27 Facts About Josh Groban

1. In 2011 Josh Groban made his film debut, portraying a sleazy lawyer in the comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love.

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2. Josh Groban headlined concert versions of the 1980s musical Chess on Broadway and at London's Royal Albert Hall (2008).

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3. Josh Groban was born in Los Angeles on February 27, 1981, into a musical family.

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4. Josh Groban was born on February 27, 1981, in Los Angeles.

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5. On November 18, 2018, Josh Groban brought his Bridges Tour to that iconic venue and the sold out concert was recorded live.

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6. Josh Groban has sold more than 20 million albums in less than ten years.

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7. On October 30, 2013, Josh Groban met with Little Kids Rock students in Newark, NJ before his concert at the Prudential Center.

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8. Josh Groban performed at The Angel Ball on October 21, 2010 to benefit the Gabrielles Angel Foundation for cancer research.

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9. Josh Groban has since referred to this donation as "the best birthday present ever".

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10. Josh Groban mentioned during his appearance on Late Show with David Letterman in December 2013 that he is a high lyric baritone.

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11. Josh Groban appeared in the 2014 film Muppets Most Wanted as an unnamed prisoner in a maximum security prison in Siberia.

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12. Josh Groban shows up in the character Dee's fantasy sequence.

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13. On May 24, 2011, Josh Groban appeared as a mystery guest star on the season 12 finale of Dancing with the Stars to surprise Petra Nemcova by singing "You Raise Me Up" to her dance.

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14. Josh Groban appears in two episodes of The Office as Andy Bernard's brother.

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15. On September 21, 2008, Josh Groban performed a comical medley of well-known TV theme songs at the 60th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

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16. On February 10, 2008, Josh Groban performed at the 2008 Grammy Awards with Andrea Bocelli in a tribute to Luciano Pavarotti.

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17. Josh Groban performed the song "Evermore" during the end credits of the 2017 Disney film Beauty and the Beast.

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18. Josh Groban performed a duet with Barbra Streisand and with Mireille Mathieu ("Over the Rainbow").

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19. On that album, Josh Groban collaborated on the single "Now or Never" with British musician and songwriter Imogen Heap.

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20. Josh Groban performed "You Are Loved" as well as two other tracks from Awake at his recording session for Live from Abbey Road at Abbey Road Studios on 26 October 2006.

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21. Josh Groban earned his first Grammy nomination in 2005 for his single "You Raise Me Up" in the Best Male Pop Vocal Performance category.

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22. At the time, Josh Groban had no recording experience and was preparing to begin studying at Carnegie Mellon University.

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23. In late 1998, the 17-year-old Josh Groban was introduced by his vocal coach, Seth Riggs, to Grammy-winning producer and arranger David Foster and future manager Brian Avnet.

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24. Josh Groban was admitted to and briefly attended Carnegie Mellon University, intending to study musical theatre, but left four months into his first semester after being offered a recording contract and deciding to pursue his singing career.

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25. Josh Groban went on to attend the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts as a theater major and graduated in 1999.

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26. Josh Groban was cast on Ally McBeal by the show's creator, David E Kelley, performing "You're Still You" for the 2001 season 4 finale.

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27. Josh Groban originally studied acting, but moved to singing as his voice developed.

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