Currently on his ‘A Place We Knew’ tour in the USA, Dean hasn't taken a moment to stop. He played a sold-out AU Tour in May, before hitting the EU festival circuit. Dean then returned to AU in July to perform at Splendour In The Grass, before jumping on a plane to the USA to perform his hit single Waves on GMA. In the USA ‘Waves’ is currently in the Top 30 at HOT AC radio. In April, Dean was acknowledged for his song-writing at the 2019 APRA Music Awards. He won Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year & for his domestic + int'l success, won Outstanding International Achievement Award for Be Alright. The song peaked on the Top 50 Songs YTD Chart in the USA at #42. 'Be Alright' has now reached 1.3+ billion streams globally. It is 7x Platinum in AU & surpassed Platinum in 15 other countries, incl. US, UK, Canada.
Dean’s 12-track debut album was Triple J’s feature album & debuted #1 in AU, #18 on the Billboard Top 200 in the USA, as well as Top 5 Billboard Pop Album & #1 iTunes Singer/Songwriter Album Charts.
Around the rest of the world the album hit Top 10 in NZ (#7), Top 20 in Switzerland (#11), Canada (#15) & Ireland (#20) and Top 30 in Norway (#25), Belgium (#30), Netherlands (#21) and Top 40 in Germany (#32), Sweden (#37) and the UK (#37).