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Tuesday, December 06, 2011
CHARLIE WILSON RECEIVES TWO GRAMMY NOMINATIONS
One of the most recognizable voices in music today, Charlie Wilson, has received two 2012 Grammy nominations for his chart-topping single, "You Are." Wilson is nominated for Best R&B Song and Best R&B Performance. "You Are" was the first single from Wilson's critically-acclaimed CD, Just Charlie. "We are excited to have the Academy recognize Charlie with these two nominations," stated Michael Paran, Wilson's manager and partner in P Music Group. "This song topped the Billboard Urban Adult Contemporary charts for weeks and we want to thank radio for their continued support We also want to thank Larry Batiste for his beautiful orchestration which was the icing on the cake."
"I am honored to have received two Grammy nominations," stated Wilson. "When I began work on Just Charlie my wife, Mahin, suggested we include some songs that uplifted women. I totally agreed and that's how 'You Are' was born. She is and always will be my inspiration." Wilson's outstanding vocal performance of "You Are" confirms that this song will be a wedding classic for generations to come. The popular music video can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOcBMh3p-AM&ob=av2e
In 2010, Wilson also received two Grammy nominations for Best R&B Album, Uncle Charlie, and Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for his hit single, "There Goes My Baby." Wilson, who recently returned from Kuwait where he performed for U.S. troops, is currently on the road performing to sold-out crowds.