The American singer, guitarist, and songwriter James Taylor was born on the 12th of March in 1948. He was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” in 2000 and has won five Grammy awards so far. His first significant milestone, as an artist, was earned in 1970 with the third most popular single in the country at the time, called “Fire and Rain”. In the following year, he put out his first no 1 hit which went by the title of “You’ve Got a Friend”. This was a recording based on the classic song delivered by Carole King. The “Greatest Hits” album which he released in 1976 was able to receive the Diamond certification and it was able to sell as many as 12 million copies in the US. His other successful album came out in 1977 and was titled “JT”. Taylor and his band have been consistent enough to maintain and keep fans hooked for decades passed, and those to come. For a brief period of time he suffered from a dip in popularity, but Taylor recovered from that in the later part of the 1990s. During the years, Taylor has recorded some of the best work which earned him great many awards and he has delivered many best sellers over the years. Some of his best work includes “Hourglass”, “October Road”, and “Covers”. Taylor had some drug abuse problems during his early years, but he was able to recover from it. He has been able to maintain a strong fan following and has received much acclaim for his work. He earned five Grammys, the first one of which was awarded to him in 1971 for his hit “You’ve Got a Friend” and it was in the category of “Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male”.
James Taylor's second Grammy came in the year 1977 and it was awarded to him for his hit “Handy Man” and this Grammy was also in the category of “Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male”. He earned his third Grammy in the year 1998 for “Hourglass” and this award was in the category of “Best Pop Album”. His fourth Grammy was awarded to him in the year 2001 and it was for his song “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight”. He received this Grammy in the category of “Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male”. His last Grammy Award was sponsored by Musicares as this was in the category of “Person of the Year”. This event involved the performance from a number of artists from different eras, who paid tribute to him. The awards which he has won and the hits that he has delivered reflect on his success and his fan base. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for James Taylor Tickets!
James Taylor Before This World 2015 Tour
In honor of his 3rd studio album of the 2000's, James Taylor announced that he would be touring in support of his latest album titled Before This World. James Taylor's Before This World Tour will take the iconic singer songwriter around the world once again. Top North American shows for the Before the World Tour include New York, Cincinnati, Knoxbille, and Boston. James Taylor's live shows are known for their intimate atmosphere and the performer has captivated audiences for decades. Tickets to see James Taylor in 2015 will likely to be some of the most sought after of the concert year.