"I learned at an early age that what we were doing in the choir was just as important as the preacher. It was a ministry in itself."

  • Born Michael Eugene Archer on Feb. 11, 1974, in Richmond, Virginia
     
  • D'Angelo exploded onto the scene in 1995 with his debut solo album Brown Sugar and its charting singles "Lady," "Cruisin'" and "Brown Sugar." After a nearly five-year break from recording, D'Angelo returned with Voodoo, released in 2000, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and featured the hit "Untitled (How Does It Feel)."
     
  • At the 43rd GRAMMY Awards, D'Angelo won his first two GRAMMYs for Best R&B Album (Voodoo) and Best Male R&B Performance ("Untitled [How Does It Feel]."
     
  • He made his GRAMMY stage debut at the 38th GRAMMY Awards when he joined Tony Rich for a tribute to Stevie Wonder. The duo performed "Superstition," "Living For The City," "I Wish," and "Higher Ground." 
     
  • Did you know? At age 18, D'Angelo was part of an R&B group that won the famed amateur night competition at New York's Apollo Theater for three weeks in a row.
     
  • A portion of monies raised from D'Angelo's Voodoo II tour in 2000 was donated to the Magic Johnson Foundation to raise money for scholarships and financial aid for qualified minority students. 

D'Angelo

"I learned at an early age that what we were doing in the choir was just as important as the preacher. It was a ministry in itself."

  • Born Michael Eugene Archer on Feb. 11, 1974, in Richmond, Virginia
     
  • D'Angelo exploded onto the scene in 1995 with his debut solo album Brown Sugar and its charting singles "Lady," "Cruisin'" and "Brown Sugar." After a nearly five-year break from recording, D'Angelo returned with Voodoo, released in 2000, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and featured the hit "Untitled (How Does It Feel)."
     
  • At the 43rd GRAMMY Awards, D'Angelo won his first two GRAMMYs for Best R&B Album (Voodoo) and Best Male R&B Performance ("Untitled [How Does It Feel]."
     
  • He made his GRAMMY stage debut at the 38th GRAMMY Awards when he joined Tony Rich for a tribute to Stevie Wonder. The duo performed "Superstition," "Living For The City," "I Wish," and "Higher Ground." 
     
  • Did you know? At age 18, D'Angelo was part of an R&B group that won the famed amateur night competition at New York's Apollo Theater for three weeks in a row.
     
  • A portion of monies raised from D'Angelo's Voodoo II tour in 2000 was donated to the Magic Johnson Foundation to raise money for scholarships and financial aid for qualified minority students. 

GRAMMY Award Results for D'Angelo

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Wins
Best R&B Song
Really Love
Best R&B Album
Black Messiah
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Really Love
 
Nominations
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
I'll Stay
 
Nominations
Best Urban/Alternative Performance
Be Here
Best R&B Song
Be Here
 
Wins
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
Untitled (How Does It Feel)
Best R&B Album
Voodoo
Nominations
Best R&B Song
Untitled (How Does It Feel) (Track)
 
Nominations
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Nothing Even Matters (Track)
 
Nominations
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
Lady (Track)
 
Nominations
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
Brown Sugar (Single)
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
Brown Sugar (Single)
Best R&B Album
Brown Sugar (Album)