In 1975, he came out with his self-titled debut studio album, ‘Michael Bolotin’, which was released under the label of RCA Records. The album featured the tracks ‘Your Love’ and ‘Give Me a Reason’.
In 1976, he released his second album, ‘Everyday of My Life’, which featured four original songs. The album featured the tracks, ‘Rocky Mountain Way’ and ‘If I Had Your Love’.
In 1983, he came out with his third studio album, ‘Michael Bolton’, which was recorded under the Columbia Records label. The album received negative reviews.
Released in the year 1985, by the Columbia Records label, his fourth album ‘Everybody's Crazy’, received criticism for muting his vocals. The title track of the album was a hit.
In 1987, he released his fifth studio album, ‘The Hunger’, which was one of his breakthrough albums. The album featured the hit songs, ‘That's What Love Is All About’ and ‘The Dock of the Bay’.
In 1989, he came out with his sixth studio album titled, ‘Soul Provider’, which was one of his bestselling albums. The single ‘How Am I Supposed to Live Without You’ peaked at the No. 1 position on the music charts.
In 1991, he released his seventh studio album, ‘Time, Love & Tenderness’, which was one of his bestselling and hit albums. The album featured the hit track, ‘When a Man Loves a Woman’.
In 1992, he released his immensely successful album, ‘Timeless: The Classics’, which peaked at the No. 1 position on the music charts. The album sold nine million copies across the globe.
In 1993, he released the album, ‘The One Thing’, which is one of his bestselling albums. The album featured his hit song, ‘Said I Loved You...But I Lied’, which peaked at the charts.
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Released in the year 1996, his album, ‘This Is The Time’, was a hit across the globe. The album was released under the Columbia label and sold many copies.
In 1997, he came out with the studio album, ‘All That Matters’, one of his albums that did not receive much success. The album failed to make an impact at the music charts.
In 2002, he released the album, ‘Only a Woman Like You’, which was widely considered his comeback album. The album did not do well and it failed to earn a good position on the music charts.
In 2005, he came out with the album, ‘Til the End of Forever’, which contained many of his live performances that were delivered during concerts.
In 2009, his album, ‘One World One Love’ was released. The album was in collaboration with other music artists, Tami Chynn, Ne-Yo and Lady Gaga. Some featured tracks include, ‘Ready For You’ and ‘Just One Love’.
In 2011, he came out with his 21st studio album, ‘Gems-The Duets Collection’, which also featured the works of musicians like A.R. Rahman. The featured tracks include, ‘Love Is Everything’ and ‘Fields of Gold’.
In 2013, he came out with the album 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough – A Tribute to Hitsville USA'. The album featured duets with Kelly Rowland, Melanie Fiona and Orianthi.
Personal Life & Legacy
In 1975, he married Maureen McGuire with whom he has three daughters. The couple later got divorced in 1990.
In 1992, he began dating Nicollette Sheridan and the couple got engaged in the year 2006. They broke their engagement in 2008.
He was also in a relationship with actress Teri Hatcher.
In 1993, he established the ‘Michael Bolton Charities, Inc.’, which aimed at providing aid to victims of poverty and abuse, be it physical, sexual or emotional.