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Rob Thomas: A Talented Artist!

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Robert Kelly Thomas, best known as Rob Thomas, was born on February 14, 1972.  One interesting fact about him is that he was born on a military base in Landstuhl, Germany.  These days, he is a great pop-rock artist.  Rob Thomas, the lead singer of the very famed band called Matchbox Twenty, was also the lead singer of the group called Tabitha’s Secret.  It is believed that when he was only 13 years old, he got interested in being an artist.  Rob Thomas’ mentor is Steve Burry, from who he has received a great influence.

Rob Thomas has been married to Marisol Maldonado since1999.  However, he has a son who is named Maison Avery from a former relationship.  In this same year, he got to be worldwide known due to his participation, meaning co-writing and singing, in the Carlos Santana’s hit called “Smooth”, which is comprised in the album titled Supernatural.  Five years later, Rob Thomas was awarded as one of the young songwriters that have provoked a great impact on music by the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Last year, he released an album that sold 1.2 million copies that reached #1 in the United Kindom and Australia.  The name of this album, which marks the beginning of Rob Thomas’ solo career, is called Something to Be.  This album constitutes the first album released by a solo artist that has reached #1 at the Billboard chart.  Thus, Rob Thomas appeared, in 2005, the Live 8 concert and, about one month later, on the 2005 MTV Katrina Relief Concert.  In October 2005, he started with the first tour as a solo artist.  In addition, this year, Rob Thomas will tour in conjunction with Jewel; however, his fans can expect much more from him for this year!

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