A Look on Colbie Caillat

One of the most popular relaxing music artists is Colbie Caillat. In this article we will take a look on Colbie Caillat.

Colbie was born on May 28, 1985 in Malibu, California. Coco’s father, Colbie’s nickname, was producer, co-producing albums like Rumours by Fleetwood Mac and Tusk in 1979. As a child, Colbie took piano lessons and found her inspiration from Lauryn Hill in her performance in Sister Act 2. That’s where she realized that she wanted to be a singer and began her vocal lessons and performed on stage by the time she was in sixth grade.

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Mikal Blue hired Colbie to sing techno songs which were used at fashion shows. And at the age of 19 years old, Colbie recorded her first song with the help of Mikal Blue. Colbie auditioned for American Idol but was not accepted even until her second audition when she used her original song “Bubbly” as an audition piece.

In 2007, Colbie Caillat released her first album entitled “Coco”. The song “Bubbly” debuted at number five on the US Billboard hot 100 and got the top 2 on the Pop 100. In the same album, the song “Realize” also got number 20 from the Hot 100 and “The Little Things” on number 94 on Pop 100. To promote this album, Colbie toured with the Goo Goo Dolls and the Lifehouse.

In 2008, Colbie was the supporting act for John Meyer and she recorded a duet with Jason Mraz entitled “Lucky” on Mraz’s album “We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things”. In August of the same year, Colbie recorded and released a song for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics entitled “Somethin’ Special”. Colbie also co-wrote and rendered her voice as for the background of the Taylor Swift’s song “Breathe” on Swift’s album “Fearless”.

Colbie’s second album, “Breakthrough” was released in 2009 with Jason Reeves co-writing most of the songs in her album. Colbie released two Christmas songs in 2009 doing a remake of the popular holiday song “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”. It was in that year also that she was recognized as Broadcast Music Inc.’s songwriter of the year. In the following year, she performed in the 2010 Major League Basketball All-Star Game  with the song “God Bless America”.

On July 2011, Colbie released his third album “All of You” with her single “I Do” and “Brighter than the Sun” gaining a widespread acceptance from the crowd. Also, “Christmas in the Sand” was released the following year that features collaborations with Justin Young, Jason Reeves, Gavin DeGraw and Brad Paisley.

In 2013, Colbie sang the national anthem in 2013 World Series. On her official page, Colbie announced that she will release her fourth album in 2014. The song “Hold On” was released as a part of that album in 2013. And on June 2014, Colbie’s fourth album “Gypsy Heart (Side A)” was released which features her hit song “Try”.

Colbie did the song “Chasing the Sun” for Hilary Duff’s fifth album. She also wrote the song “The Way I Was” which was used for “The Walking Dead Soundtrack Vol. 2 – Songs of Survival”.