It has been another busy year for Tom Jones, as he continued his role as a coach on the latest series of The Voice alongside Olly Murs, Anne-Marie and will.i.am whilst also getting ready to release a brand new album – Surrounded By Time – the very first to be recorded in his native Wales!
Tom Jones said: “After such a tough year for us all I’m delighted that I will be able to get back on stage and perform for you all this summer. We’re going to have one heck of a party!"
Tom Jones’ 50+ year career has remarkably gone from strength to strength. Along with sustaining his popularity as a live performer and recording artist for five decades, he garnered at the age of 75, the best reviews of his career for his most recent albums, Long Lost Suitcase, Spirit In The Room and Praise & Blame.
His distinctive voice and iconic records earning him a place as one of the best loved artists ever to emerge from the 1960s with an eclectic musical mix spanning pop, rock, soul, R&B, dance, country and gospel. With more than 100 million record sales under his belt, hits including It’s Not Unusual, Kiss, Delilah and What’s New Pussycat remain firm favourites with his fans.
Tom is indeed a living legend, one of the few musical artists whose profession began at the dawn of modern popular music who continues to have a vital recording and performing career to this day. His irresistible show traverses’ musical eras and genres, cuts across class divides and appeals to young and old, male and female, mainstream and cutting edge.
Sir Tom has always been about the power of the song, the power of the voice. With numerous tours the world over under his belt coupled with a legion of fans, his extraordinary career was recognised in 2006 through his knighthood from Her Majesty the Queen and a string of prestigious music awards, including BRIT Awards for Best Male and Outstanding Contribution to Music, a Silver Clef Award for Lifetime Achievement, the Hitmaker Award from the [US] Songwriters Hall of Fame, GQ Man Of The Year, and the prestigious [UK] Music Industry Trust Award.