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Brian McKnight Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : June 5, 2018

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Short Biography

Brian McKnight was born on 05-06-1969 in Buffalo, Erie in the state of New York, United States. He is an American Singer, Songwriter, Arranger, Record Producer, Musician & Television Actor.


Brian McKnight Complete Bio & Career

Brian McKnight, one of the few leggiero tenors in the pop genre, is an American producer, musician, singer, and songwriter. He can play eight instruments to perfection including piano, guitar, bass guitar, percussion, trombone, tuba, flugelhorn, and trumpet. Born in Buffalo, New York, his career began when he joined his church choir at a very small age. Raised as a Seventh-Day Adventist, he attended the Emmanuel Temple and Oakwood College (University).
 
He signed his first record deal with Mercury Records subsidiary, Wing Records at the age of 19. Brian McKnight, his self -titled debut album, was released in 1992 featuring the ballad “One Last Cry” and was an instant Billboard 200 chart scorer. In 1998 he signed the Motown Records and released the album Bethlehem. In 1999, he released “Back at One” which is one of the four albums to reach top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart. “I remember you”, “Anytime”, “Back at One”, “Superhero”, “U-turn”, “Gemini”, “Ten”, Christmas album “I’ll be home for Christmas”, “Evolution of a Man” and “Better” are some of his studio works that people have loved and cherished. His first CD, DVD, and Blue-Ray series was released in 2016, titled “An Evening with” in partnership with the SoNo Recording group.

Honours & Awards

McKnight won the NAACP Image Award under the category “Outstanding male artist” for “Back at One” in 2005. In 1999 he bagged the Soul Train Music Award for “Anytime” under the category “Best R&B / Soul Single, Male”. He has earned 16 Grammy Awards nominations but hasn’t won any, being the third male having the highest Grammy Nominations without winning any. He has been nominated multiple times for the American Music Awards, BET Awards and MTV Video Music Awards.

Brian McKnight Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He married his college sweetheart Julie McKnight in the year 1990 and has two children, Brian Jr and Niko. The couple divorced in 2003.

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Brian McKnight Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

51 years, 4 months, 18 days old age Brian McKnight will turn 52 on 05 June, 2021. Only 7 months, 12 days, 20 hours, 59 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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