Michael Bolton

Born Feb 26, 1953

Michael Bolotin, better known as Michael Bolton, is an American singer and songwriter. Bolton originally performed in the hard rock and heavy metal genres from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s, both on his early solo albums and those he recorded as the frontman of the band Blackjack. He is best known, however, for his series of soft rock ballads, recorded after a stylistic change in the late 1980s.… Read More

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1953 Birth Born on February 26, 1953.


1975 22 Years Old Bolton began recording in 1975. … Read More


1983 30 Years Old Indeed, in 1983, Bolton auditioned for, but was denied, the lead vocalist position with Osbourne's former band, Black Sabbath. … Read More
1985 32 Years Old The two sought to work with each other again, and their next collaboration was when Bolton co-wrote "I Found Someone" for Branigan in 1985. … Read More
1987 34 Years Old One of his first major hits was his 1987 interpretation of the Otis Redding classic "(Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay." … Read More
1991 38 Years Old In 1991, Bolton released the album Time, Love & Tenderness which featured his Grammy Award-winning cover version of "When a Man Loves a Woman." … Read More


1995 42 Years Old …  Bolton and Sheridan dated until 1995, stopped dating, then reunited in 2005 and became engaged in March 2006; however, it was confirmed in August 2008 that they had broken off their engagement. … Read More
1997 44 Years Old Bolton's last Top 40 single in the US in his own right was the 1997 hit "Go the Distance" (featured in the Disney animated motion picture Hercules), which peaked at No. 1 on the US adult contemporary chart.
2001 48 Years Old He hired conductor Larry Baird (orchestral musical director/conductor/arranger for The Moody Blues, Three Dog Night, Al Jarreau, etc.) for his 2001 tour.


2006 53 Years Old In 2006, Bolton and his then fiancee Nicollette Sheridan sang a duet, "The Second Time Around," for the album Bolton Swings Sinatra.
2007 54 Years Old In March 2007, Bolton toured South Africa for the first time. … Read More
2008 55 Years Old Bolton performed a duet entitled "Il Mio Amico" with the Italian singer Anna Tatangelo at the Sanremo Music Festival 2008. … Read More
2009 56 Years Old Bolton released his album One World One Love in the UK on September 21, 2009. … Read More
2010 57 Years Old Bolton was married to Maureen McGuire, but they divorced. They are the parents of three adult daughters: Isa, Holly, and Taryn. Taryn gave birth to a daughter in October 2010.
2011 58 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2011, Bolton was featured as a guest vocalist in The Lonely Island's song "Jack Sparrow" on their Turtleneck & Chain album. … Read More


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In 2013 Bolton released the album Ain't No Mountain High Enough – A Tribute to Hitsville USA, which featured duets with Kelly Rowland, Melanie Fiona and Orianthi.
As of February 2015, Bolton was working on the recording of a new studio album.
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