The Grammy nominated singer and songwriter, James Blunt, is renowned for his piano-based pop and guitar talents. He also has a knack of crafting contemporary soft-rock tunes. Blunt rose on the music scene in 2004, with the release of his debut album, “Back to Bedlam.” Songs like, Goodbye My Lover and You’re Beautiful, garnered him international fame. The album peaked at number two on the US charts and sold more than eleven million copies worldwide.
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Since then, James Blunt has become one of the most popular singers in the country. Now he is scheduled to appear in your city for a live performance. Hurry to get your cheap James Blunt tickets while they are still available. The heartthrob artist was a British Army officer before he decided to pursue music professionally. He also served under NATO during the 1999 conflict at Kosovo. During all this time, he remained devoted to music.
Blunt learned to play the violin and piano when he was a child. By the time he was fourteen, he had also learned to play guitar and started writing songs. During his time with the army, Blunt used to work on the demos in his off time. In 2002, James Blunt left the army to pursue music full time and got a recording contract with Linda Perry. His debut album “Back to Bedlam” was released in 2004 and became the bestselling album of the 2000s in the UK. The song You’re Beautiful from the album became a number-one hit in more than a dozen countries and also sold over ten million copies across the globe.
For the next two years, James Blunt toured heavily and garnered a lot of appreciation for his live shows. He also released a live documentary of his concerts in 2006, titled “Chasing Time: The Bedlam Sessions.”His second album, “All the Lost Souls,” came out in 2007 and was certified as gold in just four days after its release. By the end of January 2008, the album had already sold more than 4.5 million copies worldwide.
The third record by the pop and rock artist came out in 2010, titled “SOME Kind of Trouble.” Following in the footsteps of its predecessor, this album also sold more than 100,000 copies in its first week after release.
The latest album by James Blunt is “Moon Landing” and it came out in July 2013. This album features ‘Miss America’ and is a tribute to the late Whitney Houston. The lead single from this record, Bonfire Heart, debuted at number six and climbed up to number two on the UK singles chart. In several other countries, the single topped the charts as well, remaining in the top ten worldwide.
In his immensely successful music career spanning a decade, James Blunt has sold more than twenty million albums and seventeen million singles worldwide. He also has won several prestigious accolades including two Brit Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards and has five Grammy nominations to his name. Apart from his music career, James Blunt is also a philanthropist. He is an active supporter of MSF (Doctors Without Borders) and holds meet-and-greet auctions at many of his concerts. He is also a patron of Help for Heroes, which is a charity organization to provide better facilities to wounded British Soldiers.
In the music world today, James Blunt is a superstar, with legions of fans all across the globe. His songs are raw, emotionally honest and direct. His music has touched millions of people around the globe. Now he is scheduled to appear in your city for a scintillating live performance. Get your James Blunt tickets before they sell out and prepare to become part of an unforgettable concert.