Robbie Williams


Robert Peter "Robbie" Williams is an English singer-songwriter, and occasional actor. He is a member of the pop group Take That, but has found greater commercial success as a solo artist. Williams rose to fame in the band's first run in the early- to mid-1990s. After many disagreements with the management and group members, Williams left the group in 1995 to launch his solo career.… Read More

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1974 Birth Born on February 13, 1974.


1990 16 Years Old 1 More Event
He was a member of the pop group Take That from 1990 to 1995 and again from 2009 to 2012. … Read More


1994 - 1998 8 More Events
A cover of a track from World Party's album, Egyptology, became Williams' second number one hit in the UK. Williams finished the year with a European Tour late in 1999. … Read More
…  " that he recorded for the film Bridget Jones' Diary in early 2001the album was recorded at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles. … Read More
In 2002, Williams signed a record-breaking £80 million contract with EMI. … Read More


2004 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In October 2004, Williams released, Greatest Hits, a retrospective of his career, and also, to reveal the new tracks he had been working on with the then-new collaborator, Stephen Duffy. "Radio", the compilation's first single, debuted at number one in the UK Singles Chart (becoming Williams' sixth number-one hit). … Read More
2005 31 Years Old In November 2005, Williams took home the MTV Europe Music Award for 'Best Male', but also, entered in The Guinness Book of World Records when he announced his World Tour for 2006, selling 1.6 million tickets in one single day. … Read More
2006 32 Years Old 1 More Event
Williams kicked off his Close Encounters World Tour in South Africa in April 2006, when he finished his European leg of the tour. 2.5 million people had seen the show, and after touring Latin America and Australia the numbers went up to 3 million.
2007 - 2008 2 More Events
In February 2009, it was confirmed that Williams had written material with Guy Chambers and Mark Ronson.
2010 36 Years Old 1 More Event
…  On 7 August 2010, Williams and Field married at his home in Los Angeles. … Read More
2011 37 Years Old On 21 October 2011 Williams announced that he had signed with Island Records (Universal Music), following his departure from his previous record label EMI in 2010. … Read More
Williams was the opening act at the Diamond Jubilee Concert, which was co-organised by Gary Barlow, held outside Buckingham Palace on 4 June 2012. … Read More
2013 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 2013, Williams announced a follow up to his 2001 swing album, titled Swings Both Ways for release in November. … Read More


2014 40 Years Old Williams released a compilation album entitled Under the Radar Volume 1 on 1 December 2014 through his website, featuring B-sides, demos and other previously unreleased songs. … Read More
2016 42 Years Old 1 More Event
In May 2016, it was announced that Robbie Williams had signed a recording contract with Sony Music. … Read More
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