Featured Artist: Rob Thomas
Rob Thomas is the primary songwriter and lead singer of the band Matchbox Twenty but has also had great success as a solo artist. He earned three Grammy awards for co-writing and singing on the Carlos Santana triple-platinum hit "Smooth", back 1999. See that video and others after the click thru. Rob has also written songs for Tom Petty, Willie Nelson, Mick Jagger, Marc Anthony, Pat Green, Taylor Hicks, Travis Tritt and Daughtry. Since 1995, his band has released a string of hit singles to radio including "Push", "3 A.M.", "Real World", "Back 2 Good", "Bent", "If You're Gone", "Mad Season", "Disease", "Unwell", "Bright Lights", and "How Far We've Come". In 2004, the Songwriters Hall of Fame awarded Thomas its first Starlight Award, recognizing young songwriters who have already had a lasting influence in the music industry.