U.S. musician to perform in Durban

2015-09-10 06:00
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Brian McKnight will perform at the Moses Mabhida Stadium next week.

PHOTO: supplied Brian McKnight will perform at the Moses Mabhida Stadium next week.

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BRIAN McKnight, American Randamp;B singer-songwriter, arranger, producer and musician­, will be performing at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Wednesday 16 September.

His tour comes after releasing his 16th album, Bette

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Born in Buffalo, New York, McKnight’s career began in childhood when he became a member of his church choir and a bandleader for his high school, Sweet Home High.

At the age of 19, he signed his first recording deal with Mercury Records.

In 1992, album, Brian McKnight, was released, followed by I Remember You in 1995.

In 1997 he released his album Anytime, which sold more than two million copies and he was nominated for a Grammy.

In 1999 McKnight released Back at One on Motown Records, which sold over three million copies.

McKnight has worked with Quincy Jones, Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey, Diddy, Christina Aguilera, Rascal Flatts, Nelly, Vanessa Williams, Willie Nelson and Kenny G.

He has released 15 albums, with several going two and three platinum. McKnight has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.

In addition to being a singer, songwriter and producer, McKnight has hosted Soul Session Countdown with Brian McKnight on BETJ.

In 2009 McKnight hosted his own radio show The Brian McKnight Show, which ran in over 60 markets and was syndicated through ABC Radio.

He also hosted his nationally syndicated TV show The Brian McKnight Show which was syndicated in over 200 markets.

The show will be 90 minutes long, starting at 8pm.

Tickets starting at R295, are available at Computicket and Shoprite Checkers.

Alternatively go www.marmaladepro ductions.co.za Facebook (marmaladepro ductions) and twitter (@MarmaladeProd uc) or Official Hashtag: #BrianMcKnightSA.

For more information, contact André Gilbertson on 083 448 7047 or email andre@gailforcemedia.com

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