Hailing from the country town of Armidale, NSW Fergus was accepted into the Newtown High School of Performing Arts and the Talent Development Project in 2016. He hit a career high when he performed for Justin Timberlake, whose reaction to Fergus‘ song ‘Snow‘ went viral, amassing 500k views on Timberlake‘s Facebook page.
Most recently Fergus James released his debut single ‘Golden Age‘, receiving support from Triple J Unearthed (Artist Spotlight). ‘Golden Age‘ has amassed over 3,000,000 plays on Spotify, landing on New Music Friday (Aus/NZ & Canada), Pop Sounds, Get Popped Happy Pop and spent over 8 weeks in the Hot Hits Australia playlist. Year to date Fergus James came in just behind G Flip as the second most clicked–on artist on Triple Unearthed.
Fergus James recently supported Ed Sheeran on the biggest stadium tour in Australian history.