"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