Because of Al Gomes and A. Michelle of
Big Noise's strategic and publicity efforts,
Jim Brickman's CD 'Faith' was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best New Age Album.
Big Noise oversaw Jim's entire media team and campaign on behalf of the nomination.
Best New Age Album for 'Faith' (2010)
Best Pop Instrumental for 'Peace' (2003)
Picture This (1997)
By Heart (1995)
The Gift (1997)
SESAC Songwriter of the Year (1999)
SESAC Songwriter of the Year (1998)
Dove Award - Best Vocal/Instrumental Duet for 'The Gift' (1998)
Canadian Country Music Award for 'Your Love' (2000)
More Great Moments
• Most charted Adult Contemporary artist of the decade
(18 charted hits)
• First #1 hit "Valentine" topping the charts
• Having the #1, #2 and #3 spots on the Billboard
New Age Chart in the same week
• PBS Concert at Walt Disney World
• Singing duet with Kermit The Frog at Jim Henson
USPS stamp dedication
• Carnegie Hall debut
• Musical Director of NBC 'Today Show'
• Performance for President Clinton
• Ford Theatre Performance for Prince of Malaysia
and Princess of Thailand
has revolutionized the sound of solo piano music with his
pop-style instrumentals and star-studded vocal collaborations.
A native of Cleveland, Ohio,
Brickman began playing piano at the age of five and studied
music at the prestigious Cleveland Institute of Music. He
founded his own advertising music company in 1980, writing
commercial jingles for such advertisers as McDonald's, Pontiac
Since the release of his debut
album 'No Words' in 1994, Jim Brickman's romantic piano
sound has defined him as a marquis among contemporary instrumental
hit makers. His signature style of playing and songwriting
has also brought him gold and platinum-selling albums, four
Number One songs, 26 charted adult radio hits, with a total
of 8 million records sold, Grammy nominations in 2003 and
2010, two SESAC 'Songwriter of the Year' awards, a Canadian
Country Music Award and a Dove Award presented by the Gospel
Jim's best-known compositions
include the chart-toppers 'Valentine,' 'The Gift,' 'Love
of My Life,' 'Destiny,' 'Simple Things' and 'Peace.' In
November 2005, he held the top three spots on Billboard's
New Age chart for his albums 'The Disney Songbook,' 'Grace'
and 'Greatest Hits.'
Jim has established a reputation
for his collaborations with many gifted musical artists
that include: Martina McBride, Gerald Levert, Lady Antebellum,
Michael W. Smith, Kenny Loggins, Carly Simon, Herb Alpert,
Collin Raye, Pam Tillis, Michael Bolton, Sara Evans, Donny
Osmond and Olivia Newton-John.
Other artistic endeavors include
a weekly radio show, 'Your Weekend with Jim Brickman,' two
best-selling books, 'Simple Things' and 'Love Notes', and
debuts at Carnegie Hall and the White House. Taking his
popular live shows to more than 125 cities around the world
each year, Brickman has received international acclaim as
a concert performer.
TV audiences have seen Jim perform
on ABC's 'Gala for the President' at Ford's Theatre, 'Good
Morning America,' 'Extra,' and 'Regis and Kelly.' He served
as Special Performing Music Correspondent for NBC's 'Today,'
and hosted A&E's 'Winter Solstice on Ice.' A strong supporter
of PBS, Jim has produced four concert specials for that
network, which include 'My Romance - An Evening With Jim
Brickman,' 'Love Songs and Lullabies,' 'Jim
Brickman at the Magic Kingdom - The Disney Songbook,'
and 'Beautiful World.'
The 'Beautiful World' concert
special is inspired by Jim's many travels and his memorable
experiences of music bridging borders and cultural divides.
Its theme of friendship, healing and connecting cultures
is illuminated by the quintessential Jim Brickman sound
and unites worldwide musical influences.