Jon Anderson was the lead vocalist in the progressive rock band Yes, which he co-formed in 1968 and left in 1980 to pursue a solo career. He returned twice between 1983 and 2008. Nine of the 21 Yes studio albums have reached the top ten in either the UK or US, with two reaching number one in the UK. They have sold 13.5 million certified units in the US. Yes was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017. Yes played the Spectrum 27 times (3rd most of any band). Jon also played the Spectrum twice without Yes.