Funk and rock artist who won every Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance from 1999 to 2002 and gained fame for his cover of The Guess Who's song "American Woman." He plays Cinna in the Hunger Games film series.
He began playing makeshift drums when he was three and became inspired to be an artist after seeing The Jackson 5 perform.
On December 1, 2011, he became an Officer of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.
He sang "Use Me" on Mick Jagger's 1993 album Wandering Spirit.