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Encyclopedia > Eric West
Eric West
Eric West in a publicity photo for Half Life
Born
18 May 1982
New York City, New York, USA
Occupation
Actor, male fashion model, singer, songwriter

Eric West (born Eric Rosa on May 18, 1982 in New York City, New York USA) is a R&B/pop singer, actor, and former male fashion model. In 1996, he made his film debut; in 2004, West hit the international model scene, while two more movies followed. West has appeared on CNN People In The News, MTV, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. Scouted by New Faces in America, he has also attempted a modelling career in Europe. The Internet Movie Database named West one of Hollywood's Next Breakout stars [1]. West is currently a model for Italian clothing line Energie, and will be wearing their clothes in public appearances. Image File history File linksMetadata Newericwest7bx. ... Half | Life is the debut album by actor/singer Eric West, due in 2005. ... May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1613  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... NY redirects here. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke while waiting between takes during location filming An actor is a person who acts, or plays a role, in a dramatic production. ... Photograph of the once famous model Dovima A model is a person who poses or displays for purposes of art, fashion, or other products and advertising. ... Ercole de Roberti: Concert, c. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1613  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... NY redirects here. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... Depending on context, pop music is either an abbreviation of popular music or, more recently, a term for a sub-genre of it. ... Ercole de Roberti: Concert, c. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke while waiting between takes during location filming An actor is a person who acts, or plays a role, in a dramatic production. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1996. ... The Cable News Network, commonly known as CNN, is a major cable television network founded in 1980 by Ted Turner. ... MTV (Music Television) is an American cable television network headquartered in New York City. ... Oprah Winfrey, (born January 29, 1954) is a multiple-Emmy Award winning host of The Oprah Winfrey Show, the highest rated talk show in television history. ... World map exhibiting the location of Europe. ... The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about motion pictures, actors, movie stars, TV shows, TV stars, production crew personnel, as well as video games. ...


In 2006 a rumored relationship with Christina Milian appeared in tabloids around the world, however both parties denied the romance. [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] Christina Milian (born Christine Flores on September 26, 1981) is an American actress and Grammy Award-nominated R&B singer, songwriter and dancer. ... A tabloid is a newspaper — especially in the United Kingdom — that uses the tabloid format, which is roughly 23½ by 14¾ inches per spread. ...

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Biography and career

Mark Wahlberg and West pose together at MTV Awards September, 2000
Mark Wahlberg and West pose together at MTV Awards September, 2000

West started recording music at the age of 12 much like his uncle Grammy winner Smokey Robinson of Motown fame. [7] Black Eyed Peas member Fergie discovered West, and invited the then 15 year old to appear on stage with the Grammy winner at a concert in New York City for Jane Magazine. [8] [9] [10] In 1996 West released his debut single "End Of The World". under the name Eryk in Asia, it achieved Top 10 status on the Tokyo Hot 100 singles chart [11] . Just before he turned 15 he had finished recording a full-length album titled H20 that was never released. The single failed to hit in America. In the summer of 1998 West took his voice to radio, at age 16 he was the youngest DJ in history on FM radio in New York City [12], when he became a co-host of the Top 9 at 9 on WBLS with radio personality JC Jordan. Mark Wahlberg and Eric West File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Mark Wahlberg and Eric West File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg (born June 5, 1971 in Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts) is an Academy Award-nominated American entertainer, formerly known as a rapper, now active as an actor and television producer. ... The MTV Video Music Awards were established in 1984 by MTV to celebrate the top music videos of the year. ... William Smokey Robinson, Jr. ... Motown Records, Inc. ... The Black Eyed Peas are an American hip-hop (musical styles crossover rap/hip hop and alternative rap/hip hop) group from Los Angeles, California, who have enjoyed international pop success. ... Stacy Ann Ferguson (born March 27, 1975), professionally known as Fergie, is a Grammy Award-winning American Pop/R&B singer. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... Jane, January 2005 issue Jane is a magazine created to appeal to the women who grew up reading Sassy Magazine. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ... H2O is the chemical formula for Water (molecule). ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... DJ or dj may stand for Disc jockey, dinner jacket The DeadJournal website, or Djibouti. ... FM radio is a broadcast technology invented by Edwin Howard Armstrong that uses frequency modulation to provide high-fidelity sound over broadcast radio. ... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1613  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... WBLS is an Urban Adult Contemporary FM radio station that is licensed to New York City, operating on 107. ... a Radio Personality is the modern incarnation of the disk jockey, or DJ. In the 1990s, successful radio stations began to focus less on the musical expertise of their hosts and more on the individual hosts personalities. ...


On September 21, 2000 West joined Rich Cronin of the band LFO, in Brooklyn, New York to help lead the Light The Night Walk with 12 year-old leukemia survivor Kimberly Thach, the Society's National Youth Ambassador. West, Cronin and Thach lead approximately 1,000 leukemia survivors, friends, and family members carrying illuminated balloons over the Brooklyn Bridge to commemorate lives touched by cancer. September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... Rich Cronin (born Richard Burton Cronin, on August 30, 1975) is a singer and song writer from Orlando, Florida (originally from Kingston, Massachusetts and a graduate of Sacred Heart High School). ... Lyte Funky Ones (LFO) is an American three-man pop group consisting of Rich Cronin, Devin Lima (real name Harold Dima), and Brad Fischetti. ... Brooklyn (named for the Dutch city Breukelen) is one of the five boroughs of New York City. ... Light The Night Walk is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Societys nationwide evening Walk to build awareness of blood cancers and raise funds for cures. ... Leukemia or leukaemia (see spelling differences) is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow and is characterized by an abnormal proliferation (production by multiplication) of blood cells, usually white blood cells (leukocytes). ... For other uses, see Brooklyn Bridge (disambiguation). ...


With no record deal and an album that never got released West found himself and his family on hard times, finding himself homeless, West said in a recent interview. [13] A homeless man pushes a cart down the street. ...

For years I kept it a secret, my best friend didn't find out until last year. It was one of two of hardest points in my life so far. I was still on TV, and not one person knew. I was homeless for about 8 months, I refused to live with my dad or anyone for that matter. So I stayed somewhere that had no hot water, ever, no heat, I told myself I have to be strong and get through it on my own, I had lied to everyone so that no one knew that was going on. I had lost everything, I had nothing, after having everything, I didn't know how I was going land on my feet, but I knew that I would. I didn't know why my life was so bad, and why this was happening to me, and then one day I realized that God had a plan for me, and till this day I am thankful for that experience.

– Eric West

Eric West in a publicity photo for Half Life
Eric West in a publicity photo for Half Life

Nearly a three year break, West returned briefly in late 2002 with "Can You Help Me?" his first single in over five years, originally recorded for a motion picture, the single was serviced to the airwaves for consideration. Produced by Stay-C Hogan and written by West, it became an international radio hit topping the B-Radio Latin American radio charts for 2 weeks, [14] rivaling songs by Justin Timberlake and Madonna for the No. 1 spot, while hitting Top 5 on numerous stations in Chile, Bolivia and Mexico (No.19 most successful Untapped Resources International Top 200 singles of 2002), rumors of an album being released floated around on the Internet, but were untrue at the time. In 2002 West got together with Grammy winning producers David Foster and Carole Bayer Sager to write a song for legendary media icon Cher for her forthcoming album, a demo version of the song "Love Don't Live Here" was leaked to the internet. [15] Eric West File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Eric West File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Can You Help Me? was a successful single for R&B singer/actor Eric West in Latin America in 2002. ... Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981) is a two-time Grammy Award-winning American pop/R&B singer, and actor. ... Madonna Louise Ciccone Ritchie (born August 16, 1958), better known as Madonna, is a five-time Grammy award winning American pop singer, songwriter, record and film producer, dancer, actress, author and fashion icon. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Carole Bayer Sager (born March 8, 1947 in New York City, New York) is an American lyricist, songwriter and singer best-known for writing the lyrics to many popular songs performed on Broadway and in Hollywood films. ... Cher[1] (born Cheryl Sarkisian LaPiere on May 20, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and entertainer. ...


West once again disappeared until early 2004 but returned more visible than before. He appeared in ads for Artist Against Racism in America. Artist Against Racism is an organization that also includes superstars like Céline Dion, Lenny Kravitz, Sarah McLachlan, Mike Myers, Bush and Aerosmith. He made his TV debut acting a tv pilot called In My Lifetime directed by Devin Hampton and Little X who has directed music videos for Sean Paul, Usher, Alicia Keys, R. Kelly and Nelly. Eric then received a top honor from the OCTN; he was awarded the Humanitarian Award : Youth Of The Millennium.[16] He received the award for the charity work he's done in his community over the years. Rock Against Racism (RAR) was a campaign set up by Red Saunders, Roger Huddle and others in winter 1976. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Céline Marie Claudette Dion (OC, OQ) (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian Grammy and Juno award winning pop singer and occasional songwriter. ... Leonard Albert Lenny Kravitz (born May 26, 1964) is an American rock singer, songwriter, producer, and guitarist whose retro-style amalgam of rock, pop, funk, and even techno is inspired by such music icons as Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, The Guess Who and John Lennon. ... Sarah Ann McLachlan, OC, OBC (born January 28, 1968) is a Canadian musician, singer and songwriter. ... This article is about the actor. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Aerosmith are a prominent American rock band, sometimes regarded as Americas Greatest Rock and Roll Band. [1][2] Although they are known as the bad boys from Boston, none of the members are actually from the city. ... Little X is a successful Black Canadian music video director. ... Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques (born January 8, 1973) is a popular Jamaican reggae and dancehall artist. ... Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978) is a five-time Grammy Award-winning American R&B and pop singer, dancer, and actor who rose to fame in the mid-late 1990s. ... Alicia Keys (born Alicia J. Augello-Cook on January 25, 1980) is an American R&B and soul singer, songwriter, musician, composer, pianist, record producer, philanthropist, and occasional actress and author. ... Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967 in Chicago, who goes by the stage name of R. Kelly), is an American R&B singer, songwriter, and record producer. ... Cornell Haynes Jr. ... Allegorical personification of Charity as a mother with three infants by Anthony van Dyck Charity, meaning selfless giving, is one conventional English translation of the Greek term agapÄ“. // Etymology In the 1400, charity meant the state of love or simple affection which one was in or out of regarding one...


In 2004 West also appeared in his own fashion spread in Marie Claire Japan. He was featured as one of fashion's top new models and singers. [17] 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


On August 28, West wore a "I Support Janet Jackson" T-shirt to the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards, which was a statement in regard to Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl XXXVIII Halftime controversy. West told Teen People USA, "It was my way of showing Janet support after being blacklisted by so many media outlets".[18] The T-shirt earned mentions in the New York Daily News, New York Post, Miami Herald and Los Angeles Times to name a few. Jackson and her fan club sent the singer a thank you message for his support according to reports. August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... The MTV Video Music Awards were established in 1984 by MTV to celebrate the top music videos of the year. ... Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is a Grammy award-winning, Golden Globe, and Academy Award-nominated American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actress. ... Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981) is a two-time Grammy Award-winning American pop/R&B singer, and actor. ... Janet Jackson performs at the Super Bowl XXXVIII Halftime Show. ... People, a weekly magazine of celebrity and popular culture news, debuted in 1974. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The New York Post is the 13th-oldest[] newspaper published in the United States and the oldest to have been published continually as a daily. ... The Miami Herald is a daily newspaper owned by Knight Ridder. ... The Los Angeles Times (also known as the LA Times) is a daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California and distributed throughout the Western United States. ... Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is a Grammy award-winning, Golden Globe, and Academy Award-nominated American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actress. ...


As the year went on West continued to work on his album Half Life. West was scheduled to tour the UK as opening act for British artist Matt Goss famous for UK hits "When Will I Be Famous", "Try" and "I'm Coming With Ya", but the tour was canceled due to Goss' ill health at the time. Matt Goss (born in London on September 29, 1968) is a Brit Award winning R&B/pop singer who was a member of the late 1980s to early 1990s British boy band Bros, as was his twin brother Luke Goss. ...


West also began working on a new song with producer and DJ, Galbis. The track is slated to debut in clubs sometime in early 2006 close to Eric's CD release.[19]


As 2004 continued West's fame continued to rise, like most of Young Hollywood he became part of numerous Internet rumors and gossip columns, in mid-December 2004, Eric found himself once again making headlines when he announced on his official web site [20] that he finished work on a song titled "Wires," inspired by those whose lives have been touched by HIV and AIDS. [21] A socialite is a person (male or female, but more often used for a woman) of social prominence who spends a significant amount of his or her time and resources entertaining and being entertained. ... A gossip columnist is someone who writes a gossip column in a newspaper or magazine, especially a gossip magazine, that prints gossip stories, spreading news of a personal, private nature, and/or rumors and lies, usually about show business, the motion picture and television industries, celebrities, movie stars, superstars, people... Human immunodeficiency virus or HIV is a retrovirus that causes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), a condition in which the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections. ... This article is about the syndrome. ...

Working on my album has been an amazing journey, a lot of it has been inspired by people, and more so life, recently, I wrote a song called "Wires," which is about HIV/AIDS, inspired by a few friends of mine who are going though situations that deal with HIV/AIDS. The singer also added, With my music, I don't want to compete with every other singer out there, but I want to make a difference in peoples lives, that matters to me, more so than selling millions of albums. I pray that I am able to changes lives or at least help to make them better, and I know it will be a risk to release a song about HIV/AIDS like "Wires," but I'm willing to take that chance.

– Eric West

On January 20, 2005 AOL Music [22] announced it will premiere Eric's debut single from "Half | Life" as part of their "Breaker" artist program, he therefore became on the same promotional path that boosted such previous Breakers as Avril Lavigne, Josh Groban, 50 Cent and Jet. On West's official site, it states the LP's first single will be between "Half | Life" and a track titled "If I Only Knew", according to numerous websites the album will include songs called "Black Rose," "Wires," and "Underdog". West has said in interviews that the album is a mixture of Electropop, R&B, Rock and Hip-Hop. January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Screenshot of AOL.com AOL LLC (formerly America Online, Inc) is an American online service provider, bulletin board system, and media company operated by Time Warner. ... Avril Ramona Lavigne-Whibley[2] (born September 27, 1984) is a Juno Award-winning, Grammy-nominated Canadian pop/rock singer, songwriter, model, and occasional actress. ... Joshua Winslow Groban (born February 27, 1981) is an American Grammy nominated singer/songwriter known for his mature and versatile lyrical baritone voice. ... For the U.S. currency value, see Half dollar (United States coin). ... Jet are a rock band from Melbourne, Australia, whose debut album Get Born, released in 2003, has so far sold over 3. ... A gramophone record, (also phonograph record - often simply record) is an analog sound recording medium: a flat disc rotating at a constant angular velocity, with inscribed spiral grooves in which a stylus or needle rides. ... Electropop (also called Technopop) is a subgenre of synth pop music which flourished during the early 1980s, although the first recordings were made in the late 1970s. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... Rock is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars, and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles, however saxophones have been omitted from newer subgenres of rock music since the 90s. ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ...

Christina Milian and Eric West pose together at The Reign gala for the Elton John Aids Foundation Aug, 2005
Christina Milian and Eric West pose together at The Reign gala for the Elton John Aids Foundation Aug, 2005

Attempting to further popularize his name and image, he signed on to be a model for the hugely popular "Day Birger et Mikkelsen" [23] line in Denmark and the UK in April 2005 and later with Guess?, LA Denim Atelier and Energie. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (768x730, 79 KB)Actor/Singers Christina Milian and Eric West. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (768x730, 79 KB)Actor/Singers Christina Milian and Eric West. ... Christina Milian (born Christine Flores on September 26, 1981) is an American actress and Grammy Award-nominated R&B singer, songwriter and dancer. ... The Reign is an annual musical-award show, designed by a group of inner-city children in 2003 to raise funding and awareness for HIV/AIDS-prevention education for men, women and children living with HIV and AIDS, as well as working with the Fresh Air Fund and the Elton... Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE[1][2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is an English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... This article is about the clothing line. ... LA Denim Atelier is an American name-brand clothing designed by members of the Guess? design team and owned by Maurice and Paul Marciano, Guess? co-founders. ...


On 6 August, 2005 Eric co-hosted The Reign at the Gerald W. Lynch Theatre in New York City with actress/singer Christina Milian, the event was designed by a group of inner-city children in 2003 to raise funding and awareness for HIV/AIDS prevention education for men, women and children living with HIV and AIDS through the Elton John Aids Foundation, as well as working with the Fresh Air Fund to continue to help other inner-city children and family's. Both Milian and West were awarded Outstanding Achievement Awards for their humanitarian efforts. [24] Eric also appeared on NBC's Weekend Edition to talk about hosting the event. He also appeared at Body Positive benefit, that year, the organization, dedicated to empowering people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS, had Eric on hand to honor Marj Dusay of Guiding Light, local Congressman Timothy H. Bishop. [25] August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... The Reign is an annual musical-award show, designed by a group of inner-city children in 2003 to raise funding and awareness for HIV/AIDS-prevention education for men, women and children living with HIV and AIDS, as well as working with the Fresh Air Fund and the Elton... Christina Milian (born Christine Flores on September 26, 1981) is an American actress and Grammy Award-nominated R&B singer, songwriter and dancer. ... Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE[1][2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is an English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... The Fresh Air Fund is a charity meant to help inner city children have fun in less urban environments. ... Weekend Edition is the name given to a set of American radio news magazines produced and distributed by National Public Radio (NPR). ... Marj Dusay (born Marjorie Ellen Pivonka Mahoney on February 20, 1936 in Hays, Kansas) is an actress known for her roles on American soap operas. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In October, Paramount Pictures announced Eric will appear in David Fincher's 2007 film Benjamin Button with a small role along side Cate Blanchett and Brad Pitt. [26] Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American motion picture production and distribution company, based in Hollywood, California. ... David Leo Fincher (born August 28, 1962) is an American music video and film director known for his dark and stylish portraits of the human experience. ... Benjamin Button is a film announced to be released in 2007. ... Cate Blanchett (born Catherine Élise Blanchett on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Australia) is an Academy Award- and Golden Globe Award-winning Australian actress. ... William Bradley Brad Pitt (born December 18, 1963) is an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning American actor. ...


According to PauseandPlay.com [27] Eric's forthcoming album will arrive summer 2006, its first single is scheduled to be released mid-May. A song called "Hurt" was leaked onto the Internet. In April 2006, Atlanta Gossip reported Eric is one of the collaborators on Mario's next album. [28] [29] On August 10, 2006 it was reported that West will appear in an upcoming issue of GQ, and that his album title has been changed to Mr. Eric West, and was delayed so that we can work on film projects, he was quoted saying The movies were important, you don't let these sort of opportunities pass you by. Look up hurt in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Mario (born Mario Dewar Barrett on August 27, 1986) is a Grammy Award-nominated American R&B singer. ... August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Model Heidi Klum on the cover of GQ. Actor Nicholas Cage on the cover of the March, 1997 issue of GQ (U.S. edition) Gentlemens Quarterly, most often known simply as GQ, is a monthly mens magazine that focuses on mens fashion and style. ...


Eric performed at Nas' MTV Awards party in New York City on August 30 2006. [1] [2] [3] Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones (born September 14, 1973), known simply as Nas, formerly Nasty Nas, is a prominent American rapper. ... The MTV Video Music Awards were established in 1984 by MTV to celebrate the top music videos of the season. ... August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ...


Media spotlight

Eric West Publicity Still, c. 2006.
Eric West Publicity Still, c. 2006.

With West's media attention rising, in 2005 he became a gossip column and Internet rumor favorite. One journalist considered West to be the Paris Hilton of the music and film industry, which lead to a semi-famous quote; Eric West has yet to release an album but is a gossip column favorite? He must be the Paris Hilton of music, famous but for what? Image File history File links 933735215_l. ... Image File history File links 933735215_l. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... Paris Whitney Hilton (born February 17, 1981) is an heiress to the Hilton Hotel fortune, as well as her father, Richard Hiltons, real estate fortune. ...


Gossip websites and radio stations falsely claimed West became a father in 2005, [30] and more recently claimed he is dating Christina Milian. [31] The two were photographed arriving together at New York's 2006 Olympus Fashion Week and at a New York airport. Eric denied the rumor saying they are just friends. Some radio stations and newspapers claim they are secretly dating, although Milian recently claimed in the New York Daily News, "I probably shouldn't give this that much attention but I have no idea who Eric West is. There is a rumour I am dating this guy and I have no idea who he is! No offence to the guy, but I just had to get that off my chest." Then later said on 102.7 KIIS-FM with Ryan Seacrest it was a "big misunderstanding". Some felt Milian was using his name to bring attention to her album being released that week. [32] The nonexistent relationship resulted in a parody in FHM. XXL Magazine was quoted saying Her [Milian] fan base really just vanished into midair after Eric West. I think that's when the fellas started to realize they could get cleaner more honest girls. [4] [5] He was also linked to Mandy Moore in 2006, but the rumors were once again not true. [33] They were both photographed together by paparazzi in New York, and photos appeared in In Touch Weekly. In a recent issue of Vibe, under 20 questions of the month featured Hasn't Eric West finally made it since he has his own WikiPedia entry as the number ten most important question of the month. The Internet Movie Database named West one of Hollywood's Next Breakout Stars. [1] Christina Milian (born Christine Flores on September 26, 1981) is an American actress and Grammy Award-nominated R&B singer, songwriter and dancer. ... A fashion week is a trade event that lasts for around one week where members of the press and buyers can view fashion designs for following seasons. ... Ryan John Seacrest (born December 24, 1974) is an American three-time game show host, radio and television personality, most famous as the host of the reality-television talent-search series American Idol. ... Cover of a typical magazine, with Rachel Stevens FHM, an acronym for For Him Magazine (or For Horny Men, as the Philippines edition has it), is a monthly mens magazine (of a type known as a lads mag). ... A 2005 cover of XXL, featuring Snoop Dogg and The Game. ... Amanda Leigh Mandy Moore (born April 10, 1984) is an American pop singer and actress. ... Paparazzi is a plural term (paparazzo being the singular form) for photographers who take candid photographs of celebrities, usually by relentlessly shadowing them in their public and private activities. ... In Touch Weekly is a female magazine. ... For the Pontiac brand car Vibe, see Pontiac Vibe. ... Wikipedia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about motion pictures, actors, movie stars, TV shows, TV stars, production crew personnel, as well as video games. ...


On September 27, more recent pictures of West appeared online, he was a guest at Janet Jackson's release party for her album 20 Y.O. [6] [7] [8] and he appeared on Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight and Extra and was named "flasy" by Robert Laughlin on The Daily 10 on E!. September 27 is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is a Grammy award-winning, Golden Globe, and Academy Award-nominated American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actress. ... 20 Y.O. is the ninth studio album by American R&B/pop singer Janet Jackson released by Virgin Records on September 20, 2006 (see 2006 in music) in Japan, on September 22 worldwide, and on September 26 in Canada and the United States. ... Access Hollywood logo used 2001-2005 Access Hollywood is a weekday television entertainment news program covering events and celebrities in the entertainment industry. ... Entertainment Tonight is a daily television entertainment news magazine that is syndicated by CBS Paramount Domestic Television throughout the United States and Canada. ... Extra is an entertainment television news program covering events and celebrities which debuted on September 5, 1994. ... Robert Betts Laughlin (born November 1, 1950) is an American theoretical physicist who, with Horst L. Störmer and Daniel C. Tsui, was awarded the 1998 Nobel Prize in physics for his explanation of the fractional quantum Hall effect. ... E!: Entertainment Television is an American cable television and direct broadcast satellite network. ... E!: Entertainment Television is an American cable television and direct broadcast satellite network. ...


Later in the month AOL News reported West and Milian were spotted together once again at a New York Hotel, saying Singer-actress Christina Milian spotted looking nervous as she left the Hotel Gansevoort in New York's Soho district as she ran into actor Eric West. The two made headlines when Milian posted a MySpace blog saying she "[have] no idea who Eric West is" despite having co-hosted an event for Elton John's AIDS foundation in August 2005, and being photographed with West at the last New York Fashion Week. My mole said she kept apologizing to West during the chance encounter... [34] Screenshot of AOL.com AOL LLC (formerly America Online, Inc) is an American online service provider, bulletin board system, and media company operated by Time Warner. ...


Eric was a model during New York Fashion Week, February 2007 [9]


Filmography

Films

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Television

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Discography

Albums

Album cover Album information
Mr. Eric West

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Singles

Year Cover Single Chart positions
US UK CAN AUS JAP
1996
"End of the World"
6
2002 "Can You Help Me?"
  • Album:
  • Released: 2002
  • Formats: CD single,
94
134
6
37
2006 "I'm in Love"
  • Album: Mr. Eric West
  • Released: TBA
  • Formats: Digital Download

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Notes

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Awards & nominations

Year Award
2001 My VH-1 Award nomination for Best Legal Download [35]
2004 OCTN Humanitarian Youth of the Millennium Award
2005 Teen Choice Award nomination for Choice Movie Rumble
2005 The Reign Award Elton John Award for Outstanding Achievement (shared with Mariah Carey and Christina Milian) [36]

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Trivia

  • Born to an African American mother and a Puerto Rican father.
  • According to NotStarring.com Eric auditioned for a role in the film Love Don't Cost a Thing. [37]

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References

Footnotes

  1. ^ a b eric-west.com. IMDB.com picks Eric as one of TV's Fresh New Faces. Retrieved on 04 September 2006.
  2. ^ nydailynews.com. Milian MySpaces out about an actor. Retrieved on 22 April 2006.
  3. ^ cbs13.com. MILIAN DENIES ROMANCE. Retrieved on 23 April 2006.
  4. ^ tmf.nl. Vergeetachtige Milian. Retrieved on 12 May 2006.
  5. ^ socialitelife.com. Christina Milian must have a poor memory. Retrieved on 12 May 2006.
  6. ^ msnmusicexperience.com. Christina Milian ontkent de geruchten omtrent haar vermeende relatie met Eric West. Retrieved on 12 July 2006.
  7. ^ Smokey. Smokey. Retrieved on 09 August 2006.
  8. ^ youtube.com. Acrhive youtube.com footage. Retrieved on 20 March 2006.
  9. ^ youtube.com. Acrhive youtube.com footage. Retrieved on 20 March 2006.
  10. ^ perezhilton.com. Vintage Fergie. Retrieved on 23 May 2006.
  11. ^ artistdirect.com. Top 10 hit that brought West massive fame, recognition and idolization in Japan. Retrieved on 09 August 2006.
  12. ^ artistdirect.com. Youngest DJ ever on FM radio in New York City. Retrieved on 09 August 2006.
  13. ^ tv.com. Eric West triva. Retrieved on 09 August 2006.
  14. ^ radio.com. The Untapped Resources International Top 200 of the Year 2002. Retrieved on 2 January 2003.
  15. ^ ascap.com. ASCAP Work. Retrieved on 5 March 2006.
  16. ^ ubl.com. Artist Against Racism. Retrieved on 09 August 2006.
  17. ^ eric-west.com. West Wonder: Eric shoots MARIE CLAIRE spread. Retrieved on 04 September 2006.
  18. ^ splinder.com. Eric West per Janet. Retrieved on 09 August 2006.
  19. ^ useless-knowledge.com. Eric West Meets Michael Jackson. Retrieved on 09 August 2006.
  20. ^ eric-west.com.com. Eric-West.com. Retrieved on 09 August 2006.
  21. ^ yahoo.com. Actor and Pop Singer Eric West Gives Back To AIDS Cause With New Song And Builds Up Media Bizz. Retrieved on 24 December 2004.
  22. ^ aolmusic.com. Eric West joins "Breakers". Retrieved on 20 January 2005.
  23. ^ day.dk. Day Birger et Mikkelsen. Retrieved on 1 April 2005.
  24. ^ the-nyc.com. Christina Milian and Eric West CO-host "The Reign" Fundraiser, an Event to Raise Funds to Fight HIV/AIDS Around the World. Retrieved on 5 August 2005.
  25. ^ hxmagazine.com. HX Magazine. Retrieved on 1 April 2006.
  26. ^ movingreality.com. Join Brad, Cate and Eric. Retrieved on 09 August 2006.
  27. ^ a b pauseandplay.com. Upcoming releases. Retrieved on 2 March 2006.
  28. ^ thescoopydoop.com. Atlanta Gossip. Retrieved on 09 August 2006.
  29. ^ reporter7.com. Eric West opens up about life. Retrieved on 09 August 2006.
  30. ^ popdirt.com. Eric West becomes a Father. Retrieved on 10 January 2006.
  31. ^ top40-charts.com. Christina Milian Writes Diss Record And Moves On To Eric West.. Retrieved on 27 January 2006.
  32. ^ likeliquid.com. Couldn't have said it better myself. Retrieved on 09 August 2006.
  33. ^ mandy.com.br. Mandy Moore e Eric West - New York. Retrieved on 24 July 2006.
  34. ^ aol.com. AOL Black Voices Columnist. Retrieved on 30 September 2006.
  35. ^ andpop.com. VH1 Announces Interactive Award Show Categories. Retrieved on 10 August 2006.
  36. ^ mariah-carey-fan.com. Mariah, Christina, Eric win. Retrieved on 09 August 2006.
  37. ^ notstarring.com. Eric West, Love Don't Cost. Retrieved on 09 August 2006.

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Databases

  • All Music Guide: Eric West
  • Billboard.com: Eric West

See also

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