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|Associated acts||Joe Jonas|
Aydan Calafiore, also known as simply AYDAN, is an Australian singer best known for being one of the four finalists in the seventh season of The Voice Australia in 2018 and for his role as main cast member in Network Ten's 2012 reboot of Young Talent Time. He performed in Eurovision - Australia Decides in February 2019 on the Gold Coast.
Calafiore grew up and currently resides in Moonee Ponds, Victoria, with his parents Melanie and Phil Calafiore, along with his two sisters.
2012: Young Talent Time
In 2012, Calafiore was the youngest cast member of Network Ten’s reboot of Young Talent Time at the age of eleven. When the show finished in May, he went on tour with his fellow cast members and performed in live shows.
2013: Australia’s Got Talent
In 2013 Calafiore auditioned for Australia’s Got Talent season 7, singing Justin Bieber's "As Long as You Love Me". He made it to the semi-finals, where he performed "Classic" by MKTO, and was eliminated in the first semi-final in September.
2018: The Voice
In 2018, Calafiore took part in the seventh season of The Voice Australia, where he joined Joe Jonas's team where he made it all the way to the final in the competition on 17 June 2018. He was placed fourth.
denotes fourth place.
|The Voice performances and results (2018)|
|Audition||"Despacito"||Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber||Through to The Knockouts|
|The Knockouts||"Side to Side"||Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj||Through to Battle Rounds|
|Battle Rounds||"Uptown Funk"(Vs Madi Krstevski)||Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars||Through to live shows|
|Live show 1||"Can't Feel My Face"||The Weeknd||Saved by public|
|Live show 2||"Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'"||Michael Jackson||Saved by public|
|Live show 3||"You Are the Reason"||Calum Scott||Saved by public|
|Semi Final||"Pray for Me"||The Weeknd ft. Kendrick Lamar||Saved by public|
|Grand Final||"Runaway Baby"||Bruno Mars||4th Place|
|Shut Up and Dance" (with Joe Jonas)||Walk the Moon|
In July 2018 Calafiore released "Something About You" on Universal Music Australia.
Eurovision – Australia Decides
On 18 December, 2018, it was confirmed that Calafiore would perform on the Gold Coast as a contestant in Eurovision - Australia Decides. In January 2019, Calafiore released "Dust" as his entry to represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. He finished at 6th place in the public vote and 4th place in the jury panel, finishing in 6th place overall.
Calafiore performed as Harry, from the biggest boy band, True Connection in the 2019 and 2021 tours of Yve Blake's musical, Fangirls. The album comes out on April 30, though he was unable to star as Harry so his role was taken over by Blake Appelqvist.
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
|"Something About You"||2018||-||non-album single|
|"Wide Awake"||2020||-||non-album single|
|"Me You and Tequila"
(with DJ Tigerlily)
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released.|
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