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John Mayer

John Clayton Mayer ( /ˈmeɪ.ər/ MAY-ər; born October 16, 1977) is an American pop and blues rock musician, singer-songwriter, recording artist, and music producer. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and raised in Fairfield, he attended Berklee College of Music in Boston. He moved to Atlanta in 1997, where he refined his skills and gained a following, and he now lives in New York City. His first two studio albums, Room for Squares and Heavier Things, did well commercially, achieving multi-platinum status. In 2003, he won a Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "Your Body Is a Wonderland." Mayer began his career performing mainly acoustic rock, but gradually began a transition towards the blues genre in 2005 by collaborating with renowned blues artists such as B. B. King, Buddy Guy, and Eric Clapton, and by forming the John Mayer Trio. The blues influence can be heard throughout his 2005 live album Try! with the John Mayer Trio and his third studio album Continuum, released in September 2006. At the 49th Annual Grammy Awards in 2007, Mayer won Best Pop Vocal Album for Continuum and Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "Waiting on the World to Change".

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John Mayer Sued Over Ponzi Scheme Money

John Mayer
Sued Over Ponzi Scheme Money

John Mayer has just been dragged into a lawsuit over a $100 million Ponzi scheme -- and according to the docs, the singer might be in possession of as much as $465,000 in dirty money.Here's some… READ MORE >

John Mayer and Katy Perry -- BACK ON!

John Mayer & Katy Perry
BACK ON!

Break-up rumors be damned ... Katy Perry and John Mayer are BACK ON ... at least judging by the way they left a romantic L.A. restaurant together last night. The paparazzi furiously snapped away… READ MORE >

- 1450 days ago
Katy Perry & John Mayer -- Sooooooo Dating

Katy Perry & John Mayer
Sooooooo Dating

Katy Perry and John Mayer don't need to say it ... they're definitely an item. The pair have been spotted all over town recently and last night ... our photog caught them coming out of a… READ MORE >

- 1474 days ago
Katy Perry with John Mayer -- Is He Hittin' That Now???

Katy Perry with John Mayer
Is He Hittin' That Now???

John Mayer and Katy Perry were seen leaving the Chateau Marmont hotel in West Hollywood together last night ... damn you John Mayer. It's unclear if the two were just hangin' out ... having dinner… READ MORE >

- 1484 days ago
Jennifer Love Hewitt -- Why Do Men Love Bitches?!

Jennifer Love Hewitt
Why Do Men Love Bitches?!

It was a cold rainy day in L.A. yesterday and single lady Jennifer Love Hewitt tried to find some companionship with the self-help book "Why Men Love Bitches: From Doormat to Dreamgirl -- A… READ MORE >

- 1716 days ago
John Mayer Undergoes Throat Surgery

John Mayer
Undergoes Throat Surgery

John Mayer underwent surgery this week to remove a granuloma from just above his vocal cord, the singer announced on his blog. Mayer said the surgery was necessary after his attempts to rest his… READ MORE >

- 1767 days ago
John Mayer -- Throat Condition Derails Concerts, Album

John Mayer
Throat Condition Derails Album, Concerts

John Mayer is canceling two concerts and postponing his album until next year because he's having problems with his vocal cords.Mayer revealed the problem on his blog, saying he had developed a… READ MORE >

- 1804 days ago
John Mayer -- I Wanna Be Like Depp

John Mayer
I Wanna Be Like Depp

Not content with his own image anymore, adult contemporary singer John Mayer did his best Johnny Depp impersonation as he left a medical building in Beverly Hills on Thursday.Your body is ...… READ MORE >

- 1840 days ago
Urban vs. Woods vs. Mayer: Who'd You Rather?

Urban vs. Woods vs. Mayer
Who'd You Rather?

Keith Urban and John Mayer both performed at a Tiger Woods charity event, Tiger Jam 2011, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas last night. Question is ... READ MORE >

- 1942 days ago
John Mayer's Dates -- Survival of the Fittest

John Mayer's Dates --
Survival of the Fittest

John Mayer hit the town last night with a few guy friends and three lady friends -- but at the end of the night, one woman apparently didn't make the cut.Mayer was spotted out at a martini bar in… READ MORE >

- 2021 days ago

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