Australian Singer, Songwriter, Actor, multiple ARIA Award Winner. Renowned for her soulful and powerful vocal style, singer/songwriter Kate Ceberano has won almost every entertainment award in Australia. She has released five Platinum albums, four Gold albums, selling in excess of 1 million albums in Australia alone, performed countless sell-out tours, starred in acclaimed feature films and hosted various television shows (including X Factor - 2005).
Besides being available tor corporate entertainment, Kate is a powerful keynote speaker. She will unlock and inspire creativity and abilities in your audience with innovative ideas that have been tried and tested in the continual re-creation of her own career.
Through her unique presentation skills Kate animates and engages her audience with real life anecdotes that people are instantly able to relate to - she keeps it real and has a wonderful charm and sense of humour that is truly delicious. Kate will share hidden industry secrets that act as barriers and how to overcome them.
With great gusto, she attacks the subject of what to do when you hit the pitfalls and had set backs, and can’t seem to get back up - she has been there and done that!
With a very strong interest and association with various humanitarian causes Kate really is all about freedoms - from barriers, ideas and traps - she has the answers.
Kate first came to prominence as lead vocalist at 15 years of age, for the funk band I’m Talking. The group’s album produced three top ten singles, went Platinum and won Best New Talent (1984) at the Countdown Awards. Kate won Best Female Vocalist (1985) at the Countdown Awards as well as Best Female Singer (1985) at the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards.
However after just one album, the group broke up and Kate went solo. Her second album You've Always Got The Blues (1988) earned her an ARIA Award for Best Female Artist (1988). One year later, Kate won another ARIA for Best Female Artist (1989) as well as one for Highest Selling Single (1989), which was Bedroom Eyes. At the end of 1990, she received three prestigious MO Awards for Jazz Performer, Female Rock Performer and Contemporary Concert Performer of the Year.
In 1992, Kate performed the role of Mary in Jesus Christ Superstar (1992), which toured Australia and also featured John Farnham. In 1996 Kate release her next solo album Blue Box, which went Gold and saw her nominated for another Best Female Artist ARIA.
In 1997 Kate wrote and released what has become an Australian classic – 'Pash'. It went Gold and established Kate as one of our leading female song-writers.
Kate Ceberano’s iconic status in our country is evident and her influence on our society continues to have many powerful ramifications through her music and general communication in today’s media.