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Dave Matthews performing in 2009
|Birth name||David John Matthews|
|Born||January 9, 1967
Johannesburg, South Africa
David John Matthews (born January 9, 1967) is a South African-born American singer-songwriter, musician, actor and record label owner. He is best known as the lead vocalist, songwriter and guitarist for the Dave Matthews Band (DMB).
During the period from 2000 to 2010, his band sold more tickets and earned more money than any other act in North America.
Matthews has had multiple acting roles. He has also won two Grammy Awards: one with the Dave Matthews Band in 1997 for Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group ("So Much to Say") and one in 2004 for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance ("Gravedigger") from his solo album.
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Toots and the Maytals with Dave Matthews when performing together in 1998
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