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Who is NRL Grand Final anthem singer Kate Miller-Heidke

Fans go wild for ‘beautiful’ national anthem performance at the NRL Grand Final as Kate Miller-Heidke stuns crowds in a dramatic red dress


NRL fans have been stunned by the booming rendition of Australia’s national anthem before Sunday’s NRL Grand Final, with songstress Kate Miller-Heidke getting rave reviews from footy fans.

The 39-year-old show-stopper who has been nominated for 17 ARIAs, belted out Advance Australia Fair in a striking red dress alongside Cold Chisel Guitar legend Ian Moss prompting social media users to she should be ‘made to sing it every year’.

The blonde bombshell from Queensland’s Gladstone has an operatic background and is the only person in history to have performed at the American super festival Coachella, as well as Eurovision and the New York Metropolitan Opera. 

NRL fans have been stunned by the booming rendition of of Australia’s national anthem before Sunday’s NRL Grand Final, with songstress Kate Miller-Heidke (pictured) getting rave reviews

The 39-year-old show-stopper belted out Advance Australia fair in a striking red dress alongside Cold Chisel Guitar legend Ian Moss with social media users saying she should be 'made to sign it every year'

The 39-year-old show-stopper belted out Advance Australia fair in a striking red dress alongside Cold Chisel Guitar legend Ian Moss with social media users saying she should be ‘made to sign it every year’

Miller-Heidke represented Australia at the quirky Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, in 2019 with her tune Zero Gravity. 

She has also released five studio albums including her latest pop hit Child in Reverse.  

Before she took the stage, Miller-Heidke said on Instagram that she was thrilled to get the NRL with Moss and the incredible Indigenous artist William Barton. 

She joked that performing at the NRL Grand Final Spectacular between the Penrith Panthers and the South Sydney Rabbitohs might finally ‘get some respect from my father’s side of the family!’  

Footy-mad fans on social media piled into the comments section to heap praise on the local singer-songwriter as the first ever Queensland Grand Final went ahead.

Kate Miller-Heidke (pictured) was lorded by footy fans for her incredible voice

Kate Miller-Heidke (pictured) was lorded by footy fans for her incredible voice

Footy fans were quick to heap praise on the Australian songstress for rendition of Advance Australia Fair

Footy fans were quick to heap praise on the Australian songstress for rendition of Advance Australia Fair

‘Right, that’s it Kate Miller-Heidke is the only person who shall henceforth sing the National Anthem at any sporting event!’ one person wrote.

Others said: ‘what a voice! and ‘Geez Kate Miller-Heidke has a great set of lungs’.  

Another commented: ‘If Ian Moss and Kate Miller-Heidke did a duets album I’d buy 1000 copies.’ 

More to come. 

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