"We have to cultivate the genius in children to get the benefit of their gifts as adults."

  • Born Jan. 12, 1988, in Phoenix
  • After two independently released albums, Mali Music signed to a major label and released "Beautiful" in 2013. The song and its follow-up album, 2014's Mali Is …, achieved critical acclaim, with the latter peaking at No. 16 on the Billboard 200.
  • Mali Is … earned the singer his first GRAMMY nominations, for Best Urban Contemporary Album and Best Gospel Performance/Song, for 2014.
  • The singer is a true digerati, picking up music after receiving a computer and ProTools software for his 15th birthday. He later built a loyal following on MySpace.
  • Mali Music answered questions and gave a live performance for Washington, D.C., GRAMMY U students during a GRAMMY SoundChecks event in 2014. 
  • Mali Music performed at the Unite4:Humanity gala in 2014. The annual ceremony honors humanitarians and philanthropists worldwide.

 

Mali Music

"We have to cultivate the genius in children to get the benefit of their gifts as adults."

  • Born Jan. 12, 1988, in Phoenix
  • After two independently released albums, Mali Music signed to a major label and released "Beautiful" in 2013. The song and its follow-up album, 2014's Mali Is …, achieved critical acclaim, with the latter peaking at No. 16 on the Billboard 200.
  • Mali Is … earned the singer his first GRAMMY nominations, for Best Urban Contemporary Album and Best Gospel Performance/Song, for 2014.
  • The singer is a true digerati, picking up music after receiving a computer and ProTools software for his 15th birthday. He later built a loyal following on MySpace.
  • Mali Music answered questions and gave a live performance for Washington, D.C., GRAMMY U students during a GRAMMY SoundChecks event in 2014. 
  • Mali Music performed at the Unite4:Humanity gala in 2014. The annual ceremony honors humanitarians and philanthropists worldwide.

 

GRAMMY Award Results for Mali Music

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Nominations
Best Traditional R&B Performance
Still
 
Nominations
Best Urban Contemporary Album
Mali Is...
Best Gospel Performance/Song
I Believe

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