Sia Kate Isobelle Furler is an Australian singer, songwriter, voice actress and director. She started her career as a singer in the acid jazz band Crisp in the mid-1990s in Adelaide. She moved to London, England, and provided vocals for the British duo Zero 7. Sia relocated to New York City in 2005 and toured in the United States.
About Sia (musician) in brief
Sia Kate Isobelle Furler is an Australian singer, songwriter, voice actress and director. She started her career as a singer in the acid jazz band Crisp in the mid-1990s in Adelaide. In 1997, when Crisp disbanded, she released her debut studio album, titled OnlySee, in Australia. She moved to London, England, and provided vocals for the British duo Zero 7. Sia relocated to New York City in 2005 and toured in the United States. Her fourth and fifth studio albums, Some People Have Real Problems and We Are Born, were released in 2008 and 2010, respectively. In 2014, Sia broke through as a solo recording artist when her sixth studio album,. 1000 Forms of Fear, debuted at No 1 in the U.S. Billboard 200 and generated the top-ten single. In 2018, she collaborated with Labrinth and Diplo in the group LSD, and they released their self-titled debut album in April 2019. She wrote and directed a feature film, titled Music, set to be released in early 2021 alongside an album, Music – Songs from and Inspired by the Motion Picture. Among the accolades received by Sia are nearly a dozen ARIA Awards, 9 Grammy Award nominations and an MTV Video Music Award. She is regarded as the lead singer of Zero 7, and hence she is considered the lead lead singer for the group’s third album, The Garden. In 2000, she signed a recording contract with Sony Music’s sub-label Dance Pool and released her first single, which peaked at No 10 on the UK Singles Chart.
In 2002, she won the APRA Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year award alongside Aneesah Aneez. In 2003, she left Sony Music and signed with a subsidiary of Universal Music Group, a Universal Beat! subsidiary of Go! Beat! Sia left her manager, Sony Music Music, and left the group in 2008. In 2010, she took a hiatus from performing, during which she focused on songwriting for other artists, producing successful collaborations. Her seventh album, This Is Acting, spawned her first Billboard Hot 100 number one single, \”Cheap Thrills\”. The same year, she gave her Nostalgic for the Present Tour, which incorporated dancing by Maddie Ziegler and others and other performance art elements. In 2011, she performed as a background vocalist for British band Jamiroquai and toured with the group. In 2012, she appeared on the reality TV series, The Voice Australia. In 2013, she starred in the reality series, The Voice Australia, which was hosted by Daphne Du Maurier. She also appeared in the film, The Masked Singer, starring in which she played the role of a woman who had a love affair with a man. In 2015, she played a role in the movie, The Masked Man, starring as a man who had an affair with another woman.