Tash Sultana has just revealed the first episode of The Story So Far, a new three-part documentary series, in collaboration with YouTube, that follows the 23 year-old’s rise to global superstardom.
Since starting a YouTube channel back in 2011, with the remarkable ‘bedroom recordings’ of ‘Jungle’ and ‘Higher’, Tash’s videos have generated over 100 million views.
“If you were wondering how it all goes in the Tash Sultana world, here it is.”
It’s from these videos and busking on the streets of Melbourne that this one-person musical powerhouse is now commanding the world’s attention – being nominated for (and winning) ARIA Awards, record-breaking sold out shows at major theatres and arenas globally and playing at the world’s biggest festivals as people line up to hear the unique style and magical vocals of this self-taught artist. Check out the first episode of The Story So Far below, with episodes two and three to follow on YouTube.
“Tash is a very special artist with an enormous amount of talent,” says Denis Handlin AO, Chairman & CEO, Australia & New Zealand and President, Asia, Sony Music Entertainment. “We are delighted to partner with YouTube for this brilliant documentary series to showcase Tash’s incredible story. Tash’s journey began at home from the bedroom, performing on YouTube to fans in Australia and overseas, so we are thrilled to continue showcasing Tash through this new series to a global fan base through YouTube.”
The new series includes stories from, and interviews with, Tash as well as those who have witnessed the journey, including Regan Lethbridge and David Morgan from Lemon Tree Music, Jaddan Comerford from UNIFED, Paul Harris from Sony Music, Gang of Youths lead singer, David Le’aupepe, Alison Donald from Kobalt UK, Michael Goldstone and Suzanna Slavin from Mom+Pop Music, and Pierce Brothers.
“Breaking new artists is my obsession, and at YouTube, I can do that at a massive, global scale,” says Lyor Cohen, Global Head of YouTube Music. “We’re beyond excited to work with Tash, to be a part of the journey towards becoming an international superstar, and to help tell this incredible story to music lovers around the world.”
Tash will headline Alexandra Palace on 28th June. Tickets available HERE.
Want more? Check out our backstage interview with Tash Sultana HERE.