At just 21 years of age, Liam Burrows is a truly gifted young performer and his amazing talents have certainly kept him in high demand.
Over the past three and a half years Liam has performed over 250 corporate and private shows (including many for some of the largest corporations and charities in Australia) and headlined at some of Australia’s most popular jazz clubs and venues such as Crown Casino, Jupiters Casino, Twin Towns Services Club, Jupiters Townsville and at events including the Broadbeach Jazz Festival, Norfolk Island Jazz Festival, Adelaide Hill’s Jazz Festival, Noosa Jazz Festival (twice) and the Manly Jazz Festival.
Besides appearing as a finalist on Australia’s Got Talent, Liam has performed on Channel 7 Melbourne’s Good Friday Telethon, Channel 10’s The Circle and Channel 7’s The Morning Show (three times) and Channel 7 Perth’s Telethon at which time he received a standing ovation.
Liam’s numerous YouTube videos have been watched by thousands of fans, with his Australia’s Got Talent audition achieving nearly two million views.
Since July 2011 he has enjoyed a meteoric rise to the top of the music scene whilst continuing to develop as an exceptional and unique entertainer, performing all over Australia as well as overseas. He has earned the respect of fellow professionals and stunned the public with a mature vocal style and stage presence that is way beyond his years.
Receiving accolades is not new to Liam. In 2009, when just 14, he captivated audiences at the famous Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland and received a standing ovation.
At the age of 17, Liam independently released his own album “All Of Me” and this has achieved critical acclaim and airplay around the world. The album was launched with Liam appearing in his own 3 hour concert with an 18 piece “Big Band” to a full house in the Palms Showroom at Melbourne’s Crown Casino Complex, at which time he again received standing ovations.
In 2012 Liam was thrilled to be named “BEST JAZZ ARTIST” at the Australian Music Industry’s MusicOz Awards. He also won Second Place in the Vocal Performance category of the International Unsigned-Only Music Competition. With almost 7,500 entries from over 80 countries, this was a remarkable achievement.
In 2013 he won an Australian Entertainment Industry MO Award for live performance and recorded some new and original material.
As a Finalist in the 2013 Unsigned-Only Music Competition, Liam won an “Honourable Mention” for his rendition of an original song, ”You Shook Me”. There were over 9,000 entries from over 100 countries worldwide. Only 1% of all entries made to the finalist status and even fewer received awards.
Mid-2014 Liam released a video of a new song,“You Shook Me” and the song became available for digital download.
The video went on to win "Best Music Video" and Best Visual Effects" at the 6th Annual MovieClub International Short Film Festival in Palestrina, Italy.
Liam also won two awards in the Vocal Performance category of the International Unsigned-Only Music Competition: Second Place of with his rendition of “Skylark” and an Honourable Mention with “Never Fallen In Love So Easily Before”.
In December, Liam performed at two corporate events in Hong Kong - for the British Chamber of Commerce and Hong Kong Polo After Dark and also completed the Musical Theatre Open Course at the National Institute of Dramatic Art.
In March 2015, Liam performed his first-ever shows on a cruise ship.
In May Liam was awarded the Vocal Scholarship at Generations in Jazz 2015. This was presented by James Morrison.
In June Liam was named StarCentral Magazine's Unsigned Male Artist of the Month.
Liam is currently completing a Bachelor of Music degree, majoring in Contemporary Performance.