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James Johnston

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RAISED LIKE THAT James Johnston 03:25
MY PEOPLE James Johnston 02:55
SAME SONGS James Johnston, Kaylee Bell 02:47
GOT IT GOOD James Johnston 02:53
COUNTRY BOYS James Johnston 03:14
SMALL TOWN James Johnston 02:40
ANYTHING LIKE ME James Johnston 03:35
Dark Water James Johnston 06:09
The Moon & The Stars James Johnston, Steve Gullick 02:10
The Town That Couldn't Sleep James Johnston, Steve Gullick 03:22

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 James Johnston (born November 26, 1990 in Wingham, New South Wales) is an Australian singer-songwriter. In 2009, Johnston was a contestant on Australian Idol, finishing third. In 2014, he made it into the Top 24 on The X Factor, however wasn’t chosen for the live performances, leading to the decision to travel around Australia and Nashville (Tennessee), where he returned to his country music roots. Upon his return, he wrote over 200 songs, releasing his debut single “Raised Like That” in September 2021, followed by “Small Town” in November 2021. “Raised Like That” became a viral hit, reaching Number 1 on the Countrytown Music Network Hot 50 Country Airplay Chart, peaking at Number 4 on the Australian Independent Chart and reaching one million streams; the fastest debut single by an Australian country artist. Johnston continued releasing singles in 2022 with “Anything Like Me” and “Country Boys”, reaching Number 5 and Number 1 respectively on the ARIAS Singles (Independent Labels) Chart.