ST. PETERSBURG – Prepare for an unforgettable evening with Michael Bolton – the multi-Grammy award-winning, iconic voice on over 53 million records sold at The Mahaffey on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m.
Bolton is known for his hits like “When a Man Loves a Woman,” “How am I Supposed to Live Without You,” “Time, Love and Tenderness,” “How Can We be Lovers.” “Georgia on my Mind,” and more.
International superstar Michael Bolton has received two Grammys for Best Pop Male Vocal Performance, six American Music Awards, and a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He has earned over 24 BMI & ASCAP Awards, including Songwriter of the Year, nine Million-Air awards, and the Hitmakers Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Bolton has recorded and performed with musical icons such as Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras, Renee Fleming and BB King. Bolton also earned a Grammy-nomination for “Georgia on my Mind,” which he sang at Ray Charles’ induction to the Jazz Hall of Fame.
Bolton’s songs have been recorded and performed by over 100 artists, ranging from Kanye West/Jay-Z and Ne-Yo, to Mark Anthony, Joe Cocker and Conway Twitty. Michael has penned No. 1 hit singles impacting the careers of artists such as Laura Branigan, KISS, Barbra Streisand, Cher, and Kenny G. He has written with Lady Gaga, Diane Warren, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, John “Mutt” Lange, and the legendary Bob Dylan.
Known for his timeless charm and good looks, Bolton has been featured in several recent “People Magazine’s Sexiest Man” issues. He became a viral video sensation for appearing in the “SNL” debut of The Lonely Island’s Emmy- nominated “Jack Sparrow” video, already racking up over 80 million YouTube views.
Bolton has seen eight studio albums rank in the Top Ten, with nine No.1 hit singles. His 21st studio album, “GEMS – The Duets Collection,” features collaborations with award-winning artists including Rascal Flatts, A.R. Rahman, Seal, Eva Cassidy, Chris Botti and Delta Goodrem.
Some of his biggest hits include: “That’s What Love is All About,” “How Am I Supposed to Live Without You,” “When I’m Back on My Feet Again,” “How Can We Be Lovers,” and “Soul Provider,” “When A Man Loves a Woman,” “To Love Some Somebody,” “Reach Out I’ll Be There,” and “Said I Loved You...But I Lied.”
For his tireless dedication to social activism, Bolton has been honored with several humanitarian awards, and is especially proud of the initiatives carried out by his own foundation. For the last 20 years, Michael Bolton Charities has dedicated its efforts to ending the scourge of violence against women and children in America. Bolton extended his reach in entertainment to executive produce “Terror at Home,” a documentary that addresses domestic violence in America, and was Emmy-nominated for writing the title song “Tears of The Angels.”
Tickets are priced $45 to $65; prices include tax and facility fees, but are subject to additional convenience fees and handling charges. Purchase tickets online at TheMahaffey.com, charge by phone at 727-893-7832 or in person at The Mahaffey Box Office. The Box Office is open Wednesday through Saturday, from noon to 6 p.m. and at least 90 minutes prior to any ticketed event.