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Shaza LEIGH (2006)

Shaza Leigh

Shaza was born in North Qld and grew up on the family cane and cattle property in the Whitsundays.  The eldest of four siblings, Shaza enjoyed a well-rounded rural childhood with all the trappings of an extended family.  Shaza was a good scholar but decided not to pursue tertiary education when given the opportunity to follow her dream into show business.

1990 – Released “Walking Through My Mind”.

1992 – Released “Reflections of Love”.

1995 – Released “Out of a Shadow”.

1998 – Released “Shaza Leigh”.

2000 – Released “Just For You”. Presented with “The Cedar Hat Award” at Kempsey’s Country Music festival for her help in developing other Australian talent.

2001 - Inducted into the Wall of Fame "A Tribute to the Women of Country Music" for outstanding achievement and contribution to the country music industry. Originally present by the South Tamworth Bowling Club, the "Wall" is now house at the Hall of Fame

2003 – Released “My Way of Life”.

2004 – Released “The Songwriter”. ‘The Australian Country Music Wall of Honour

2005 – Queensland Gold Medallion Awards – Female Vocalist of the Year.

2006 – Released “Strength Within”. Queensland Gold Medallion Awards – Female Vocalist of the Year. Inducted into the Hands of Fame.

2007 – Queensland Gold Medallion Awards – Female Vocalist of the Year.

2008 – Queensland Gold Medallion Awards – Female Vocalist of the Year.

2009 – Released “Seasons”. Queensland Gold Medallion Awards – Female Vocalist of the Year.

Spent several valuable years touring with The Brian Young Outback Tours, and the last 17 years working with guitar legend and record producer Lindsay Butler, she’s travelled and performed from the remotest areas of Australia, to every city.

Shaza has appeared with most of the great Australian Country Music performers, starred at most major Country Music festivals, had a string of radio hits from numerous albums, been a finalist and winner of many industry awards and appeared on countless radio and TV shows. She’s also appeared internationally – in Nashville USA during Fan Fair, and at several New Zealand Country Music festivals.