Australian Independent Music Video Awards [41]. His manager was also charged over illegal weapons, which included rifles, pellet guns and a Taser. The show was a success, selling out all six shows in Queensland. Herald and Weekly Times. Audible Download Audio Books. Retrieved 12 April What his story highlights is the hardnosed, pitiless and parasitic nature of showbiz and modern celebrity.

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As yet there is no confirmation he has given up on music.

CDdigital download Label: Long-haired rocker Altiyan Childs became the unlikely winner of the second series of The X Factor Australia despite some rather bizarre off-field behavior that earned him the nickname of “Caveman.

He has fallen into the same place as Casey Donovan, very questionable music career, yet people still talk about them and know who they are for non-singing related things. Childs parted ways with Sony in early and signed with independent label Oxygen Music Group.

Report: Altiyan Childs “gives up” music career – TV Tonight

Just look at Lady Gaga and Milli Vanilli. Retrieved 30 November Click here to cancel reply. He claimed he has now been offered a contract to release his album in the US and France.

Some of us think he is downright ordinary, as is our right and we are free to express that as you are to defend him. Childs’ debut single ” Somewhere in the World ” was made available for download following his win on The X Factor on 22 November Archived from the original on 4 January Retrieved 1 July His second studio album Born Before the Sun was released in Septemberand was preceded by the release of six singles.


His father is of Croatian descent and his mother is Serbian.

Altiyan Childs quits music, eyes forklift job

A contestant from the Australian version of The X Factor has revealed that he has been celibate for seven years. Frankly I was more interested in how a Reality winner was faring post-series which was the point of the article. Biddles’s mother Natalie Keeling has since become the executor of Childs’s will.

After earning rave reviews for his performances of tracks by Train, U2, and Bon Jovi, he caused concern when he disappeared from rehearsals in order to “reconnect with beautiful sadness” at a cave on the Sydney Northern Beaches. Abandoning his rock star ambitions, he became a forklift truck driver for several years until his father persuaded him to give his music career one last push and apply for the series of The X Factor Australia.

Eye of the Tiger. You were the one who more.

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X Factor Around the World. As this thread makes obvious, not everyone is as enamoured of him as you are. He has hit back at his former entourage, dubbed the ‘Altourage’, telling the Herald Sun: He needs to be a lot more cynical and hardnosed and untrusting. Herald and Weekly Times.


Altiyan Childs

Altiyan Childs is making a return to the music industry. Archived from the original on 6 July In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

The X Factor Australia. Sony Music Australia — Altiyan Childswho was a forklift truck driver before making it to the final 12 of the reality television show, said that it is going to take a very forklifg girl to stop him being “truly single”. The grand final results show was held on 22 November and during the early stage of the show it was revealed that Lawson had received the fewest public votes and was automatically eliminated. If this is the way Australia treats you when you are down come to New Zealand Altiyan we will treat you with the respect you deserve.