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Jimmy Barnes

If you are looking to fire up your event with some serious star power, Jimmy Barnes is guaranteed to create a night to remember. Barnsey is one of Australia’s most iconic and decorated musicians and will have your audience on their feet from beginning to end.

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One of our most iconic musicians of all times, Jimmy Barnes needs no introduction. From his early beginnings in Cold Chisel to a stellar solo career, Barnsey is without a doubt a Rock n Roll giant in Australia. He has enjoyed seventeen #1 albums here – more than The Beatles – and for over 40 years he has delivered some of our most intense and iconic live performances. He is truly in a league of his own.

There are too many accolades to mention – but a few of his greatest achievements include:

  • Twelve #1 solo albums and five #1 albums with Cold Chisel – a combined total that is more than any other Australian artist
  • 18 x Top 40 albums with Cold Chisel and 17 x charting solo albums
  • Inducted in ARIA Hall of Fame with Cold Chisel in 1992 and as a solo artist in 2005
  • Only Australian to win the ABIA Award for Best Biography twice – Working Class Boy in 2017 and Working Class Man in 2018
  • The Working Class Boy hardback edition remained in the Top Ten in the autobiography and biography category for 30 consecutive weeks after its publication in September 2016. The paperback edition of Working Class Boy subsequently sold another 42,000+ copies after publication in August 2017.
  • Working Class Man debuted as this country’s #1 book during its first week on sale and it held onto the #1 position in the autobiography and biography category for ten consecutive weeks. It has gone on to notch up 26 weeks in the Top Ten to date and is on track to replicate the success of Working Class Boy.
  • Killing Time debuted as Australia’s number 1 non-fiction book overall, number 1 in Australian non-fiction books, and number 1 in autobiography, as measured by Nielsen Book Scan.