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Charles Jason Grigsby, Jr. (born September 15, 1978 in Oberlin, Ohio) is an American singer and contestant of the second season of American Idol. September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years). ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... Oberlin is a city located in Lorain County, Ohio, to the south and west of Cleveland. ... LeAnn Rimes singing in concert In music a singer is a type of musician who uses his or her voice as an instrument to produce music. ... American Idol is the US version of British TV hit show Pop Idol. ...


The youngest of six siblings, Grigsby was born in Oberlin, Ohio. Charles Grigsby is an American singer. Although he has no formal singing training, his entire family being musically inclined, helped fuel his passion for song. Like most kids his age, he grew up with MTV, Nintendo and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, but his love for music would help him ultimately find his place. MTV (Music Television) is a cable television network which was originally devoted to music videos, especially popular rock music. ... Nintendo (Japanese: 任天堂; NASDAQ: NTDOY, TYO: 7974 ) is a Japanese company originally founded on November 6, 1889 by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce handmade hanafuda cards, for use in a Japanese playing card game of the same name. ... The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) are a fictional group of four anthropomorphic turtle brothers, who, as one might infer from the name, are also teenagers, mutants and ninjas. ...


Listening to and mimicking singers every chance he got, Grigsby found he had a unique gift for near-perfect pitch at an early age. As a teenager he would use two cassette recorders to lay down multiple tracks of his own voice, harmonizing to the songs he memorized. Learning from masters of harmony such as Boyz II Men and Take 6 he matured the velvety smooth tone of his voice. For the Hong Kong Cantopop duo, see Boyz; for the magazine aimed at gay men, see Boyz. ... Take 6 is an American a cappella gospel music sextet formed in 1985 on the campus of Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama. ...


In high school, he joined the school choir to aid in his study of singing mechanics. Never a standout voice in the choir, he prodded along, taking in every instruction; forever a student of the art.


After high school, Grigsby moved to Detroit, Michigan and enrolled in school to study computer aided design. But soon after he dropped out of school because he failed his academics. City nickname: The Motor City, Motown Official website: http://www. ...


Several years later, he auditioned for American Idol where he impressed Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul. He passed the audition and went to Hollywood. American Idol is the US version of British TV hit show Pop Idol. ... Randy Jackson, along with American Idol cohosts Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul Randy Jackson (born June 23, 1956 Baton Rouge, Louisiana) is an American musician and record producer, now best known for being a judge on the television show American Idol. ... Paula Abdul while hosting American Idol. ...


During American Idol, Grigsby suffered from a debilitating stomach virus. Starved of both food and sleep, he took center stage and belted out a flawless rendition of Stevie Wonder's "Overjoyed." And overjoyed he was, as Simon Cowell recanted his previous remarks and gave Grigsby votes of high praise. The performance garnered him the most votes from the viewers, securing him as the first of the twelve finalists. Stevie Wonder is a legend in rock and pop music history. ... Simon Philip Cowell (born October 7, 1959 in Brighton, England) is an English artist and repertoire executive for BMG, but is probably best known as a judge on the television programs Pop Idol, American Idol and The X Factor, where he is notorious for his uncompromisingly harsh, and occasionally controversial...


He was voted off on March 19, 2003 after a subdued performance of "You Can't Win" during "Movie Songs Night". March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (79th in leap years). ... 2003 (MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Grigsby released his self titled album on July 21, 2005. It is very successful as it peaked within the top 10 in the Top 40 radio. The tracks are: July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Top 40 is a radio format based on frequent repetition of songs from a constantly-updated list of the forty best-selling singles. ...

  1. Baby, I Love Your Way
  2. 5W's
  3. Those Loving Eyes
  4. Tell Me
  5. That Could Of Been Me
  6. After Party

External links

  • Charles Grigsby official site.
  • Official site for his CD.

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Charles Grigsby - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (397 words)
The youngest of six siblings, Grigsby was born in Oberlin, Ohio.
After high school, Grigsby moved to Detroit, Michigan and enrolled in school to study computer aided design.
Starved of both food and sleep, he took center stage and belted out a flawless rendition of Stevie Wonder's "Overjoyed." And overjoyed he was, as Simon Cowell recanted his previous remarks and gave Grigsby votes of high praise.
Appeal of P.S. Docket No. MD-48 -- EDWARD C. SPATZ and JOHN S. STEINER / CHARLES O. GRIGSBY, JR. (1018 words)
Grigsby, as vice president, and by Beverly A. Summers as secretary on August 12, 1988.
Grigsby could move the warehouse to a different site, but the sales office was to be at 4949 West Pine, #4C, St. Louis, MO 63108-1465, the residential address of Mr.
The certificate was filed initially with the State on December 7, 1988, and was signed by Charles O. Grigsby, Jr., as president or vice president, and by Lorraine K. Grigsby, as secretary or assistant secretary, on December 5, 1988.
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