Anthony Callea is the debut album of Anthony Callea. It was released on 25 March 2005. His debut single, "The Prayer" was released in December 2004 and debuted on the ARIA Singles Chart at number one, remaining at the top spot for five weeks straight. It was certified four times Platinum, selling in excess of 280,000 copies and was the highest-selling single in Australia in 2005. In 2010 ARIA named it as the second-highest selling single of the previous decade, which also made it the second-highest selling Australian artist song of that decade. His second single was the double A-side "Rain"/"Bridge over Troubled Water" released the week before Easter, which also debuted at number one and held the spot for two weeks. His self-titled album, Anthony Callea, also debuted at number one, on the week of 4 April 2005. It held the top spot on the Australian ARIA Charts for 3 weeks before dropping to number three. The album was certified double platinum. Anthony's third single "Hurts So Bad" debuted at number ten on the ARIA Charts. The fourth single released from the Anthony Callea album—"Per Sempre (For Always)"—made its debut at number five on the ARIA Charts. It was released in two formats—as a standard CD single and a DVD single.