The American rock artist, Robert Kelly "Rob" Thomas is popularly known for his songwriting and recording skills. Some also know him as a member of the band named ‘Matchbox Twenty’. Rob is the lead singer and primary songwriter for the band. He is known for his brilliant musical compositions. May it be as a member of the band or as a solo artist, Rob always comes up with something different. This resolute celebrity is known for sharing his talents with other musicians as well. Rob has lent his voice to the works of artists such as Willie Nelson, Marc Anthony, Taylor Hicks, Daughtry and more. This sharing has been very fruitful for the luminary. Rob earned three Grammy Awards for singing and co-penning Carlos Santana’s triple-platinum hit song "Smooth". This Starlight Award winner has released a string of radio smash hits such as "3 A.M.", "Back 2 Good", "If You're Gone", "Disease", "How Far We've Come" and more. Songwriters Hall of Fame categorized Rob among young artists who have been successful in making a lasting impact on the music industry. Watch this fantastic celebrity perform live on stage by getting Rob Thomas tickets for the series of shows happening in your hometown.
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Rob Thomas spent a decade with Matchbox Twenty after which decided to give a shot to his career as a solo artist. So in 2005, the journey of Rob’s solo career started with the release of his debut album titled …Something to Be. This star singer gained meteoric rise right with the first single from his first album. The single "Lonely No More" made it to the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and ranked at number six. The second single "This Is How a Heart Breaks" was certified with a gold status in the USA and was also ranked among top 50 in Australia.
Besides making fantastic music, Rob has also made numerous significant appearances as a solo artist. In 2005, Rob performed at the ‘Live 8 concert’ in Philadelphia where he presented the audience with a solo set. He also sung along the duet version of the Wonder classic, "Higher Ground" with Stevie Wonder. The same year he performed at the ‘MTV Katrina Relief Concert’. Rob went on his first tour as a solo artist with Something to Be Tour in the fall of 2005. His next tour in the following year was accompanied by Jewel and Toby Lightman.
Crowned as Songwriter of the Year by both BMI and the Billboard, Thomas reunited with his band Matchbox Twenty in 2007. Together they released "Exile on Mainstream”, which was their first album in five years. The album compiled a retrospective of their best work along with a range of new songs from six-track EP produced by Steve Lillywhite. The album spawned the RIAA gold single "How Far We’ve Come". The same year, in 2007, Rob struck another solo hit with "Little Wonders”. The single gained popularity as the soundtrack of the animated Disney feature film, “Meet The Robinsons”.
More recently, Rob has decided to take both his careers as a band member and a solo artist hand in hand. He believes that working with Matchbox Twenty will bring in more creativity to his compositions as the band has evolved over the years. On the other hand, he would continue to pursue his solo career to unload the buildup of songs in his mind and present it to the world. This devoted artist believes in craft and creativity.
Rob is of the view that he does not want to make the same record over and over again but instead he wants to give a new sense of direction to his music style every time. Lyrically he wants to represent himself as a person who he is today and stylistically he wants to portray the era he is in. This is the reason Rob Thomas is widely known as one of the most accomplished singer/songwriter of his generation. He is categorized among the most compelling and commercially successful artists of modern music who has maintained his position for well over a decade. This fantabulous artist is bringing his pop rock music to an arena near you. Get Rob Thomas tickets to take your family out and share the experience of a brilliantlive musical event.