Toyota Star Maker is Australia’s premier country music talent search that has launched the careers of some of Australia’s best known artists over the past 35 years including Keith Urban, Lee Kernaghan, Darren Coggan, Beccy Cole, James Blundell, Samantha McClymont and Gina Jeffreys.
The Toyota Star Maker Final Top Ten will be held on Sunday, January 17, 2016 in the Iconic Tamworth Town Hall.
Three Finalists will be selected by a panel of judges to perform in the Grand Final in Toyota (Bicentennial) Park on Friday, January 22, 2016 and one will be announced as the 2016 Toyota Star Maker Winner.
Mickey Pye, the 2015 Toyota Star Maker winner, will return to showcase his 12 month journey since he won the prestigious competition.
A limited number of VIP Tickets will be available for this event and will include seating at the Toyota Star Maker Final Top Ten, a Complimentary Program, a copy of Mickey Pye’s Debut Album Unleashed and VIP seating at the Grand Final in Toyota (Bicentennial) Park on Friday, January 22, 2016.
WINNERS SINCE 1979
1979 Grand Junction, 1980 Tommy Miller, 1981 Leanne Douglas, 1982 Lee Kernaghan, 1983 Vic Lanyon, 1984 Transferred to January ‘85, 1985 Great Divide, 1986 Jane Maddick, 1987 James Blundell,
1988 Jenine Vaughan, 1989 Craig Robertson, 1990 Keith Urban, 1991 Gina Jeffreys, 1992 Warren Derwent, 1993 Beccy Cole, 1994 Clint Beattie, 1995 Tanya Self, 1996 Darren Coggan, 1997 Lyn Bowtell, 1998 Kate Ballantyne, 1999 Brendon Walmsley, 2000 Grant Richardson, 2001 Kylie Sackley, 2002 Kieran Lancini, 2003 Todd Williams, 2004 Travis Collins, 2005 Samantha McClymont, 2006 Cat Southern, 2007 Kirsty Lee Akers, 2008 Talia Wittmann, 2009 Liam Brew, 2010 Luke Austen, 2011 Luke Dickens, 2012 Bob Corbett, 2013 Kaylee Bell, 2014 Jared Porter and 2015 Mickey Pye.
Please note: 16 years and under are FREE, however, they must have a ticket as the venue is allocated seating.