John Mayer: Grammy Nominee And CT Native
John Mayer, the immensely talented singer and songwriter, has been nominated for three GRAMMYs this season.
His hit song, “Half Of My Heart”, which features vocals from Taylor Swift has earned him a nomination for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. The soulful musician has also been nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance.
Battle Studies, is the second nomination in the category of Best Pop Vocal Album for Mayer. He won for his hit album, Continuum, in 2006.
Mayer who was born in 1977 – hales from Fairfield, Connecticut. He attended Berklee College of Music in Boston before moving to Atlanta, Georgia and gaining a following in 1997.
In 2001, he released his debut album, Room For Squares, which featured the hit song, “Your Body Is A Wonderland”. A year later, the ballad won him the GRAMMY for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.
Mayer continued to release hit albums – Heavier Things and Continuum - which garnered him GRAMMY success and major accolades.
Now, reveling in the success of his latest hit album and currently back in the studio – it’s probably a safe bet to assume that Mayer will be back next year and adding to his growing GRAMMY total.
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