Joel Turner Discography
The discography of Joel Turner, an Australian hip-hop singer, songwriter, beatboxer, record producer, and musician, consists of two studio albums, one video album, six singles, and six music videos.
Turner came to prominence after auditioning in the first season of Australian Idol in 2003. His debut album, Joel Turner and the Modern Day Poets, was released as a collaboration in 2004 with hip-hop group, the Modern Day Poets. The album peaked at number 28 on the Australian Top 100 Albums Chart and received platinum certification by the Australian Recording Industry Association. The lead single "These Kids" reached number one on the Australian Top 100 Singles Chart and received platinum certification. The albums subsequent singles "Knock U Out", "Funk U Up" and "Respect" peaked at numbers 14, 13 and 29, respectively. Turner released a video album, Joel Turner and the Modern Day Poets with the Beatbox Alliance in 2005 on Dream Dealers.
He released a non-album single "All Night Long" in 2007, which debuted at number 38. Later that year, Turner released his second studio album, Out of the Box on Hardwax. The album failed to achieve the commercial success of his debut album, failing to rank on the national chart. The lead single "City of Dreams" reached number 30. As of January 2010, Turner is working on his third studio album and second video album.
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