Sep 182016

Written by Paul Simon

Closer was released in November 2003 and was Josh Groban’s sophomore cd. After a couple of months in the Top Ten, it zoomed at #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 at the dawn of 2004. Produced by David Foster, that milestone cd eventually sold over six million copies in the US alone. That triumphant chart performance led to a high-profile tour that sent the young singer all over the US to perform at sold-out venues. His tour was captured on Groban’s next cd/dvd entitled Live At The Greek. Recorded at Los Angeles’ infamous Greek Theater, Live At The Greek delivered top ratings when broadcasted on the PBS “Great Performances” series, became an out-of-the-box best-seller and was certified six-times platinum.
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May 172015

Written by David Foster, Walter Afanasieff & Lucio Quarantotto

The fall 2001 release of Josh Groban was the introduction of the Los Angeles-born baritone to the music world. David Foster crafted the now-classic release that beautifully showcased Groban’s terrific vocal talent. Yet, Warner Bros., the owner’s of the Reprise label that Josh Groban was on, showed hesitation to sign the future superstar. Warner was unsure that the young Groban’s voice and music style would become winners on the charts and radio.

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May 252014

written by Marc Jordan & Stephen Moccio

The beginning of 2007 saw the release of a special Valentine’s Day project by international recording star Josh Groban. This eight track compilation CD was titled “With You” and was sold exclusively at the Hallmark store chain. “With You” included previously released material personally selected by the baritone superstar like “You’re Still You,” “Broken Vow,” “When You Say You Love Me” and “Per Te.” This romantic tour-de-force also presented a couple of beautiful, unreleased songs – the title track and “My Heart Was Home Again.”

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Mar 172013

from YOU RAISE ME UP (Radio Edit)

written by Rolf Lovland & Brendan Graham

“You Raise Me Up” is an inspirational song originally composed and performed in 2002 by Irish/Norvegian duo, Secret Garden. The song was brought to worldwide recognition by Josh Groban who recorded it, in 2003, for his second album, Closer. “You Raise Me Up” was the hit single off that album reaching the top of the adult contemporary chart where it stayed for six weeks. It was also Groban’s first entry on Billboard’s Hot 100 at #73 and it was eventually nominated for a Grammy as “Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.”

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Apr 152012

from AWAKE

Written by Nino Rota, Lawrence Kusik, Edward A. Snyder, Alfredo Rapetti

In november 2006, singing superstar Josh Groban, after the amazing success of his first two multi-platinum records, “Josh Groban” and “Closer,” released his new album entitled “Awake.” This new collection saw again the young baritone performing material in English, Italian and Spanish and part of “Awake” followed the lines of his first two works with classical-inspired love songs filled with emotional vocal performances.

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Oct 242010


written by  Walter Afanasieff & Lara Fabian

One year after the massive success of his 2001 debut album, singing sensation Josh Groban starred in his first PBS Great Performances special with a subsequent CD/DVD release entitled “Josh Groban In Concert.”
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Dec 062009


Written by Paul Simon

“Hitman: David Foster & Friends” was an incredible live event that took place at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas during the Spring of 2008. On that special night, Foster offered a fantastic retrospective of his legendary career with an amazing list of special guests that included superstars like Continue reading »