Andy Williams

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Howard Andrew Williams (December 3, 1927 – September 25, 2012) was an American singer. He recorded 43 albums in his career, of which 15 have been gold certified[1] and three platinum certified.[2] He was also nominated for six Grammy Awards. He hosted The Andy Williams Show, a television variety show, from 1962 to 1971, along with numerous TV specials. The Andy Williams Show won three Emmy Awards. He sold more than 45 million records worldwide, including more than 10 million certified units in the United States.[3][4]

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Andy Williams
Williams in 1966
Background information
Birth nameHoward Andrew Williams
Born(1927-12-03)December 3, 1927
Wall Lake, Iowa, U.S.
Died September 25, 2012(2012-09-25) (aged 84)
Branson, Missouri, U.S.
GenresTraditional pop, easy listening
Occupation(s)Singer, actor
Years active1938–2012

Williams was active in the music industry for over 70 years until his death in September 2012 from bladder cancer, at the age of 84.