Cyrus Villanueva is set to delight fans in an upcoming Christmas celebration as he headlines Goulburn's Carols of Hope event.

The “X Factor Australia” 2015 winner will be one of the five celebrity performers who will join the event, according to Goulburn Post. Villanueva, along with artists Paulini, The Idea Of North, Pete Denahy and Justice Crew will take the stage on Dec. 22 at Sydney’s Belmore Park in New South Wales.

Goulburn’s Carols of Hope organiser Peter Mylonas told Goulburn Post that Villanueva’s inclusion in the program has been something that he’s been planning since he first saw the 19 year old singer on “X Factor Australia.” He even shared that he has been looking forward to having Villanueva join the event regardless whether he won “X Factor Australia” or not. “I’ve been watching him, as I watch all the X-Factors and The Voice to try pick out who will complement the community,” Mylonas said.

However, Mylonas told Goulburn Post that he had to wait until the last minute to contact the rising music star and other key members of the Christmas event, until this year’s season of “X Factor Australia” was over. “Once it was, I was on the phone the next morning,” he recounted. “[Cyrus] is the hottest property around at the moment and has become the centre point of the event. He seems to resonate with the community, word has spread right around.”

Villanueva’s addition to the annual Christmas event, along with the other four artists, has raised the excitement level for Goulburn’s Carols of Hope celebration. “In 24 years, I’ve never known there to be such excitement in the community,” Mylonas shared with Goulburn Post. “When I look back at when it first started, I would be lucky to get two main acts. Now I’ve got five and some locals as well. It’s on another level.”

Meanwhile, Villanueva’s debut single “Stone” has recently reached the top spot of Aria’s Australian Artist Singles chart. The Filipino Australian singer is also set to meet his fans in his first series of signing and performance shows in Melbourne, Brisbane and other parts of Australia. His first signing and performance event was held on Dec. 6 at Sydney’s Parklea’s Markets, while his last will be at Westfield, Kotara on Dec. 21.

Villanueva’s debut album titled “Cyrus” will be released on Dec. 11.

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