Kiani Smith | Australian Idol 2024

Kiani Smith - Australian Idol Season 9 contestant in 2024
Kiani Smith.

Kiani Smith is an Australian singer, songwriter, and guitarist from Bribie Island, Queensland.

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

Kiani Smith is 17 years old.

She started singing when she was 4 years old. Kiani’s is to take her music mainstream.


Name:Kiani Smith
Age:17 years old
Hometown:Bribie Island, Queensland
Occupation:Singer, songwriter, guitarist


During the auditions, Kiani Smith performed “2002” by Anne-Marie.

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

At the end of the audition day, the judges rewarded Kiani 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”, Kiani Smith was in a group with Dylan Wright, Jake Carlson, Amy Reeves, and Bethany Byrne.

She sang “Always Remember Us This Way” by Lady Gaga and the judges told her that she did enough to advance to the second challenge of the Top 30 Week.

Part 2

For the “Group Challenge”, Kiani was in a group with Tyler Hammill and Prayer Corby.

She sang “Stand by Me” by Ben E. King and was put On Notice by the judges but later advanced to the third and final challenge of the Top 30 Week.

Part 3

For the “Solo Challenge”, Kiani performed “You’re the One That I Want” by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John and was put On Notice by the judges but later advanced to the Top 21.

Top 21

Kiani Smith performed “Rhiannon” by Fleetwood Mac and advanced to the Top 12 finalists.

Top 12

Performances in Australian Idol

RoundSong ChoiceOriginal ArtistTheme (if any)Result
Auditions“2002”Anne-MarieGolden Ticket
Top 30 Part 1“Always Remember Us This Way”Lady GagaChorus Line ChallengeAdvanced
Top 30 Part 2“Stand by Me”Ben E. KingGroup ChallengeOn Notice – Advanced
Top 30 Part 3“You’re the One That I Want”John Travolta and Olivia Newton-JohnSolo ChallengeOn Notice – Advanced
Top 21“Rhiannon”Fleetwood MacTransformation WeekAdvanced
Top 12

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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