Brian McKnight

Brian Kelly McKnight (born June 5, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, radio host and multi-instrumentalist.[1][2] He is most recognized for his strong falsetto, high belting range and melisma.

Brian McKnight
McKnight at the 2019 Celebrity Fight Night
Born
Brian Kelly McKnight

(1969-06-05) June 5, 1969 (age 53)
EducationMaynard Evans High School
Oakwood College (no degree)
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
  • actor
  • multi-instrumentalist
  • arranger
Years active1988–present
Spouse(s)
Julie McKnight
(m. 1990; div. 2003)

Leilani Mendoza
(m. 2017)
Children6
AwardsFull list
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
Labels
Formerly ofBlack Men United
Websitemcknight360.com

McKnight is known for his songs from albums such as Brian McKnight (platinum debut), Anytime and Back at One. His work has earned him 16 Grammy Awards nominations,[3] third only to Zubin Mehta and Snoop Dogg for the record of most Grammy nominations without a win.[4]


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