Michael Bolton Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

7th February 2017

Fact: Singer Michael Bolton's new album, Songs of Cinema, features a new rendition of Dolly Parton's The Bodyguard ballad I Will Always Love You with the country music icon as his duet partner.

13th April 2015

Fact: Crooner Michael Bolton poked fun at Americans' fear of tax collectors on TV on Sunday (12Apr15) by debuting a new love song dedicated to the Internal Revenue Service. The singer honoured tax season with a song about loving the IRS on comedy news show Last Week Tonight With John Oliver.

11th March 2015

Fact: Crooner Michael Bolton has shown off his comedic skills in a Funny or Die video, in which he takes on the role of "Michael Bolton" in the 1999 cult comedy OFFICE SPACE. In the film, the character is annoyed he is constantly being confused with the Grammy winner, and in the spoof, Bolton recreates the scenes frame by frame.

28th November 2013

Fact: Crooner Michael Bolton has become Mr. Christmas for car firm Honda in America after signing up to appear and perform in a series of new ads encouraging fans to buy a new set on wheels this winter.

8th April 2013

Tweet: "In studio with my dear friend Mr Bolton... exciting things to share with everyone... We have way to much fun singing and hanging!! Love you Mb." Australian singer Delta Goodrem is recording new material with Michael Bolton.

29th January 2013

Quote: "Nobody should judge this because you don't know any of the conditions that took place and what transpired leading up to it... What I heard is, there was no time for rehearsal and I thought she was phenomenal. And I know that was her voice... I still couldn't tell you whether she was live or not. If that was lip-syncing, that would be the best lip-syncing I've ever seen." Michael Bolton defends Beyonce amid ongoing reports she lip-synced the U.S. National Anthem at President Barack Obama's inauguration last week (21Jan13).

16th September 2012

Fact: Singer Michael Bolton is to join the cast of TV sitcom Two and a Half Men for the first episode of the show's upcoming 11th season. He will play himself on the show when it airs in the U.S. on 27 September (12).

29th August 2012

Fact: Crooner Michael Bolton has written his first memoir. The Soul of It All will be released on 13 November (12).

29th September 2010

Fact: Michael Bolton's dancing dreams are over. The singer is the second celebrity to be voted off U.S. show Dancing With The Stars after becoming scoring the lowest with just 12 points.

21st September 2010

Fact: Michael Bolton followed up his debut on U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars with an open-air concert at The Grove in Los Angeles on Monday night (20Sep10)

21st September 2010

Fact: Actors David Hasselhoff, Jennifer Grey and Florence Henderson and singers Michael Bolton and Brandy were among the celebrities who showed off their fancy footwork on U.S. TV on Monday night (20Sep10) on the season premiere of Dancing With The Stars. One contestant will see their dancing dreams come to an early end on Tuesday night (21Sep10) when the first elimination is announced.

8th May 2010

Fact: Michael Bolton's rock band, BLACKJACK, once opened for Ozzy Osbourne. The group featured future Kiss star Bruce Kulick.

4th October 2009

Quote: "She came to my hotel room to write a track for the album with only tea cups covering her nipples. That was before she was big which proves it wasn't for the cameras!" Michael Bolton is convinced Lady GaGa's crazy outfits aren't for publicity.

12th April 2008

Quote: "We just missed the greatest sex." Nicollette Sheridan reveals the main reason she and her then-ex-boyfriend Michael Bolton got back together in 2005.

20th December 2007

Fact: Former DESTINY'S CHILD star Kelly Rowland's choir was the first voted off America's festive talent contest CLASH OF THE CHOIRS on Tuesday night (18Dec07). The five-night show pits choirs assembled by Rowland, Michael Bolton, Nick Lachey, Patti Labelle and country star Blake Shelton against each other.

15th August 2007

Quote: "It will be soon but we're still trying to pick a location." Singer Michael Bolton admits he and his fiancee of a year, Nicollette Sheridan, are still looking for the perfect setting for their upcoming nuptials.

28th June 2007

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Nicollette Sheridan and fiance Michael Bolton are hunting for a ranch in Australia, where the couple hopes to breed horses.

16th May 2007

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Nicollette Sheridan's cell phone rings to the tune of fiance Michael Bolton's hit When a Man Loves a Woman.

1st December 2006

Fact: Desperate Housewives star Nicollette Sheridan is set to show the world what fiance Michael Bolton finds so attractive about her after signing up to model for Australian lingerie firm Hestia.

1st June 2006

Fact: Michael Bolton and fiancee NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN sing a duet on his new album Bolton Swings Sinatra, but they also have another link to the famous crooner. Sheridan grew up in a house once owned by Frank Sinatra.

1st June 2006

Quote: "I think I'm gonna be out on the road for about 10 months and I plan on the Sinatra lighter coming out on tour with me; I'm just gonna take it with me for special luck." Michael Bolton plans to take the inscribed Frank Sinatra lighter the late crooner's daughter TINA gave him on tour with him when he promotes new covers album Bolton Swings Sinatra.

1st June 2006

Fact: Crooner Michael Bolton's Frank Sinatra tribute album has flopped in its first week on release in the US - BOLTON SWINGS SINATRA, which features a duet between the singer and his fiancee, actress Nicollette Sheridan, sold a disappointing 20,000 copies to debut at a lowly number 51.

25th May 2006

Fact: Frank Sinatra's daughter TINA is so impressed with crooner Michael Bolton's tributes to her father on his new album MICHAEL BOLTON SWINGS SINATRA she has given him one of the late legend's inscribed gold lighters as a good luck charm.

16th March 2006

Fact: Michael Bolton has recorded a duet with fiancee Nicollette Sheridan for his upcoming album, BOLTON SWINGS SINATRA - a collection of songs that were previously recorded by music legend Frank Sinatra. The couple want to keep the song they recorded together a secret until the album is released.

10th March 2006

Fact: Crooner Michael Bolton made sure he got as close to Frank Sinatra's sound as possible for his new tribute album to Ol' Blue Eyes - he recorded the project in Sinatra's favourite studio at the Capitol Records building in Los Angeles.

8th February 2006

Fact: <p>Crooner Michael Bolton performed a song he wrote as a tribute to Coretta Scott King at the civil rights heroine's funeral in Georgia yesterday (07FEB06). </p>

13th January 2006

Quote: <p>"It's much sweeter the second time around." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Nicollette Sheridan has confirmed she's dating old flame Michael Bolton, who she joined on a recent romantic winter break in Hawaii. </p>

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