Peabo Bryson

Born Apr 13, 1951

Peabo Bryson is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter, born in Greenville, South Carolina. He is well known for singing soft-rock ballads (often as a duo with female singers) and his contribution to several Disney animated feature soundtracks.… Read More

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    On The "A" W/Souleo: After 15 Years, Singer Regina Belle Returns To R&B
    Huffington Post - Dec 19, 2015
  • Nicholas Ferroni: Using Music In The Classroom To Educate, Engage And Promote Understanding
    Huffington Post - Nov 08, 2012
  • Concerts: Lady Antebellum, One Direction, Peabo Bryson, Iron Maiden
    ajc - Jun 21, 2012
  • Peabo Bryson, Jennifer Holiday, Cleveland Orchestra In 'colors Of Christmas': Cleveland Concert Calendar
    Cleveland - Dec 15, 2011


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1951 Birth Born on April 13, 1951.


1976 25 Years Old In 1976, he launched his own recording career with "Underground Music" on the Bang label. … Read More
1977 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Although only a regional success, Bryson signed to Capitol Records in 1977.


1983 32 Years Old He recorded the successful album of romantic love duets with Roberta Flack (Born to Love) in 1983.
1984 33 Years Old …  He is reported to owe $1.2 million in taxes dating back to 1984. … Read More
1985 34 Years Old In 1985, he appeared on the soap opera One Life to Live to sing a lyrical version of its theme song.
1987 36 Years Old 1 More Event
Bryson's vocals were added to the regular theme song in 1987 and his voice was heard daily until 1992.


1992 41 Years Old Bryson won two Grammy Awards: in 1992 for his performance of the song "Beauty and the Beast" with Celine Dion and in 1993 for "A Whole New World" with Regina Belle.
1998 47 Years Old In Spring 1998, Bryson contributed his voice to Barney's Great Adventure: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, with the song "Dream (Twinken's Tune)".


2002 51 Years Old In 2002, Bryson's "Beauty and the Beast" music video was included on the platinum and Blu-ray edition of Beauty and the Beast. … Read More
2007 56 Years Old Bryson's CD, Missing You, was released on October 2, 2007 on Peak Records, a division of Concord Music Group.


2016 65 Years Old September 4, 2016 was declared "Peabo Bryson Day" in Charleston, SC and North Charleston, SC during the LowCountryJazzFest. … Read More
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