There are two artists with this name: James Walker is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist musician based out of Atlanta, Georgia. Walker has numerous band appearances to his credit. His current solo project is also his first. James Walker (other names include "Jay-Jay", "Strawberry Blonde Gangster" and "Go away") is also an upcoming and promising solo artist who's track record includes allegedly playing keyboard with led zeppelin and the white stripes. This has never been proved as his image cannot be captured on camera and his existence is still only myth.
For Way With Words, the road to success started where many of their predecessors once found themselves: playing music in their bedroom. The twist? This particular music-sesh was fueled by Red Bull’s Bedroom Jam contest, broadcast across the band’s native homeland of Australia, and landed them a plane trip to LA to record their debut EP, Better Off Friends. Fusing guitar-driven pop-rock with melodic verses, full choruses, and layered instrumentation, WWW have produced an effort bubbling with energy and a maturity of sound and lyric far surpassing their youth.
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Jay Brannan is a Texas born singer, actor, and songwriter. After finding homes all over the country to live in, and briefly attending University of Cincinnati's acting school, he decided to plant his feet down in New York City. Brannan was cast in 2003 for the movie Shortbus, directed by John Cameron Mitchell. He contributed the song Soda Shop to the film's soundtrack, which he stated was his "first professionally recorded track".
The The Family Man Songfacts says that Georgian native Craig Campbell had already been playing piano at his mother's church since the age of 10 when he formed his band called Out of the Blue. In 2002 Campbell moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where he landed a steady gig at The Stage, one of the biggest clubs in the city's famed Lower Broadway and recorded demo sessions for other singers. After meeting and befriending fellow Georgian Luke Bryan, Campbell was persuaded to start writing his own songs.
MBLAQ, (an acronym for Music Boys Live in Absolute Quality) is a South Korean quintet boy band created by Korean pop R&B singer, producer and actor Rain (비) under a branch of his label J.Tune Entertainment called J.Tune Camp. The five members include Seung Ho, G.O, Joon, Thunder/Cheon Doong, and Mir. The group debuted on October 9, 2009 at Rain's Legend of Rainism concert. On October 14, 2009 the group released their debut single album, Just BLAQ, which topped various on-line and off-line music charts in South Korea.
蕭敬騰 / Jam Hsiao is a Taiwanese singer (born March 30, 1987 in Taipei) who received great popularity after appearing on 超級星光大道 ("One Million Star" or "Super Star Avenue"), a Taiwanese singing contest. He is known for singing against (PK) the very popular finalist 楊宗緯 (Aska Yang).
Israel Ka'ano'i Kamakawiwo'ole was born May 20, 1959 to Henry (aka Tiny) KaleiAloha Naniwa Kamakwiwo`ole Jr. and Evangeline Leinani (Keale) Kamakawiwo`ole. He lived the first 10 years of his life in Palolo Valley on O'ahu. Then the family moved to Makaha. He started playing music with his older brother Skippy when he was just 11 years old. But that isn't surprising, as Israel came from a musical family. His uncle is Moe Keale, a living legend in Hawai.
Ali Campbell has one of the UK’s most distinctive and recognisable voices. As lead singer with the world-renowned group UB40, Ali Campbell has sold over 60 million records worldwide, toured across the globe, notched up four number No. 1 world-wide singles, over 40 Top 40 UK singles, released 18 studio albums and received an Ivor Novello Award for International Achievement. At this years Grammy awards UB40 were nominated for best reggae album, for their most recent album released in 2006.
There are three "The Ghosts" bands: Mathew Sawyer's in London, an Australian dance band who have since changed their name to Ghostwood, and a Manchester based alt-rock band, who have since changed their name to Death To The Ghosts. Mathew Sawyer And The Ghosts are a London based folk pop band fronted by painter/ex-Television Personalities drummer, Mathew Sawyer.