John mayer is one of the most popular young superstars around.
John Mayer was born on October 16, 1977 and he grew up in Connecticut. Initially John only specifically listened to pop music. According to him, when he was 13 years old, he was astonished by Stevie Ray Vaughn. His goal then became to learn the guitar and emulate Stevie Ray Vaughn. After about 2 years, John was already performing in blues clubs while impressing them with his brilliance at such a young age. Eventually John decided that was not the route he wanted to take so that he may have a successful music career. It was the famous South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas in March of 2000, was where he was discovered and soon after signed to a recording contract. His debut album was entitled, Room for Squares.
Mayer's lucrative follow-up, 2004's Heavier Things, resulted in another Grammy, this time for Song of the Year.