John Royce “Johnny” Mathis started his music career recording singles of
standards and soon became a popular album artist, with several dozen
achieving gold or platinum status, and 73 making the Billboard charts. The
Guinness Book of World Records, lists Johnny Mathis has having sold 350
million records worldwide. Mathis received the Lifetime Achievement Award
in 2003 from the Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. He was inducted
into the Grammy Hall of Fame, a special Grammy award established in 1973.
“Chances Are” was Johnny’s first “Most Played” hit, October of 1957