From Australia With Love: 12 Up-And-Coming Pop Acts From Down Under

With Gotye’s¬†unstoppable “Somebody That I Used To Know” sitting pretty at #1, and Adelaide-born singer Sia in close pursuit with her Flo Rida collaboration “Wild Ones”, the Billboard Hot 100 has a distinctly Australian flavor these days. If you scan even farther down the list you’ll also find model-turned-DJ-turned-dance diva Havana Brown making a rapid ascent with her catchy club anthem “We Run The Night”. Not since the 1980s have Australian bands had such a heyday on the American charts. Back then,¬†INXS, Midnight Oil, Crowded House and Men At Work were the pop hitmakers of the day. Jump below to discover 12 of 2012’s hottest names in Australian pop.

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