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Paul Rodgers

Music Legend/ Songwriter/ Performer,
Millennium Management/Chris Crawford
Bellingham, WA, USA
PAUL RODGERS' passion is writing and performing music. He continues to record and tour Internationally, although this year on a limited basis. For a man who prefers to keep a low profile he has left his indelible mark on music...

Platinum selling Singer, Songwriter & Self-taught Multi-instrumentalist

Written, Recorded, Produced and Released 30 albums since 1968

Sold over 90 million records

Formed and Led 3 bands to worldwide success: Free, Bad Company, & The Firm

Grammy Nominated Solo Career

Has Recorded/Performed with Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, Brian May, David Gilmour, Buddy Guy, Joe Walsh, Slash, Nils Lofgren, Charlie Watts, Bryan Adams, Motown's Sam Moore, The Four Tops and others.

2011

Receives the prestigious Ivor Novello Songwriting Award for his Outstanding Contribution to British music

2010
Four Million Air Award presented to Paul Rodgers by BMI for "All Right Now" surpassing four million air plays in the US
Billboard Charts Top 10 CD Certified Gold "The Very Best of Free & Bad Company Featuring Paul Rodgers"
Bad Company and special guest Joe Perry Project tour the UK after a 30 year absence, culminating with the filming of a DVD at Wembley, to be released Spring 2011
First Bad Company tour of Japan in 35 years
#1 Greatest Rock Single in the UK top 40 - "All Right Now"
#4 on UK charts, Bad Company "Hard Rock Live" CD/DVD
Performed with Joe Perry, Jason Bonham, Michael Anthony (Van Halen, Chickenfoot), Peter Frampton and others at KLOS radio's Mark and Brian's Christmas Benefit Concert in LA. Proceeds to The Eisner Pediatric Foundation

2009
Jimmy Page & Jeff Beck awarded Paul with the Classic Songwriter of 2009 chosen by the fans and writers of the UK's International Classic Rock Magazine.
Eminem's single "Beautiful" features Paul Rodgers voice
Receives Honorary Doctorate from Teesside University in his hometown of Middlesbrough. Teesside was ranked the #1 University 2009 in the UK
Performed during the Rock Roll of Honour week in London at the Hammersmith Apollo and released a live CD from the evening: www.concertlive.co.uk
Turned 60 and friends Robert Plant, Mick Fleetwood, Joe Perry, Roger Taylor, Lynyrd Skynyrd - Johnny Van Zant, Bill Wyman & Brian May all pay tribute
Recorded at Abbey Road Studios a song for the troops "We Will Remember Them"
Exclusive 10 US East Coast dates with Bad Company
With wife Cynthia began "Random Acts of Generosity" where unsuspecting fans receive $100. The only catch is that they do a random act of kindness.
Performed at the African Children's Choir in Vancouver 25th Anniversary celebration with Michael McDonald, Beth Neilson Chapman. Bob Geldof was honored that evening
Voted #3 Greatest Voice in Rock in Rolling Stone Magazine, fans voted on line
Voted by Japan's Player Magazine fan poll #2 Best Vocalist
Voted #2 Greatest Singer in Rock by Classic Rock Magazine

2008
Rodgers celebrates his 40th year as a Writing and Recording Artist
One of only 8 people to ever receive a Proclamation from US Congress. Rodgers was given for his musical achievements and for his philanthropist work for the Fender Center's "Kids Rock Free" Music Education Program.
Performed for his largest live crowd 350,000 in Kharkov, Ukraine for an Aids benefit with Queen.
Released “The Cosmos Rocks” studio album with Queen + Paul Rodgers
Queen + Paul Rodgers toured Europe, England, Saudi Arabia and South America
Performed at Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday bash in London's Hyde Park along with Will Smith, Amy Winehouse, Annie Lennox, Josh Grobin, Joan Baez, Jamelia, Eddy Grant, Leona Lewis, Razorlight, Soweto Gospel Choir, Emmanuel Jal, Vusi Mahlasela, Sugababes, Johnny Clegg, Sipho Mabuse, Jivan Gasparyan, Suzanna Owiyo, Amaral, Simple Minds, Andrea & Sharon Corr, Children of Agape Choir & Zucchero
Performed at the “Gridiron Greats” benefit in Phoenix invited Sam Moore as a special guest
Sang “Hold On” a duet with Deborah Bonham on her new CD “Duchess”
Performed and recorded a DVD “Bad Company Live at the Hard Rock 08 08 08”at a one off concert in Florida
Played 7 solo dates in North America including Dolphin Stadium in Miami

2007
Rodgers joins The Trans Siberian Orchestra for 4 Sold Out US Concerts
Led Zeppelin, Paul Rodgers, Bill Wyman, Paolo Nutini and other Atlantic artists perform at Ahmet Ertegun's Tribute concert at London's 02 Arena. Rodgers was the only artist to perform on both the A stage and B stage sharing with soul friend Sam Moore singing the song they recorded together “We Shall Be Free.”
Jammed with Englands’ “The Answer” in London
Hits #1 three times with Debut Solo DVD "Live In Glasgow" on Nielsen Soundscan Charts in Canada.
DVD Hits #3 in the US on the Nielsen Soundscan Charts.
Paul performs at BBKings Photocharity Concert Of Hope to end Youth Homelessness. Also performing BB King, George Thorogood, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and others.
Currently writing and recording new album as Queen + Paul Rodgers.
Played limited Solo Dates in the US, Holland & Norway.

2006
Sold Out UK Tour including London’s Royal Albert Hall
Voted #1 SINGER by Japan's Player Magazine
Voted " A ROCK ICON" in Classic Rock Magazine by fellow Musicians
Received the Three Million Air Award from BMI for "All Right Now," which
passed three million radio airplay in the US.
Recorded with Soul Legend Sam Moore CD "Overnight Sensational," including
Bruce Springsteen, Mariah Carey, ZZ Top's Billy F Gibbons, and Bon Jovi.
Paul Rodgers & Free released "Free Forever" DVD. Charted at #1 in the UK. Gold Status
Q+PR appeared on Entertainment Tonight and American Idol
Played 6 Solo US concerts
The Pussy Cat Dolls, Carlos Santana, Jeff Beck, Kiss, Alice in Chains, Godsmack
and Paul Rodgers all performed two nights at Japan's Udo Music Festival

2005
Q+PR performed in South Africa at Nelson Mandela's 46664 Aids Awareness Benefit
Q+PR toured Europe and England
Q+PR released a Live Double CD & DVD "Return of The Champions" recorded in Sheffield, England, featuring songs from Paul Rodgers' + Queen's catalogues. Charted Top Ten. Gold Status
Queen + Paul Rodgers toured North America and Japan
Q+PR Released "Super Live in Japan" recorded in Tokyo featuring songs from Paul Rodgers' + Queen's Catalogues

2004
Voted #1 Vocalist by Classic Rock Magazine
Paul Rodgers performed the finale "All Right Now" on the First UK Music Hall of Fame's Televised Induction Ceremony, with Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor.
Joined Hendrix's Band of Gypsies drummer Mitch Mitchell & bassist Billy Cox, Carlos Santana, Pearl Jam's Mike McCready, and Kid Rock's Kenny Olsen for 3 Sold Out US Dates as "Experience Hendrix"
Performed with Aretha Franklin, The Temptations and The Four Tops at The Tops' 50th Anniversary. "From The Heart" DVD was released.
Featured vocalist at Wembley with guitarists Joe Walsh, David Gilmour, Ronnie Wood, Brian May, Gary Moore, Hank Marvin and others for the Fender Strats 50th Celebration." Strat Pack" DVD was released
Played 23 concerts in North America plus one in Holland

2003
Played two sold out nights at London's Royal Albert Hall with Jools Holland.
Recorded a new song "I Told The Truth" on Holland's "Small World Big Band"
Friends 3 CD also featured Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Soloman Burke, Ringo Starr, David Gray, Peter Gabriel, Michael McDonald, Smokey Robinson and others.
Played 22 Concerts in North America.

2002
Paul Rodgers & Bad Company released "Merchants of Cool" CD & DVD featured Rodgers' new single "Joe Fabulous.” Gold Status
Rodgers & Bad Company played 32 US dates
Rodgers played 4 solo Concerts in the US
Performed with Jeff Beck in London
At the invitation of Prime Minister Tony Blair, Paul Rodgers performed at the Labor Party Conference.

2001
Sold Out Australian and UK Solo Tours
Sold Out UK Tour with Bad Company

2000
Released his 6th Solo CD “Electric”, " His single, “Drifters” remained Top Ten for 8 weeks on Billboard's Monitor Heritage Rock Radio Charts
Presented with “Lifetime Achievement Award” by Joe Walsh from the LA Music Foundation.
Sold Out concerts in the UK, Australia, US and Canada
Performed a concert in Cleveland "Tribute to Muddy Waters," also featuring Bonnie Raitt, Hubert Sumlin, Levon Helm, and many blues greats.
Toured Australia with Roger Daltrey, Peter Frampton, Alice Cooper, a full
orchestra and rock band as “The Ultimate Rock Symphony.”

1999
Toured with Bad Company for the first time in 20 years
Paul Rodgers and Bad Company released "The Anthology" a double CD
Rodgers’ New Song "Hammer Of Love" reached #2 on Billboard's Monitor
Heritage Rock Radio Charts
VH1 filmed "Behind the Music" TV Special

1997
Released his first Double CD "Now & Live.” His single "Soul of Love" remained in rotation on more than 86 rock stations for 6 months.
"Now & Live" charted Internationally in the top 30

1995-1998
World Tour included the usual countries, US, Canada, England, and Japan, plus the unusual countries of Russia, Israel, Bulgaria, Romania, Argentina, Brazil and Greece

1994
Performed at Woodstock's 25 Anniversary Concert
Headlined at Gibson’s Night of 100 Guitars' at Wembley
Performed at the 'Elvis Tribute' in Memphis
Collaborated with Slash and Hendrix's Band of Gypsies to record " I Don't Live Today" on Stone Free: A Tribute To Jimi Hendrix

1993
Released his Grammy Nominated "Muddy Water Blues" CD with contributions from Jeff Beck, Richie Sambora, David Gilmour, Brian May, Steve Miller, Slash, Buddy Guy and others. Rodgers wrote the title track, “Muddy Water Blues.”
Released the 'Hendrix Set' CD

1991
Formed the "Law" and Released CD "The Law" that included America’s # 1 AOR hit "Laying Down The Law" written by Rodgers.
1988 Performed at Madison Square Garden for the Atlantic Records 40th Anniversary

1986
The Firm released a Multi-Platinum CD "Mean Business"
World Tour SOLD OUT

1985
The Firm released Multi-Platinum CD "The Firm"
World Tour SOLD OUT

1984
Formed "The Firm" with Jimmy Page

1983
Released his First Solo Album "Cut Loose.” Paul Rodgers played all of the
instruments.
Rock's First Charity Tour, US ARMS Tour, to help musician Ronnie Lane's
fight against Multiple Sclerosis included Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Joe Cocker, Paul Rodgers and others.

1973-1982
Formed Bad Company with Guitarist Mick Ralphs
Released 6 Multi Platinum Albums spawning rock classics "Can't Get Enough", "Feel Like Making Love", “Shooting Star", “Bad Company” and "Rock & Roll
Fantasy"

1968-1973
Formed "Free" with Guitarist Paul Kossoff
Released four Top Five Albums, included smash hits “All Right Now,” (which was
a #1 hit in 20 Territories), “Wishing Well,” “Fire & Water”….
Played over 700 live shows throughout the world, including England's Legendary Isle of Wight Festival, also on the bill, Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, The Who and others
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