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James Taylor

James Taylor


Famous as :


Birth Name :

James Vernon Taylor

Birth Date :

March 12, 1948

Birth Place :

Belmont, Massachusetts, USA

Spouse :

Carly Simon (3-Nov-72 - 1983), Kathryn Walker (14-Dec-85 - 1995), Caroline "Kim" Smedvig (since 18-Feb-01)

Claim to fame :

Single "Fire and Rain" (1970)

Latest News

Video: James Taylor Momentarily Fumbles National Anthem at World Series

October 25, 2013 06:13:35 GMT

In a momentary lapse, five-time Grammy Award-winner thought he was singing "America the Beautiful" at the Thursday night, October 24 Game 2 of the World Series at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. But the 65-year-old musician, quickly realizing just after dropping the first two words of the patriotic song, effortlessly transitioned to the opening line of the national anthem "The Star-Spangled Banner" which he was supposed to deliver at that time.

Videos: Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor Perform at Obama Inauguration

January 22, 2013 02:29:16 GMT

R'n'B-pop diva , "" winner and Grammy Award-winning artist all gave outstanding performances during the inauguration ceremony of re-elected U.S. President Barack Obama held on January 21 in front of the White House in Washington D.C. The three were all personally handpicked by Mr. Obama to perform the country's most patriotic songs at his inauguration, ushering his second term as President of the United States.

Jack Johnson Debuts Atop Billboard Hot 200

June 10, 2010 06:39:28 GMT

enters Billboard Hot 200 at the first place this week with his new release "" and scores his third No. 1 album. It has sold around 243,000 copies, breaking record of an eight-week long streak of chart toppers selling less than 200,000.

OneRepublic Debut 'Marchin On' Music Video

June 03, 2010 07:57:05 GMT

's live performance scene is highlighted in a newly-premiered music video for their single "Marchin On". The band's members Ryan Tedder, Zach Filkins, Brent Kutzle, Drew Brown and Eddie Fisher are featured in individual scenes in addition to gathering in one shot.

First Look: Showtime's Historical Drama 'The Borgias'

June 03, 2010 07:53:38 GMT

The first look into Showtime's "" is shared through a behind-the-scene footage. A new series coming from the director of "Interview with the Vampires", Neil Jordan, "Borgias" is a historical drama which is Showtime's resort to replace "".

Jonas Brothers and More Featured in Disney's New Friends for Change

June 03, 2010 07:24:13 GMT

Disney has posted a special footage for their Friends for Change project. In the more-than-2-minute clip, lots of Disney stars urge fans to take action and change their habit in order make the world a better place. Ideas on what they could do include recycling, using electricity wisely and volunteering for community.

Official Cover Art of Kanye West's 'Power'

June 03, 2010 07:16:58 GMT

An artwork featured as the cover art of 's new single "Power" has been posted on the rapper's official blog. The image is created by contemporary visual artist, George Condo, and features an illustrated headshot of Kanye with his mouth and eyes widely opened.

Adam Lambert to Play Safe in Tour but Still Offer Tasteful Performances

June 03, 2010 06:43:55 GMT

One day before kicking off his Glam Nation tour on June 4 in Wilkes-Barre, met the press to divulge what he has planned for the traveling show. In an interview with Billboard, he is convinced that those coming to his gig will definitely "be comfortable."

ABC Not Saving 'Adventures of Old Christine' Either

June 03, 2010 06:41:55 GMT

ABC is skipping "". The network which has previously rejected the chance to pick up "" after CBS canceled it last month, has laid the same verdict to the sitcom starring .

Kevin Costner Welcomes His Seventh Baby

June 03, 2010 06:21:05 GMT

is officially a dad again. On Wednesday, June 2 in Los Angeles, the "Waterworld" star welcomed his third child with wife Christine Baumgartner. The baby daughter is named Grace Avery Costner.

'The A-Team' Unleashes Four New Clips

June 03, 2010 06:17:15 GMT

The 20th Century Fox has generously shared the scenes from "" by debuting some new clips. Making their way out via Yahoo! Movies, three of the videos give a look at never-before-seen footage.

'Glee Volume 3' Soundtrack Holds No. 1 on Albums Chart

June 03, 2010 06:01:55 GMT

This week, Billboard Hot 200 is quite sleepy as there is only one new entry, ' self-titled album, which is able to crack the Top 10 by bowing at the second place with 62,000 copies. Standing in the band's way to take the top spot is last week's champ "Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers" which stays at No. 1 with 63,000 units.

'Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore' Welcomes New Trailer

May 20, 2010 07:01:10 GMT

Warner Bros. Pictures has released a new trailer for "". Making its way out via Yahoo! Movies, the video gives away more scenes from the film, showing how the dogs react to the new threat spread by a cat who wants to enslave people.

Drake Announces Second Leg of Away From Home Tour

May 20, 2010 06:34:38 GMT

After finishing the first leg of his Away From Home tour, announced a number of new dates to extend the traveling show. The Canadian rapper has started the second leg of his tour on May 17 at Ogden Theater in Denver.

Last Season of 'Smallville' Brings Back Chloe

May 20, 2010 06:13:16 GMT

"" will pull down the curtain after a decade long entertaining sci-fi fans. who plays young Clark Kent has confirmed that the show is not returning on screen after the upcoming tenth season, saying "Season 10 of Smallville will be the last season".

Justin Bieber Returns to No. 1 on Hot 200

May 20, 2010 05:01:02 GMT

reclaims the first position on Billboard Hot 200 with "" and it becomes his fourth non-consecutive week at the top spot. Last week, he sat at the fifth place with 64,000 copies and now he secures the No. 1 spot with just little over 60,000 units.

Godsmack Top Billboard 200, Eminem Rules Hot 100

May 13, 2010 06:25:24 GMT

score their third No. 1 album this week with their fifth studio album "". Making its way out in the United States on May 4, the effort rules Billboard Hot 200 with 117,000 copies. Previously, they claimed the hot spot with their 2006 "IV" and 2003 "".

Lady GaGa, Justin Bieber and More Up for 'TODAY' Concert Series

April 14, 2010 07:40:01 GMT

The line-up of this year's "TODAY" show's summer concert series has been announced. , , , and are some of the musical guests listed on the bill.

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