Put together in 2003 by music producer and pop judge extraordinaire Simon Cowell, Il Divo represents a new vocal concept featuring four internationally renowned young male singers who apply operatic technique and virtuosity to the interpretation of romantic songs from the popular repertoire, with full orchestral accompaniment. The quartet is comprised of American tenor David Miller, popular French singer Sebastien Izambard, Swiss tenor Urs Buhler and Spanish baritone Carlos Marin. The record-breaking classical crossover group has sold more than 26 million albums worldwide and their current tour features interpretations of beloved Broadway classics.
Grammy-winning artist John Mellencamp, whose catalog of hits includes classics like "Jack and Diane," "Small Town," "Cherry Bomb" and more, is one of the more enduring stars in rock. The venerable musician is currently touring to support his 22nd and latest studio album, "Plain Spoken."
In 1967, seven Chicago musicians set out to create a new sound: a rock band with horns. Their dream turned into 20 Top-10 singles and 12 Top-10 albums. Among their hits many hits are "If You Leave Me Now," "Hard To Say I'm Sorry" and "Here In My Heart." Nearly five decades later, in 2016, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Elvis Costello has followed his musical curiosity in a career spanning more than 28 years. He is perhaps best known for his performances with The Attractions, The Imposters and for concert appearances with pianist Steve Nieve. His prolific output includes such hits as 'Allison,' 'Radio Radio,' 'Watching the Detectives,' 'Everyday I Write the Book' and 'Veronica.'
From his first national TV appearance on "The Tonight Show" back in 1982 to today, Steven Wright's wry, deadpan humor has won him the respect and admiration of critics and audiences alike. His career includes the Academy Award-winning short film "The Appointments of Dennis Jennings," numerous TV and film appearances and two Grammy-nominated comedy albums. In early 2016, Wright appeared as a Brooklyn bar regular in the comedy series "Horace and Pete," starring Louis C.K. and Steve Buscemi, which aired online on C.K.'s website
From his time in the Doobie Brothers with songs like 'What a Fool Believes' and 'Taking It to the Streets' to his work with Steely Dan, Donna Summer, Kenny Loggins and Christopher Cross to his solo career, Michael McDonald has one of rock's more familiar voices.