Tania Kernaghan

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Tania Kernaghan
Born (1968-07-18) July 18, 1968 (age 48)
Origin Albury, New South Wales, Australia
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1992–Present
Labels ABC, KCR
Associated acts Lee Kernaghan, Ray Kernaghan
Website Tania Kernaghan Official Site

Tania Maree Kernaghan (born 18 July 1968 in Albury, New South Wales) is an Australian country music singer.

She is the sister of Lee Kernaghan and daughter of Ray Kernaghan.

During her career, Tania has amassed fifteen number one radio hits singles, numerous awards, sell out concerts and record sales in the hundreds of thousands. She has also performed at the renowned Grand Old Opry in Nashville [1]

Tania is Patron for Angel Flight and Riding For The Disabled Association Australia (RDA) [1]

Career[edit]

In 1992, Kernaghan released her first single, "I'll Be Gone".[citation needed]

Her first album, December Moon, was released in January 1996. It was nominated for Best Country Album at the ARIA Music Awards of 1996. The album was certified Gold by ARIA in 1997[2] and Platinum in 1998.[3]

At the time of releasing her fourth album Higher Ground in 2005, Tania started her own record label, KCR.[4]

Tania is an accomplished and well-known horsewoman and an acclaimed keynote speaker which she presents at various functions across Australia.[5]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
AUS
[6]
AUS
Country
1996 December Moon[7]
  • Released: January 1996
  • Label: ABC Music
30 N/A
  • AUS: Platinum[8]
1999 Dancing On Water[7]
  • Released: February 1999
  • Label: ABC Music
29 N/A
2001 Big Sky Country[7]
  • Released: 5 November 2001
  • Label: ABC Music
4
[9]
2005 Higher Ground[7]
  • Released: 19 October 2005
  • Label: KCR / Shock
5
[10]
2009 Livin' the Dream[7]
  • Released: 9 February 2009
  • Label: KCR / Shock
17
[11]
2012 Greatest Hits[7]
  • Released: 16 May 2012
  • Label: KCR / Shock
  • First greatest hits album (CD/DVD)
2017 All Australian Girl[7]
  • Released: 17 February 2017
  • Label: Tania Kernaghan Productions / WJO
43 6
"—" denotes the album failed to chart or was not released.

Awards[edit]

  • 1997 Country Music Awards of Australia (Golden Guitar) - Album of The Year: "December Moon" [12]
  • 1997 Country Music Awards of Australia (Golden Guitar) - Female Vocalist of Year: "Where The Murray Meets The Darling" [12]
  • 1997 Country Music Awards of Australia (Golden Guitar) - Vocal Collaboration of Year: "A Bushman Can't Survive" (duet with Lee Kernaghan) [12]
  • 1998 Country Music Awards of Australia (Golden Guitar) - Female Vocalist of Year: "Dunroamin Station" [12]
  • 1999 Australian Country Music Hands of Fame [13]
  • 2005 Galaxy of Stars [14]

Other projects[edit]

Tania was a co-host on the Australian travel show Discover Downunder, in which she travelled to numerous tourist destinations around Australia as well as Channel 7's Queenslander Weekender. She is now a presenter for What's Up Downunder which currently airs on Channel 10, One Digital, Southern Cross and numerous regional affiliates .[15]

She also had a part in the film 'Shadows of the Past' playing the role of Sally Robson.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About". Tania Kernaghan Official Website. Retrieved 21 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 1997 Albums". www.aria.com.au. Retrieved 2016-04-07. 
  3. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 1998 Albums". www.aria.com.au. Retrieved 2016-04-07. 
  4. ^ KERNAGHAN, TANIA / HIGHER GROUND - Sanity.com.au - More Movies - More Music
  5. ^ "NEWS". Official Tania Kernaghan. Retrieved 2016-04-07. 
  6. ^ "Australian Album Chart > Tania Kernaghan". australian-charts.com Hung Medien. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g "Shop". Tania Kernaghan Official Website. Retrieved 21 April 2016. 
  8. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 1998 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  9. ^ "ARIA Report issue 611" (PDF). 12 November 2001. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  10. ^ "ARIA Report issue826" (PDF). 2 January 2006. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  11. ^ "ARIA Report issue 995" (PDF). 23 March 2009. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  12. ^ a b c d "1990’s :: Country Music Australia". country.com.au. Retrieved 2016-04-06. 
  13. ^ "Country Music Hands of Fame". www.historyofcountrymusic.com.au. Retrieved 2016-04-07. 
  14. ^ "Galaxy of Stars | Official Website| Tamworth Country Music Festival". www.tcmf.com.au. Retrieved 2016-04-07. 
  15. ^ What's Up Downunder
  16. ^ Shadows of the Past Official Movie Site

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