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Casey Barnes To Perform On 'Farmer Wants A Wife'

8 September 2022 | 12:21 pm | Mallory Arbour

The episode will air on Sunday, September 11 at 7pm on Channel 7 and 7plus.

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Following his hit track Get To Know Ya being selected as the promo theme for the current season of Farmer Wants A Wife, Casey Barnes will perform on the romantic reality television series this coming Sunday, September 11 at 7pm on Channel 7 and 7plus.

Barnes shared on photo of him with host Natalie Gruzlewski, and captioned, “Has everybody been enjoying the latest series of Farmer Wants A Wife so far? Little bit of exciting news to share… I’ll be performing on the show this Sunday night, so be sure to tune in.”

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Based on the British program of the same name, the show sees bachelor farmers vying for the love of women from the city. Farmer Wants a Wife is one of Australia's most successful dating shows, with nine marriages born from the show, and 21 babies born to the couples formed.

Last week, the country-pop singer-songwriter was inducted into the Gold Coast Music Awards Hall of Fame on September 3, in recognition of winning the ‘Artist of the Year’ award for a third time, joining Amy Shark as the second artist ever to receive this honour.

“It’s a huge honour to win ‘Artist of The Year’ and be inducted into the Hall of Fame alongside my good mate Amy Shark at the Gold Coast Music Awards,” Barnes said. “It’s been exciting to see these awards grow every year and also shine a spotlight on the incredibly diverse talent we have here on the Coast. I’m proud to base myself here and chuffed to part of such an amazing event.” 

“Chugg Music are proud to congratulate Casey Barnes on receiving the award for ‘Artist of the Year’ and for achieving Hall of Fame status from the GCMAs,” added Michael Chugg AM, Executive Chairman, Chugg Entertainment. “It’s been an amazing three years with Casey as he has risen into the ranks of Australia’s premier country performers both here and in America.” 

Barnes has had an incredible run over the last three years with his latest album, Light It Up recently reaching half a year in the Top 10 of the ARIA Australian Country Album chart, while his 2020 album Town of a Million Dreams has been in the Top 40 of the chart for two years. Those albums have generated seven #1 country singles to date and amassed over 40 million track streams. 

He has become one of the most sought after live performers in Australian country music and he will be undertaking his first U.S tour in October, when he performs as special guest with U.S vocal group, Home Free on their Road Sweet Road Tour. He has several shows and festivals remaining on the Light It Up Tour, culminating at the Tamworth Country Music Festival in January. See dates and information here.


To keep up to date with Casey Barnes, follow him on Facebook here.