has sold more than 100 million records around the world, he has recorded close to 40 albumshas received awards such as a Grammy and a Golden Globe, has a star in the Hollywood walk of fame forks Officer of the Order of the British Empire. The singer and actor Tom Jones (Wales, 1940) continues on stage and on August 1, 2023, Alicante will be able to verify it when the Welshman offers a concert in the Plaza de Toros, in one of his only three dates in Spanish territory.
The concert, included in the program Golden Legends Concertwill include his classics but also songs from his latest album released in 2021, Surrounded By Time. The disc was placed in the first position in the British lists, becoming the first work of The Welsh Tiger to reach the top spot in the UK, from downloadfrom 1999. He also made it the older artist to reach the first place in the UK music charts
The artist He is considered one of the most important singers in Wales and the United Kingdom. In the 1960s he became known thanks to her great voice, her peculiar style and her sensuality. His attempts at fame would bear no fruit until he moved to London, where he would begin his career and where he would rename himself Tom Jones in homage to the literary character of The story of Tom Jones, foundling, by Henry Fielding, considered one of the greatest works of English literature.
Success came to him in 1965 with his song It’s Not Unusual being from there when he would record the song for the movie thunder ballfrom James BondAnd when would you win a prize? grammy for Best New Artist in 1966.
In the 80s his fame continued when in 87 he launched A Boy From Nowhere and the version of the theme kissfrom Princenext to the group art of noise. In 1993 he took outThe Lead And How To Swing It conquering the younger audience to later perform in 1998 with robbie williams in the British Awards.
In the 90s he published another of his greatest hits, titled downloadwhere he would record great songs with artists like The Cardigans either Mousse T. Going on to sell five million copies.
In 2003 he received a Brit Awards for his contribution to music and in 2006 he was made a knight of the British crown by the Queen isabel II to, from there, be known as sir tom jonesa recognition that he was able to celebrate again in 2012 when he performed in the Diamond Jubilee Concert of the Queen at Buckingham Palace.
That same year he participated as a jury for the first season of the talent show The Voice UK in its British version, where it remained for 4 seasons. She returned to the show in 2018 and continued through season 10, which ended on March 20, 2021.
sir tom jones He is a living legend, one of the few artists whose profession began at the dawn of modern popular music who continues to maintain a jam-packed recording and performance career to this day.
Tickets for this concert are now available on the Ibolele Producciones website.
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Tom Jones will perform in Alicante in 2023