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John Clayton Mayer (pronounced /ˈmeɪ.ər/ MAY-ər; born October 16, 1977) is an American musician. Raised in Fairfield, Connecticut, he attended Berklee College of Music in Boston before moving to Atlanta, Georgia in 1997, where he refined his skills and gained a following. His first two studio albums, "Room for Squares" and "Heavier Things", did well commercially, achieving multi-platinum status. In 2003, he won a Best Male Pop Vocal Performance Grammy Award for "Your Body Is a Wonderland".
July 6, 2010
John Mayer has been forced to cancel his appearance at this weekend's T In The Park festival in Scotland. The US singer has pulled out “due to unforeseen circumstances”. Read more
June 2, 2010
John Mayer has been forced to cancel the remaining dates on his European tour due to illness. The four dates includes two performances in Amsterdam tonight (June 2) and tomorrow (June 3). Read more
April 12, 2010
Ellie Goulding will support John Mayer on his UK tour, it's been announced. The arena jaunt kicks off in Cardiff on May 23 and includes two shows at London's Wembley Arena on May 26 and 27. Read more
March 11, 2010
Billy Corgan has criticised John Mayer for his comparing his relationship with Jessica Simpson to “crack cocaine” and “sexual napalm.” The Smashing Pumpkins lynchpin, who is close 'friends' with Simpson, believes that Mayer should have kept his “mouth shut” instead of speaking candidly about his former partner. Read more
January 25, 2010
John Mayer has announced details of a five-date UK arena tour for early summer. Fresh from confirming a show at London's Wembley Arena on May 27th – a gig which is now completely sold-out – Mayer plays extra dates in Cardiff, Manchester Birmingham and an extra Wembley date. Read more
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