Vance Joy - James Gabriel Keogh; born December 1, 1987, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia), better known by his stage name Vance Joy, is an Australian singer and songwriter. In 2015 he won the ARIA Music Awards in the category "Best Musician"
Prior to starting his musical career, Vance was a promising Australian football player. In 2008 and 2009 he played for the Coburg (English) Russian team. in Victorian Football LeagueFormer Coburg player claims Hottest 100 - VFL - SportsTG (English). SportsTG. Date of treatment September 6, 2017 and won the award as the best player in the first year of participation. He began his musical career in the late 2000s, at which time he completed his legal education. He took his stage name from the character in the novel "Bliss" by Australian writer Peter Carey to further separate his personal and professional life.
On January 21, 2013, he released his debut single "From Afar", and on March 22, 2013, his debut mini-album God Loves You When You’re Dancing. The single "Riptide" from this album was voted Australia's # 1 hit radio Triple J in 2013, peaked at # 6 on the ARIA Chart and was certified triple platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association. The song also went platinum in the UK, Sweden, Canada and the US.
Vance Joy's debut studio album, Dream Your Life Away, was released on September 5, 2014. This album went platinum in Australia, Canada and the United States. The single "Mess Is Mine" from this album, released in July 2014, has also been certified platinum in the US and Australia.
The second album, "Nation Of Two", was announced with the release of the single "Like Gold" on November 2, 2017. Its release is scheduled for February 2018.