Danielle Stearman

bForMelbournesingerDanielleStearmanithasbeenacaseofbeingthirdtimelucky.DanielleshottofameonthethirdseriesofPopstarsbutnarrowlymissedoutonthecovetedprizeofbeingthefirstsolopopstartoemergefromthesuccessfulTVshow.FellowfinalistScottCainbecametheserieswinnerbutDaniellehassincebeengiventhechancetoalsoliveoutherpopdreamswithherfirstsinglereleaseTellMeIfYouLikeIt.brbrInthistellinginterviewDaniellerevealstousthepainoflosingalovedonediscusseshersinglereleaseandreflectsonlifeafterPopstars.bbrbrbGIRLYounarrowlymissedoutonbeingthewinnerofthethirdPopstarsseriesbutarefulfillingyourmusicdreamsanyway.DoyouthinkthingsworkedoutthewaytheydidforareasonbrbrDaniellebIwassoluckyIdidntwinIthinkbecauseIgottimetogohomeandaskmyselfdoIreallywanttodothisIhadtheopportunitytocomehomeandtakeitallinanddecideifIwaswillingtoputin110percenttomakeitwork.WellnowImactuallydoingitsoeverythinghasworkedoutgreat.brbrbGIRLSospillthebeanshowdidyoulandarecorddealbrbrDaniellebWellafteritwasannouncedthatScottCainwasthewinnerIwasapproachedprettymuchstraightawaybyWarnerandtheysaidwelovethetrackandwellbeintouch.AndIthinkhaditgoneeitherwaytheywouldhavereleasedbothanywaybecausethetrackscameupreallygood.AfterIwenthomethenegotiationsstartedrightawayandithappenedprettyquickly.ThecontractwasissuedontheThursdayandIsigneditontheFridayafternoon.brbrbGIRLArethereplansforanalbumorfurtherreleasesbrbrDaniellebItisjustasingledealatthisstagetheywanttoseehowthefirstonegoesbutitsbackedbyafivealbumdeal.Sofingerscrossedthatitgoeswell.brbrbGIRLWhatwasthewholePopstarsexperiencelikeforyoubrbrDaniellebFantasticIhadthetimeofmylifeIwalkedawaywithsomanyexperiencesthatIdneverhadandwithsuchaninsightintothewholeindustryineveryaspect.ThesixpeopleIlivedwithwerejustamazingtoo.brbrbGIRLTellMeIfYouLikeItisyourdebutrelease.WhatdidyouthinkofthesongwhenyoufirsthearditbrbrDaniellebIloveditAndwhenIfoundoutthattheboysfromKaylanhadwrittenitIwaslikeyaybecauseIambigfanoftheirwork.brbrbGIRLKaylanalsosingbackingvocalsonthetrack.WhatwasitliketoworkwiththembrbrDaniellebThosetwoboysareamazingIcouldntspeakhighlyenoughoftwopeople.Theyresoprofessionalinwhattheydoandtheyvegotareallylaidbackattitude.TheyoozetalentIwasjustsittingthereinaweofhowtalentedtheybothare.AnditwasgreatthatoneofthemwasdoingbackingonmytrackIcansayIvegotthemonmyCDforevernowlaughsbrbrbGIRLWereadinyourbiothatyouhaveaplanforthiscareerwhatisthatplanexactlybrbrDaniellebIhaventgotaplanlikeokIwanttobehereinayearitsmoregottodowithhavinglongevityinacareer.IwantstabilityandIwanttobeabletosaynotothingsIdontwanttodoeverythingforthesakeofdoingit.Somepeoplegetintothisindustryandtheyjustoverexposethemselvesandgetcaughtupinthewholemediahype.Iwanttostepbackfromthatalittleanddontwanttodothewholeindustrythingwhereyouareattheopeningofanenvelope.Basicallyitsaboutbeingselectiveinwhatyoudo.brbrbGIRLOnthePopstarsshowitwasrevealedthatyourdadpassedawayafewyearsago.WhatdoyouthinkhedbesayingnowaboutyourmusicaldebutbrbrDaniellebItwasfunnybecausewhenIgotbackhomeandhadsignedthedealmymumaskedmethesamequestionandIsaidhedprobablydragmeoutofthehouseandwedbelookingatnewcarssmilesHewasalwaysthehyperactiveoneeverythingwasamajorissueHedbeveryproudIthink.brbrbGIRLWhenyourdadpassedawayyoumadeavowthatyouwouldneversingagain.Butobviouslyyourdesiretosingwasstronger.DoyouthinkthattherecouldeverbeanotheroccurrencethatwouldbringyoutovowsomethinglikethisagainbrbrDaniellebTherewassixmonthsaftermydadpassedawaymybestfriendalsopassedaway.AndhewasinthemusicindustrysignedtoarecordlabelabouttoreleaseanalbumandIjustwatcheditallfallapartafterthat.AndIwasdevastatedandIsworeIdnevergetmyselfintothisindustry.Itjustgotreallycattyanditwashorribletowatchafamilydestroyedbythemusicindustryjustbecausetherewasalackofsupportinthatsituation.ButontheotherhandmyfriendAaronalsoshowedmethatmusicismypassionandthatImthehappiestwhenImsingingandpeoplearehappywhenIsing.MydadwasalwayshappywhenIsang.SoIwentbacktosingingandauditionedforthePopstarsseriesbyaccident.brbrbGIRLHowgratefulareyoutothefriendwhoencouragedyoutoaccompanyhertotheauditionsforthethirdseriesofPopstarsbrbrDaniellebThankyouLaurenlaughsImverygladshedraggedmealongIactuallydroveherdowntotheauditionsandwhenwegottheresheaskedmeifIwantedtoauditionaswellIthinkshewasnervous.brbrbGIRLYoustartedoutsingingcountrymusicdoyouthinkyouwillmovebackintothatmusicgenrebrbrDaniellebWellIhaventclosedthatoffwhichisgood.IonlygotintoitjustbeforethePopstarsseriesbutIloveitIlookuptoartistslikeShaniaTwainandFaithHillbecausetheyseemlikelovelypeopleandareverytalented.TheBSidetrackonmysingleistheJanisJoplincoversoImjustgoingtokeepitinthere.IdontwanttobestuckinonestyleIdontwanttobeapopprincessorarockchickIwanttohaveabitofvariety.Iloveallstylesofmusic.brbrbGIRLWhatwasMattMedcrafreferringtowhenhecommentedthatyouvegivenyourcurrentsinglearealDanielletrademarkbrbrDaniellebIdontknowthatsfunnyIguessmyownstyleishavingfunandcertainlymypersonalitycomesacrossinmyrecordings.Itsjustmebeingme.brbrbGIRLDoyoustillkeepincontactwithScottCainoranyoftheotherPopstarsfinalistsbrbrDaniellebYeahIsawScottlastnightinSydneyandIkeepincontactwiththeotherfinalists.Theyrealldoingreallygreatthings.brbrbGIRLHowdoyoufeelaboutbeingnicknamedBarbiebyyourfriendsbrbrDaniellebIhateitIwasgiventhatnicknamewhenIwasinGradeSixanditsonlybecauseImblonde.brbrbGIRLDoyouhaveanyfutureplanstomoveintootherareasoftheentertainmentindustrybrbrDaniellebNonotreallyImeanIwouldntsaynotoitbutsingingandmusicaredefinitelymymainpassion.IdreallyliketogetintotheproductionsideofthingsIlovebeinginthestudioandplayingaroundwiththings.brbrbUGIRLS60SECONDQUIZbubrbrimgsrchttpwww.girl.com.auimgimagesdaniellestear1.jpgborder0alignrightbrbFullNameDaniellePatriciaStearmanbrNicknamesbBarbieDanDanDanibrbStarSignbLeobrbrbFaveFoodbChocolatefrecklesbrbFaveFilmbMyGirlbrbFaveActorbCameronDiazbrbFaveAnimalbDogbrbrbDescribeYourselfIn3WordsbDowntoearthbrbBestFeaturebMypersonalitybrbWorstFeaturebMytemperbrbPersonYouWouldMostLikeToMeetbMadonnabrbHobbiesInterestsbSingingrollerbladinganythingactivebrbrbFirstJobbInaMilkbarbrbATalentYouWishYouHadbToplayaninstrumentbrbTheBestAdviceGivenToYoubStaytruetomyselfbrbWhatCanYouNeverLeaveHomeWithoutbMylipglossbrbIfyouwereacartooncharacterwhichonewouldyoubebDaffyDuckbrbIfyouweretoldyouhadaminutetolivewhatwouldyoudobIdprobablyeatbrbWhatisthefirstthingyouthinkofwhenyouwakeupinthemorningbIthinkaboutgettingfivemoreminutessleepbrbWhatdoyouthinkofwhenwesayTomCruisebNicoleKidmanbrbrbAnnemarieFaillaMichellePalmerb


 



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