On 9 November 2011, she received an honorary doctorate degree in Media and Arts from Southampton Solent University for her 30-year varied career in the showbiz and media industry.
In 2013, Minogue became a judge for the ninth series of Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model, Dannii Minogue was brought up in Surrey Hills, Melbourne and attended Camberwell Primary School and later Camberwell High School.
Dannii rose to prominence in the early 1980s for her roles in the Australian television talent show Young Talent Time with another known fellow Australian Tina Arena and the soap opera Home and Away, before beginning her career as a pop singer in the early 1990s.
Minogue achieved early success with hits such as "Love and Kisses", "This is It", "Jump to the Beat" and "Baby Love", though by the release of her second album, her popularity as a singer had declined, leading her to make a name for herself with award-winning performances in musicals with Grease and also in Notre Dame De Paris, as well as other acting credits in The Vagina Monologues and as Lady Macbeth.
", while her subsequent album, Neon Nights, became the most successful of her career.
In the UK, she has achieved 13 consecutive number one dance singles, becoming the best-performing artist on the UK Dance Chart.
The beat chugs along in typical trance fashion but the melody is not so typical.
It's a lot like an old school number given a modern production style.
While I am a greater fan of Kylie, I must admit that Dannii's voice seems much more at home with the pulsating beats, smokey environment of club culture.She is the younger daughter of accountant Ronald Charles Allan Minogue, and Carol Jones, a dancer from the United Kingdom (Maesteg, Wales).Minogue began her career as a child on Australian television.She judged on Australia's Got Talent in Australia from 2007 until her departure in 2012, and until 2010, she also judged The X Factor UK, where she was the winning mentor in both 20 with Leon Jackson and Matt Cardle, respectively.In 2010, Minogue launched her own fashion label Project D London with her best friend Tabitha Somerset Webb.