Michael Bolton (born Michael Bolotin on February 26, 1953), is an American singer-songwriter, best known for his soft rock ballads and tenor vocals. His achievements include selling 53 million albums, eight top ten albums, two number one singles on the Billboard charts, and awards from both the American Music Awards and Grammy Awards. Michael Bolton had an extensive, though not very successful, career under his real name, Michael Bolotin, before emerging in the mid-'80s as a major soft rock balladeer.
Albert Hammond OBE (born 18 May 1944 in London, England, and raised in Gibraltar) is a British singer, songwriter and record producer. He is probably best known for his early 70s hits "It Never Rains In Southern California" and 'Free Electric Band' - but he went on to write countless hits for other artists such as Madonna and Leo Sayer. In 1987, Hammond's composition with Diane Warren "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" (recorded by Jefferson Starship) was nominated for an Oscar, Golden Globe and Grammy.
By their first, short nine months together, El Toro! had already achieved the impressive feat of launching the beginning of a promisingly innovative career. Within a year of their conception they had independently released the Dot Dot Dot Ex E.P., the El Rancho Del Oro E.P., and the La Rosa E.P., toured most of the East Coast and Mid-West, and signed to the rising indie record company, Undecided Records , which Revolver Magazine covered in its October 2004 issue.
Mark Anthony Patrick Owen (born January 27, 1972 in Oldham, Lancashire, England) is an English singer-songwriter and member of the boy band Take That from 1990-1996 and again since their reform in 2005. After Take That split, Owen became the third of the band's ex-members to release a solo record. He reached number three in the UK Singles Chart with his debut single, Child. His second single, Clementine, also went to number three.
Reuben Morgan is a worship leader, music pastor, and songwriter at the Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia. He is well known for such songs as 'Eagles Wings', 'Hear Our Praises', 'I Give You My Heart', 'My Redeemer Lives' and 'Touching Heaven, Changing Earth'. In 1999, Morgan and Marty Sampson formed "United Live". Darlene Zschech, the worship pastor of Hillsong (1995-2007), had suggested to Morgan that they make an album with the youth worship team and, in 1999, they made their debut album called Everyday with Morgan and Sampson leading the team.
Creedence Clearwater Revival, frequently referred to as CCR or simply Creedence, was an American roots rock band, fronted by John Fogerty. The band started out as The Blue Velvets, formed by John Fogerty, Doug Clifford, and Stu Cook in El Cerrito, California, United States in the late 1950s. They were an instrumental trio, however during the early '60s they began backing Tom Fogerty, John's older brother, for school dances at El Cerrito High School, on fraternity house gigs and in the recording studio.
Lennie Gallant is a native of the seaside village of Rustico, Prince Edward Island. Recognized by his peers as one of Canada’s best performing songwriters, he has released nine albums (seven in English and two in French), which have won him a host of awards and nominations from both the Juno Awards and the East Coast Music Association. His album, When We Get There was nominated for a Juno Award and went into space aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour in July 2009. Canadian astronaut Julie Payette chose the album for the astronaut crew to enjoy.
The Tealeaves sound is inspired by the era of the great singer-songwriters, including Cat Stevens, Simon & Garfunkel and Don McLean. Their music overflows with melody, harmony and lyrical honesty, and has been described as
Amaral is a Spanish group, from the city of Zaragoza, made up of Eva Amaral - vocals and composer - and Juan Aguirre - guitarist and composer. The group's name is Eva's surname. Their music is pop and rock, with poetic lyrics about feelings. Eva's voice is deep, strong and very melodious. Biography: 1993-2000: The group Amaral was created on January 1st 1997 with Eva Amaral, main vocalist and composer, and Juan Aguirre, guitarist and composer, as members. The name of the group is Eva's surname, and it was chosen by Juan.