Artist Detail - BBC Entertainment
In January 2013, Willemse embarked on the X Factor Live Tour with Samantha Jade, The Collective, Bella Ferraro, Shiane Hawke and Jason Owen. They performed shows in the Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. On 6 May 2013, Willemse announced on his Facebook page that he had signed a recording contract with Sony Music Australia. He is the first artist signed to DNA Songs' label through Sony. He released "You" on 27 September 2013, as his first single with the label. In Australia, it peaked at number four on the ARIA Singles Chart and was certified two times Platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association for sales over 140,000 copies. On the New Zealand Singles Chart, "You" peaked at number 16.
In November 2013, Willemse was the supporting act for Jessica Mauboy's To the End of the Earth Tour. On 24 January 2014, Willemse released a cover of "I Am Australian" with Dami Im, Jessica Mauboy, Justice Crew, Samantha Jade and Taylor Henderson, to coincide with theAustralia Day celebrations. The song peaked at number 51 on the ARIA Singles Chart.
Willemse's next single "You're Beautiful" was released on 28 February 2014. It debuted at number 14 on the ARIA Singles Chart.