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John Mayer

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Famous as :

Blues singer, songwriter

Birth Name :

John Clayton Mayer

Birth Date :

October 16, 1977

Birth Place :

Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA

Claim to fame :

Album "Room for Squares" (2001)

Biography


John Mayer was born John Clayton Mayer on October 16, 1977 in Bridgeport, Connecticut to English teacher Margaret and high school principal Richard. The middle child grew up in Fairfield, Connecticut where he attended the local high school before enrolling at Center for Global Studies at Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk.

His love of music, especially blues, was stemming from Michael J. Fox's guitar performance in "Back to the Future". Teen Mayer started taking guitar lessons from a local guitar-shop owner and he got addicted instantly. So serious was he in playing the instrument that his parents took him to see psychiatrist. His parents also prevented him from skipping college in favor of music career.

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Grateful Dead Members Form New Band Dead and Company With John Mayer

August 06, 2015 02:01:14 GMT

The wasn't really done after they played their "Fare Thee Well" shows last month. Three members of the group have announced that they're going to perform together again as part of a new band called Dead & Company which will feature on guitar.
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Katy Perry Reportedly Breaks Up With John Mayer

July 24, 2015 10:35:43 GMT

and her longtime boyfriend seem to have a cold relationship recently. Latest report from E! News says that the on-again, off-again couple has decided to end their relationship.
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Katy Perry Caught Hugging John Mayer at Grateful Dead Concert

July 06, 2015 08:50:32 GMT

fueled rumors that she and her on-again, off-again boyfriend are rekindling their romance. The "Firework" songstress was photographed getting cozy to the 37-year-old singer at concert on Saturday night, July 4 in Chicago.
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Katy Perry and John Mayer Dating Again, Spotted Together in Disneyland

May 27, 2015 03:12:28 GMT

and her on-and-off boyfriend are seemingly back together again. The couple sparked rumors that they were rekindling their relationship as they were photographed going on a cozy Disneyland date in Anaheim, California over the weekend.
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John Mayer Drops $600,000 Fake Rolex Lawsuit

May 22, 2015 09:35:47 GMT

dismissed fake Rolex watches lawsuit against watch dealer Bob Maron. Addressing the watch dealer as "an expert on Rolex watches," the singer-songwriter confirmed in a joint statement that the watch dealer never sold him a fake watch.
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Katy Perry and John Mayer Spotted Making Out at Met Gala After-Party

May 06, 2015 02:01:56 GMT

and are seemingly back together again. The "Teenage Dreams" singer arrived at the Met Gala after-party at The Standard Hotel on Monday night, May 4 with her rumored beau , but she chose to spend the night with John.
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Katy Perry Spotted Holding Hands With John Mayer During Dinner

April 14, 2015 04:03:23 GMT

may be back again with her on-and-off boyfriend . According to E! News, the pair were spotted having a dinner date at new hotspot Ysabel in West Hollywood, Los Angeles on April 4.
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Katy Perry and John Mayer Split Again

March 19, 2015 08:14:54 GMT

and have split again. The on-again/off-again couple last reunited when Perry had a break in her "Prismatic World Tour". A source told Radar Online, "So, for those few months they had a great time, pretending that it would last - and of course it didn't."
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John Mayer Insists He Is Not Womanizer, Admits to Having 'Ego Addiction'

March 06, 2015 18:32:18 GMT

famous for dating Hollywood beauties and giving kiss-and-tell interviews about his exes explains what triggered his antics in the past. "I'm a recovered ego addict," the rocker confesses in an excerpt of an interview with Ronan Farrow for MSNBC.
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John Mayer Disses Ex Taylor Swift While Hosting 'Late Late Show'

February 07, 2015 19:21:20 GMT

takes a jab at his ex while hosting "The Late Late Show" Friday night, February 6. "You can see me at the Grammys doing what I do best, being avoided by Taylor Swift," he joked. "That won't make the Internet at all." The audience responded with laugh.
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John Mayer and Mary J. Blige Join 2015 Grammy Performers

February 04, 2015 18:35:24 GMT

The lineup for the upcoming 57th annual Grammy Awards keeps getting longer ahead of the Music's Biggest Night. and are the latest additions to the prestigious event scheduled for February 8 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
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Katy Perry Cozies Up to John Mayer at Super Bowl After-Party

February 02, 2015 13:51:52 GMT

Amid heavy media speculation on their on-again relationship, and have been spotted cozying up at a Super Bowl after party. A photo of them standing close next to each other with Perry laid her head on his shoulder has made its way all over the web.
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John Mayer, Will Arnett, Judd Apatow and More to Guest Host 'Late Late Show'

November 27, 2014 02:04:47 GMT

CBS has booked a number of well-known celebrities to fill the weeks after 's departure and before 's debut on "The Late Late Show". They include singer , actor and film director/writer .
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John Mayer Has Concept for Reality Show Called 'My Funny Friend'

July 04, 2014 20:42:16 GMT

wants to pitch a new reality TV show. According to Us Weekly, the singer/songwriter who made no secret of his love for reality series has an idea for a show called "My Funny Friend" and wants celebrity chef as a host.
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John Mayer Hopes Ex-Girlfriends' Songs About Him Become Hits

June 04, 2014 02:40:39 GMT

reveals that he has no problem with his ex-girlfriends writing songs about him. Speaking to TMZ recently, the 36-year-old singer said he actually hoped those songs would become chart-toppers.
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John Mayer Drops Studio Version of Beyonce's 'XO' Cover

May 24, 2014 02:49:47 GMT

Last month, performed an acoustic cover of ' hit single called "XO" during his concert in Australia. The 36-year-old star, who's clearly a big fan of the song, has now dropped the studio version of the cover.
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John Mayer Dedicates South Korean Gig to Ferry Disaster Victims

May 07, 2014 03:56:55 GMT

showed sympathy for the victims of a recent ferry accident in South Korea when he performed in the country on Tuesday night, May 6. According to Hollywood Reporter, the 36-year-old singer appeared on the stage in Seoul wearing a yellow ribbon and announced that all the songs performed during the concert would be dedicated to those who lost their lives in the April tragedy.
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Video: John Mayer Performs Acoustic Version of Beyonce's 'XO' During Show in Australia

April 16, 2014 06:43:15 GMT

gave ' "XO" a makeover at his recent show. The 36-year-old singer successfully turned the hit song into a slow-tempo acoustic jam during a concert in Adelaide, Australia, on Tuesday, April 15.
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John Mayer Sues Charlie Sheen's Friend Over Counterfeit Watches

March 19, 2014 09:06:29 GMT

has launched a lawsuit against Robert Maron, a watch dealer who sold $5 million in watches to him. As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Mayer filed the lawsuit on Tuesday, March 18 in California Superior Court.
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Katy Perry and John Mayer Split Following Engagement Report

February 26, 2014 15:10:41 GMT

and 's engagement and split came within a short time. Just days after reports surfaced that the lovebirds would tie the knot this summer after 18 months of dating, a break-up report popped up on E! News.
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Video: Maroon 5, Katy Perry, John Mayer and More Perform on The Beatles Grammy Salute

February 10, 2014 08:27:57 GMT

performed on U.S. television for the first time on "The Ed Sullivan Show" on February 9, 1964. Fifty years later, several big names in today's music honored the iconic British band by performing some of their hit songs on "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute".
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'Grammy Salute to The Beatles' Presents The Eurythmics, Alicia Keys, Maroon 5 and More

January 06, 2014 23:38:01 GMT

and Dave Stewart are getting back together for . The Recording Academy announced in a press release Monday, January 6 that The Eurythmics will reunite for one night only on "The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute to The Beatles".
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Video: John Mayer Drops F-Bomb on 'Good Morning America'

December 18, 2013 02:23:19 GMT

and gave their first joint interview to "" on Tuesday, December 17. Sitting with George Stephanopoulos, the rocker accidentally dropped an F-bomb when talking about his duet with his girlfriend, "Who You Love".
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John Mayer and Katy Perry's 'Who You Love' Music Video Premiered

December 17, 2013 15:11:09 GMT

and rode a mechanical bull in the desert for "Who You Love" music video, joined by other real-life couples. The lovebirds' collaborative music video was premiered on Tuesday, December 17 on "".
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Katy Perry: Brief Split From John Mayer 'Was Like a Splash of Cold Water'

December 10, 2013 06:38:42 GMT

opens up about her divorce from and relationship with in a January issue of Marie Claire. The "Roar" singer, who briefly split from the "Your Body Is a Wonderland" singer earlier this year and reunited during summer, talked about the separation in an interview with the magazine, explaining that it helped a lot with the relationship.
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John Mayer and Katy Perry Release 'Who You Love' Cover Art

December 03, 2013 08:12:22 GMT

has shared the official cover art for his collaboration single with girlfriend , "Who You Love". Shot by Mario Sorrenti for Vanity Fair, the black-and-white image shows Perry lying on the couch while wrapping her arm around her boyfriend, who's sitting on the floor and strumming his guitar.
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Katy Perry and John Mayer's Engagement Is 'Inevitable', Says Source

November 07, 2013 07:38:32 GMT

might walk down the aisle in near future. A source tells E! News that the "Walking on Air" singer and her boyfriend will get engaged.
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Katy Perry on Boyfriend John Mayer: 'I Actually Am Dating My Crush'

October 23, 2013 08:07:06 GMT

opens up about her romance with in a new interview with W magazine. "I actually am dating my crush," the 28-year-old singer says on the magazine's November issue. "I had a crush on him for a long time and it so happens we fit together great."
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Katy Perry and John Mayer Pack on PDA at 'Saturday Night Live' After-Party

October 14, 2013 09:10:55 GMT

Accompanied by , attended a "" after-party on Saturday night, October 12. The "Roar" singer wore a low-cut dress and string jacket as she headed for the event in New York with the "Your Body Is a Wonderland" singer. Mayer, meanwhile, opted for casual style which consisted of a light blue shirt, jacket and blue jeans.
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John Mayer Steals Katy Perry's Giant Truck Idea to Promote His 'Paradise Valley'

September 12, 2013 09:32:49 GMT

has taught his boyfriend, , how to effectively promote an album. Mayer took to his Facebook page to share a picture of a giant truck bearing the artwork of his latest album, "".
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