Graham Colton

Born Nov 6, 1981
Age 34
Hometown Fayetteville

Graham Colton is an American singer-songwriter from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma most widely known for his hit song "Best Days", featured on the television series American Idol and Kyle XY. He has toured with John Mayer, Counting Crows, Maroon 5, Dave Matthews Band, NeedToBreathe, and Kelly Clarkson, and appeared on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, the Late Show with David Letterman, NBC's Today Show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show and Live with Regis and Kelly.… Read More

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  • Conversations With The Fray's Isaac Slade, Los Lonely Boys' Henry Garza, Graham Colton And Michael Schenker, Plus A Jordan Mayland & The Thermal Detonators Exclusive
    Huffington Post - Jan 21, 2014
  • Kelly Clarkson Shows Off Slimmed Down Bod At Billboard Music Awards
    US Magazine - May 21, 2012
  • 'american Idol' Fresh Out Of Saves For Colton Dixon
    MTV News - Apr 19, 2012
  • Green River Ordinance, Oklahoma City Artist Perform In Meacham
    The Oklahoma Daily - Apr 05, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Graham Colton.


1981 Birth Born on November 6, 1981.


1998 16 Years Old Colton graduated from Heritage Hall School, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. While there, he was the quarterback of the football team. Together with his childhood friend and teammate Wes Welker, now a star wide receiver for the New England Patriots, Colton led his team to a class 2A state championship in 1998 against the Tishomingo Indians. … Read More


2002 20 Years Old Adam Duritz invited Colton to perform as a supporting act for the Counting Crows in their 2002 fall tour.
2004 22 Years Old Colton was invited for another tour in 2004. … Read More
2005 23 Years Old After spending the majority of 2005 on the road with Kelly Clarkson, who he also dated, Colton began writing songs for what would become his solo follow up, 'Here Right Now', which was released in late October 2007. … Read More
2008 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Colton officially parted ways with Universal/Republic records in 2008 and quickly began writing songs for what would later become the Twenty Something EP. … Read More
2010 28 Years Old Colton began recording songs with producer Tommy Walter in 2010 that would later become 'Pacific Coast Eyes.'
2011 29 Years Old 1 More Event
Officially released in April of 2011, the album would be Colton's first official full length independent release. … Read More


2012 30 Years Old Colton formed new band/duo 'Sooner The Sunset' in the Spring of 2012 with Singer-Songwriter Lindsey Ray. … Read More
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