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Delta Goodrem : News Archives 2003

2003 End of year charts


Here is how Delta ranked at the end of 2003. The End Of Year Charts rank the top selling singles and albums for 2003. Source : Aria Charts

All Sales

No. Description - all artists
1 Innocent Eyes [album]
1 Innocent Eyes [dvd]
4 Born To Try [single]
7 Lost Without You [single]
17 Predictable [single]
18 Innocent Eyes [single]
20 Not Me, Not I [single]

Australian only artist

No. Description
1 Innocent Eyes [album]
1 Innocent Eyes [dvd]
2 Born To Try [single]
3 Lost Without You [single]
4 Predictable [single]
5 Innocent Eyes [single]
6 Not Me, Not I [single]

1 million copies of IE


The millionth copy of Innocent Eyes has been pressed and sent to a retailer. The disc, specially marked by Sony, is expected to sell in the next fortnight and the lucky buyer will receive a plaque commemorating the major milestone. Originally released back in March 2003, the LP is now 13 x Platinum and is expected to be named the #1 album for 2003 by ARIA in the next week.

IE longest charting #1 album


Innocent Eyes" has become the longest Australian charting #1 album of all time after clocking its 26th week straight atop the National ARIA chart this week. The LP has now surpassed John Farnham's 1986 effort "Whispering Jack".

Most Intriguing People 2003


Delta has made it into this years Who magazines 'Most Intriguing People of 2003' as the 'Most Intriguing Debutante'.

Delta is a power princess


Delta has been named Australia's most powerful entertainer. She has topped Who magazine's annual list of the country's 25 most influential entertainers.

IE - Highest Selling cd in Oz


Innocent Eyes was crowned Australia's highest-selling album of all time. Sales of the album are still exceeding 25,000 a week, more than nine months after the album first entered the ARIA charts.
source :Sun Herald

Innocent Eyes at #1


Innocent Eyes has just equalled John Farnhams 'Whispering Jack' for most amount of time an album has spent at the Number 1 spot.
Innocent Eyes has spent 25 weeks at number 1.
Delta needs another 9 weeks to break the record.

2003 Spirit of Christmas cd


Delta has recorded "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" on this years Spirit of Christmas cd. All profits from proceeds of this cd will be donated to The Salvation Army in Australia. The cd can be purchased at all Myer and Grace Bros stores.

Next Single


It looks like the next single from Delta is going to be Predictable and a christmas tune, a cover of John Lennon's Happy Xmas. Predictable will be released in 3 different picture disc limited editions and also includes a Christmas Card from Delta

released: Monday, 1st December 2003


  1. Predictable
  2. Happy Xmas (the war is over)
  3. Here I Am (piano / cello version)

Delta's ARIA win


Congratulations to Delta for winning 7 ARIA awards. Here is a list of what she won:

  1. Highest Selling Single - Born To Try
  2. Highest Selling Album - Innocent Eyes
  3. Best New Artist Single - Born To Try
  4. Best New Artist Album - Innocent Eyes
  5. Best Pop Release - Innocent Eyes
  6. Single of the Year - Born To Try
  7. Best Female Artist
  8. Channel V Oz Artist of the Year
  9. Video Hits Video of the Year

Delta to attend the ARIAs


Delta has decided to attend this years ARIA awards. Herald Sun

Second fiddle


The reason behind the sacking of her manager Herald Sun

Delta splits from Manager


Delta has split from long time manager Glen Wheatly
Herald Sun

ARIA Nominations


Delta has 10 nominations in this years ARIA awards. She became the first female artist in the history of the record industry awards to receive 10 nominations in one year. Delta is also the first artist to be nominated with three different songs in the Highest Selling Single category, for Innocent Eyes, Lost Without You and Born To Try. Here is what Delta is up for:

  1. Single of the Year (Born To Try)
  2. Album of the Year (Innocent Eyes)
  3. Best Female Artist (Innocent Eyes)
  4. Best New Artist - Single (Born To Try)
  5. Best New Artist - Album (Innocent Eyes)
  6. Best Pop Release (Innocent Eyes)
  7. Highest Selling Album (Innocent Eyes)
  8. Highest Selling Single (Born To Try)
  9. Highest Selling Single (Lost Without You)
  10. Highest Selling Single (Innocent Eyes)

Winners are announced Tuesday 21st Oct 2003

Deltas' new DVD


released: Monday, 13th October 2003

The DVD will include:

  • Live [V] HQ - london showcase, bali appeal, channel v music bus and celebrate xmas concert.
  • Video Clips - 'Born To Try', 'Lost Without You', 'Innocent Eyes', 'Not Me Not I', 'I Don't Care' and 'A Year Ago Today'.
  • Behind the scenes - at video clips, photo shoots, london/europe promotional tour growing up - early performances, skiing, playing basketball .
  • Photo Gallery - 100 photos, including some new exclusive shots.
  • Extras - epk, album track by track, bloopers and swans charity game.

MTV Awards


Congratulations to Delta for winning the International Viewers Choice award for Australia, for 'Born To Try'.

Next UK Single


title: Innocent Eyes
released: 22nd September 2003

Next Australian Single


title: Not Me, Not I
released: 15th September 2003

Online News Article


Herald Sun - An orchid for Delta - 2 August 03
Herald Sun - Delta thanks to fans - 1 August 03 - Smiling Delta back in public eye - 31 July 03
Herald Sun - Delta leaving Ramsey St - 31 July 03
Herald Sun - Delta puts on a brave face - 31July 03

ACA newsclip


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Online News Article


Herald Sun - Delta's Courage - 17 July 03
Sydney Morning Herald - Delta's brave face as she arrives for treatment - 17 July 03
Herald Sun - Band sends love to Delta 16 July 03
Sydney Morning Herald - Delta to start treatment - 14 July 03
Herald Sun - Tears, tributes flow at home - 13 July 03
Sunday Telegraph -Your messages of support to Delta Goodrem - 13 July 03
Sydney Morning Herald - 'Big battle ahead, and it starts now' - 13 July 03
Sydney Morning Herald - Swans rally around a superstar fan - 13 July 03
Sunday Mail - My brave girl will fight this - 13 July 03
Weekend Australian - Tragic secret behind Delta's gaze - 12 July 03
Herald Sun - Delta's cancer blow - 12 July 03
ABC News Online - Delta diagnosed with cancer - 11 July 03

Official Press Release


Deltas cancer Press release

New York Promo


Delta will travel to New York for a promotional tour at the end of July in preparation for her first US release later this year / early next year. CANCELLED.

Innocent Eyes #1


Both the single and album "Innocent Eyes" are #1 on the Australian ARIA charts. After 15 weeks of release "Innocent Eyes" the album is officially certified 4 x Platinum which denotes sales of over 280,000 in Australia alone. This also gives Delta three #1 singles from her debut album.

Delta's UK cd debut


Delta's debut album "Innocent Eyes" enters the UK charts at #2 this week, this means that it is officially certified Gold.

UK Album & Single Release Dates

Born To Try (Single) Available Now
Lost Without You (Single) June 16th, 2003
Innocent Eyes (Album) June 30th, 2003

Delta on the Neighbours CD


"Born To Try" will be one of the tracks to be included on the new release CD entitled "Neighbours The Music". There will also be a bonus DVD included with the CD which will include the film clip to "Born To Try". The CD will be instores 2nd June 2003.

Delta in the UK


Delta will be heading for the UK, Germany, The Netherlands, Scotland, Ireland and Denmark in the next few weeks to perform and promote the release of the "Innocent Eyes" CD and the single "Lost Without You".

Delta Wins Logie


Congratulation to Delta for winning the "Most Popular New Female Talent" Logie... but we already knew that :)
See pics in the Gallery section.

New Single Announced


"Innocent Eyes" the title track from Delta Goodrem's debut album has been chosen as the third single from the double platinum release.
The single will hit stores 16th June 2003.
The single will now hit stores 9th June 2003.