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Tevin Campbell
Tevin Campbell, 1991 album, T.E.V.I.N.
Tevin Campbell, 1991 album, T.E.V.I.N.
Background information
Birth name Tevin Jermod Campbell
Also known as T.C., Tevvy Tev
Born November 12, 1976 (1976-11-12) (age 30)
Origin Flag of the United States Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
Genre(s) Dance-pop
R&B
New Jack Swing
Urban
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Actor
Years active 1989–present
Label(s) Qwest/Warner Bros.

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Campbell scored a string of R&B chart hits as a teenager in the early-mid 1990s. Like Usher and Marques Houston, Campbell transitioned from child singer to adult R&B crooner, and is a recognizable figure in the New Jack Swing genre of music. Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978), is an American R&B/pop singer and actor who rose to fame in the mid-late 1990s. ... Marques Barrett Houston (born on August 4, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, is an R&B singer and actor. ... A child singer is a child who has a career as a singer. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Contents

Music career

Tevin Campbell was introduced to the R&B music scene as a protegé of legendary producer Quincy Jones in August 1989. Campbell's debut single was "Tomorrow (A Better You Better Me)" which reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop Singles chart in November, 1989. It was the lead single from Quincy Jones' critically acclaimed ensemble LP Back on the Block which won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1990. After working with Jones and writers and producers including Siedah Garrett, Campbell worked with producers Narada Michael Walden, Al B. Sure, Babyface, and others to record additional music. Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... This article is about the producer and songwriter. ... Billboard can refer to: Billboard magazine Billboard (advertising) Billboard antenna In 3D computer graphics, to billboard is to rotate an object so that it faces the viewer. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... Hip hop is a cultural movement that began amongst urban African American youth in New York and has since spread around the world. ... This article is about the producer and songwriter. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The Grammy Award for Album of the Year is the most prestigious award category. ... Michael Walden (born April 23, 1952, in Kalamazoo, Michigan USA) is an American producer, drummer, singer, and songwriter. ... Al B. Sure! (born Albert Brown in 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts). ... Kenneth Babyface Edmonds (born April 10, 1958 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is an R&B and pop singer, songwriter, keyboardist, record producer, film producer, and entreprenuer. ...


Campbell's first solo hit was "Round and Round", which charted at #5 on R&B charts in September 1990 was produced by Prince and was featured in Prince's film Graffiti Bridge. Campbell followed the success of his first two singles by releasing his debut album, T.E.V.I.N., in November 1991 which featured the R&B hit singles and Tevin's only #1 Adult Comtempary hit: "Tell Me What You Want Me To Do" followed by:, "Alone With You", and "Goodbye". His second album, I'm Ready released October 1993, yielded the R&B hits and #2 pop single "Can We Talk" which charted at #2 on the pop charts in December 1993 behind Mariah Carey's hit ballad "Hero", "I'm Ready", "Always In My Heart" which charted at #2 on the R&B chart and #6 on the pop charts in June 1994 received a lot of air play on the R&B radio and the sensual, "SHHH". He also scored a Top 30 hit with "Don't Say Goodbye Girl" on the R&B charts. In September 1994, Campbell also scored an R&B hit with the single "U Will Know" as part of the R&B supergroup "Black Men United", a group that also included singer Usher. “The Artist” redirects here. ... Graffiti Bridge is a film written, directed and starring Prince. ... T.E.V.I.N. is the 1991 album from R&B crooner Tevin Campbell. ... Can We Talk is the title of a number-one R&B single by singer Tevin Campbell. ... Im Ready is the second single from R&B Singer Tevin Campbells second album Im Ready. ... The third single from R&B Singer Tevin Campbells Im Ready album. ... Dont Say Goodbye Girl is the fourth and final single to be released from R&B singer Tevin Campbells second album Im Ready. ... Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978), is an American R&B/pop singer and actor who rose to fame in the mid-late 1990s. ...


The year 1996 saw the release of his third album, "Back To The World" (#11 R&B). The title track was a success (hitting the R&B Top 20), but additional singles failed to make an impact on the chart. His early 1999 self-titled album was found Campbell venturing into the neo-soul venue. Unfortunately, the project was rushed, and as a result charted below the R&B Top 30, with only one single charting, a Top 30 song called "Another Way". Back to the World is the first single from R&B Singer Tevin Campbells third album Back to the World. ... Neo soul (also known as nu soul) is a musical genre of the late 1990s and early 2000s that fuses contemporary R&B, 1970s style soul, classical music, jazz, and elements of alternative-hip hop. ...


Campbell returned to the studios in 2006, working with producers Scott Storch, The Underdogs, Krucial Keys, Bryan Michael Cox, Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins, and Ryan Leslie and his longtime associate KeArt. The comeback album is to be released sometime in 2007. Scott Spencer Storch (born December 16, 1973) is a Canadian-American[1] entertainment mogul, hip hop, pop, R&B, Reggaeton record producer and an occasional rapper. ... The Underdogs is an R&B/pop production duo comprised of Harvey Mason, Jr. ... Bryan Michael Cox (born December 1, 1977) is an award winning American songwriter and record producer. ... Rodney Darkchild Jerkins (born in 1977 in New Jersey) is an African American songwriter, record producer, and musician, one of the most successful music makers working today in the genres of pop, R&B, hip hop and gospel. ... Anthony Ryan Leslie (born on September 25, 1978, in Washington, DC) is an American music producer and singer. ...


Tevin is also reported to be working on a remake of his Hit song "Can We Talk" with rap artist CSicc CSupreme.


Acting career

Campbell made a guest appearance on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, playing fictional teen idol, "Little T". He was Ashley's celebrity crush (and date) in the episode "Just Infatuation" from the first season. Campbell also voiced the character Powerline in Disney's A Goofy Movie, singing the songs "Stand Out" and "I 2 I". The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is an Emmy, BAFTA, and RTS-award winning popular American television sitcom that aired on NBC from September 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. ... A Goofy Movie is a 1995 animated feature and musical film, produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation Paris and released to theatres by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution, featuring the characters from the Disney Afternoon television series Goof Troop. ... Stand Out is a song from A Goofy Movie. ... I 2 I is a song from A Goofy Movie soundtrack performed by the movie character, Powerline. ...


Campbell is currently playing the role of Seaweed J. Stubbs in the Broadway musical Hairspray. He has been with the cast since December 2005. For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... Hairspray is a Tony-winning musical, based on the 1988 John Waters movie Hairspray. ...


Arrest

In 1999, Campbell was arrested after soliciting oral sex from an undercover police officer posing as a male prostitute during a sting operation in Van Nuys, California. According to police reports, marijuana residue was also found in Campbell's car during the arrest. Oral sex consists of all sexual activities that involve the use of the mouth, which may include use of the tongue, teeth, and throat, to stimulate genitalia. ... Prostitution is the sale of sexual services (typically manual stimulation, oral sex, sexual intercourse, or anal sex) for cash or other kind of return, generally indiscriminately with many persons. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Van Nuys is a district within the city of Los Angeles, California, United States. ... A Cannabis sativa plant The drug cannabis, also called marijuana, is produced from parts of the cannabis plant, primarily the cured flowers and gathered trichomes of the female plant. ...


The sting operation was reportedly conducted in an area near Van Nuys High School, where there had been numerous complaints from the public about cruising and solicitation. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Van Nuys High School Van Nuys High School (VNHS) established in 1914, is a high school in the Van Nuys area of Los Angeles, California, belonging to the Los Angeles Unified School District: District 2. ... Cruising may mean: Cruising (maritime), leisurely travel by boat, yacht, or cruise ship. ...


Campbell pleaded no contest to the misdemeanor of solicitation, and as a result was ordered to pay $1080.50 in fines, attend meetings of Narcotics Anonymous and participate in a court-sanctioned AIDS awareness class. He returned to court in February 2000 to provide proof that he had completed the requirements of his sentence. To date, Campbell has not commented publicly on the matter. Nolo contendere, in criminal trials, in some common law jurisdictions, is a plea where the defendant neither admits nor disputes a charge, serving as an alternative to a pleading of guilty or not guilty. ... This article is about the 12-step program of Narcotics Anonymous (NA). ... For other uses, see AIDS (disambiguation). ...


Discography

Albums

T.E.V.I.N. is the platinum debut release from R&B singer Tevin Campbell. ... The Billboard 200 is a listing of the 200 highest selling music albums in the United States, published weekly in Billboard magazine. ... The Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart was established by Billboard magazine in 1984. ... Im Ready is the double platinum sophomore release from R&B singer Tevin Campbell. ... The Billboard 200 is a listing of the 200 highest selling music albums in the United States, published weekly in Billboard magazine. ... The Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart was established by Billboard magazine in 1984. ... Back To The World is the third album from R&B singer Tevin Campbell. ... The Billboard 200 is a listing of the 200 highest selling music albums in the United States, published weekly in Billboard magazine. ... The Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart was established by Billboard magazine in 1984. ... Tevin Campbell is the fourth and last album to date from R&B singer Tevin Campbell. ... The Billboard 200 is a listing of the 200 highest selling music albums in the United States, published weekly in Billboard magazine. ... The Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart was established by Billboard magazine in 1984. ...

Singles

Year Title Album US US R&B
1989 "Tomorrow (A Better You, A Better Me) With Quincy Jones" Back on the Block 10 1
1990 "Round And Round" T.E.V.I.N. 12 3
1991 "Just Ask Me To" T.E.V.I.N. 88 9
1991 "Tell Me What You Want Me to Do" T.E.V.I.N. 6 1
1992 "Goodbye" T.E.V.I.N. 85 2
1992 "Strawberry Letter 23" T.E.V.I.N. 53 40
1992 "Alone With You" T.E.V.I.N. 72 1
1993 "Confused" T.E.V.I.N. - 33
1993 "One Song" T.E.V.I.N. - -
1993 "Can We Talk" I'm Ready 9 1
1994 "I'm Ready" I'm Ready 9 2
1994 "Always In My Heart" I'm Ready 20 6
1995 "Don't Say Goodbye Girl" I'm Ready 71 28
1996 "Back To The World" Back To The World 47 16
1996 "I Got It Bad" Back To The World - 41
1997 "Could You Learn To Love" Back To The World - 73
1998 "Another Way" Tevin Campbell 100 25
1999 "For Your Love" Tevin Campbell - 54
1999 "Losing All Control" Tevin Campbell - 83

* ineligible to chart on the Billboard Hot 100. “Hot 100” redirects here. ... The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart, formerly known as Top Soul Singles, Top Black Singles, and Top R&B Singles (before the hip-hop term was added in the late 1990s), is a chart released weekly by Billboard in the United States. ... Tomorrow (A Better You, A Better Me) is the title of a number-one R&B single by Quincy Jones featuring Tevin Campbell. ... This article is about the producer and songwriter. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Faux finish technique of applying paint in a circular motion, usually with a sponge. ... Just Ask Me To is the second single from R&B Singer Tevin Campbells debut album . ... Tell Me What You Want Me to Do is the title of a number-one R&B single by singer Tevin Campbell. ... Goodbye is the fourth single from R&B Singer Tevin Campbells T.E.V.I.N. album. ... Strawberry Letter 23 is a song written by Shuggie Otis, although known most prominently by the version done by The Brothers Johnson. ... Alone With You is the title of a number-one R&B single by singer Tevin Campbell. ... Can We Talk is the title of a number-one R&B single by singer Tevin Campbell. ... Im Ready is the second single from R&B Singer Tevin Campbells second album Im Ready. ... The third single from R&B Singer Tevin Campbells Im Ready album. ... Dont Say Goodbye Girl is the fourth and final single to be released from R&B singer Tevin Campbells second album Im Ready. ... Back to the World is the first single from R&B Singer Tevin Campbells third album Back to the World. ... Another Way is the first single from R&B Singer Tevin Campbells fourth album Tevin Campbell. ...


Awards

  • 1990: Won Young Artists Awards Favorite New Recording Artist ("Tomorrow A Better You Better Me") [1]
  • 1991: Nominated Grammy Award for Best Rhythm & Blues Vocal Performance - Male ("Round and Round").
  • 1992: Nominated Grammy Award for Best Rhythm & Blues Vocal Performance - Male ("Tell Me What You Want Me To Do").
  • 1992: Nominated American Music Award for Favorite Male Artist - Soul / Rhythm & Blues.
  • 1994: Nominated Grammy Award for Best Rhythm & Blues Vocal Performance - Male ("Can We Talk").
  • 1994: Won Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single - Male ("Can We Talk").
  • 1994: Nominated American Music Award for Favorite Male Artist - Soul / Rhythm & Blues
  • 1995: Nominated for 2 Grammy Awards, Best Rhythm & Blues Vocal Performance - Male ("I'm Ready") and Best Rhythm & Blues Album ("I'm Ready").

This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The American Music Awards show is one of four annual major US music awards shows (the others being the Billboard Music Awards, the Grammy Awards, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Soul Train Music Awards is an annual award show aired on various television networks in national syndication that honors the best in Black music and entertainment. ... The American Music Awards show is one of four annual major US music awards shows (the others being the Billboard Music Awards, the Grammy Awards, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony). ... 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...

References

  1. ^ http://www.goldderby.com/lostmind/year/1989/1989ya.htm

External links

  • Billboard
  • Singles
  • MTV.com article on Tevin Campbell's arrest

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