R&B / Singer-Songwriter / Soul
KIAN had a breakout year in his native Australia in 2018 when he won the “Unearthed High Competition” in Australia hosted by international tastemaker radio station triple j. In the wake of his big win, the station added his single “Waiting” into regular rotation and named it “Best New Music.” Within a few months, it soared to #1 on the Spotify “Hot Hits Australia” Playlist, went Top 20 on Apple Music, and vaulted to #3 on the national ARIA Singles Chart. In just a short window, the promising young artist has quickly amassed over 50 million streams to date.
KIAN was first introduced to music at the age of two, when he hit the road with his dad, creating music in remote Indigenous communities throughout the continent. This bohemian lifestyle proved immensely inspiring as he grew up around creatives of all kinds immersed in art and music. In Beswick Community, he met Baker Boy and developed a fast friendship and faster musical partnership. Their chemistry powered the anthem “Cloud 9” in May 2017. KIAN made his introduction as a solo artist on “Too Far Gone” with Vince the Kid in 2018 before taking over airwaves with “Waiting.” Now in 2019, KIAN has unveiled his fantastic debut EP, BLISS.
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