Anthony calea dating
He cited Cosima De Vito as his favourite contestant of the first series of Australian Idol.
Callea was the first idol contestant in the competition that had never been included in the bottom three for the contestants who had the lowest votes each week.
His self-titled album debuted at number one in the week of 4 April 2005, and remained at the top of the chart for three weeks.
His third single "Hurts So Bad" debuted at number ten on the ARIA Charts, while the album's final single, "Per Sempre (For Always)" debuted at number five.
Both the single and the album, released on 25 November 2006, debuted at number 9. He went to release his 5th album Backbone in 2016 which features covers of songs by Britney Spears and Steve Winwood Callea was part of the Tsunami Relief Telethon and was invited to perform at the Red Cross Ball in the presence of Prince Frederik and Princess Mary of Denmark. The ARIA Award winning Australian singer has revealed that he is no longer with long-term boyfriend Paul Riggio. I wouldn't have been able to do this without his support." After speculation and tabloid rumors on his sexual preference, Anthony publicly acknowledged in March that he was gay, issued a statement saying "Yes, I am gay."I am officially single as of a week and a half ago," Anthony said in his Website. I have no issue with my sexuality now, but it's taken time to become confident with who I am and happy with who I am. It's a weight off my shoulders." Anthony and Paul met during production of the 2004 series of Australian Idol, where Anthony was runner-up and Paul was working as a talent coordinator.It signals a departure from the ballads for which he is known and was released in digital format only.His albums, DVD and singles have all debuted in the top 20 of the ARIA Charts with the exception of "Oh Oh Oh Oh", an EP titled Last To Go released in February 2012 and his fourth album released in 2013.On 5th of August 2016 after three albums with ABC Music Anthony announced that he had re-signed with Sony Music Australia and would be releasing his sixth album Backbone along with an East Coast tour,due to be released in September 2016.