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Howard Hewett

Singer
Male
Born Oct 1, 1955

Howard Hewett is an American R&B and gospel singer and former lead vocalist of the R&B group Shalamar.

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CHILDHOOD

1955 Birth Born on October 1, 1955.

TWENTIES

1976 20 Years Old Raised in Akron, Ohio, Hewett moved to Los Angeles in 1976, where he met John and Alonzo Daniels, owners of an historical club in the LA Crenshaw district, called Maverick's Flat. … Read More
1978 22 Years Old Hewett and the Daniels brothers formed a show group called "Beverly Hills" and through Daniels bookings toured throughout Europe, the UK, Scandinavia and Asia for all of 1978 till the middle of 1979. … Read More
1979 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Hewett never completed the project because towards the end of 1979, he got a call from Jeffrey Daniel, who was on the road with Shalamar in the middle of a promotional tour. … Read More
1985 29 Years Old However, in 1985 before signing his solo deal with Elektra Records, he was arrested and indicted in Miami with his fiancée Mori Molina for possession with an intent to distribute cocaine. … Read More

THIRTIES

1986 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In spite of his legal battles, Hewett signed his solo deal with Elektra Records and in 1986, before the Miami trial, released his first solo album, I Commit to Love (R&B number 12), a solid urban album that yielded two R&B hits, "I’m for Real" (R&B number 2) and "Stay" (R&B number 8). … Read More
1990 34 Years Old In 1990, Hewett released a self-titled album, which included the hit "Show Me" (R&B number 2), and 1992 saw the release of the LP Allegiance, which was not received as well as previous albums. … Read More
1995 39 Years Old After 1995’s It's Time (released by Caliber Records in the US and Expansion Records in the UK), Hewett spent much of his time providing guest vocals on albums by jazz artists such as Joe Sample, Brian Culbertson, and George Duke, among others.

FORTIES

2000 44 Years Old In 2000, The Rippingtons featured Hewett on "I Found Heaven" on their Life in the Tropics album.
2001 45 Years Old In 2001, Hewett recorded his first full gospel album, The Journey, followed a year later by The Journey Live: From the Heart.

FIFTIES

2006 50 Years Old In October 2006, Hewett released a new single, "Enough" (with jazz legend George Duke), which received substantial play on urban contemporary and R&B radio stations. … Read More
2008 52 Years Old In October 2008, Hewett released his long-awaited Christmas CD, Howard Hewett Christmas, which combines his soulful R&B voice with classic Christmas songs. … Read More
2009 53 Years Old In 2009 he recorded a duet with soul singer Teena Marie, "Lover's Lane", on her album Congo Square. … Read More
2012 56 Years Old He and Angela divorced in 2012, and he currently lives in Los Angeles, California. … Read More
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