Josh Groban

29, singer, just released the album Illuminations

L.A. has been such a good luck city for me. The whole way that my career got started—my big break was when I filled in for Andrea Bocelli during a Grammy rehearsal at the Shrine—and then singing in so many backyards of so many people in Bel-Air for charity events that I eventually got signed. When I released my first record, I’d spent my entire career in L.A.