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Josh Groban


  • Josh recorded the song "Remember" for the movie Troy.
  • Josh's PBS special in 2002 was the number one selling DVD in 2002.
  • Josh sang at Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday celebration on June 27, 2008.
  • In high school, Josh performed in the musical "Fiddler on the Roof". He portrayed Tevye.
  • Josh is good friends with singer/actress, Mandy Moore.
  • Josh was nominated for a 2005 Critics Choice Award for Best Song for "Believe" which was featured in the movie The Polar Express.
  • Josh performed "The Prayer" with Charlotte Church at the closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics in 2002.
  • Josh has said that his musical influences are: Radiohead, Paul Simon, Sting, Peter Gabriel and Bjork.
  • Josh was in a Jimmy Kimmel video poking fun at actor Ben Affleck in 2008.
  • Josh recorded his Christmas Album Noel with the London Philharmonic and the African Children's Choir. The album was nominated for a 2008 Juno Award for International Album of the Year.
  • Josh has said that he wants to sing on Broadway one day.
  • Josh studied under vocal coach, Grammy-award winning producer, David Foster.
  • Josh performed in the Mermaid concert with Idina Menzel for Radio 2 BBC on February 16, 2007. He did a duet with Idina titled The Prayer.
  • Josh has sung with artists such as Celine Dion, Barbra Streisand, Charlotte Church, Sarah Brightman, The Corrs, Lili Haydn, Rhys Fulber and Lara Fabian.
  • Discography: Josh Groban Debut Album (2001), Josh Groban In Concert (2002), Closer (2003), Josh Groban: Live at the Greek (2004), Awake (2006), With You (2007) and Noel (2007).
  • Josh's favorite TV Shows include Dexter's Laboratory, Monty Python, The Simpsons, Saturday Night Live, Power Puff Girls, South Park, David Letterman and Conan O'Brien.
  • In 2004, Josh was nominated at the 47th Annual Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance for "You Raise Me Up" and he won.
  • Josh shares his birthday with his younger brother, Christopher, though he's four years younger.
  • Josh has a younger brother, Chris, who is a film student.
  • Josh had the honor of meeting Nelson Mandela when he visited South Africa.
  • Josh has his own charity, The Josh Groban Foundation.
  • Josh's fans can write to him at the following address: Josh Groban 137 N. Larchmont Blvd. #622 Los Angeles, CA. 90004
  • Josh was one of many artists to perform at Live 8 in Philadelphia (August 2005).
  • On October 22, 2005, Josh sang the National Anthem at the World Series in Chicago.
  • Josh enjoys writing poetry as well as lyrics to his songs.
  • Fans of Josh refer to themselves as "Grobanites."
  • Josh is Russian/Polish on his father's side and Norwegian on his mother's. Although his father was raised Jewish, Josh was raised Episcopalian.
  • Josh spent one year at Carnegie Mellon University. He disenrolled after he was offered a recording contract.
  • Josh's break-out role was on the hit comedy Ally McBeal in which he guest-starred as Malcolm Wyatt.
  • Josh attended Interlochen Camp for the Arts in Traverse City, Michigan.
  • VH1 produced an episode of All Access of Josh. It was titled "All Access Spotlight: Josh Groban."


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