Gotye - real name Wouter "Wally" De Backer was born 21st May 1980 and is from Bruges, Belgium.
He has produced three studio albums to date: Boardface (2003), Like Drawing Blood (2006) and Making Mirrors (2011).
The multi-talented musician and song-writer started life as one half of French duo - The Basics, with fellow singer-songwriter Kris Schroeder.
After being nominated for an ARIA Award in 2006 Award (Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards), Gotye was propelled into the limelight and performed at Australia’s Splendour in the Grass music festival.
Gotye won three ARIA Awards in 2011: Best Male Artist, Best Pop Release and Single of the Year for the song "Somebody That I Used to Know."