Stan Walker may have kick-started his career by winning Australian Idol in 2009, but in the last decade, he’s become a genuine New Zealand idol. His success as a performing artist across such a variety of mediums is unparalleled. Not only has Stan earned a total of 6 gold and 4 platinum singles as well as 1 double platinum and 1 triple platinum single in New Zealand, he’s collected 8 New Zealand Music Awards along the way and 5 ARIA Music Award nominations. He’s won the Waiata Māori Award for Radio Airplay Record of the Year five times. He’s now become an impressive star of the silver screen too appearing in Mt Zion, Born to Dance, and Taika Waititi’s Hunt for the Wilderpeople.