Jamie Cullum Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

28th February 2016

Tweet: "So proud to announce my brand new boy band. #WrongDirection". British actor-turned-late night talk show host James Corden jokes about forming a new group with Oscar nominee Eddie Redmayne, jazz singer Jamie Cullum and celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay after taking a photo together while attending the Film is Great event in West Hollywood, Los Angeles, on Friday (26Feb16). The bash celebrated this year's (16) British Oscar nominees and members of the movie industry ahead of Sunday's (28Feb16) Academy Awards.

17th May 2012

Fact: Jamie Cullum was named Jazz Broadcaster of the Year at the 2012 Parliamentary Jazz Awards at London's House of Commons on Wednesday night (16May12). The musician hosts a popular jazz-focused show on Bbc Radio 2.

22nd April 2011

Quote: "It'll normally be by accident, like driving past a car crash. You should take something from it. You have to, otherwise you go insane." Jamie Cullum tries to avoid reading press reviews of his music.

8th May 2010

Fact: British crooner Jamie Cullum held a free concert earlier this week (beg03May10) at London's Clapham Grand to an all-star audience including actor Kevin Spacey, singers Will Young, Natalie Imbruglia and Emma Bunton, as well as his wife, model Sophie Dahl. Cullum held the $45,000 (£30,000) gig instead of handing out complimentary passes to his regular concerts.

27th April 2010

Tweet: "Still in exile. My radio show will come to you from Australia. Raft idea abandoned due to laziness." British singer Jamie Cullum is still stranded Down Under thanks to flight chaos caused by Iceland's volcanic eruption earlier this month (Apr10).

21st April 2010

Tweet: "Stranded in Oz with no flight in sight. Oddly liberating." Jazz star Jamie Cullum is struggling to get back to the U.K. from Australia following Iceland's volcanic eruption, which is playing havoc with flights in and out of northern Europe.

12th March 2010

Quote: "I love saying 'husband'. It's funny that something so universal should make you so excited to say." Model-turned-chef Sophie Dahl is loving married life with singer Jamie Cullum.

21st February 2010

Quote: "Just took cold and flu night time medicine at 7am by mistake. It's gonna be a slow day." Jamie Cullum is nursing a nasty illness.

8th February 2010

Tweet: "Sir John Dankworth - a great man and one of our finest musicians and composers has died. Rest in peace sir." British singer Jamie Cullum pays tribute to jazz legend SIR JOHN DANKWORTH, who died on Saturday (06Feb10), aged 82.

27th October 2009

Quote: "We did a song where there's a mass crowd singalong at the end - there's 50 to 100 people on there, but yes, she's on it." Jamie Cullum was delighted that his fiancee Sophie Dahl agreed to sing on a track on his forthcoming album THE PURSUIT.

28th June 2009

Fact: Spoof rock band Spinal Tap thrilled fans at Glastonbury festival in the U.K. - they were joined onstage by British singer/pianist Jamie Cullum for a rendition of SHORT AND SWEET, and by former Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker on BIG BOTTOM.

30th August 2006

Quote: "I met her - I went in for a kiss, but I missed. (I) kissed the security guy instead." British singer Jamie Cullum made a fool of himself when he met SCARLETT JOHANSSON.

30th August 2006

Quote: "I used the word c**t in an American meeting recently, and some lady left the room. That word is second nature to us Brits. We call our mothers that." British singer/songwriter Jamie Cullum defends his use of bad language.

19th May 2006

Fact: Jazz singer Jamie Cullum was once a member of an AC DC tribute band.

25th March 2006

Fact: British pop act THE PET SHOP BOYS are headlining a summer festival at the Tower Of London. Other artists booked for the extravaganza, which kicks off in June (06), include James Brown, Jamie Cullum and Dionne Warwick.

24th January 2006

Quote: <p>"I still use the tube (London underground) a couple of times a week. It's amazing how inconspicuous you can be in a DARTH VADER mask." Jazz sensation Jamie Cullum on staying grounded. </p>

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