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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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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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Artist of the Week: John Mayer

August 19, 2013 09:40:43 GMT

After taking a break from music in order to recover from a major throat surgery, returns with a new album called "". Featuring guest appearances from on-again girlfriend and R&B singer , Mayer's sixth studio effort is set to arrive on August 20.
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John Mayer's Duet With Katy Perry 'Who You Love' Released

August 13, 2013 02:34:57 GMT

Another new music featuring has been released. The "Firework" songstress this time teams up with on-again/off-again boyfriend in country-tinged tune "Who You Love" to be included in his upcoming sixth studio album "" due out on August 20.
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John Mayer's 'Paradise Valley' Will Feature Katy Perry

August 09, 2013 06:51:15 GMT

's forthcoming new album, "", will feature special guest appearance from girlfriend . According to Rolling Stone, the pop singer will collaborate with her beau in a country-tinged tune called "Who You Love".
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John Mayer Unveils 'Paradise Valley' 2nd Single 'Wildfire', New Due Date and Tracklist

July 17, 2013 03:07:55 GMT

Grammy Award-winning artist debuts the second single "Wildfire" from his forthcoming album "" and he's doing it with another lyric video similar to when he released "Paper Doll" last month. Unlike the first one where there was no sight of him but only of prancercise queen Joanna Rohrback, Mayer's fans will have a visual feast of the 35-year-old crooner in this new clip.
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John Mayer Dedicates a Song to Katy Perry

July 08, 2013 02:49:14 GMT

kicked off his "Born and Raised" Tour at Milwaukee's Marcus Amphitheatre on Saturday, July 6. Before ending the show, Mayer took the mic to give a shout-out to on-again girlfriend for taking care of him when he was recovering from a throat surgery that silenced him for months.
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John Mayer Denies Dissing Taylor Swift in 'Paper Doll'

July 06, 2013 03:23:57 GMT

visited "" show at New York's Rockefeller Plaza on Friday, July 5, to promote his newest album, "". In the interview, the 35-year-old singer addressed rumor that his newest single, "Paper Doll", was about ex-girlfriend .
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Katy Perry and John Mayer Celebrate Fourth of July Together

July 05, 2013 07:36:35 GMT

and continue to spend time together, fueling speculation that they have indeed rekindled their romance. She shares an Instagram picture of her celebrating the U.S. Independence Day with the "Your Body Is a Wonderland" crooner.
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Katy Perry and John Mayer Pictured Holding Hands in New York City

June 26, 2013 08:39:58 GMT

and are back on again after she said in a recent interview with Vogue that their relationship was "over." The on/off couple reunited in New York City on Monday night, June 24 when attending an event held by the Friars Foundation to honor Don Rickles.
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John Mayer to Release New Album 'Paradise Valley' in August

June 19, 2013 09:42:05 GMT

has announced the release date of his new album, "". Mayer is currently still in the studio to finish the follow-up to 2012's "", but he has confirmed the new album will be available on August 13.
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