Sunday, May 14, 2017, 8:00 PM
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Brian McKnight has
released 16 albums to date and he sold over 30 million albums worldwide. In
addition to being a singer, songwriter and producer, McKnight has also hosted
Soul Session Countdown with Brian McKnight on BETJ, The Brian McKnight Morning Show on KTWV the Wave
Smooth Jazz radio station, and his own nationally syndicated TV show The Brian McKnight Show which was syndicated in over 200 markets.
McKnight’s musical career began in childhood when he became a member of his church choir and a bandleader for his high school, Sweet Home High School. By the age of 19, he signed his first recording deal with Mercury Records. In 1992, his self-titled album Brian McKnight was released followed by I Remember You (1995) and Anytime (1997). Anytime sold over two million copies and was nominated for a Grammy. In 199 McKnight released Back at One on Motown Records, which sold over three million copies. During his career, McKnight has worked with Quincy Jones, Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey, Diddy, Christina Aguilera, Rascal Flatts, Nelly, Vanessa Williams, Willie Nelson and Kenny G.
Along with 16 Grammy nominations, Brian McKnight has been the recipient of American Music Awards, Soul Train Awards, NAACP Image and Blockbuster Awards, and Billboard Songwriter of The Year. He has successfully navigated the boundaries of every entertainment medium in an industry that is known for its revolving door of artists.