John Mayer Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

6th January 2017

Fact: Rocker John Mayer teamed up with comedian Dave Chappelle on Tuesday (03Jan17) to perform covers of Nirvana's Come As You Are and Tom Petty's Free Fallin'. The unlikely duo's collaboration took place during a secret gig in Los Angeles, where Mayer also played some of his new material for lucky fans.

27th November 2016

Quote: "Just saw the first episode of This is Us and I'm hooked. Cryin' and hooked. Not even wiping away tears for the next episodes. Just gonna let the first ones create tracks for a more even, efficient flow." John Mayer shares his love - and tears - for Mandy Moore's new TV drama This Is Us.

19th September 2016

Fact: John Mayer unexpectedly brought his talents to the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday night (18Sep16), and sat in with his guitar as a member of the ceremony's house band.

5th October 2015

Fact: The Grateful Dead and John Mayer are giving away 10,000 free tickets to their joint concert in New York City next month (Nov15) as part of a competition with American Express. A livestream of the gig at Madison Square Garden on 7 November (15) will be directed by moviemaker Brett Ratner.

4th May 2015

Fact: John Mayer, Jimmie Vaughan, Derek Trucks and Doyle Bramhall were among the stars who helped Eric Clapton belatedly celebrate his 70th birthday at the second of two Madison Square Garden shows in New York on Sunday night (03May15). After wowing fans with hits like Tears From Heaven and Cocaine, the guitar great told the audience, "I want to thank you for helping me celebrate. This is the best birthday I ever had." Clapton turned 70 in March (15).

6th February 2015

Quote: "I've changed my ways. Now I'm known as a guy who used to be known as a horrible, horrible womaniser... I don't even like the word womaniser; I prefer the word serial promise remover. Back in my dirty dog days, I needed a 'clear history' button for my whole house; it was called my doorbell. I used to have to do the pre-cleaning lady pre-clean. There's certain things nobody should see, not even me." Former bad boy John Mayer pokes fun at his wild reputation from his youth during a guest-hosting stint on America's The Late Late Show on Thursday night (05Feb15). The rocker, who is reportedly back with on/off girlfriend Katy Perry, previously dated Jessica Simpson, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jennifer Aniston and Taylor Swift.

5th February 2015

Quote: "The whole thing about the sharks, everyone wants to talk about the sharks because it's just something everyone can grab onto... Not everyone feels comfortable walking around saying that Katy Perry was amazing, and so they use the sharks as kind of like, 'Guys, love the sharks.' It's like, you've got nothing bad to say about the performance, do you? Because if they did, you'd hear about it." John Mayer shares his theory about why fans are obsessed with the dancers dressed as bubblegum pop sharks during his on/off girlfriend Katy Perry's Super Bowl half-time show on Sunday (01Feb15). The rocker even invited the two sharks to join him as 'interviewees' during his guest-hosting stint on America's The Late Late Show on Wednesday night (04Feb15).

17th September 2014

Quote: "He is extraordinary. Not only does he have an incredible voice and sense of soul and sensitivity, but he plays a mean guitar." Barbra Streisand is a big fan of her new collaborator John Mayer after recruiting him to sing Come Rain or Come Shine with her on her new duets album, Partners.

4th April 2014

Tweet: "Still reeling from the Neil Young concert last night. Proof that if you only track your own trend, you'll never be uncool. Just the best." John Mayer is a huge fan of Neil Young.

1st March 2014

Fact: John Mayer reunited with bassist Pino Palladino and drummer Steve Jordan on Thursday (27Feb14) for the John Mayer Trio's first Tv performance in five years. The blues group performed a cover of JJ Cale's After Midnight during an appearance on U.S. talk show Late Night With Seth Meyers.

21st December 2013

Fact: Actor Justin Long went to the same high school as singer John Mayer. Both stars were students in the same year at Fairfield Warde High School in Connecticut.

21st December 2013

Fact: Pop couple Katy Perry and John Mayer showed off their comedy skills during a skit for America's THE ELLEN DeGeneres Show by donning '70s-style clothes and wigs to play presenters of fake holiday show A Perry, Mayery Christmas. They then performed a disastrous karaoke version of Christmas classic Winter Wonderland. The episode aired on Friday (20Dec13).

18th December 2013

Fact: Rocker John Mayer turned the air blue during a joint appearance with his girlfriend Katy Perry on U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America on Tuesday (17Dec13) by letting slip the 'f' word. Luckily, his expletive went largely unnoticed during the segment as Perry interjected at just the right moment as they discussed working in the same studio on their own projects.

23rd October 2013

Quote: "I actually am dating my crush. I had a crush on him for a long time, and it just so happens we fit together great." Katy Perry reveals she was pining for her current boyfriend John Mayer long before they started dating.

4th October 2013

Quote: "It's almost strange when you tell people, 'I haven't been singing in three years,' and they go, 'I didn't hear about that,' you realise how important you are... You lived out in the woods, Mark Wahlberg in (film) Shooter, getting a beard and all of a sudden you're back and you're like, 'I'm back'. And they're (fans) like, 'Oh, you're here!'" Many John Mayer fans didn't know the singer/songwriter was ill when he underwent throat surgery. The star returned to performing this summer (13).

4th October 2013

Quote: "I can do... the New York Times puzzle, but just for Monday. I can do the Monday in under 10 (minutes). On Monday, it's like a really hard USA Today puzzle, but I can do that in under 10 minutes. Tuesday, I can do in, like, 15. By Wednesday, I just give up." Singer/songwriter John Mayer plays down his crossword puzzle skills after girlfriend Katy Perry declared him a genius.

29th September 2013

Quote: "He literally is a genius... I always tell him, 'Darling, you know I'm going to have to give your mind to science after you've passed, because we're going to have to understand how all these sparks work.' We'll be in bed, and he'll be doing the crossword puzzle. Every night, he tries to finish it in under 10 minutes." Katy Perry gushes about her brainy boyfriend John Mayer.

27th September 2013

Fact: Rocker John Mayer performed a private show at an advertising and marketing conference in New York on Wednesday (25Sep13).

11th September 2013

Fact: John Mayer is following in the footsteps of his girlfriend Katy Perry by hiring a huge truck to promote his latest album Paradise Valley. Perry's vehicle, which was touring the U.S. promoting her Prism record, hit headlines last month (Aug13) when it was involved in a crash.

25th August 2013

Tweet: "Met the best guitarist of our generation last night, unbelievable musician, great guy! After (performing) Gravity he walked over handed me this, legend! One of those moments." One Direction star Niall Horan is left star-struck after John Mayer presented him with an autographed guitar at a gig on Saturday (24Aug13).

22nd August 2013

Quote: "I don't drink really anymore. I warm up before I sing. I warm down. I do whatever I can. I don't want to lose that part of my life again." John Mayer admits he has started looking after his voice after almost losing it following vocal problems last year (12). The singer/songwriter underwent two vital operations to save his voice and only recently returned to the stage.

20th August 2013

Quote: "When you first read the reports, you'll think that it's a gimmick... But the hope is you hear it once because of the curiosity and then you go, 'Wow, I really like that. I could find a place for hearing that a lot more.'" Singer John Mayer defends Who You Love, the duet he has recorded with girlfriend Katy Perry.

13th August 2013

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry and her rocker boyfriend John Mayer enjoyed a night out in New York with pal Rihanna on Monday (12Aug13). The trio was joined by friends at Manhattan hotspot The Lion for dinner and drinks.

5th July 2013

Fact: Katy Perry spent America's Independence Day holiday in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with her boyfriend John Mayer, who was among the acts on the bill for the Philly 4th of July Jam in Pennsylvania. The pop star published a picture of the couple hugging, wearing stars and stripes outfits, on her page.

26th June 2013

Fact: Dave Matthews Band star Boyd Tinsley is the proud new owner of a piano after winning a bidding war with John Mayer and comedian Louis C.K. at the Friars Club Gala in New York on Monday (24Jun13). The violinist's top bid of $70,000 (£45,161) successfully edged out his star rivals at the charity auction, which benefited the Friars Foundation and the Gift of Laughter/Wounded Warriors Program.

14th May 2013

Quote: "I got more Botox than my doctor has given anybody. The average is 10 units, and I got somewhere in the thirties. I actually hold the record for most Botox in someone's throat ever." John Mayer on the drastic methods he took to correct his voice problems.

13th May 2013

Quote: "Who knows what I'll be into 10 years from now? Maybe I'll be in an opera house singing Frank Sinatra." John Mayer considers his future as a crooner.

3rd April 2013

Quote: "I'm getting to that age now where this body doesn't just shake everything off and I really loved, loved, loved scotch, but it's just like applying poison to your body... It's delicious, wonderful poison... but I had to really say I like singing and writing more than I like scotch, so I had to really dial it down and now I'm a little more boring." Rocker John Mayer, 35, has had to give up his favourite drink to protect his recovering vocals following throat surgery.

3rd April 2013

Quote: "I can understand asking the question based on some previous answers I have given, but I've finally learned how to put the wall between one thing and the other and I've been much happier since then." Newly-single rocker John Mayer promises to keep the details of his split from Katy Perry to himself after previously telling all about his sex life with exes Jessica Simpson and Jennifer Aniston.

15th February 2013

Fact: John Mayer treated girlfriend Katy Perry to a night at the cinema on Valentine's Day (14Feb13) - he took the I Kissed a Girl singer to see Bruce Willis' latest Die Hard action film at the Vista Theatre in Hollywood. Reports suggest the romantic singer/songwriter booked out the entire theatre for a night alone with his sweetheart.

31st January 2013

Quote: "I used to be incredibly put off by somebody taking a picture, thinking as if in some way it was it was invading my brain. But all it is is you can see where I was last weekend. That's all. So now you got a picture of where I was last weekend. That's not tremendously frightening to me." Singer/songwriter John Mayer has learned to take the media's interest in him in his stride.

31st January 2013

Quote: "Just playing, putting out records, having a good life, and letting other people take the ride I took... I want to live a very traditional life with a very untraditional day job. You know what I mean?" Singer/songwriter John Mayer on where he wants to be in 20 years.

24th October 2012

Quote: "I haven't really had any long-term relationships, so I don't know that much about them. I like the idea of them, though. I write songs about love constantly, so I love the idea of it and I love writing about it. We'll see how I end up doing with the actual thing." Singer Taylor Swift hopes to find lasting love one day after dating stars like Jake Gyllenhaal, Joe Jonas and John Mayer. She is currently romancing Conor Kennedy, the great nephew of assassinated U.S. President John F. Kennedy.

27th August 2012

Fact: Pop star Katy Perry headed to the 'Happiest Place on Earth' on Saturday (25Aug12) to party away her relationship woes at Disneyland, California following her reported split from rocker John Mayer. The singer and a pal even donned Mickey Mouse ears while dining at a restaurant in the popular theme park.

11th June 2012

Quote: "I'm thinking about who I'm going to put in this house. I've got a room with two twin beds, and children's books between them... A very resourceful interior designer bought them." Singer/songwriter John Mayer hopes to start a family after finding a new home in Montana.

11th June 2012

Quote: "I hurt people. I remember meeting this beautiful black girl who loves my music and who wants me to apologise so she can continue to love what I do." John Mayer on upsetting fans with misogynistic and racist remarks he has made in ill-judged past magazine interviews.

31st May 2012

Quote: "I wake up and write, we go up to the studio, I cook dinner and hang out. It's very incredible to wake up happy. I just feel this capacity to love and to be happier. I'm in a really beautiful place." Singer John Mayer is enjoying his new low-key life in Montana as he rides out a period of mandatory vocal rest due to throat problems.

23rd May 2012

Fact: Singer John Mayer stunned fans waiting for an album signing in New York on Monday evening (21May12) by meeting them as they queued outside a store.

22nd May 2012

Quote: "Basically, if you made a list of all the things you enjoy eating or drinking, you can't do those things. Doctors have said, 'You just live like a monk.'" John Mayer on his recovery from undergoing surgery to correct a nodule near his vocal cords. He is contemplating having the surgery a second time and the recovery includes not speaking for a month, and a strict diet for another five months.

21st May 2012

Quote: "I had nothing to say. I was going through a time in my life where I didn't really want to share what was going on, but I didn't want to be boring... (It was) free associating garbage (and) I wasn’t prepared to be honest." Singer/songwriter John Mayer on the regrettable things he said about ex-girlfriends Jessica Simpson and Jennifer Aniston in 2010 Playboy and Rolling Stone articles.

25th April 2011

Fact: Rocker John Mayer is recording his new album with Rolling Stones keyboardist Chuck Leavell.

5th April 2011

Quote: "My dad is a big fan of Tony's, so when he turned 80, I abused all my privileges and (arranged for) Tony to sing Fly Me to the Moon without a mic at a party I set up. My dad still brags about it. I'm in your debt Tony!" Rocker John Mayer made his dad's dreams come true by inviting his father's idol Tony Bennett to sing at a private birthday bash.

24th July 2010

Quote: "Talking is really bad when you have nothing to say." Rocker John Mayer has learned his lesson after speaking a little too candidly in a Playboy magazine interview earlier this year (10). During the chat he revealed all about his love for masturbating and described his ex-girlfriend, Jessica Simpson, as "sexual napalm".

23rd July 2010

Fact: Rocker John Mayer shut down New York's Rockefeller Plaza on Friday morning (23Jul10) when hundreds of fans crowded the area to to watch him perform a free concert for U.S. breakfast TV show Today. He delighted fans with renditions of tracks from his latest album Battle Studies, including Half of My Heart and Crossroads, as well as 2006 single Waiting on the World to Change.

12th May 2010

Quote: "We were talking about this - and since I'm the greatest f**k in the world and she's 'sexual napalm', we should get together and make sexual nuke." Hole rocker Courtney Love wants to combine sexual forces with pop singer Jessica Simpson, who was dubbed electric in bed by her ex-boyfriend, John Mayer.

15th March 2010

Quote: I'll walk into a restaurant or something, and I notice that more men are looking at me, but I feel like they're undressing me. So, it's a little bit embarrassing." Jessica Simpson admits she's having to deal with the effects of her ex-boyfriend John Mayer's Playboy magazine remarks about her bedroom skills.

15th March 2010

Tweet: "If I wanted to make a big impression (on) my first day in prison, I'd walk up and punch the smallest, oldest dude in the face." John Mayer ponders how he'd settle in behind bars.

11th March 2010

Quote: "I hope I don't die alone, that’s for damn sure. Hopefully I can find a man that understands my life and understands my purpose. I just need to find the right man." Jessica Simpson hasn't given up on finding a second husband after her failed marriage to singer Nick Lachey, and highly publicised splits with American footballer Tony Romo and rocker John Mayer.

16th February 2010

Quote: "None of my breakups, none of it's been bitter. It's just knowing if you're going to be with that person for the rest of your life." Actress/singer Jessica Simpson on her failed relationships with ex-husband Nick Lachey and other former lovers John Mayer and American footballer Tony Romo.

10th February 2010

Quote: "If it had worked out... I would be sitting here saying, 'What I have when I go home is the thing I've always wanted.'" John Mayer found the perfect match for him in ex-girlfriend Jennifer Aniston.

8th February 2010

Quote: "There have probably been days when I saw 300 vaginas before I got out of bed." Rocker John Mayer likes to start his day by checking out Internet porn.

8th February 2010

Quote: "During sex, I'm just going to run a filmstrip... Rather than meet somebody new I would rather go home and replay the amazing experiences I've already had." John Mayer prefers to live in the past when it comes to romance.

7th February 2010

Quote: "I'm half Jewish... I keep my pool at 92 degrees... (and) I find myself relating to Judaism. One of my best friends is Jewish beyond all Jews... and I train in Krav Maga with a lot of Israelis." John Mayer on his links to Judaism.

29th January 2010

Quote: "I try not to be a complainer, you know?" Country star Taylor Swift refuses to get upset about rumours she is dating rocker John Mayer.

21st January 2010

Quote: "I looked up California penal code 12022.2, subsection B. In this state, I'm legally allowed to wear it." John Mayer on his bulletproof vest.

21st January 2010

Quote: "I have masturbated myself out of serious problems in my life." John Mayer on how he copes with difficult situations.

20th January 2010

Quote: "I’ve never really gotten over it. It was one of the worst times of my life." John Mayer reveals he's still struggling with his love split from actress Jennifer Aniston.

20th January 2010

Quote: "I have some presence of psychological damage from the past 36 months. I have not had a woman appear in my dreams sexually without a paparazzi in the dream too." Rocker John Mayer admits photographers are a constant presence in his life - even when he is asleep.

19th January 2010

Fact: Rocker John Mayer performed a moving rendition of his track HEART OF LIFE via satellite from London for CNN newsman Larry King's Haiti: How You Can Help star-studded special to raise money for the earthquake-ravaged nation on Monday night (18Jan10).

30th December 2009

Tweet: "I need to get back into the gym. I'm all for having boobs against my chest but not when they're mine." Rocker John Mayer is planning a post-Christmas workout regime.

27th November 2009

Quote: "I used to be the cockiest b**tard of all time and I miss that." Singer John Mayer misses life before he was famous.

25th November 2009

Quote: "What if I had a booth on the street and I said, 'Attention, everybody who hates me: If you have a problem with me, I'm ready to hear your gripes! I will be outside the Barneys store on 60th Street from two to four this afternoon... Come out and let me have it. I will not speak back.' How many people do you think would be standing there...? Zero." John Mayer insists his internet unpopularity isn't as bad as it seems.

25th November 2009

Quote: "The only thing sicker than saying, 'Wow, you're a famous person and it would do a lot for my career to go out with you,' is to say, 'Wow, you're a famous person and I like you and all, but I can't do that to my career.' I don't think either of those is a good option." Singer John Mayer on the pitfalls of celebrity dating.

24th November 2009

Fact: John Mayer has treated himself to a new Range Rover Defender, a vehicle which is prohibited from sale in America for safety reasons.

18th November 2009

Quote: "Everybody wants to settle down. If my first relationship had gone right, I’d be married by now. I’d have babies. I’d be like, ‘I’m with my high school sweetheart.'" John Mayer wants to put his bachelor days behind him.

18th November 2009

Quote: "Taylor Swift is the last person to know she’s Taylor Swift, which I think is totally sweet. It’s almost like Taylor Swift is like a character in a movie about a small town girl who has her dreams come true and what any small time girl would do when their dreams come true is to freak out... Taylor is the world's biggest star, who doesn't know she's a star." John Mayer is a big fan of TAYLOR SWIFT.

9th November 2009

Quote: "If you're shocked that Britney was lip-syncing at her concert and want your money back, life may continue to be hard for you." John Mayer insists fans are taking Britney Spears' mimed shows too seriously.

5th November 2009

Fact: John Mayer's upcoming Battle Studies tour with SPEARHEAD star MICHAEL FRANTI is to be broadcast live to U.S. military bases and U.S. Navy ships around the world via the Armed Forces Network.

30th September 2009

Quote: "I just feel like I don't need to be another notch on his belt." THE HILLS star Kristin Cavallari reveals she turned down a date with John Mayer.

18th August 2009

Fact: Rocker John Mayer has allowed cameras into his New York City home. The singer's luxurious loft apartment is featured in the new issue of Elle Decor magazine and shows off his private chambers, which include furnishings designed by fashion brand GEORGIO ARMANI and prints of legendary artists including Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis.

29th June 2009

Quote: "People don't get upset when they talk about Michael Jackson dying, they get upset when they talk about how much a part of their life it was. And that's the giant cornerstone that's gone." Rocker John Mayer on the legacy of the late, great pop superstar, who died last Thursday (25Jun09).

29th May 2009

Quote: "John Mayer is a wonderful guy. He is new blood and exciting and plays the guitar great. And the Red Hot Chili Peppers. They are amazing." Guitar legend Yusuf Islam picks his favourite modern artists.

29th May 2009

Fact: Rocker John Mayer's parents have divorced. Richard and Margaret Mayer ended their marriage in a Connecticut court on Wednesday (27May09).

20th May 2009

Quote: "I love how some guys hate me for dating their fantasy girl, as if they were going to if I hadnt." John Mayer on his unpopularity among men who lust after his famous ex-girlfriends.

29th April 2009

Quote: "I wish I could induce a mild but lasting coma so that when I woke I would have new episodes of 30 ROCK to watch." Rocker John Mayer is a big fan of the hit TV show.

7th April 2009

Fact: Rapper Eminem is back to his cheeky ways - the star pokes fun at celebrities including Jessica Simpson, Lindsay Lohan, Jessica Alba, Kim Kardashian, Amy Winehouse, Elvis Presley, Jennifer Aniston and her ex-boyfriend John Mayer on his new song WE MADE YOU. The video for the track, which sees Eminem dressing up to parody the stars, debuted online on Monday (06Apr09).

29th March 2009

Quote: "Its inherently silly and its inherently dumb. If you really think that Twitter is the pathway to spiritual enlightenment, well... its one step away from sending pictures of your poop." Singer/songwriter John Mayer isn't a fan of hip social networking website

4th March 2009

Quote: "I'm just a regular guy. Ninety-nine per cent of my life is still completely common. I do have a golden helicopter which I fly to Malibu but other than that, I consider myself just like anyone else." Rocker John Mayer pokes fun at his lavish lifestyle.

26th February 2009

Quote: "It sure wouldn't be that bad if a man, when he comes home and opens the door, would run to his woman with his tail wagging and smooch her up. This wholehearted excitement is something I've always missed in men, to be quite honest." Jennifer Aniston would be happy if boyfriend John Mayer displayed canine tendencies.

26th February 2009

Quote: "I was very nervous... It's not my world, the Oscar thing, but I really felt like, 'Gosh, they were so sweet to me that night.' You can go from Grammy winner to a waterboy when you walk in the Kodak Theatre on Oscar night - that's a whole different level... I basically stepped into the picture frame of, like, Hollywood." John Mayer on his amazing night at the Oscars on Sunday (22Feb09) - as girlfriend Jennifer Aniston's date.

9th February 2009

Quote: "The man's got balls, what can I say? I think he's funny." Jennifer Aniston on boyfriend John Mayer's hilarious Borat impression after the singer/songwriter donned a barely-there lime green swimsuit as a joke on a cruise ship.

31st January 2009

Quote: "Of all the highlights in my career, I dont know of one more sentimental than getting to walk through Sesame Street. When you make contact with those big beautiful eyes, youre done. Five years old again. Life is good. Rocker John Mayer on filming an appearance on SESAME STREET with iconic puppet Elmo.

9th December 2008

Quote: "He's a rare one. He is extraordinary and it is wonderful to watch him... the way his brain works and the way he thinks thoughts... it's beautiful." Jennifer Aniston on her rocker boyfriend John Mayer.

30th July 2008

Quote: "Being in love makes you happy." Jennifer Aniston is all-loved-up with boyfriend John Mayer.

12th June 2008

Quote: "I was spying on John Mayer and I was climbing over his fence because I wanted to make sure that him and JEN (ANISTON) were really not together and then I broke my toe." Beyonce Knowles' little sister SOLANGE jokes about how she broke her toe. She actually picked up the injury when stage equipment fell on her foot before a show.

1st April 2008

Quote: "It's probably now what you would expect but I'd love to work with Steven Tyler from Aerosmith. Oh, and John Mayer, definitely." American Idol winner Jordin Sparks on her dream collaborations.

13th February 2008

Fact: Rocker John Mayer was mistakenly identified as 'Josh Mayer' when he appeared on the front page of his local newspaper, the Beverly Hills Times, last month (Jan08).

12th December 2007

Quote: "I can't imagine anything more flattering to me at this point in my life than John Mayer telling me he has a crush on me. He's a wonderful guy." Actress RICKY LAKE is thrilled to hear the rocker has a crush on her.

16th October 2007

Fact: Rocker John Mayer shared his 30th birthday celebrations with his father at New York's legendary Rainbow Room at the weekend (13-14Oct07)) - Mayer turned 30 on Tuesday (16Oct07), while his dad hits 80 later this week (ends19Oct07).

9th October 2007

Quote: "It's a huge gift, like any minute you can hover off the ground. It's like having a superpower." American rocker John Mayer talks about his singing talent.

16th August 2007

Quote: "Oh my goodness. John and I have been friends for years - no romance." Singer/actress Mandy Moore denies speculation she's enjoying a relationship with rocker John Mayer.

22nd February 2007

Quote: "Some people say, 'Oh, you should go onstage and play every show like it's your last.' And that's just a little too morbid... I like to play every show like there's a really nice cheese tray waiting for me." Singer John Mayer on what inspires him to play a great gig.

12th February 2007

Fact: John Mayer answered questions about his reported romance with Jessica Simpson by speaking bad Japanese to nosy reporters on the red carpet at the Grammy Awards.

12th February 2007

Quote: "Music is my bitch, and she keeps a short leash on me." Tired John Mayer plans an early night after the Grammy Awards.

12th February 2007

Quote: "Win or lose, you gotta give your nominations back. I wish there was some kind of final deal. You could wait... and have a one-in-five chance of winning, or you can trade it in now for a speed boat." John Mayer would prefer it if the Grammy Awards ceremony was more like a reality TV contest.

12th February 2007

Fact: John Mayer answered questions about his reported romance with Jessica Simpson by speaking bad Japanese to nosy reporters on the red carpet at the Grammy Awards.

12th February 2007

Quote: "Music is my bitch, and she keeps a short leash on me." Tired John Mayer plans an early night after the Grammy Awards.

12th February 2007

Quote: "Win or lose, you gotta give your nominations back. I wish there was some kind of final deal. You could wait... and have a one-in-five chance of winning, or you can trade it in now for a speed boat." John Mayer would prefer it if the Grammy Awards ceremony was more like a reality TV contest.

4th January 2007

Quote: "Until I found music I was sliding through life. I didn't get awards in high school, I wasn't getting ribbons for stuff, I couldn't run fast, I didn't have a social life." John Mayer credits music with giving his life purpose.

16th November 2006

Quote: "I just didn't need this death machine in my garage. I fly, we're celebrities, we have low cloud cover and helicopters to deal with." Singer/songwriter John Mayer on why he sold his Porsche Turbo S sports car weeks after buying it.

18th September 2006

Quote: "It's like karaoke for singers - you go the other way and do comedy... I have a blast when I'm doing it and it's terrible." Rocker John Mayer on his sideline career as a stand-up comic.

12th September 2006

Quote: "He's bringing sexy back; I'm bringing sweaty back." John Mayer on his album chart battle with JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE.

11th September 2006

Quote: "I think too much, I talk too much. I have ideas that burn my brain that feel like multicolored cans of paint exploding in my head." John Mayer on all the creative thoughts he has.

8th September 2006

Quote: "It's really hard to pick up girls who are shopping at a Pier 1. They're all on the (wedding) registry." Rocker John Mayer advises single guys not to look for sweethearts at US furniture store Pier 1, where he once worked.

8th September 2006

Quote: "I've never used it (celebrity) to get out of a traffic ticket. I'd rather pay 200 bucks and show up in court than ever have to defend my life having said, 'Do you know who I am?'" John Mayer refuses to misuse his fame.

28th August 2006

Fact: Rocker John Mayer pulled out of a Connecticut concert with Sheryl Crow on Saturday (26AUG06) after he was struck down with laryngitis.

24th August 2006

Quote: "I had a lazy summer. I went nuts with the barbecue. Now I'm back with a new album and video. To be honest, I had more fun with the barbecue." John Mayer prefers cooking to promoting his new projects.

30th July 2006

Fact: Blues hunk John Mayer and watch collector owns 50 timepieces he has picked up on his travels around the globe. He says, "I love the density of so much design taking place in one area."

11th May 2006

Fact: Grammy Award-winners Alicia Keys and John Mayer are to team up on the R+B star's next album. The FALLIN' singer promises Mayer will help with songwriting.

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