Rob Thomas (American singer and songwriter)

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Robert Kelly "Rob" Thomas (born February 14, 1972) is a German-born American singer, songwriter, record producer and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the primary songwriter and lead singer of the band Matchbox Twenty. Thomas also records and performs as a solo artist with "Lonely No More" released in 2005 becoming his biggest solo chart success. Thomas earned three Grammy Awards for co-writing and singing on the Santana triple-platinum hit "Smooth", on the album Supernatural in 1999.

He has also lent his songwriting talents to such artists as Willie Nelson, Mick Jagger, Marc Anthony, Pat Green, Taylor Hicks, Travis Tritt and Daughtry.

Since 1996, his band has released a string of hit singles to radio including "Push", "3AM", "Real World", "Back 2 Good", "Bent", "If You're Gone", "Mad Season", "Disease", "Unwell", "Bright Lights", "How Far We've Come", and "She's So Mean". In 2004, the Songwriters Hall of Fame awarded Thomas its first Hal David Starlight Award, recognizing young songwriters who have already had a lasting influence in the music industry.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2005 …Something to Be Rob Thomas 9
2009 Cradlesong Rob Thomas 4
2015 The Great Unknown Rob Thomas 2

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2005 iTunes Originals: Rob Thomas Rob Thomas 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 Smooth Santana feat. Rob Thomas 2
2003 A New York Christmas Rob Thomas 1
2005 Lonely No More Rob Thomas 2
2005 This Is How a Heart Breaks Rob Thomas 1
2009 Her Diamonds Rob Thomas 1
2009 Give Me the Meltdown Rob Thomas 1
2009 Someday Rob Thomas 1
2015 Trust You Rob Thomas 1
...Something to Be (Single) Rob Thomas 0

Single + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2007 Little Wonders Rob Thomas 4


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2005 ...Something More Rob Thomas 1
2010 Someday EP Rob Thomas 1

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