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An Evening with Michael Bolton at Marina Bay Sands

One night only performance by Grammy Award-Winner Michael Bolton
One night only performance by Grammy Award-Winner Michael Bolton

 

SINGAPORE (17 December 2014) – Grammy legend Michael Bolton brings a hit filled set list of soulful classics, power ballads and beautiful arias to the MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands on Thursday, 28 May 2015 for one night only. MasterCard Holders will receive a 15% discount on A & B res tickets from the 17 to 24 December. Tickets are now on sale.

The award-winning Singer, Songwriter and Social Activist, who has sold more than 53 million albums and singles worldwide, continues to tour the world every year, all while writing, recording and taping for a wide array of projects spanning music, film, television and theatre.  Known for his soulful voice and poignant lyrics, his timeless style, charm and good looks have also earned him a spot in several “People Magazine’s Sexiest Man” issues, including 2012’s “Sexiest Man Alive.”

Michael’s artistic achievements include two Grammy Awards, six American Music Awards, 24 BMI & ASCAP Awards, nine Million-Air Awards, Hitmakers Songwriter of the Year Award and a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

His diverse musical interests have produced eight Top Ten studio albums and nine chart topping singles across Pop, Jazz &Classical charts and global sales of more than US$53 million.  His 23rdstudio album, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, is an authentic tribute toHitsville USAin collaboration with Motown legends Smokey Robinson and Valerie Simpson and features duets with contemporary artists Kelly Rowland, Michael Lington, Melanie Fiona and Delta Goodrem.

A prolific songwriter, Michael has written for more thana hundred artists and penned #1 hits for Barbra Streisand, Cher, KISS, Kenny G and Laura Branigan, collaborated with Lady Gaga, Ne-Yo and Dianne Warren andis one of the few to have co-written with Bob Dylan, which resulted in the mega hit, Steel Bars.  His songs and performances have been placed in numerous television and film soundtracks, including the Oscar nominatedtheme to Walt Disney’s animated blockbuster Hercules,Go The Distance.

Duets with Delta Goodrem, Eva Cassidy, Seal and Rascal Flattsfeature on Michael’s Gems album and he collaborated with The Lonely Island on the Emmy nominatedCaptain Jack Sparrow.  Launched on Saturday Night Live, this viral sensation has more than one hundred and thirty million hits and ranks in third place on 2011’s most viewed Youtubes and 2014’s Billboard’s Favourite SNL Songs.

Michael pays homage to Luciano Pavarotti at each concert with the aria Nessundormaandhas also shared the stage with PlacidoDomingo, Jose Carreras, Renee Fleming, Seal, Lara Fabian and BB King.  He earned a Grammy nomination for his cover of Georgia On My Mind, which was performed with Ray Charles at the jazz greats induction to the Hall of Fame.

A devoted social activist, Michael is especially proud of the initiatives carried out by his own foundation over more than two decades.  The Michael Bolton Charities advocates on behalf of women and children at risk and he has been recognised with several Humanitarian honours, including the Martin Luther King Award granted by the Congress of Racial Equality, the Lewis Hine Award from the National Child Labour Committee and the Frances Preston Lifetime Achievement Award.

For all interview and photo requests, please contact:
AMANDA OSBORNE at BASE Entertainment Asia
(+65) 9046 7009 e: Amanda@baseentertainmentasia.com

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