James Blunt (English singer-songwriter)

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James Hillier Blount (born 22 February 1974), better known by his stage name James Blunt, is an English singer-songwriter and former reconnaissance officer for the British Army. He originally signed to EMI Music Publishing and is currently signed to Custard Records and Atlantic Records.

Blunt rose to prominence in 2004 with the release of his debut studio album Back to Bedlam, achieving worldwide fame with the singles "You're Beautiful" and "Goodbye My Lover". The album sold over 11 million copies worldwide, topping the UK Albums Chart and peaking at number two in the US. "You're Beautiful" was number 1 in both the US, UK and a dozen other countries. Back to Bedlam, was the best selling album of the 2000s in the UK.

Blunt has gone on to sell over 20 million albums and 20 million singles worldwide. He has received several awards, including two Brit Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards, two Ivor Novello Awards as well as receiving five Grammy Award nominations.

Blunt was a reconnaissance officer in the Life Guards, a cavalry regiment of the British Army, and served under NATO in the Kosovo War in 1999.

Blunt was awarded an Honorary Doctorate for Music in 2016 by University of Bristol.

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Discography

Album

Year Title RatingReleases
2004 Back to Bedlam 4 14
2007 All the Lost Souls 2.5 13
2010 Some Kind of Trouble 7
2013 Moon Landing 10

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
2008 Les Sessions Lost Souls 1
2015 I'll Take Everything - The Platinum Collection 1

Album + Live

Year Title RatingReleases
2006 Chasing Time: The Bedlam Sessions 3 2
2008 All the Lost Souls Tour 2008 (Manchester Apollo 11.01.2008) 1
2008 All the Lost Souls Tour 2008 (Hammersmith Apollo, London 14.01.2008) 1
2008 All the Lost Souls Tour 2008 (Plymouth Pavilions 18.01.2008) 1
2008 All The Lost Souls Tour 2008 (Wolverhampton Civic Hall 21.01.2008) 1
Back to Bedlam: Live in Paris 1

Single

Year Title RatingReleases
2004 High 3
2005 You're Beautiful 4
2005 Goodbye My Lover 2
2005 Wisemen 2
2006 No Bravery 1
2007 1973 5 4
2008 Carry You Home 1
2008 I Really Want You 1
2008 Love, Love, Love 1
2010 Stay the Night 1
2011 So Far Gone 1
2011 I'll Be Your Man 1
2011 Dangerous 1
2013 Bonfire Heart 1
2014 Heart to Heart 1
2014 When I Find Love Again 1
Same Mistake CDM 1

EP

Year Title RatingReleases
2006 Monkey On My Shoulder EP (From The Original Demo Collection) 1
2012 Superstar (Remixes) 1
2013 Bonfire Heart 1
2014 When I Find Love Again 1
2014 Smoke Signals EP 1

EP + Live

Year Title RatingReleases
2005 Live in Berlin (Fritz Radio Konzert) 1
2007 iTunes Festival: London 2008 1

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