TRENT BELL - SEMI FINALIST "THE VOICE" 2018 & XFACTOR TOP 8 2011
For Trent, Life has been a training ground for his life long passion for music.
The moment he left school he was a part of a rock band called The Merchant. Between the years of 2007 – 2010 the band had opened for Bands such as Grinspoon, Thirsty Merc, Taxiride and the vocal powerhouse Jimmy Barnes. They also had two songs reach the top 40 on Triple J’s Unearthed.
In 2011 he auditioned for Xfactor Australia making it to Guy Sebastian’s top 6 of the under 25 boys Category who were fortunate enough to fly to New York. Flying to New York to be mentored by not only Guy but also by the one and only Beyonce Knowles. A moment in Trent’s life he will never forget! Just missing out on the Live Shows, Trent didn’t stop there. In 2012 he re-auditioned. Through the process Ronan Keating, Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Guy Sebastian and Mel B had thrown Trent into what was known to be Australia’s Super Group ‘The Collective’. Making it to the Top 12, and taking out 3rd Place in the series.
From 2012-(EARLY)2015 ‘The Collective’ were signed to Sony Music Australia. Achieving number 6 on the ARIA Singles Chart and hitting GOLD in sales with their Debut Single ‘Surrender’. The Group’s self titled album which was also released in 2012 debuted at number 11 on the ARIA Album Charts. Being a part of ‘The Collective’ shared so many experiences along the way. Performing along side Artists such as The Veronicas, Owl City, Boys To Men, Justice Crew, Jessica Mauboy & Rita Ora. Hosting a couple of weeks on Sydney’s Nova Fm the boys were privileged to interview The Madden Brothers, Tinie Tempah, Hilary Duff, Stan Walker & Kim Cesarion.
2016 Trent embarked on his solo career having spent time in Melbourne & Sydney writing & recording his E.P ‘Hold On’ which was released April 2017. Trent’s latest music is all about the fight, making every step count and never backing down! No matter if it’s life, friendships or a relationship, everything is worth putting all you’ve got into it! Once you hear it you will want to put it on repeat!
Now! Coming off the back of this year’s season of The Voice Australia as a Semi Finalist sees Trent approaching new heights in his career and he cant wait to share his industry and reality TV behind the scenes experience with our Popstar Kidz THIS APRIL!