Michael Bolton is a singer and songwriter who originally performed hard rock and heavy metal in the 70s and 80s with the band Blackjack, however, as a solo artist, Michael Bolton is best known for his pop-centric rock ballads. Michael Bolton has sold over 75 million records, eight of which have made it into the top 10 position in the Billboard albums chart and two number one singles. Michael Bolton is also a multiple Grammy Award and American Music Award winner.
The first album Michael Bolton released was in 1975 under his family name, Michel Bolotin. His early music with the metal band Blackjack resembled that of Black Sabbath, and Michael Bolton even auditioned for the singer of Black Sabbath, but was ultimately passed on for Ozzy Osbourne. Although his metal band throughout the 70s and 80 only saw moderate success, Michael Bolton’s new style of music was embraced by his fans in the late 80s and 90s as he climbed the adult contemporary and easy listening charts.
Michael Bolton has co-written songs and performed alongside famous artists such as Lucia Aliberti, Patti LaBelle, José Carreras, Tony Cetinski, Ray Charles, Céline Dion, Plácido Domingo, Renée Fleming, Wynonna Judd, BB King, The Lonely Island, Luciano Pavarotti, Percy Sledge, Zucchero and many more. In 1991, Michael Bolton won a Grammy Award for his cover of “When a Man Loves a Woman”. Michael Bolton has made numerous television and film appearances in which he sings. Michael Bolton as 17 studio albums dating back to 1975, when he released his debut self-titled album under his birth name, Michael Bolotin, which he followed by Everyday of my Life in 1976, and then a self-titled album, Michael Bolton, in 1983. But it wasn’t until his 1989 album Soul Provider that Michael Bolton saw significant commercial success. His following albums, Time, Love & Tenderness and Timeless: The Classics, both hit the number one position on the Billboard charts. Don’t miss the next Michael Bolton concert when he comes to your town to perform. Score big with TicketCity – The place to go for Michael Bolton tickets.
Michael Bolton Tour 2016
In 2016, Michael Bolton toured all over the US at theatres and casinos. During his performances in 2016, Michael Bolton sang selections from his classic and fan favorite songs dating back to the beginning of his musical career as a solo performer, including “When a Man Loves a Woman” and many, many more.