006 performance at the Bowery Ballroom in New York and one new studio recording—”Pictures”.

The album peaked at number 41 in Australia and was certified gold by the Australian Recording Industry Association. It charted at number 26 on the US Billboard 200, becoming Sia’s first album to chart in the United States.

 

In May 2009, Sia released TV Is My Parent on DVD, which includes a live concert at New York’s Hiro Ballroom, four music videos and behind-the-scene footage. At the ARIA Music Awards of 2009, Sia won the Best Music DVD category for TV Is My Parent. She also received a nomination for Best Breakthrough Artist Album for Some People Have Real Problems.

 

Later in 2010, Sia also co-wrote “Bound to You” for the soundtrack of the American film Burlesque, which starred Aguilera and American singer Cher. The song was nominated for Best Original Song at the 68th Golden Globe Awards. In May 2011, Sia appeared on the inaugural season of the U.S. version of The Voice as an adviser for Aguilera, who served as a vocal coach and judge.

 

Following the release of We Are Born, Sia decided to retire from the career as a recording artist and managed to start a career as a songwriter. She wrote the song “Titanium” for American singer Alicia Keys, but it was later sent to David Guetta, who included Sia’s original demo vocals on the song and released it as a single in 2011.

 

In October 2013, Sia released “Elastic Heart” featuring The Weeknd and Diplo for the soundtrack of the American film The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013). In July 2014, Sia released her sixth studio album, 1000 Forms of Fear.  The album debuted atop the US Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 52,000 copies. The record was also successful worldwide; peaking at number 1 in Australia and reached the top ten of charts in numerous European regions.It was certified silver by the British Phonographic Industry and gold by the Australian Recording Industry Association.

 

1000 Forms of Fear’s lead single, “Chandelier” was released in March 2014. The song peaked at number 8 on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming Sia’s first entry as the lead artist on the chart. Elsewhere, the song experienced similar commercial success, charting within the top ten of the record charts in Australia and numerous European regions.

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