Birth Name: Robert Kelly Thomas
Birth Place: Landstuhl, West Germany
Years Active: 1996 - present
Genres: Alternative Rock, Post-grunge, Pop Rock, Adult Contemporary
Robert Kelly "Rob" Thomas (born February 14, 1972) is an American rock recording artist and songwriter. He is the primary songwriter and lead singer of the band Matchbox Twenty. Thomas also records and performs as a solo artist. Thomas earned three Grammy awards for co-writing and singing on the Carlos Santana triple-platinum hit "Smooth," on the album “Supernatural” in 1999. He has also lent his songwriting talents to such artists as Tom Petty, Willie Nelson, Mick Jagger, Marc Anthony, Pat Green, Taylor Hicks, Travis Tritt and Daughtry. On April 19, 2005, after nearly 10 years with Matchbox Twenty, Thomas began his solo career with the release of “…Something to Be” which shot to #...
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