Rose to fame as the youngest winner of the singing competition Australian Idol. She won the title in 2004 in the show's second season. Her debut album, For You, went on to sell triple platinum.
Coming from a musical family, by the age of ten she was busking. She would later study at the Australian Institute of Music.
In January 2017, she joined the cast of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!
Her father and uncles are members of the band The Donovans.
On Australian Idol season two, she beat out fellow hopeful Anthony Callea.