Michael Bolton is a multiple Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and social activist, who has sold more than 53 million records around the world, where he continues to tour every year. He holds a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is known as “People Magazine’s Sexiest Man” as well as the sensational “Captain Jack Sparrow” in Saturday Night Live’s viral video with 110 million YouTube views.

To date, Michael has seen 8 studio albums rank in the Top Ten, with 9 #1 singles. Bolton has just released his autobiography, “The Soul of it All,” as well as a new studio album Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: A tribute to Hitsville USA, collaborating with Motown legends such as Smokey Robinson and Valerie Simpson, as well as contemporary artists such as Kelly Rowland and Leona Lewis.

Internationally renowned, Michael has recorded and performed with musical icons that have inspired and influenced his own career. He joined Luciano Pavarotti on stage in a highly praised rendition of “Vesti La Giubba,” and pays homage to the Italian tenor when performing the aria “Nessun Dorma” at each of his concerts on tour. He has sung with Placido Domingo, José Carreras and Renée Fleming and played guitar with BB King. Bolton earned a Grammy-nomination for “Georgia on my Mind,” and was invited to sing theclassic song to Ray Charles when Ray was honored at the International Jazz Hall of Fame Awards.

A prolific songwriter, Bolton has worked with such great and diverse talent like Bob Dylan, Lady Gaga, Diane Warren, David Foster, A.R. Rahman, Phil Ramone, and Ne Yo. Michael’s songs have been recored by over 100 artists, ranging from KISS, Barbra Streisand, and Cher to even Kanye West / Jay Z and John Legend.

Michael’s songs and performances have been featured in numerous television and film soundtracks, including the Oscar-nominated theme song “Go the Distance” from Walt Disney’s blockbuster animated film Hercules.

For his dedication to social activism, Michael has been honored with several Humanitarian awards and he is especially proud of the initiatives carried out by his own foundation, The Michael Bolton Charities, now in its 21st year of advocating on behalf of women and children at risk.

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