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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-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, Soft Rock, Heavy Metal
  • 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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