Michael Bolton

Knowledge Identifier: +Michael_Bolton


Michael Bolton

American singer and songwriteradd

Category: Music

Born in 1953.

Countries: United States (60%), United Kingdom (15%), Italy (8%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Nicollette Sheridan, Georgia on My Mind, Anggun

Linked to: National Child Labor Committee, Columbia Records, Motown, Verizon Wireless




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Michael Bolton was born in 1953 add something


Georgia on My Mind - The song has been covered by many artists, significant among them: Richard Manuel, Louis Armstrong, Ethel Waters, Frankie Laine, Dean Martin, Glenn Miller, Eddy Arnold, The Anita Kerr Singers, Brenda Lee, Zac Brown Band, Michael Bublé, Michael Bolton, Dave_Brubeck, Anita O'Day, Mildred Bailey, Ella Fitzgerald, Rebecca Parris, Gerald Albright, Jo Stafford, Gladys Knight, Gene Krupa, Grover Washington, Jr., James Brown, Usher, Fats Waller, Billie Holiday, Nat Gonella and The Georgians, Django Reinhardt, Khalil Fong, Wes Montgomery,


Bolton began recording in 1975. add something


Since 1975, Bolton has released at least 17 studio albums and 35 singles. add something


Jimmy Haslip - Jimmy Haslip was a member of rock group Blackjack from 1979-1980 with Bruce Kulick, Sandy Gennaro, and Michael Bolton


Bob Kulick - He formed a band called Balance, with Peppy Castro and Doug Katsaros , which had modest chart success in the early 1980s, followed up by playing rhythm and lead guitar on Michael Bolton's 1983 self-titled album


Narrowly missing the Top 10 on the US pop chart, Branigan took the song to number one on the Adult Contemporary chart for three weeks in 1983. add something


The two sought to work with each other again, and their next collaboration was when Bolton co-wrote "I Found Someone" for Branigan in 1985. add something


One of his first major hits was his 1987 interpretation of the Otis Redding classic, "(Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay." Always interested in soul and Motown classics, Bolton's success with that song encouraged him to tackle the standard "Georgia On My Mind," with which he had another hit. add something


Joe Lynn Turner - In 1987 Turner supplied backing vocals to the Michael Bolton album "The Hunger"


Jennifer Rush - It was Rush's 1987 album "Heart over Mind," featuring compositions by Desmond Child and Michael Bolton and guitar work from Richie Sambora , that finally brought her Top 40 success in her home country, with the Elton John duet "Flames of Paradise"


Todd Cerney - In 1988 Cerney traveled to Russia as one of 28 songwriters who participated in the Music Speaks Louder Than Words project - a collaboration between American and Soviet songwriters which included Michael Bolton and Cyndi Lauper


In 1991, Bolton released the album Time, Love & Tenderness which featured his Grammy Award winning cover version of "When a Man Loves a Woman". add something


Bolton was introduced to actress Nicollette Sheridan in 1992 by adult contemporary/jazz saxophonist Kenny G. Bolton and Sheridan dated until 1995, stopped dating, reunited in 2005 and became engaged in March 2006; however, it was confirmed in August 2008 that they had broken off their engagement. add something


In 1993, he established the Michael Bolton Foundation to assist women and children at risk from the effects of poverty as well as emotional, physical, and sexual abuse. add something


Bolton's last Top 40 single in the US in his own right was the 1997 hit "Go the Distance" (featured in the Walt Disney motion picture Hercules), which peaked at No. 1 on the US adult contemporary chart. add something


On May 9, 2000, a US Court of Appeals affirmed a jury's 1994 decision that Bolton's 1991 pop hit, "Love Is a Wonderful Thing," infringed on the copyright of the 1964 Isley Brothers song of the same name, and let stand the jury's award of $5.4 million against the singer, his co-author, Andrew Goldmark, and their record company, Sony Music Entertainment. add something


Bolton's album Only A Woman Like You was released in 2001. add something


In March 2003, Bolton joined with Lifetime Television, Verizon Wireless, and many others to lobby on behalf of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, urging legislation to provide more assistance for victims of domestic violence, such as affordable housing options. add something


Nicollette Sheridan - After her 2005 break-up with Söderblom, Sheridan returned to ex-boyfriend Michael Bolton, whom she had originally dated for five years starting in 1992


In 2006, Bolton and his fiancee Nicollette Sheridan sang a duet, "The Second Time Around," for the album Bolton Swings Sinatra. add something


In March 2007, Bolton toured South Africa for the first time. add something


Anggun - In December 2007, she received her second invitation from the Vatican to perform in the Christmas concert in Verona, Italy, along with Michael Bolton


Bolton performed a duet entitled "Il Mio Amico" with the Italian singer Anna Tatangelo at the Sanremo Music Festival 2008. add something


Bolton released his album One World One Love in the UK on September 21, 2009. add something


Robert Hart (musician) - On 1 November 2009, Robin Gibb, Michael Bolton, Mica Paris, Paul Rodgers and Lee Mead, who won TV's "Any Dream Will Do" and dozens of others recorded it at Abbey Road Studios in London


He and his partner, Chelsie Hightower, were the second couple to be eliminated, on September 28, 2010. add something


Taryn gave birth to a daughter in October 2010. add something


Claire de la Fuente - In 2010, she recorded a duet with Michael Bolton, "The Christmas Song"


Bruno Tonioli - A minor controversy arose following Tonioli's remarks to U.S. "Dancing With the Stars" contestant Michael Bolton and dance partner Chelsie Hightower on the September 27, 2010 after show, when the judge called Bolton's jive dance the worst he had seen in all 11 seasons


In 2011, Bolton was featured as a guest vocalist in The Lonely Island's song "Jack Sparrow" on their Turtleneck & Chain album. add something


Rahman for a song which was recorded in February 2011. add something


Jack Sparrow - In 2011, comedy group the Lonely Island, in collaboration with ballad singer Michael Bolton, released a song named for Jack


Andy Samberg - This was followed on May 7, 2011, with the song "Jack Sparrow" which featured Michael Bolton


In January 2013, Bolton published an autobiography, "The Soul of It All: My Music, My Life" add something


Leona Lewis - Lewis has recorded a duet with Michael Bolton called "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", which will feature on Bolton's upcoming album of the same name, due for release in the United Kingdom on 5 May 2014


As of February of 2015, Bolton was working on the recording of a new studio album add something


As of February 2015, Bolton was working on the recording of a new studio album add something


Anggun - On 2 June 2015, Anggun became a guest star at Michael Bolton's concert in Jakarta, where they performed a duet rendition of "How Am I Supposed to Live Without You"


Philip Glenister - Glenister beat Michael Bolton in a game of office golf on Channel 4's Sunday Brunch show on 2nd of April, 2017


On May 10, 2018, it was announced that American Dream: Detroit , Michael Bolton film, would premiere on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Redford Theater add something


In 2018, Bolton announced his intention to do a tour performance in Birmingham, the UK in November 2018, after two years since last time he visited the UK. add something


As of February 2019, he has six grandchildren, who range in age from 2 to 8 add something