Emily Williams was an Australian idol that achieved second place in the 2005 series. Since then Emily hasn’t stopped!

Soon after IDOL, Williams joined three other Australian Idol contestants including Kate DeAraugo, Ricki-Lee Coulter and Paulini Curuenavuli for a national tour. To promote the tour, the four released a cover of the Donna Summer hit classic “This Time I Know It’s for Real” under the name “Young Divas.” This single was released on May 6, 2006 and proved to be a success debuting at number seven and peaking at number two, the single went platinum had been in the top thirty charts for twenty-two weeks. Originally a music video was not to be included but after much demand and the popularity of the single, a music video was released. They appeared on television shows such as Sunrise and the Australian version of Dancing with the Stars to also promote the single and tour. ‘The Young Divas’ tour was extremely popular and more shows had to be added than originally planned.

Since the single and tour has been so popular, the Young Divas recorded an album of remakes of classics from around the world. Young Divas, their self-titled debut album, was released on 18 November 2006, and debuted at number four on the Australian ARIA Albums Chart. Their second single “Happenin’ All over Again” (a cover of Lonnie Gordon’s disco classic) peaked at number nine. The four women stated many times that they will also keep their solo careers. When the album was re-released it featured a bonus solo track By Emily Williams a cover of Whitney Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You.’