LA-based Australian singer-songwriter Betty Who is the latest name to be added to the 2016 Advance Global Australian Awards and Summit line up.
Currently holding a top-10 place in the Australian iTunes charts for her latest hit “I Love You Always” and having earned the prestigious opening act slot for A-list names such as Katy Perry and Kylie Minogue, Betty Who is fast becoming known as one of our most talented singer-songwriters.
Betty Who will be the headlining performer at the prestigious Awards, held at the Art Gallery of NSW on Friday 21 October. The singer of smash hit “Somebody Loves You” will be performing some of her internationally recognised songs to a crowd of over 400, including some of Australia’s most renowned industry and creative experts, government officials, and business pioneers.
Betty Who will also be participating in the Advance Global Australian Summit, featuring in a Q&A session focusing on The Art of Disruption: Australians Disrupting the Global Entertainment Industry. Facilitated by Walkley Award Winning journalist Jenny Brockie, they will discuss the culture of creativity and look at how the digital revolution has changed the playing field for Australian artists establishing themselves on the global stage.
Sydney born Betty Who is self-taught on both the piano and guitar and began performing as a singer-songwriter at age 16. After relocating to the United States in 2007, she attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston, where she met producer Peter Thomas. Betty Who is now based in LA, and is signed with RCA records.