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James Blunt Info Pagebutton2.gif (123 bytes) REAL NAME: James Blount
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BIRTHDAY: February 22, 1974
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BIGGEST SINGLE: "You're Beautiful" (2006)
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BIGGEST LP: Back To Bedlam (2005)
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 0







TIMELINE

James Bluntbutton2.gif (123 bytes) Before breaking out into music, James Blunt studied aerospace manufacturing, engineering and sociology at Bristol University and spent time in the Army in Kosovo for 4 years. He eventually landed in LA in 2003 to give music a shot and working with producer Linda Perry to work on his debut LP.

2004....

October
James Blunt - "Wisemen" (Single)button2.gif (123 bytes) Blunt released his debut LP Back To Bedlam in the UK.

2005....

June
button2.gif (123 bytes) Blunt topped the UK LP charts with
Back To Bedlam and the UK singles charts with "You're Beautiful."

August
James Blunt - 'Back To Bedlam'button2.gif (123 bytes) James contributed the track "I Want You" to the Listen To Bob Dylan: A Tribute Album compilation.

October
button2.gif (123 bytes) Blunt released his debut
Back To Bedlam in the US.

November
button2.gif (123 bytes) Blunt won a MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Act.

December
James Blunt - "Goodbye My Lover" (Single)button2.gif (123 bytes) Blunt hit the Top 40 with "You're Beautiful."
button2.gif (123 bytes) Blunt performed on Saturday Night Live.
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Back To Bedlam became the #1 LP of the year in the UK.

January
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Back To Bedlam was certified gold.

February
James Blunt - "You're Beautiful" (Single)button2.gif (123 bytes) Blunt hit the Top 10 with "You're Beautiful."
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Back To Bedlam was certified platinum.
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You're Beautiful" was certified 2x platinum.
button2.gif (123 bytes) Blunt won 2 Brit Awards for Best Pop Act and Best British Male Solo Artist.
February 4: Blunt topped the Billboard Digital Albums chart for 1 week with Back To Bedlam.
February 18: Blunt topped the Billboard Digital Songs chart for 4 weeks and Digital Tracks chart for 4 weeks with "You're Beautiful."

March
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Back To Bedlam topped the Billboard Top Internet Albums chart, Top Rock Albums chart, and Top Digital Albums chart.
March 4: Blunt topped the Billboard Pop 100 chart with 2 weeks and Adult Top 40 chart for 5 weeks with "You're Beautiful."
March 11: Blunt topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 1 week with "You're Beautiful."
March 18: Blunt topped the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart for 7 weeks with "You're Beautiful."

April
James Blunt - "High" (Single)button2.gif (123 bytes) Blunt hit #1 for 2 weeks on the ARC Weekly Top 40 with "You're Beautiful."
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Back To Bedlam was certified 2x platinum.

June
button2.gif (123 bytes) Blunt hit the Top 40 with "
High."

August
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You're Beautiful" won 2 MTV Video Music Awards for Best Male Video and Best Cinematography, and was nominated for Best New Artist.

December
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Back To Bedlam was the 6th biggest-selling LP in the US for the year with sales during the year topping 2.1 million.
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Billboard Year-End Charts with the Top Hot Adult Contemporary Track ("You're Beautiful").

2007....

February
James Blunt - "1973" (Single)button2.gif (123 bytes) Blunt was nominated for 5 Grammy Awards incuding Record of the Year, Song of the Year (with Amanda Ghost and Sacha Skarbek) (awarded to the songwriter), Best Pop Vocal Performance - Male ("You're Beautiful"), Best Pop Vocal Album (Back To Bedlam), and Best New Artist. Blunt performed at the ceremony.

June
James Blunt - "Same Mistake" (Single)button2.gif (123 bytes) On July 7th, Blunt performed at the Live Earth concert in the UK. The 7-continent concert organized by Al Gore brought together over 100 artists to perform and raise the world's awareness about the climate crisis and how to make a difference to help the environment and the world.

September
James Blunt - 'All The Lost Souls'button2.gif (123 bytes) Blunt's next LP All The Lost Souls was released.
button2.gif (123 bytes) Blunt topped the UK and Canadian LP charts with
All The Lost Souls.

December
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All The Lost Souls was certified gold.

2008...

April
James Blunt - 'Some Kind Of Trouble'button2.gif (123 bytes) The single "You're Beautiful" was certified 2x platinum.

2011...

January
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Some Kind Of Trouble.

2013...

2016...

2017...


LP DISCOGRAPHY

James Blunt - 'Back To Bedlam'
iTunes
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Back To Bedlam

Released: October 4, 2005
US: 3x Platinum
Billboard peak: # 2
Rolling Stone: 3 stars from Rolling Stone - Entertainment Weekly: B
Tracks: "High" - "You're Beautiful" - "Wisemen" - "Goodbye My Lover" - "Tears And Rain" - "Out Of My Mind" - "So Long Jimmy" - "Billy" - "Cry" - "No Bravery"

James Blunt - 'All The Lost Souls'
iTunes
Amazon.mp3

All The Lost Souls

Released
: September 18, 2007
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 7
Rolling Stone: 2 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone - Entertainment Weekly: B+
Tracks: "1973" - "One Of The Brightest Stars" - "I'll Take Everything" - "Same Mistake" - "Carry You Home" - "Give Me Some Love" - "I Really Want You" - "Shine On" - "Annie" - "I Can't Hear The Music"

James Blunt - 'Some Kind Of Trouble'
iTunes
Amazon.mp3

Some Kind Of Trouble

Released
: January, 2011
Billboard peak: # 11
Tracks: "Stay The Night" - "Dangerous" - "Best Laid Plans" - "So Far Gone" - "No Tears" - "Superstar" - "These Are The Words" - "Calling Out Your Name" - "Heart Of Gold" - "I'll Be Your Man" - "If Time Is All I Have" - "Empty Track" - "Turn Me On"

James Blunt - 'Moon Landing'
iTunes
Amazon.mp3

Moon Landing

Released
: November 5, 2013
Tracks: "Face The Sun" - "Satellites" - "Bonfire Heart" - "Heart To Heart" - "Miss America" - "The Only One" - "Sun On Sunday" - "Bones" - "Always Hate Me" - "Postcards" - "Blue On Blue" - "Miss America" (acoustic)

James Blunt - 'The Afterlove'

The Afterlove

Released
: March 24, 2017
Tracks: "Love Me Better" - "Bartender" - "Lose My Number" - "Don't Give Me Those Eyes" - "Someone Singing Along" - "California" - "Make Me Better" - "Time Of Our Lives" - "Heartbeat"


POP SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY
[based on RockOnTheNet's The ARC Weekly Top 40

 
1 You're Beautiful

from the LP
Back To Bedlam
ARC chart run: 35 - 32 - 29 - 26 - 23 - 19 - 15 - 12 - 10 - 7 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 4 - 3 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 6 - 8 - 11 - 11 - 19 - 21 - 33 - 35 - off
Year-End Chart Position: #
15
RIAA Certification: 2x Platinum
Grammy Nominee:
Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Performance - Male
MTV VMA Winner:
Best Male Video, Best Cinematography
MTV VMA Nominee:
Best New Artist
1(2) 26 2006 James Blunt - "You're Beautiful" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
2 High

from the LP
Back To Bedlam
ARC chart run: 36 - 31 - 29 - 26 - 37 - off
Year-End Chart Position: #
121
26 5 2006 James Blunt - "High" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
 
  Wisemen

from the LP
Back To Bedlam
** ** 2005 James Blunt - "Wisemen" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
  Goodbye My Lover

from the LP
Back To Bedlam
** ** 2006 James Blunt - "Goodbye My Lover" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
  1973

from the LP
All The Lost Souls
** ** 2007 James Blunt - "1973" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
  Same Mistake

from the LP
All The Lost Souls
** ** 2007 James Blunt - "Same Mistake" (Single)
iTunes
Amazon.mp3
 
Note: Song title and position links lead you to the song's ARC Weekly Top 40 chart run, LP links take you to Amazon.com for that LP's info (often including track listings and track samples), and single cover art takes you to Amazon.com for that CD single (if available). Songs charting prior to 1980 have information from Billboard magazine.
 


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