Robbie Williams


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

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    Huffington Post - Oct 19, 2015
  • Robbie Williams And Ayda Field Respond To Sexual Harassment Allegations
    The Independent - May 14, 2015


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Robbie Williams.


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


1995 21 Years Old In July 1995, Williams's drug abuse had escalated to the point of his having a near drug overdose the night before the group was scheduled to perform at the MTV Europe Music Awards. … Read More
They later disbanded on 13 February 1996, Williams's 22nd birthday. … Read More
1997 - 1999 5 More Events
…  " 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 33 Years Old Rumours of a new studio album co-written with Guy Chambers surfaced in early 2007, along with known commitments required by Williams to his EMI contract. … Read More
2008 34 Years Old In a high profile chart battle, Williams' album was pitted against X Factor 2008 runners-up JLS who released their debut album the same day. … Read More
In February 2009, it was confirmed that Williams had written material with Guy Chambers and Mark Ronson.
In 2010 he announced that he was to release "Shame", a duet with Take That lead singer songwriter Gary Barlow as the first single from his greatest hits collection In and Out of Consciousness: The Greatest Hits 1990–2010 which was certified silver in the UK and charted in 19 countries worldwide. … Read More
2012 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In August 2012, Take That performed at the closing ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics. … Read More


…  In 2014 he was awarded the freedom of Stoke-on-Trent, as well as having a tourist trail created and streets named in his honour. … Read More
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