Michael Bolton is a multiple Grammy Award-winning Singer,
Songwriter and Social Activist, who has sold more than 60 million
records worldwide. Bolton remains committed to humanitarian causes,
especially through the Michael Bolton Charities, now in its 22nd
In recognition of his artistic achievements, Michael won 2
Grammys for Best Pop Male Vocal Performance (nominated four times),
6 American Music Awards, and a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
As a songwriter, he has earned over 24 BMI & ASCAP Awards,
including Songwriter of the Year, 9 Million-Air awards, and the
Hitmakers Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Bolton has written with some of the greatest and most diverse
talent of our time, including Bob Dylan, Paul Stanley, Lady Gaga,
Diane Warren, Desmond Child, David Foster, Walter Afanasieff, and
"Mutt" Lange. Bolton's songs have been recorded by the likes of
KISS, Marc Anthony, Barbra Streisand, Cher, Kanye West and Jay
Michael's songs and performances have been featured in numerous
television and film soundtracks, including the Oscar-nominated
theme song "Go the Distance" from Walt Disney's blockbuster
animated film Hercules and the forthcoming Russell Crowe film
Fathers & Daughters.
Continuing to tour the world each year, Michael has performed
with legacies such as Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Jose
Carreras, Renee Fleming and BB King.
Recently, Michael became a viral sensation in The Lonely
Island's Emmy nominated video, "Captain Jack Sparrow" that launched
on Saturday Night Live and has racked up over 140 million views on
YouTube. Bolton has continued his comedic appearances in several
episodes of CBS's hit series Two and a half Men as well as the hit
Fox network show Glee, HBO's hit series Last Week Tonight with John
Oliver, and ABC's brand new series Repeat After Me, executive
produced by Ellen Degeneres. He has also featured in TV campaigns
for Honda, Starburst, FiberOne and Optimum and has ongoing
campaigns with American Greetings. Michael is currently in
development on a scripted comedy with ABC and has Executive
Produced a feature-length documentary Gotta Keep Dreamin about the
21st Century Renaissance of Detroit.