Not a bad introductory sentence.
Suffice it to say we think Josh Groban is set to be a huge UK star in 2003.
Released in the US less than a year ago 21 year old Josh Groban's debut album is certified double platinum with sales already approaching 3 million copies.
Internationally Josh is enjoying growing chart success across Europe, Asia, Australasia and Africa, collecting gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards across the world.
Josh has already sung with Barbara Streisand, Celine Dion and The Corrs.
Having achieved US fame following a highly memorable guest appearance on the season finale of 'Ally McBeal', the show's website was swamped with over 8000 enquiries desperate to know more.
And now the Josh phenomenon is set to hit the UK with the release of his eponymous debut album which is out today.
Discovered and mentored by the renowned David Foster, Josh's sublime debut album opens with the hauntingly atmospheric 'Alla Luce Dal Sole' and features an array of highlights including the romantic 'You’re Still You' and the emotional 'To Where You Are.'
The album also features special guest appearances from The Corrs (on 'Canto Alla Vita'), Charlotte Church (a duet on the powerful ballad 'The Prayer') and acclaimed violinist Lili Haydn on 'Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring.'
Largely produced and arranged by David Foster, other songs have been penned by a variety of artists including Ennio Morricone, Richard Marx, Don McLean, Bach and Walter Afanasieff.
Since that memorable appearance on 'Ally McBeal' Josh has become a regular fixture on American TV, having appeared on Rosie O'Donnell, Larry King Live and NBC’s 'Today.'
Josh also made a triumphant return to 'Ally McBeal' for the Christmas special in which he performed 'To Where You Are.'Josh also recently made a prestigious appearance at the Winter Olympics where he performed 'The Prayer' with Charlotte Church. This followed his guest shows on Sarah Brightman's La Luna tour.