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After their split, Mayer continued to play local clubs, refining his skills and gaining a following.
After his appearance at the 2001 South by Southwest Festival, he was signed to Aware Records, and then Columbia Records, which released his first EP, Inside Wants Out.
By 2005, Mayer had moved away from the acoustic music that characterized his early records, and begun performing the blues and rock music that had originally influenced him as a musician. That album was followed by Battle Studies in 2009, a return to pop, with a Battle Studies World Tour.
The song "Daughters" won the 2005 Grammy for Song of the Year, He also won Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.
His following two full-length albums—Room for Squares (2001) and Heavier Things (2003)—did well commercially, achieving multi-platinum status. Forming the John Mayer Trio, he released a live album in 2005 called Try! Both albums received critical acclaim, and Continuum earned Mayer a 2007 Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album.
In 2003, he won the Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for the single "Your Body Is a Wonderland". He also won Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "Waiting on the World to Change".
Commercially, the album peaked at number 17 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Erik Crawford of All Music asked, "Is [Mayer] the consummate guitar hero exemplified when he plays a cover of Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'Lenny', or is he the teen idol that the pubescent girls shriek for after he plays 'Your Body Is a Wonderland?