Jasmine Rae

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Jasmine Rae
Jasmine Rae in 2012
Jasmine Rae in 2012
Background information
OriginMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
GenresCountry, blues, soul
Instrument(s)Vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano
Years active2008–present
LabelsABC Music

Jasmine Rae is an Australian singer and songwriter who has released five studio albums via ABC Music and Universal Music Australia. Rae has been nominated for four ARIA Music Awards and has won two CMC Music Awards,[1] and received the 'Global Artist of the Year' award by the US Country Music Association in 2013. She is also an eleven-time Golden Guitar nominee.


2008–2010: Telstra Road to Tamworth and Look It Up[edit]

In 2008, Rae auditioned for and won the Telstra Road to Tamworth.[2] Her prize was a recording contract with ABC Music and a performance at the 2008 CMA music festival in Nashville.

Rae recorded and release her debut studio album Look It Up in September 2008. The title track, "Look It Up" was later covered by American country artist Ashton Shepherd, which become a Top 20 hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

In 2009, Rae toured with Brooks & Dunn.

2011–2012: Listen Here[edit]

In March 2011, Rae released her second studio album Listen Here. The album debuted at No. 1 on the ARIA Australian Artists Country Chart and No. 35 on the ARIA Albums Chart. Two singles "Hunky Country Boys" and "I'll Try Anything" topped the Australian Country airplay charts.[citation needed] Those songs plus "I Faked It" also went to No. 1 on the CMC Music Video chart. The album was nominated for the ARIA Award for Best Country Album.[3] Jasmine was also a Golden Guitar nominee for Female Artist of the Year at the Australian Country Music Awards the following January.

In 2012 Australian Music fans voted Jasmine Rae, CMC OZ Artist of the Year.[4] She remains the only female solo artist to ever win the award. In November 2012, Rae released a Christmas EP titled Santa's Little Helper.

In 2013 she received a CMA Award (US) for Global Artist of the Year[5]

2013–2014: If I Want To[edit]

In August 2013, Rae released her third studio album If I Want To; the title track shot straight to the top of the CMC Top 30 Countdown chart and held strong for four weeks. The track also topped the Australian Country Radio charts. If I Want To was nominated for ARIA Award for Best Country Album.[6] and four Golden Guitar Awards at the 2014 CMA Awards; for Album of the Year, Top Selling Album of the Year, Single of the Year and Female Artist of the Year.[7]

In March 2014, Jasmine Rae won her second CMC Music Award for 'Female Oz Artist of the Year.'[8] Rae featured on Adam Brand's song "Quit This Time"[9] from Brand's album My Side of the Street which was released in August 2014.

2015–2019: Heartbeat[edit]

Rae released her fourth album, titled Heartbeat through ABC Music / Universal Music Australia on 15 May 2015. The single "Heartbeat" became her ninth number-one Australian country single[10] and "When I Found You": – a song she originally wrote for her best friends wedding has been viewed more than 10 million times on YouTube.[11] "Everybody Wants to Take My Money" was a finalist in the 2016 International Songwriting Competition.

Heartbeat was nominated for two Golden Guitar awards in 2016 and Jasmine was again nominated for CMC 'Female Oz Artist of the Year' in 2016[12] and 2017.[13] Like If I Want To, the album was produced by Luke Wooten.[14]

In 2018, Jasmine toured with US country singer Granger Smith[15] and began writing for a new album.

In 2019, Jasmine released the singles "Right Now" and "Party on the Couch"[16]—her first official music video in over two and a half years.

Jasmine has also been announced as an artist on the 2020 CMC Rocks QLD line-up.[17]

2020–present: Lion Side[edit]

In 2020 Jasmine released the new singles "Green Light" and "Don't Do It for the Haters" plus the album Lion Side. The album was nominated for the ARIA Award for Best Country Album[18] and the album peaked at #11 on the ARIA Albums chart, #2 on the AIR Independent Albums chart and #1 on the ARIA Australian Country Albums chart. Jasmine was also nominated for 'Female Artist of the Year' and 'Contemporary Country Album of the Year' at the 2021 Golden Guitar Awards.[19]



Title Details Peak positions
AUS Country
Look It Up
  • Release date: 6 September 2008
  • Label: ABC Music (1780332)
  • Formats: CD
62[21] 5
Listen Here
  • Release date: 4 March 2011
  • Label: ABC Music (2762279)
  • Formats: CD, Download
35 2
If I Want To
  • Release date: 2 August 2013
  • Label: ABC Music (3741975)
  • Formats: CD, Download
23 2
  • Release date: 15 May 2015
  • Label: ABC Music (4722644)
  • Formats: CD, Download
41 3
Lion Side
  • Release date: 24 July 2020[22]
  • Label: ABC Music (0887177)
  • Formats: CD, download, streaming

Extended play[edit]

Title Details
Santa's Little Helper
  • Release date: 16 November 2012
  • Label: ABC Music (3723217)
  • Formats: CD, download


ARIA Music Awards[edit]

The ARIA Music Awards are a set of annual ceremonies presented by Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA), which recognise excellence, innovation, and achievement across all genres of the music of Australia. They commenced in 1987. Rae has been nominated for four ARIA Music Awards, all in the category Best Country Album.[25]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2009 Look it Up Best Country Album Nominated
2011 Listen Here Best Country Album Nominated
2013 If I Want to Best Country Album Nominated
2020 Lion Side Best Country Album Nominated

CMC Music Awards[edit]

Rae has Won two CMC Music Awards and been a finalist 4 other times.

Year Award Result
2012 CMC Oz Artist of the Year Won
2014 CMC Female Oz Artist of the Year Won
2014 CMC Australian Music Video of the Year ('If I Want To') Nominated
2015 CMC Female Oz Artist of the Year Nominated
2016 CMC Female Oz Artist of the Year Nominated
2017 CMC Australian Female Artist of the Year Nominated

CMA Awards (US)[edit]

The Jeff Walker Global Country Artist Award recognises outstanding achievements by a country music artist originally signed outside of the United States – in both furthering the popularity of Country Music and bringing attention to the Country Music format in their foreign-based territory.[26]

Year Award Result
2013 CMA Global Artist of the Year[27] Won


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  11. ^ Jasmine Rae (1 November 2015). "Jasmine Rae – When I Found You (Official Music Video)". YouTube. Archived from the original on 20 December 2021. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
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  14. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: Jasmine Rae – Heartbeat". theMusic. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  15. ^ "Jasmine Rae reflects on Granger Smith tour success and When I Found You court battle". 4 September 2018.
  16. ^ "Jasmine Rae and friends enjoy a 'Party On The Couch'".
  17. ^ https://themusic.com.au/news/cmc-rocks-qld-2020-line-up/rZO1oaCjoqU/[bare URL]
  18. ^ "ARIA Awards 2020 Nominees". www.aria.com.au. Retrieved 2 February 2021.
  19. ^ "2021 Golden Guitar Nominees Revealed". www.kixcountry.com.au. 19 November 2020. Retrieved 2 February 2021.
  20. ^ "australian-charts.com – Australian charts portal". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
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  22. ^ "Lion Side by Jasmine Rae CD". JB HiFi. Retrieved 20 June 2020.
  23. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. 3 August 2020. Retrieved 1 August 2020.
  24. ^ "ARIA Country Album Chart" (PDF). ARIA. 3 August 2020. Retrieved 1 August 2020.
  25. ^ "And the 2020 ARIA Awards Go To…". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Archived from the original on 26 November 2020. Retrieved 3 December 2020.
  26. ^ "CMA Announces 2017 International Awards Recipients".
  27. ^ "CMA Presents International Awards During Australia's CMC Rocks The Hunter Festival".

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