Born on September 11, 1967, Joseph Harry Fowler Connick is an American musician, singer and actor. Harry Connick Jr. is accredited with selling over 28 million albums around the world, and according to the Recording Industry Association of America, ranks among the top 60 bestselling male artists in the United States. With 7 Top US albums and 10 number one US jazz albums, Connick has established himself in the music industry as a force to reckon with. His 1993 album, When My Heart Finds Christmas, is by far his best selling album in the United States and also one of the best selling Christmas albums in the United States. In 2004, Connick released ‘Only You’, his highest charting album that reached No. 5 in the U.S. and No. 6 in Britain. For his music, Connick has two Emmy and three Grammy awards to his name.
For the 1989 popular romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally, Harry Connick Jr produced a soundtrack that won him his first Grammy Award for the Best Jazz Male Vocal Performance. The soundtrack made it big and attained the double-platinum status in the United States- it included songs like ‘Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off’, ‘Don’t Get Around Much Anymore’, and ‘It Had to Be You’. The year 1994 saw Connick switch genres and diversify – he released an upbeat New Orleans funk album named ‘She’, the change became so popular among the masses that it earned him yet another platinum status. That same year he also released the song ‘Whisper Your Name’ for the soundtrack of The Mask- this song is his most triumphant single to date.
Harr Connick Jr. has also written score for the Broadway musical ‘Thou Shalt Not’ by Susan Stroman-it premiered in the year 2001 and won Connick a Tony Award nomination. He has a number of albums to his name including ‘Songs I Heard’ and ‘30’ which were both released in 2001. He won another Grammy for the Best Traditional Pop Album owing to his album ‘Songs I Heard’. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Harry Connnick Jr. Tickets.
Harry Connick Jr. 2015 Tour
Connick’s latest release came in June 2013, an album named ‘Every Man Should Know’ based on all original music. The Album is a 12 track set of music that is full of energy, character and personality. Loaded with soft-pop ballads, and lyrics that enchant you, songs like ‘You can see right through me’, and ‘Every Man Should Know’ live up to what you would normally expect from a Harry Connick Jr. album. Also in the set are Connick’s revamped versions of his hits ‘It Had to Be You’ and ‘Don't Get Around Much Anymore.’ Harry Connick Jr. continues his support of Every Man Should Know in 2015 with a full tour schedule. His 2015 Tour will take him around the United States and continue through Winter 2015.