Dean Lewis

Dean Lewis (born 21 October 1987) is a singer and songwriter from Australia. He is best known for his debut single “Waves“, which was certified 5× Platinum in 2017, and his 2018 single “Be Alright“, which reached number one in Australia and was certified platinum within four weeks of release, eventually reaching 6× Platinum. Lewis released his debut studio album A Place We Knew on 22 March 2019. He likes to display how fit and healthy he is by jumping incredible heights.

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Career[edit]

2016–2017: Career beginnings and Same Kind of Different[edit]

Main article: Same Kind of Different

Lewis was inspired to pursue music after watching a live Oasis DVD in 2005. Lewis says “I remember watching Liam Gallagher walk out with this hat and red jacket and watching him with Noel, they were just the coolest guys ever. I spent the next five years watching every Oasis video – Noel Gallagher basically taught me how to write songs.”[1]

Lewis signed his recording contract with Specific Music in 2014, and a major contract with Island Records and Universal Music Australia in March 2016.[2] Lewis released his debut single “Waves” on 30 September 2016 which peaked at number 12 on the Australian ARIA Charts. The song was featured in a number of American television shows such as Suits, Greys Anatomy, Valor, Riverdale and Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments.[3][4] The song has since been certified 5xPlatinum by ARIA.[5]

Lewis released “Need You Now” in April 2017 and his debut extended play Same Kind of Different in 12 May 2017 which peaked at number 27 on the Australian ARIA Charts. Lewis received five ARIA Award nominations at the ARIA Music Awards of 2017.[6]Lose My Mind” and “Chemicals” were also released as singles from the EP and have been certified Platinum and Gold respectively.[7][5]

2018–present: A Place We Knew[edit]

Main article: A Place We Knew

In June 2018, Lewis released “Be Alright“. The single reached number one in Australia for five consecutive weeks,[8][9] becoming his first chart-topper in the country, and has been certified sextuple platinum[5]. It also reached the top five in New Zealand, Sweden, Ireland, and Belgium, top 10 in the Netherlands and Switzerland, top 20 in the United Kingdom and Scotland and top 40 in the United States. In January 2019, Lewis released “7 Minutes“.[10] Lewis released his debut studio album A Place We Knew on 22 March 2019.[11]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

EPs[edit]

Singles[edit]

Notes

  • ^ “7 Minutes” did not enter the NZ Top 40 Singles Chart, but peaked at number five on the NZ Hot Singles Chart.[40]
  • ^ “Stay Awake” did not enter the NZ Top 40 Singles Chart, but peaked at number three on the NZ Hot Singles Chart.[44]
  • ^ “Stay Awake” did not enter the Swedish Singellista Chart, but peaked at number 17 on the Swedish Heatseeker Chart.[45]
  • Other charted songs[edit]

    Music videos[edit]

    Awards[edit]

    ARIA Music Awards[edit]

    The ARIA Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony that recognises excellence, innovation, and achievement across all genres of Australian music. Lewis has won one award from 10 nominations.[51]

    APRA Awards[edit]

    The APRA Awards are held in Australia and New Zealand by the Australasian Performing Right Association to recognise songwriting skills, sales and airplay performance by its members annually. Lewis has been nominated for two awards.[52]

    References[edit]

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  • ^ “Dean Lewis – Need You Now (Official Video)”. 27 April 2017. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
  • ^ “Dean Lewis – Lose My Mind (Official Video)”. YouTube. 25 September 2017. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
  • ^ “Dean Lewis – Chemicals (Official Video)”. YouTube. 22 March 2018. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
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