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  • Neil Patrick Harris Gala

    Jul. 27

    Neil Patrick Harris Gala

    Jul. 27 Montreal
    Neil Patrick Harris, who has hosted 10 televised awards shows in the past few years, is truly the king of hosts.  Neil has some tricks up his sleeve as he headlines our unparalleled...
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  • Trevor Noah Gala

    Jul. 23

    Trevor Noah Gala

    Jul. 23 Montreal
    Heir to The Daily Show, Trevor Noah hosts July 23 on the Place des Arts stage. This is your chance to see comedy’s hottest new host.
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  • Jane Lynch Gala

    Jul. 22

    Jane Lynch Gala

    Jul. 22 Montreal
    Emmy, Golden-Globe, and SAG award winner Jane Lynch, of Glee and 40-year Old Virgin fame, is hosting a slew of special guests at Place des Arts on July 22.
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  • Wanda Sykes Gala

    Jul. 23

    Wanda Sykes Gala

    Jul. 23 Montreal
    A fixture of great TV, comedy veteran Wanda Sykes brings her trademark wit, and larger than life personality, to the Just for Laughs stage on July 23. A celebrated author, Sykes was also the first...
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  • Alan Cumming Gala

    Jul. 25

    Alan Cumming Gala

    Jul. 25 Montreal
    On July 25, Tony Award winner Alan Cumming, who is gearing up to co-host this year’s edition of the Tony Awards, is hitting the Place des Arts stage to host a Gala featuring a lineup of amazing...
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  • "An Evening with Mike Myers"

    Jul. 24

    "An Evening with Mike Myers"

    Jul. 24 Montreal
    Join Mike Myers at Maison Symphonique July 24 for a retrospective of his memorable career, from his humble Canadian roots, to his turn as one of the most successful SNL alums in its forty-year history...
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  • Kevin Hart What Now? Tour

    Jul. 24

    Kevin Hart What Now? Tour

    Jul. 24 Montreal
    Just For Laughs, in association with evenko, is thrilled to welcome Kevin Hart back to the Montreal stage as part of his What Now? Comedy tour in 2015, at the 33rd Just For Laugh’s Festival. Kevin...
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  • Bill Burr

    Jul. 22 - Jul. 23

    Bill Burr

    Jul. 22 - Jul. 23 Montreal
    Back by popular demand, Bill Burr returns to Montreal after killing it last year as a Gala host and winning the JFL award for Stand-Up Comedian of the Year. One of the top comedic voices of his...
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  • Patton Oswalt

    Jul. 23

    Patton Oswalt

    Jul. 23 Montreal
    Winner of the 2015 Just For Laughs Stand-Up Comedian of the Year Award, Patton Oswalt is taking the stage at Maison Symphonique on July 23. 2015 has proved to be one of Patton’s busiest years yet!...
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  • Dave Chappelle

    Jul. 20 - Jul. 22

    Dave Chappelle

    Jul. 20 - Jul. 22 Montreal
    Comedy God and JFL ticket selling record holder, Dave Chappelle is back in Montreal for six performances and we couldn’t be more excited. His shows sold out within minutes when he returned to Just...
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  • Talk of the Fest hosted by TJ Miller

    Jul. 22

    Talk of the Fest hosted by TJ Miller

    Jul. 22 Montréal
    TJ Miller, who plays everyone’s favorite stoned entrepreneur on the critically acclaimed Silicon Valley, opens the series on July 22, accompanied by special guests who will knock your socks off.
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  • Talk of the Fest hosted by Chris D'Elia

    Jul. 23

    Talk of the Fest hosted by Chris D'Elia

    Jul. 23 Montréal
    Chris D’Elia, the man who does “white girl wasted” better than Lindsay Lohan is back for one night only, hosting Talk of the Fest at Club Soda, July 23. Watch the star of NBC’s Undateable as...
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  • Talk of the Fest hosted by Pete Davidson

    Jul. 24

    Talk of the Fest hosted by Pete Davidson

    Jul. 24 Montréal
    Saturday Night Live’s only millennial, Pete Davidson, is following up his brutal Roast of Justin Bieber by hosting Talk of the Fest on July 24.
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  • Talk of the Fest hosted by Jerrod Carmichael

    Jul. 25

    Talk of the Fest hosted by Jerrod Carmichael

    Jul. 25 Montréal
    He’s got an HBO special directed by Spike Lee, a Seth Rogen movie under his belt, this summer The Carmichael Show is set to premiere on NBC and Jerrod Carmichael is adding Talk of the Fest host to...
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  • Pete Holmes

    Jul. 25

    Pete Holmes

    Jul. 25 Montreal
    Host of one of the best comedy podcasts around, You Made it Weird with Pete Holmes, Pete Holmes is bringing his hilarious musings on aging, all-around coolness, religion, and sexuality to Astral on...
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  • Danny Bhoy "Please Untick This Box"

    Jul. 25

    Danny Bhoy "Please Untick This Box"

    Jul. 25 Montreal
    On July 25, don't miss the funniest Scot around, and festival favorite, Danny Bhoy as he performs a solo show at Maison Symphonique.
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  • Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong

    Jul. 24 - Jul. 25

    Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong

    Jul. 24 - Jul. 25 Montreal
    He’s back on tour with a new show, following a sell-out four week West-End residency and a sold-out season at the Edinburgh Festival.A firm favourite with his legendary performances, Omid’s...
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  • Rob Schneider

    Jul. 24 - Jul. 25

    Rob Schneider

    Jul. 24 - Jul. 25 Montreal
    After the success of his Netflix special Soy Sauce and the Holocaust, SNL alum Rob Schneider is continuing his affair with his first love, stand-up, to perform a solo show that explores aging,...
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  • Michael Che

    Jul. 23 - Jul. 25

    Michael Che

    Jul. 23 - Jul. 25 Montreal
    Michael Che, co-anchor of SNL’s Weekend Update, former Daily Show correspondent and SNL writer extraordinaire, performs two shows at JFL!  July 23 and 25.
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  • Chris Hardwick "THE FUNCOMFORTABLE TOUR"

    Jul. 25

    Chris Hardwick "THE FUNCOMFORTABLE TOUR"

    Jul. 25 Montreal
    Comedy’s very own host with most, Chris Hardwick, takes time off his shows @Midnight and The Talking Dead and his podcast The Nerdist, to perform a solo show on July 25 at Olympia Theatre.
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  • Aren't you embarrassed?

    Jul. 20 - Jul. 26

    Aren't you embarrassed?

    Jul. 20 - Jul. 26 Montreal
    Sebastian Maniscalco returns to Montreal with all new material for his show Aren’t You Embarrassed? Join the comedic powerhouse as he skewers modern-day society through the lens of his old-world...
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  • Reggie Watts

    Jul. 24 - Jul. 26

    Reggie Watts

    Jul. 24 - Jul. 26 Montreal
    Whether you know him from Comedy Bang Bang or as the house band leader of CBS’s The Late Late Show with James Corden, Reggie Watts is an internationally renowned vocal artist/ beatboxer/ musician/...
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  • An Evening With Natasha Leggero

    Jul. 22 - Jul. 23

    An Evening With Natasha Leggero

    Jul. 22 - Jul. 23 Montreal
    Hot off her scathing Roast of Justin Bieber on Comedy Central, and soon to be star of Comedy Central new Victorian-era reality spoof, Another Period, Natasha Leggero is bringing her solo show to Just...
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  • Margaret Cho

    Jul. 24

    Margaret Cho

    Jul. 24 Montreal
    Margaret Cho, the Agent Provocateur of stand-up, makes her return to Montreal for one night only at Olympia Theatre on July 24th. In the business for over two decades, Margaret Cho has earned three...
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  • Sarah Millican "Outsider"

    Jul. 24

    Sarah Millican "Outsider"

    Jul. 24 Montreal
    In the past when you put Sarah Millican outside, she asked things like: ‘Why? Where is the taxi? Do I need a cardie?’ and said things like: ‘There’ll be wasps. I’ve nothing to sit on. Is...
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  • The Nasty Show hosted by Mike Ward

    Jul. 16 - Jul. 26

    The Nasty Show hosted by Mike Ward

    Jul. 16 - Jul. 26 Montreal
    We are breaking out the hand sanitizer as we unleash French comedy mega-star Mike Ward as the new offensive host of the Nasty Show! Ward is counting down the days until he can expose his offensive...
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  • The Ethnic Show

    Jul. 8 - Jul. 19

    The Ethnic Show

    Jul. 8 - Jul. 19 Montréal
    Just For Laughs veteran, international headliner and winner of Last Comic Standing, Alonzo Bodden, returns to the Festival as host of local favorite, the Ethnic Show. This show wouldn't be complete...
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  • Date Night: The Relationship Show

    Jul. 21 - Jul. 22

    Date Night: The Relationship Show

    Jul. 21 - Jul. 22 Montreal
    Feeling alone in your relationship with Netflix? Drown your sorrows in other people’s misery as the funniest story tellers around, including Brent Morin, Orny Adams, Debra DiGiovanni and Tom Papa...
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  • Brit-ish

    Jul. 21 - Jul. 23

    Brit-ish

    Jul. 21 - Jul. 23 Montreal
    The Commonwealth’s sharpest comedic talents are coming to this year’s Just For Laughs Festival for Brit-ish. With special guest Russell Howard and hosted by Omid Djalili, you’ll laugh so hard,...
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  • Uptown Comics

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 26

    Uptown Comics

    Jul. 25 - Jul. 26 Montreal
    JB Smoove, star of VH1's Real Husbands of Hollywood, is going back to his Def Jam comedy roots to host Uptown Comics at Olympia Theatre July 25. The man behind Leon Black is accompanied by urban...
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  • Homegrown Comics Competition

    Jul. 24

    Homegrown Comics Competition

    Jul. 24 Montreal
    It’s no coincidence that the biggest comedy festival in the world is in Montreal! Despite being overly apologetic and storing milk in bags, Canadians are comedy pioneers. So many of the best comics...
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  • As Seen On TV

    Jul. 19 - Jul. 25

    As Seen On TV

    Jul. 19 - Jul. 25 Montreal
    As seen on The Tonight Show, Letterman, Conan, Kimmel, sitcoms, specials, and possibly even Cops, catch some of the Festival's funniest TV comedians right here at the Nest! For tickets and...
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  • This is Not Happening

    Jul. 23 - Jul. 26

    This is Not Happening

    Jul. 23 - Jul. 26 Montreal
    Hosted by Ari Shaffir, This Is Not Happening features long-form storytelling from stand-up comedians. Come watch the LIVE version of the hit Comedy Central show, as comedians share their incredible...
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  • Kyle Kinane

    Jul. 20 - Jul. 25

    Kyle Kinane

    Jul. 20 - Jul. 25 Montreal
    Kyle Kinane had an unforgettable guest spot as Sewer Dwayne on Workaholics, and his next performance will be just as memorable. He’ll be performing a much anticipated solo show at Off-JFL. Be there...
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  • The Duncan Trussell Family Hour

    Jul. 21 - Jul. 24

    The Duncan Trussell Family Hour

    Jul. 21 - Jul. 24 Montreal
    Join Duncan and his guests during the Duncan Trussell Family Hour as they explore the outer reaches of the multiverse.
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  • Wyat Cenac “Furry Dumb Fighter”

    Jul. 20 - Jul. 25

    Wyat Cenac “Furry Dumb Fighter”

    Jul. 20 - Jul. 25 Montreal
    Emmy and WGA Award winning comedian Wyatt Cenac performs his brand new hour of standup, Furry Dumb Fighter, where he neither “does important work” nor “pushes boundaries” or some other word...
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  • Brian Posehn

    Jul. 23 - Jul. 25

    Brian Posehn

    Jul. 23 - Jul. 25 Montreal
    Self-proclaimed ‘Giant Nerd’, The Sarah Silverman Program’s Brian Posehn is one of a kind. He’s had guest bits on every show from Friend to Californication, and in July he can be found at...
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  • Ari Shaffir

    Jul. 21 - Jul. 25

    Ari Shaffir

    Jul. 21 - Jul. 25 Montreal
    Stand-up comedian and actor Ari Shaffir describes his comedy as a puppet show, but way filthier and without the puppets.
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  • Janeane Garofalo

    Jul. 20 - Jul. 25

    Janeane Garofalo

    Jul. 20 - Jul. 25 Montreal
    Janeane Garofalo is a comedy legend. She co-starred in Michelle and Romy’s High School Reunion and in Reality Bites, and she’s set to star with Bradley Cooper and Paul Rudd in an upcoming 2015...
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  • Eric Andre

    Jul. 24 - Jul. 25

    Eric Andre

    Jul. 24 - Jul. 25 Montreal
    Man Seeking Woman’s Eric Andre, who moonlights as a hilariously unequipped celebrity interviewer on Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show, is coming to Off-JFL from July 24 – 25.
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  • Moshe Kasher

    Jul. 20 - Jul. 25

    Moshe Kasher

    Jul. 20 - Jul. 25 Montreal
    He was named one of Variety’s Top Ten Comics to Watch, has two lauded podcasts and now Moshe Kasher’s first hour-long comedy special Live in Oakland is killing it on Netflix. Come watch him kill...
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  • Duncan Trussell

    Jul. 20 - Jul. 23

    Duncan Trussell

    Jul. 20 - Jul. 23 Montreal
    Philosopher slash comedian Duncan Trussell comes to Off-JFL on July 20 and 23. If you’re lucky, you might hear the best acid trip story ever told.
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  • Hasan Minhaj "Homecoming King"

    Jul. 23 - Jul. 26

    Hasan Minhaj "Homecoming King"

    Jul. 23 - Jul. 26 Montreal
    The Daily Show's Hasan Minhaj performs his solo show Homecoming King directed by Greg Walloch. If you've heard his work on The Moth Radio Hour, his stories on race, identity, and forgiveness garnered...
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  • Live Read, Directed by Jason Reitman

    Jul. 24

    Live Read, Directed by Jason Reitman

    Jul. 24 Montreal
    Jason Reitman’s Live Read Series, now in it’s fourth year, was created as part of Film Independents LACMA Film Series. Each month, Jason directs contemporary actors in a live stage reading of a...
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  • Come to Papa with Tom Papa

    Jul. 25

    Come to Papa with Tom Papa

    Jul. 25 Montreal
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  • Variety's 10 comics to Watch

    Jul. 24

    Variety's 10 comics to Watch

    Jul. 24 Montreal
    One of the biggest events in the comedy world each year is Variety‘s unveiling of their annual ‘10 Comics To Watch’ feature. The issue is usually released during the last week of the Just For...
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  • New Faces of Comedy

    Jul. 22 - Jul. 25

    New Faces of Comedy

    Jul. 22 - Jul. 25 Montreal
    Every year, Just For Laughs chooses the most promising up and comers to feature in New Faces of Comedy, and the show never disappoints. Want to see the best new talent before they’re playing...
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  • New Faces of Comedy: Characters

    Jul. 23 - Jul. 24

    New Faces of Comedy: Characters

    Jul. 23 - Jul. 24 Montreal
    Move over Key and Peele, there are new sketch comics in town, and they’re set to blow up Montreal July 23. The future stars of SNL don’t hold back during one of the funniest shows of the series.
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  • New Faces of Comedy: Unrepped

    Jul. 23

    New Faces of Comedy: Unrepped

    Jul. 23 Montreal
    No comedy mega-star came out of the womb with an agent, and Just For Laughs’ New Faces: Unrepped is here to remedy that oversight by the big man himself. On July 23, New Faces: Unrepped gives...
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  • EAT MY SHORTS

    Jul. 23

    EAT MY SHORTS

    Jul. 23 Montréal
    Come, watch, laugh, repeat. 
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  • You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes

    Jul. 24

    You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes

    Jul. 24 Montreal
    Everybody has secret weirdness, Pete Holmes gets comedians to share theirs. Don’t miss your chance to keep it crispy and see Pete make it weird LIVE and IRL on July 24.
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  • The Duncan Trussell Family Hour

    Jul. 21 - Jul. 24

    The Duncan Trussell Family Hour

    Jul. 21 - Jul. 24 Montreal
    Join Duncan and his guests during the Duncan Trussell Family Hour as they explore the outer reaches of the multiverse.
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  • Hound Tall with Moshe Kasher

    Jul. 25

    Hound Tall with Moshe Kasher

    Jul. 25 Montreal
    Hound Tall is a live podcast, hosted by Moshe Kasher, that takes a single topic and figures out the mysteries of the universe. An hour long chat with an expert and a panel of comedians, they learn all...
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  • The Dana Gould Hour

    Jul. 25

    The Dana Gould Hour

    Jul. 25 Montreal
    Comedian Dana Gould takes a look at our world… through his eyes… for your benefit. Joined by fellow comedians and other interesting people with a focus on the weird and the real. Conversation....
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  • I Seem Fun; The Diary of Jen Kirkman

    Jul. 24

    I Seem Fun; The Diary of Jen Kirkman

    Jul. 24 Montreal
    Jen is leaving her bedroom and taking her I Seem Fun podcast on the road all the way to Montreal. Presented for the first time at the Festival, watch Jen talk about what’s on her mind and how...
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  • Your Mom's House Podcast

    Jul. 23

    Your Mom's House Podcast

    Jul. 23 Montreal
    Married comedians Tom Segura and Christina Pazsitzky host this hugely successful and hilarious podcast. If you enjoy 7th grade humor, you’ll love Your Mom’s House. See for yourself on July 23!
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  • Pep Talks with the Bitter Buddha Podcast

    Jul. 23

    Pep Talks with the Bitter Buddha Podcast

    Jul. 23 Montreal
    A comedic look at the crumbling of our world with Eddie Pepitone and other funny people! July 23
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  • The Comedian's Comedian Podcast with Stuart Goldsmith

    Jul. 23

    The Comedian's Comedian Podcast with Stuart Goldsmith

    Jul. 23 Montreal
    Watch Stuart Goldsmith as he delves into the comedic mind of his guest and goes in depth into how they create funny stuff. If you love comedy, make comedy, write comedy, or just have an interest in...
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  • If I Were You

    Jul. 22 - Jul. 23

    If I Were You

    Jul. 22 - Jul. 23 Montreal
    Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld offer up advice in areas they’re qualified to talk about. Also in areas they’re not qualified to talk about. One things’ for sure, it’s going to get real on...
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  • Artie Quitter Podcast

    Jul. 25

    Artie Quitter Podcast

    Jul. 25 Montreal
    Formerly of the Howard Stern Show, Artie Lange has embarked this year on what he considers to be “the best medium for [comedy]”. Along with two of his buddies, Joe Matarese and Chris Cotton, who...
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  • THE CHAMPS

    Jul. 23

    THE CHAMPS

    Jul. 23 Montreal
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  • "Weird Al" Yankovic The Mandatory World Tour

    Jul. 21

    "Weird Al" Yankovic The Mandatory World Tour

    Jul. 21
    FREE OUTDOOR SHOW With more than 12 million albums sold, four Grammys to his name and one of only three performers in history to have registered a Top 40 single in each of the last four decades,...
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