47 years old (Born on February 22, 1974)
English musician; He is famous from Back To Bedlam, "You're beautiful".He is not related to actress Emily Blunt. He attended Harrow, a large, well-known public school for boys. His music was never appreciated in school as it was too emotional for the teenage boys in his class. Despite these set backs, he continued to practice everyday. His song "You`re Beautiful" became a US number one single, making him the first UK artist since Elton John in 1997 to top the US singles chart. [1 March 2006] He was in the army for four and a half years. He spent six months in Kosovo as part of the peace keeping force. He recorded his memories of his time in the army in `No Bravery, the closing track of his album, `Back To Bedlam`. Was best man at actress Tina Hobley`s wedding to PR firm director Oli Wheeler.
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Won 2 prizes at the 2006 Brit Awards for "Best Pop Act" and "Best British Male" (15 February 2006).
Wrote the song "You`re Beautiful" after seeing another ex-girlfriend on the London Underground with her new boyfriend. He claimed on the BBC concert that aired on BBC1 on the 9th of December 2005 at 11:3s GMT that "our eyes met for a second but we re-lived an entire lifetime of memories".
Was on duty for the funeral of the Queen Mother (aka Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother) (9 April 2002).
He plays the Guitar and the Piano. He also writes all of his own lyrics and music.
He had planned to be a musician after he saw an older boy playing the electric guitar it inspired him to become one too.
Wrote the song "Good-bye My Lover", for an ex-girlfriend (who is still alive despite rumors that she passed on). He considered her to be the woman he wanted to marry before she left him.
Once put his sister on eBay, as "damsel in distress, needs knight in shining armour". The man who won the auction later married her.