Bob Dylan is one of the world's most popular and acclaimed songwriters, musicians and performers, having sold more than 90 million albums and performed literally thousands of shows around the world in a career spanning five decades. His most recent album, Modern Times - lauded by critics around the world and selling more than 2.5 million copies to date - entered the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart at #1, as well as debuting within the Top Five in 21 other countries including the UK. His previous studio albums, Time Out Of Mind and Love & Theft have been among his most commercially successful and critically lauded, each having sold more than a million copies and earning Grammy nominations for Album Of The Year (Time Out Of Mind won that award in 1998).
In 2001, he received a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for best song from a motion picture for Things Have Changed from the movie Wonder Boys. Dylan's Chronicles - Volume I, his recent memoirs released in October 2004, was a world-wide best seller, spending 19 weeks on The New York Times Bestseller List. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988 and the Songwriters Hall Of Fame in 1982.
Bob Dylan remains one of the world's top touring artists, performing more than 100 concerts yearly around the globe.