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Carter Edwards

Carter Edwards started his show biz career playing drums as a teenager; started singing at 25, won Perth’s New Faces at 26 and became a comedian at 28. At 36 his Taubman’s Paint Commercial won a Clio Award in New York as the best TV commercial in the world his Taubman’s Paint contract ran for 9 years.

In 1980 he was invited to perform in a Royal Command Performance at the Sydney Opera House. He wrote and starred in the Stepping Out Theatre Restaurant show that was awarded best NSW theatre show for 2 consecutive years. Over the years he’s done many corporate shows as a performer, staff trainer and motivational speaker.

He started at 2HD in 1989 with “Carter Edwards Country” which dominated the ratings for 20 years. He was later inducted into the Australian Country Music Broadcasters Hall Of Fame.

Possibly the most amazing single factor in the success story of this versatile entertainer is that he never really intended a career in show business! So far Carter Edwards has done at least 9,000 live shows in the 53 years he has been a performer, and he’s still in a constant demand.

Carter Edwards started his show biz career playing drums as a teenager; started singing at 25, won Perth’s New Faces at 26 and became a comedian at 28. At 36 his Taubman’s Paint Commercial won a Clio Award in New York as the best TV commercial in the world his Taubman’s Paint contract ran for 9 years.
In 1980 he was invited to perform in a Royal Command Performance at the Sydney Opera House. He wrote and starred in the Stepping Out Theatre Restaurant show that was awarded best NSW theatre show for 2 consecutive years. Over the years he’s done many corporate shows as a performer, staff trainer and motivational speaker.

He started at 2HD in 1989 with “Carter Edwards Country” which dominated the ratings for 20 years. He was later inducted into the Australian Country Music Broadcasters Hall Of Fame.

Possibly the most amazing single factor in the success story of this versatile entertainer is that he never really intended a career in show business! So far Carter Edwards has done at least 9,000 live shows in the 53 years he has been a performer, and he’s still in a constant demand.