Dave Matthews

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Dave Matthews
Dave Matthews performing in 2009
Dave Matthews performing in 2009
Background information
Birth nameDavid John Matthews
Born (1967-01-09) January 9, 1967 (age 55)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Genres
Occupation(s)
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • piano
Years active1991–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websitedavematthewsband.com

David John Matthews (born January 9, 1967) is a South African-born American singer-songwriter, musician, actor and record label owner.[1] He is best known as the lead vocalist, songwriter and guitarist for the Dave Matthews Band (DMB).[2][3]

During the period from 2000 to 2010, his band sold more tickets and earned more money than any other act in North America.[4]

Matthews has had multiple acting roles.[5] He has also won two Grammy Awards: one with the Dave Matthews Band in 1997 for Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group ("So Much to Say") and one in 2004 for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance ("Gravedigger") from his solo album.

References[change | change source]

  1. Tavis Smiley on PBS [1] Archived September 22, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 2, 2016. Retrieved 2016-04-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on April 15, 2016. Retrieved 2016-04-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. Randy Lewis (December 19, 2009). "Dave Matthews Band rocks to the top in concert revenue – Los Angeles Times". Articles.latimes.com. Retrieved 2012-12-17.
  5. "imbd.com profile Dave Matthews". IMDB.com. Retrieved 2016-06-27.