Michael Bolotin, better known as Michael Bolton, is an American singer-songwriter, who contributed to the song, "Go the Distance", in the 1997 Disney animated feature film, Hercules. He also sung it at the 1998 Academy Awards. He also played himself in Ted Brooks' crazy dream in Disney's 2002 comedy film, Snow Dogs, appearing in his CD cover giving Ted advice to still have soul no matter what color he is, as well as having a blue cheese cookie from him. Some of his songs such as "When a Man Loves a Woman" were heard playing in the movie since it was mentioned that Ted Brooks always liked him and his songs. In 1991, Bolton was the production designer of Disney's White Fang and Treasure Buddies in 2012.