"There's just some magic in truth and honesty and openness."

  • Born Christopher Francis Ocean on Oct. 28, 1987, in Long Beach, California
     
  • Frank Ocean's debut solo album, 2012's Channel Orange, hit No. 2 on the Billboard 200. The album's debut single, "Thinkin Bout You," was his first to crack the Top 40, peaking at No. 32.  
     
  • At the 55th GRAMMY Awards in 2012, Ocean earned his first career GRAMMYs for Best Urban Contemporary Album (Channel Orange) and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration ("No Church In The Wild," with The-Dream, Jay Z and Kanye West).
     
  • Ocean studied at University of Louisiana at Lafayette for one semester in fall 2005. Thereafter, he dedicated himself to a career in music.

 

 

Frank Ocean

"There's just some magic in truth and honesty and openness."

  • Born Christopher Francis Ocean on Oct. 28, 1987, in Long Beach, California
     
  • Frank Ocean's debut solo album, 2012's Channel Orange, hit No. 2 on the Billboard 200. The album's debut single, "Thinkin Bout You," was his first to crack the Top 40, peaking at No. 32.  
     
  • At the 55th GRAMMY Awards in 2012, Ocean earned his first career GRAMMYs for Best Urban Contemporary Album (Channel Orange) and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration ("No Church In The Wild," with The-Dream, Jay Z and Kanye West).
     
  • Ocean studied at University of Louisiana at Lafayette for one semester in fall 2005. Thereafter, he dedicated himself to a career in music.

 

 

GRAMMY Award Results for Frank Ocean

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Nominations
Album Of The Year
Beyoncé
 
Wins
Best Urban Contemporary Album
Channel Orange
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
No Church In The Wild
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Thinkin Bout You
Album Of The Year
Channel Orange
Best New Artist
Best Short Form Music Video
No Church In The Wild