A soaring voice with an acoustic guitar, resonating with strength and authenticity. John Newsome is captivating audiences around Australia with unique, original music that hits the soul.
John Newsome is an Australian CCM singer-songwriter, crafting powerful songs with
uplifting prose and soaring melodies. A beacon of inspiration and joy, his pop rock anthems, “Not
Giving Up”, “Speak”, “Home” and “Always” have not only garnered national recognition but have
dominated the airwaves over the past 12 months.
Elevating his presence, John has shared stages in Brisbane, Newcastle, and Melbourne with
internationally acclaimed artists like Riley Clemmons and Jeremy Camp. Audiences are captivated by his authentic voice and compelling storytelling, marking him as a force to be reckoned with in the music scene.
With an impressive discography of five independently released albums, John's blend of ballad and
acoustic rock mirrors the human experience through life's diverse seasons. His latest masterpiece, "Anchor Here," produced by Jared Haschek, the keyboardist and arranger for Compliments of Gus, infuses pop-rock with Australian indie alt-folk, coupled with profound lyricism that effortlessly reaches a broad audience.
From cities, towns to the remote outback, John Newsome's music has reverberated through festivals, churches, and schools. He is a keen supporter of the mission of Music Give Life, bringing quality music programs to youth in remote communities. As a worship leader at Macquarie Life in Newcastle, he not only contributes to the local community but leaves an indelible mark on a national scale.
With a pervasive presence on radio, streaming services, and a guest appearance on Sons of Korah APP, John's music actively shapes the lives of many. Through live performances, community events, and song writing workshops, he strives to create transformative spaces where audiences encounter the uplifting power of music, enveloped in a message of unwavering faith, hope, and love.
. “..a brilliant gift and heart” Kevin Brett, ACC Pastor
“..his song “Speak” is career making” Wes Jay, Woodlands Media