James Blunt Biography (Wikipedia)
James Hillier Blount (born 22 February 1974), better known by his stage name James Blunt, is an English singer-songwriter and former reconnaissance officer for the British Army. He originally signed to EMI Music Publishing and is currently signed to Custard Records and Atlantic Records.
Blunt rose to prominence in 2004 with the release of his debut studio album Back to Bedlam, achieving worldwide fame with the singles "You're Beautiful" and "Goodbye My Lover". The album sold over 11 million copies worldwide, topping the UK Albums Chart and peaking at number two in the US. "You're Beautiful" was number 1 in both the US, UK and a dozen other countries. Back to Bedlam, was the best selling album of the 2000s in the UK.
Blunt has gone on to sell over 20 million albums and 20 million singles worldwide. He has received several awards, including two Brit Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards, two Ivor Novello Awards as well as receiving five Grammy Award nominations.
Blunt was a reconnaissance officer in the Life Guards, a cavalry regiment of the British Army, and served under NATO in the Kosovo War in 1999.
- James Blunt talks to Graham Nortonhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01xpchy.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01xpchy.jpg2014-04-19T14:46:00.000ZThe singer dropped by to chat about his career and latest album Moon Landing.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01xpfh2
James Blunt talks to Graham Norton
- James Blunt sings You're Beautiful with Robbie Williams and Sir David Jason looking on.http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01jq56v.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01jq56v.jpg2013-10-14T07:47:00.000ZJames Blunt sings You're Beautiful with Robbie Williams and Sir David Jason looking on.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01jq56z
James Blunt sings You're Beautiful with Robbie Williams and Sir David Jason looking on.
- James Blunt with Sir David Jason and Robbie Williams on backing vocalshttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01jmdrk.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01jmdrk.jpg2013-10-11T12:10:00.000ZJames Blunt performing Bonfire Heart on The Chris Evans Breakfast Show.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01jmds4
James Blunt with Sir David Jason and Robbie Williams on backing vocals
- James Blunt backstage at Radio 2 Live in Hyde Parkhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01gbp6k.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01gbp6k.jpg2013-09-09T00:51:00.000ZJames Blunt chats to Simon Mayo backstage at Radio 2 Live in Hyde Parkhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01gbp6p
James Blunt backstage at Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park
- James Blunt Live in Sessionhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01gb9z0.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01gb9z0.jpg2013-09-08T15:13:00.000ZJames joined Sir Terry in his backstage tepee to burst into song!http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01gbb76
James Blunt Live in Session
James Blunt Tracks