"I love being in the studio, and I am a huge fan of live music. Without writing good stuff in the studio, you have nothing to play live." 

  • Born Anthony Cornelius Hamilton on Jan. 28, 1971, in Charlotte, North Carolina
     
  • Hamilton came into prominence with his sophomore album, 2003's Comin' From Where I'm From. The hits "Comin' From Where I'm From" and "Charlene" helped launch the R&B singer/songwriter into stardom.
     
  • Hamilton won his first GRAMMY for 2008 for Best Traditional R&B Performance for "You've Got The Love I Need." 
     
  • Did you know? Hamilton was a background vocalist for D'Angelo on his international tour in support of his 2000 album, Voodoo.
     
  • Hamilton performed "Can't Let Go" at the 2008 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute gala honoring Aretha Franklin. The annual gala raises funds for MusiCares, which provides services and resources that cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies for music people.
     
  • Hamilton has performed at a variety of charitable events, including Anthony Hamilton's Big Payback, a community service effort to raise awareness and money for homelessness, hunger, and education. 

Anthony Hamilton

"I love being in the studio, and I am a huge fan of live music. Without writing good stuff in the studio, you have nothing to play live." 

  • Born Anthony Cornelius Hamilton on Jan. 28, 1971, in Charlotte, North Carolina
     
  • Hamilton came into prominence with his sophomore album, 2003's Comin' From Where I'm From. The hits "Comin' From Where I'm From" and "Charlene" helped launch the R&B singer/songwriter into stardom.
     
  • Hamilton won his first GRAMMY for 2008 for Best Traditional R&B Performance for "You've Got The Love I Need." 
     
  • Did you know? Hamilton was a background vocalist for D'Angelo on his international tour in support of his 2000 album, Voodoo.
     
  • Hamilton performed "Can't Let Go" at the 2008 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute gala honoring Aretha Franklin. The annual gala raises funds for MusiCares, which provides services and resources that cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies for music people.
     
  • Hamilton has performed at a variety of charitable events, including Anthony Hamilton's Big Payback, a community service effort to raise awareness and money for homelessness, hunger, and education. 

GRAMMY Award Results for Anthony Hamilton

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Nominations
Best Traditional R&B Performance
What I'm Feelin'
 
Nominations
Best Gospel Performance/Song
It's Alright, It's Ok
 
Nominations
Best Traditional R&B Performance
As
 
Nominations
Best R&B Performance
Best Of Me
Best R&B Song
Best Of Me
 
Nominations
Best R&B Song
Pray For Me
Best R&B Album
Back To Love
 
Nominations
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
The Point Of It All
Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
Soul Music
Best R&B Album
The Point Of It All
 
Wins
Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
You've Got The Love I Need
 
Nominations
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
Charlene
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Why
 
Nominations
Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
Comin' From Where I'm From
Best R&B Song
Comin' From Where I'm From
Best Contemporary R&B Album
Comin' From Where I'm From
 
Nominations
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Po' Folks