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|Born||1982 (age 35–36)|
|Origin||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
|Genres||Electronic, alternative dance, house|
|2004 - present|
Kaz James was a co-founder in 2004 of the group BodyRockers, an Australian Irish electronic music duo collaboration, consisting of Kaz James and Dylan Burns. BodyRockers released a self-titled album BodyRockers in 2005 and had an international hit with the single "I Like the Way" also in 2005 before disbanding in 2007.
Kaz is an Australian of both Italian and Greek descent. He grew up in suburban Melbourne and took early inspiration from his stepfather's diverse record collection, with emphasis on jazz, rare groove, and house. He received his education at Marcellin College in Bulleen, where he was active in music, playing trumpet as well as singing with the choir. Forgoing university, James became a DJ at OneLove, a Melbourne nightclub.
Before he started his career as a soloist, James was one half of BodyRockers, who rose to prominence in 2005 with their first release, "I Like the Way (You Move)". This guitar-laden dance track reached #3 on the UK Singles Chart in April 2005 and achieved popularity in other regions of the world as well. A self-titled album was released, as was the group's follow-up single, "Round and Round". The duo, James and British guitarist Dylan Burns, toured extensively in 2005 and 2006 and recorded a second album, but according to James, "we just didn't get around to releasing it". BodyRockers then parted ways in 2006.
(for details, refer to BodyRockers discography section)
(feat. Stu Stone)
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|2008||"We Hold On"||81||–||–||–|
|2009||"Can't Hold Back"
(feat. Macy Gray)
|2014||"Show Me All Your Love"||–||–||–|
(with David Guetta)
*Did not appear in the official Belgian Ultratop 50 charts, but rather in the bubbling under Ultratip charts.