40th Anniversary Tour (2017)
The band recently wrapped up their mammoth 40th Anniversary Tour, concluding with a three-night stint at the Hollywood Bowl. Sadly, the tour's final show — on Monday, Sept. 25 — was the final show ever for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
38 Years In The Making (2014)
Almost four decades after their debut studio album, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 for the first time ever with their 13th studio album "Hypnotic Eye".
Halftime At The Super Bowl (2008)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers made history performing at the Super Bowl XXLI halftime show at the University of Phoenix Stadium.
For Fats Domino And New Orleans (2007)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers teamed up with fellow artists such as Lenny Kravitz, Willie Nelson, Paul McCartney and Lucinda Williams to honour iconic pianist Fats Domino with "Goin' Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino".
Proceeds from the album helped buy instruments for students in New Orleans and helped build a community centre in the city following the destruction wreaked by Hurricane Katrina.
Billboard Century Award (2005)
The iconic singer was honoured with the Billboard Century Award at the 2005 Billboard Music Awards.
A Change Of Pace (2005)
In 2005, Petty began hosting "Buried Treasure" on XM Radio, sharing selections from his personal record collection.
Honouring A Friend, A Legend (2002)
Following the death of George Harrison in November 2001, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers performed "Taxman", "I Need You" and "Handle with Care" in honour of the late Beatle at A Concert for George.
Riding Solo (1989)
The legendary singer released his first solo studio album, "Full Moon Fever", in 1989 to critical acclaim. Featuring support from members of the Heartbreakers and produced by his Traveling Wilburys "brother" Jeff Lynne, "Full Moon Fever" peaked at #3 on the Billboard 200 and went six-times platinum in Canada.
Travelling In Time (1998)
Petty joined forces with rock icon Bob Dylan, former Beatle George Harrison, ELO's Jeff Lynne and "Pretty Woman" singer Roy Orbison to form the British-American super-group Traveling Wilburys. Their debut album earned Petty his first Grammy award for Best Rock Group Vocal Performance.
Breaking 'Hard Promises' (1981)
A historic moment for the band, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' fourth studio album went platinum and spawned the chart-topping single "The Waiting".
'You're Gonna Get It!' (1978)
Building on the momentum of their debut album, the band's followup — "You're Gonna Get It!" — marked the first time Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers cracked the U.S. Top 40.
'Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers' (1976)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' self-titled debut album went mostly unnoticed in the United States, but made an impact in the U.K. After nearly a year, however, the record finally caught the attention of North American audiences with standout tracks like "Breakdown" and "American Girl".