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Why Josh Groban Considers the Shower His 'Confidence Cube'

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Josh Groban has many career highlights including multiple Grammy nominations, singing duets with Céline Dion and his upcoming Broadway debut, but one moment stands out above the rest.

In an interview with O magazine, Groban reveals his biggest “pinch me” moment came at a concert eight years ago when he sang “Bridge over Troubled Water” with Paul Simon.

“He was my high school hero,” he recalled. “I remember sitting there, hearing our voices blend, and thinking, ‘Man, high five to kid self!’ “

Although the 35-year-old singer has collaborated with legends and will soon bring his musical talents to the Broadway stage in Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, Groban confessed one of his favorite places to sing is none other than the shower.

“I think of the shower as a little confidence cube: It gives me the courage to sing higher than I should,” he shared.

As for his favorite tunes while he suds up? Groban turns to something completely different than his typical operatic style or Broadway score — classic rock.

He joked, “By the time I’ve gone through Journey’s catalog, I’m completely washed, shampooed, and conditioned — though I try to sing quickly so I don’t waste water.”