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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 27 Aug 2002
  • Star rank: 900
  • Address:
    7028 Hollywood Blvd
  • Position: 4 tiles from the curb, facing east
  • GPS location:
    34.101411, -118.342562

Michael Bolton

Previous star: Liza Minnelli

Biography

Michael Bolotin (born February 26, 1953), known professionally 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 became better known for his series of pop rock ballads, recorded after a stylistic change in the late 1980s.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Michael Bolotin
  • Born: February 26, 1953 (age 61) New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
  • Genres: Rock, pop, hard rock
  • Occupation(s): Singer, songwriter, musician
  • Instruments: Vocals, guitar
  • Years active: 1975–present
  • Labels: RCA, Columbia, Jive, Concord
  • Associated acts: Blackjack, The Lonely Island
  • Website: michaelbolton.com

Read more about Michael Bolton at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Bruce Willis, Robert Rodriguez Jam at the ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ Party
Variety, 2014-08-20 21:34:45
When Michael Bolton, Bruce Willis and Robert Rodriguez are in the same room with an open bar immediately following a film premiere, the evening is sure to be an interesting one. On Tuesday night at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Bruce Willis grabbed a harmonica and a mic, and Robert Rodriguez ...

VIDEO: Michael Bolton goes to Motown
BBC Entertainment, 2013-10-17 10:27:17
Eighties crooner Michael Bolton talks to BBC Breakfast about Motown Records' influence on his 40 year old musical career

Carter among Ali Humanitarian Award winners
Yahoo Entertainment, 2013-09-19 19:28:24
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter will receive a lifetime humanitarian achievement award bearing Muhammad Ali's name next month, headlining a list of winners that includes singers Christina Aguilera and Michael Bolton for the first-ever awards that promote achievements in the fight for social justice.

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