Jess Chalmers | Australian Idol 2024

Jess Chalmers - Australian Idol Season 9 contestant in 2024
Jess Chalmers.

Jess Chalmers is an Australian singer, songwriter, and backing vocalist from Melbourne, Victoria.

She was a contestant in Season 9 of Australian Idol in 2024.

Jess Chalmers is 24 years old.

In December of 2019, Jess Chalmers attained a Bachelor of Music from Monash University.

Jess Chalmers has been a backing vocalist for artists such as Robbie Williams (Rod Laver Arena, Crown Casino, AFL Grand Final), Delta Goodram (AFL Grand Final), Colin Hay (Melbourne Cup), Rob Mills (Australian Open), and Guy Sebastian (Good Friday Appeal) in 2021 and 2022.


Name:Jess Chalmers
Age:24 years old
Hometown:Melbourne, Victoria
Occupation:Singer, songwriter, backing vocalist


During the auditions, Jess Chalmers performed “Domino” by Jessie J.

She received three ‘Yeses’ from judges Kyle Sandilands, Marcia Hines, and Amy Shark.

At the end of the audition day, the judges rewarded her with a Golden Ticket to the Top 30.

Top 30

During the Top 30 week, there were three performance challenges namely; “Chorus Line Challenge”, “Group Challenge”, and “Solo Challenge”.

Part 1

For the “Chorus Line Challenge”, Jess Chalmers was in a group with Kobe White, Imogen Spendlove, TJ Zimba, and Jonathan Wells.

She sang “Blinding Lights” by The Weeknd and was put On Notice by the judges but later advanced to the second challenge of the Top 30 Week.

Part 2

For the “Group Challenge”, Jess Chalmers was in a group with Jackson Smith and Drea Onamade.

She sang “Circles” by Post Malone and advanced to the third and final challenge of the Top 30 Week.

Part 3

For the “Solo Challenge”, Jess Chalmers performed “Break Free” by Ariana Grande featuring Zedd and was put On Notice by the judges and eventually eliminated from the competition, thereby not advancing to the Top 21.

Performances in Australian Idol

RoundSong ChoiceOriginal ArtistTheme (if any)Result
Auditions“Domino”Jessie JGolden Ticket
Top 30 Part 1“Blinding Lights”The WeekndChorus Line ChallengeOn Notice – Advanced
Top 30 Part 2“Circles”Post MaloneGroup ChallengeAdvanced
Top 30 Part 3“Break Free”Ariana Grande featuring ZeddSolo ChallengeOn Notice – Eliminated

Top 30 Contestants

Dylan Wright . Ivana Ilic . Ripley Welsh . Billy Menhennet . Amy Reeves . Natasha Rose . Tyler Hammill . Cynthia Negash . Trent Richardson . Drea Onamade . Jake Carlson . Saoirse Harding . Jonathan Wells . Isaac McCallum . Jet Cameron . Bethany Byrne . Kym Miaco . Jesse Lazaroo . Denvah Baker-Moller . Gab Hester . Jackson Smith . Jess Chalmers . Prayer Corby . Kiani Smith . Kobe White . Olivia Britton . Eli Parr . TJ Zimba . Imogen Spendlove . Chenai Boucher


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