Singer, songwriter, and bassist Peter Cetera is enjoying a remarkable solo career. He has been honored with 2 Grammy Award nominations, an Academy Award nomination, and 5 hit singles that landed at #1.
As the former lead singer and bassist for the legendary rock group Chicago, Cetera wrote and sang some of the biggest hits of the rock and pop music era.
Since pursuing his career as a solo artist in 1985, Chicago-born Peter Cetera has received two Grammy nominations; one for the #1 hit single “Glory of Love” and another for “Hard To Say I’m Sorry,” a remake of his classic Chicago hit featuring R&B group Az Yet. He also received an Oscar nomination for “Glory of Love” as part of the “Karate Kid Part II” soundtrack.
During the course of his career, Peter has written some of the biggest hits in pop music. As a member of the legendary group Chicago, his mark on the Billboard Hot 100 chart is identified by the worldwide #1 single “If You Leave Me Now” and “Hard To Say I’m Sorry” as well as chart-toppers “You’re The Inspiration,” “Feeling Stronger Everyday” and “Baby What A Big Surprise”. He immediately attained #1 status as a solo artist with “Glory of Love” and “Next Time I Fall,” a duet with then up and coming singer/songwriter Amy Grant. He also scored a Top 5 hit with “One Good Woman.” His Az Yet collaboration of “Hard to Say I’m Sorry” attained Top 10 status on both the R&B and Hot 100 charts simultaneously.
His music and voice have been featured in numerous movies and movie soundtracks. These include “Chances Are” featuring the duet “After All” performed with Cher; “3 Men and a Baby” with “Daddy’s Girl” off of the “Solitude/Solitaire” album; and “Pretty Woman” with “No Explanation”. “If You Leave Me Now” was featured in a pivotal scene in the movie “Three Kings”.