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This Moseley, Birmingham, England-based band remains one of the better kept secrets on the united kingdom independent music scene. Delta was shaped in 1993 by Wayne Roberts (b. 4 March 1970, Western Bromwich, Western Midlands, England; acoustic guitar/vocals), Patrick Roberts (b. 1972, Western Midlands, Britain; drums/vocals) and Robert Cooksey (b. 14 November 1969, Solihull, Western Midlands, England; acoustic guitar), who had previously played out together in cult indie music group the ocean Urchins. Adding Parrot (b. 1972, Britain; drums) and John Alford (b. 1977, Britain; bass), they debuted using the 10-in . single ‘Sugared-Up’ for the Che label. Three singles for Dishy Information followed prior to the music group authorized to the Acidity Jazz Information subsidiary Concentrate. This move efficiently put the music group’s profession on hold for nearly five years, without material released. They ultimately broke free from the contract, time for early followers Dishy. Laughing Mainly, a compilation of EP paths and demos documented between 1994 and 1997, finally noticed the light of day time in 1999. Cooksey was consequently replaced by key pad participant Louis J. Clark, the boy of mentioned arranger Louis Clark who collaborated with Jeff Lynne of all of ELO’s albums. The music group’s debut recording appropriate, Slippin’ Out, was documented at UB40’s studios and utilised horns along with a string section to augment the Roberts brothers’ traditional pop tracks. The follow-up was originally slated for launch on a significant label, however the music group’s operate of misfortune continued if they had been dropped carrying out a administration reshuffle. Hard Light was ultimately released over the music group’s very own label.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth November 9, 1984
Nationality Australian
Siblings Trent Goodrem
Music Songs Dear Life, Lost Without You, Born to Try, Almost Here, Believe Again, In This Life, Wings, Enough, Sitting on Top of the World, Wish You Were Here, Not Me, Not I, Dancing with a Broken Heart, Together We Are One, Predictable, The River, Out Of The Blue, Only Human, I Can't Break It to My Heart, Heart Hypnotic, You Will Only Break My Heart, Be Strong, A Little Too Late, I'm Not Ready, A Year Ago Today, Heavy, Love Thy Will Be Done, Innocent Eyes, This Is Not Me, Will You Fall for Me, My Big Mistake, In My Own Time, Possessionless
Albums Innocent Eyes, Wings of the Wild, Mistaken Identity, Child of the Universe, Delta, Believe Again: Australian Tour 2009, The Visualise Tour: Live in Concert, Delta Goodrem unreleased tapes dispute, Innocent Eyes: Ten Year Anniversary Acoustic Edition, Christmas


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#Fact
1 In the USA working on her new album, and acting career [March 2006]
2 Filming her first major motion picture Hating Alison Ashley (2005) in Melbourne, Australia [July 2005]
3 Preparing to embark on her first tour of Australia, which begins July 8th, marking the two year milestone since her diagnosis with cancer. [June 2005]
4 Spent the past few months recovering from her treatment, and is slowly regaining her energy levels to be able to get back to what she does best. [February 2004]
5 Diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma, a type of cancer and has begun treatment. [July 2003]
6 Friend of Renee Bargh.
7 Girlfriend of Nick Jonas [2011].
8 Ranked #60 in the 2011 FHM (Australia) list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World".
9 Close friend of Bec Hewitt. The pair have been friends since childhood.
10 Wrote the song "Together We Are One" for the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony with her boyfriend Brian McFadden.
11 Had to cut off her trademark long hair to undergo chemotherapy for Hodgkins Disease (her treatment has now ended, and she is currently growing out her hair)
12 Named for the Joe Cocker song "Delta Lady".
13 She has a longtime love of sport - especially skiing and netball. If she wasn't going to be a singer, she would have aimed to become a World Class Olympian.
14 She is the only artist ever to have as many as five (consecutive) singles peak at #1 from an (debut) album (which also debuted #1 in the ARIA Albums Chart) in the ARIA Singles Chart in Australia (2003).
15 Only artist to have as many as ten ARIA Award Nominations, and to win as many as nine ARIA Awards (including two viewer voted awards - 2003).
16 In the Official UK Singles Chart, in March 2003 her single 'Born To Try' debuted and peaked at #3, in June 2003 her single 'Lost Without You' debuted and peaked at #4, in September 2003 her single 'Innocent Eyes' debuted and peaked at #9 and in December 2003 her single 'Not Me, Not I' debuted and peaked at #18. Her debut album 'Innocent Eyes' also debuted and peaked at #2 in the Official UK Albums Chart in 2003.
17 Her DVD 'Delta' which is certified 11X Platinum by ARIA is the highest selling DVD ever in Australia (ARIA DVD Chart - 2003).
18 Her album 'Innocent Eyes' which was released in Australia in March 2003, has never left the Top 3 positions in the ARIA Albums Chart since, and has spent 29 weeks at #1, which no other Australian artist has done (breaking the record of John Farnham's album 'Whispering Jack' which was released in 1982 and spent only 25 weeks at #1) also making it the highest charting local album in Australia. It's certified 14X Platinum by ARIA and is also the highest selling album in Australia (ARIA End Of Year Albums Chart - 2003).
19 All five singles from her album "Innocent Eyes" (Born to Try, Lost Without You, Innocent Eyes, Not Me Not I and Predictable) achieved number 1 on the Australian charts. A seemingly unbeatable record.
20 Her single "Predictable/Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" entered the ARIA charts at #2 on December 9, 2003, and peaked at #1 on December 22, 2003.
21 Her single "Not Me, Not I" enters the ARIA charts at #2 on September 22, 2003, and peaks at #1 on September 29, 2003.
22 Has written songs with Gary Barlow, ex-singer with Take That.
23 Her debut single, "I Don't Care", peaked at No. 64 on the ARIA charts in December 2001.
24 Family consists of parents Denis and Lea Goodrem, and younger brother Trent.
25 Her single "Innocent Eyes" entered the ARIA charts at #2 on June 16, 2003, and peaked at #1 on June 30, 2003.
26 Announced that she has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease, a treatable form of cancer. Her career will be put on hold while she receives treatment (July 11th, 2003).
27 Her single "Lost Without You" entered the ARIA charts at #1 on March 11, 2003.
28 Her single "Born to Try" entered the ARIA charts at #3 on November 18, 2002, and peaked at #1 on December 2, 2002.
29 She had a top ten UK hit with 'Born to try.'
30 Manager is Glenn Wheatley, most famous for managing John Farnham throughout his career.
31 At age 7 appeared in an American commercial for Galoob toys. Recorded a demo CD at 13 and released her first single at age 16.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Neighbours 2002-2015 TV Series Nina Tucker
Santa's Apprentice 2010 Little Beatrice (English version, voice)
North Shore 2005 TV Series Taylor Ward
Hating Alison Ashley 2005 Alison Ashley
Police Rescue 1995 TV Series Sophie Harris
Hey Dad..! 1993 TV Series Cynthia Broadhurst
A Country Practice 1993 TV Series Georgina Bailey

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Voice TV Series performer - 16 episodes, 2012 - 2016 writer - 9 episodes, 2013 - 2016
Friday Night Football TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Neighbours 30th: The Stars Reunite 2015 TV Movie documentary performer: "Sitting on Top of the World", "Born to Try" uncredited / writer: "Born to Try" - uncredited / writer: "Sitting on Top of the World" - as D. Goodrem
True Blood 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Voice Kids TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
The Block TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
20 to 1 TV Series documentary performer - 3 episodes, 2008 - 2010 writer - 3 episodes, 2008 - 2010
Getaway 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Eliana em O Segredo dos Golfinhos 2005 writer: "Vem Dançar Let's Dance"
Celebridade TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2003 writer - 1 episode, 2003
Australian Idol 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Neighbours TV Series performer - 6 episodes, 2002 - 2003 writer - 5 episodes, 2002 - 2003

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Delta Goodrem the Visualise Tour 2005 Video

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Delta Goodrem the Visualise Tour 2005 Video

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Voice 2012-2016 TV Series Herself - Coach
Molly: The Real Thing 2016 TV Movie documentary Herself - Artist
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two 2015 TV Series documentary Herself - Friday Panel
Neighbours 30th: The Stars Reunite 2015 TV Movie documentary Herself / Nina Tucker
The Laundry 2014 TV Series Herself
The Voice Kids 2014 TV Series Herself - Coach
Today 2004-2013 TV Series Herself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2013 TV Series Herself - Musical guest
Rove LA 2012 TV Series Herself
The Project 2012 TV Series Herself
Delta Goodrem: Dancing with a Broken Heart 2012 Video short Herself
The Silic & Lee Show at the Logies: Red Carpet Special 2012 2012 TV Movie Herself
The 54th Annual TV Week Logie Awards 2012 TV Movie documentary Herself
Stand Up to Cancer 2010 TV Special Herself
Getaway 2007-2010 TV Series Herself - Guest presenter / Herself - Celebrity Traveller
The 7PM Project 2010 TV Series Herself
Rove Live 2003-2009 TV Series Herself
Delta Goodrem: Believe Again - Australian Tour 2009 Video Herself
Australian Idol 2003-2009 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest Judge / Herself - Guest
MTV Australia Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Herself
Late Show with David Letterman 2008 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
So You Think You Can Dance Australia 2008 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
The 2007 Australian Film Institute Awards 2007 TV Special Herself
Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 2007 TV Movie Herself
Saturday Disney 2007 TV Series Herself
Dancing with the Stars 2007 TV Series Herself
Delta Goodrem: In This Life 2007 Short Herself
The 2nd TVNow Awards 2007 TV Special Herself
A Current Affair 2006 TV Series Herself
The X Factor 2006 TV Series Herself - Special Guest
2005 American Music Awards 2005 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Good Morning Australia 2005 TV Series Herself
The 2005 World Music Awards 2005 TV Special Herself - Performer
Delta Goodrem the Visualise Tour 2005 Video Herself
TV total 2005 TV Series Herself
Australian Story 2005 TV Series documentary Herself - Guest Presenter
The 2nd Meteor Ireland Music Awards 2005 TV Special Herself - Presenter / Performer
An Audience with Joe Pasquale 2005 TV Movie Herself
CD:UK 2003-2005 TV Series Herself
GMTV 2003-2005 TV Series Herself
Top of the Pops Saturday 2004 TV Series documentary Herself
Today with Des and Mel 2004 TV Series Herself
The Royal Variety Performance 2004 2004 TV Special Performer
Abbamania: We Say Thank You for the Music 2004 TV Movie documentary Herself
Abbamania 2 2004 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Panel 2003-2004 TV Series Herself
The Late Late Show 2004 TV Series Herself
The 18th Annual ARIA Awards 2004 TV Special Herself
Pulse 2004 TV Series documentary Herself
The 17th Annual ARIA Awards 2003 TV Special Herself
Micallef Tonight 2003 TV Series Herself
The Saturday Show 2003 TV Series Herself
Liquid News 2003 TV Series Herself
Popworld 2003 TV Series Herself
Skithouse 2003 TV Series Herself
Top of the Pops 2003 TV Series Herself
RI:SE 2003 TV Series Herself
SM:TV Live 2003 TV Series Herself
So Fresh 2003: Volume 2 2003 Video Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Today 2013 TV Series Herself - Coach
The Silic & Lee Show 2012 TV Series Herself
20 to 1 2010 TV Series documentary Herself
Where Are They Now 2007 TV Series Cynthia
Xposé 2007 TV Series Herself
Neighbours 30th Pop Party 2015 TV Movie Herself
Australian Story 2014 TV Series documentary Herself - Voice Coach
Weekend Today 2013 TV Series Herself - Coach
A Current Affair 2013 TV Series Herself - Coach

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003 Logie Logie Awards Most Popular New Female Talent Neighbours (1985)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004 Gold Logie Logie Awards Notably for her performance in Neighbours
2004 Silver Logie Logie Awards Most Popular Actress Neighbours (1985)


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#Quote
1 You've got to run your own race. There's nothing else you can do.
2 Well, I'm not born to win and I'm not born to lose, but I am here to give it a good shot.
3 Life is a journey I don't have a map for.
4 Life is not a dress rehearsal.

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