At that time, she was the number-one unsigned artist of her genre.
After signing with Universal Republic Records, she released debut album in July 2007, Coco, which included hit singles "Bubbly" and "Realize", has sold 2,060,000 copies in the United States and is certified 2x Platinum.
And we went to the beach and jumped off the pier and went to all these waterfalls.
All my friends and family were in the video, and it's me working at the restaurant in Hawaii and jumping off the pier." Hoping to keep her momentum going, she recently covered "Kiss the Girl" from "The Little Mermaid" for the Disney Mania 6 soundtrack and collaborated with Taylor Swift.
She's also hoping to line up projects with Mayer and Jack Johnson, and she plans to hit the studio in January to start recording her new album with an eye on a summer 2009 release.
star, but it's been rumored that his breakout single "Your Body Is A Wonderland" was actually inspired by her.
In 2008, she recorded a duet with Jason Mraz, "Lucky", which won a Grammy Award.
In August 2009, she released Breakthrough, her second album, which became her first album to debut at number one on the Billboard 200. Breakthrough was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album at the 2010 Grammy Awards.
We caught up with Caillat to chat about the new record, pulling pranks on Mayer, and the benefits of dating friends. I was going through a really rough time for a while—being in the spotlight was strange for me.She was also part of the group that won Album of the Year at the 2010 Grammy Awards for her background vocals and writing on Taylor Swift's Fearless album.In July 2011, she released her third studio album, All of You.After their split, Mayer continued to play local clubs—refining his skills and gaining a following.After his appearance at the 2001 South by Southwest Festival, he was signed to Aware Records, and then Columbia Records, which released his first EP, Inside Wants Out.I was always shy and had a huge fear of being onstage.I was contemplating quitting, but then I realized that I do want this and I was giving up too easily.Then it was like, 'Whoa, you're going on tour with the Goo Goo Dolls this summer.' So it was brand-new, but now it's been a year for me, so it's kind of like I'm getting used to it all." Getting used to it is an understatement, considering Caillat is now a bona fide star.With singles "Bubbly" and "Realize" under her belt, she's busy with the U. leg of her tour (a few of her stops are with John Mayer), preparing for her next album and enjoying the buzz surrounding her video for "Little Things." "We shot it in Hawaii — I love Hawaii.Country Megaticket is the hottest country music festival including Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert and Sugarland take to the stage to bring what is sure to be the most existed experience of the year for country music fans!He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and raised in nearby Fairfield.