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Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty (born October 20, 1950) is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He is the frontman of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and was a founding member of the late 1980s supergroup Traveling Wilburys and Mudcrutch. He has also performed under the pseudonyms of Charlie T. Wilbury, Jr. and Muddy Wilbury. He has recorded a number of hit singles with the Heartbreakers and as a solo artist, many of which remain heavily played on adult contemporary and classic rock radio. His music, notably his hits, has become popular among younger generations as he continues to host sold-out shows. Throughout his career, Petty and his collaborators have sold 60 million albums.

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Tom Petty

Born 1950-10-20 (69 years ago) in Gainesville, Florida, U.S..
Height 176 centimeters.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
Billboard Music Century Award 2005 Billboard Music Awards 2005
Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance (You Don't Know How It Feels) 38th Annual Grammy Awards 1995 You Don't Know How It Feels
MTV Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award 1994 MTV Video Music Awards 1994
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
Grammy Award for Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance (Saving Grace) 49th Annual Grammy Awards 2006 Saving Grace
Grammy Award for Best Rock Album (Highway Companion) 49th Annual Grammy Awards 2006 Highway Companion
Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media (Square One) 48th Annual Grammy Awards 2005 Square One
Grammy Award for Best Rock Song (Room at the Top) 42nd Annual Grammy Awards 1999 Room at the Top
Grammy Award for Best Rock Album (Wildflowers) 38th Annual Grammy Awards 1995 Wildflowers
Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal (My Back Pages) 36th Annual Grammy Awards 1993 My Back Pages
MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video (Into The Great Wide Open) 1992 MTV Video Music Awards 1992 Into The Great Wide Open
Grammy Award for Best Rock Song (Learning to Fly) 34th Annual Grammy Awards 1991 Learning to Fly
Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance (Free Fallin’) 32nd Annual Grammy Awards 1989 Free Fallin’
Grammy Award for Album of the Year (Full Moon Fever) 32nd Annual Grammy Awards 1989 Full Moon Fever
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Dana York(Gifta: 2001-06-03–) 2001-06-03 Gifta
Jane Benyo(Gifta: 1974-03-31–1996-09-09) 1974-03-31 1996-09-09 Gifta
Children

Adria Petty, Kimberly Violette Petty

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Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty (born October 20, 1950) is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He is the frontman of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and was a founding member of the late 1980s supergroup Traveling Wilburys and Mudcrutch. He has also performed under the pseudonyms of Charlie T. Wilbury, Jr. and Muddy Wilbury.

He has recorded a number of hit singles with the Heartbreakers and as a solo artist, many of which remain heavily played on adult contemporary and classic rock radio. His music, notably his hits, has become popular among younger generations as he continues to host sold-out shows. Throughout his career, Petty and his collaborators have sold 60 million albums.

Content from Wikipedia provided under the terms of Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0).

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