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.
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.
Survey: Christina Aguilera's 'Star-Spangled Banner' ranks worst
USA Today Music, 2013-07-18 04:56:41
Versions by Steven Tyler, Michael Bolton and Luke Bryan are also 'cringe-worthy'