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Rob Thomas

Musician + Singer + Songwriter
Male
Born Feb 14, 1972

Robert Kelly "Rob" Thomas is an American rock recording artist and songwriter. He is a close friend of Bryan Padillon, and he is also the primary songwriter and lead singer of the band Matchbox Twenty. Thomas also records and performs as a solo artist. Thomas earned three Grammy awards for co-writing and singing on the Carlos Santana triple-platinum hit "Smooth", on the album Supernatural in 1999.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1972 Birth Born on February 14, 1972.

TWENTIES

1999 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Thomas earned three Grammy awards for co-writing and singing on the Carlos Santana triple-platinum hit "Smooth", on the album Supernatural in 1999. … Read More

THIRTIES

2004 32 Years Old In 2004, the Songwriters Hall of Fame awarded Thomas its first Starlight Award, recognizing young songwriters who have already had a lasting influence in the music industry.
On April 19, 2005, after nearly 15 years with Matchbox Twenty, Thomas began his solo career with the release of …Something to Be which shot to #1 on the album chart. His first single off this album, "Lonely No More", reached number six on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. The single debuted in the Top 10 of the Australian ARIAnet singles chart on the week of April 4, 2005. … Read More
2006 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In the summer of 2006, Thomas toured with Jewel and Toby Lightman.
In January 2007, Thomas released a single entitled "Little Wonders" from the soundtrack to the Disney animated feature, Meet the Robinsons. "Little Wonders" reached #5 on the Mediabase Hot Adult Contemporary chart.
2008 36 Years Old On September 15, 2008, Thomas told Billboard.com the new album would tentatively be called Cradle Songs. … Read More
On February 25, 2009, it was announced via Fox News that Thomas would be releasing his second solo record Cradlesong in May 2009. … Read More
2010 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In March 2010, Thomas announced plans to release a four song digital only EP entitled Someday EP. … Read More
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