Rob Thomas

Matchbox 20’s Rob Thomas: Our January 1999 Q&A

This interview was originally published in the January 1999 issue of Spin. On the occasion of our list of the best alt-rock songs of 1998, we're republishing it here.
Tracey Pepper / October 25, 2018

Rob Thomas Originally Wanted George Michael to Sing Santana’s “Smooth”

In a tribute to the late George Michael published in Billboard today, Rob Thomas revealed that Thomas' 1999 mega-hit from Santana's Supernatural album, "Smooth," was…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 6, 2017

Please, for the Love of God, Make SMOOTHcon 2016 a Reality

Look, OK, we're in on the joke. "Ha ha ha," they're probably saying, "let's use Kickstarter and try to start a fake convention celebrating Santana…
James Grebey / September 18, 2015

Justin Timberlake’s Golf Book, Kanye West’s Fashion Internship

Here's some of the strangest music news the Internet had to offer this week:…
SPIN Staff / July 9, 2009