R&B icon and Grammy-nominated RCA Records recording artist CHARLIE WILSON’s new album Love, Charlie debuts at #1 on the Billboard Top R&B Albums chart and #4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. This entry marks Wilson’s second #1 entry on the R&B charts (Uncle Charlie) and his fourth Top 10 entry as a solo artist. The first single from Love, Charlie, “My Love Is All I Have,” is also #1 for the second week on the Billboard Urban Adult Contemporary singles chart.
“It’s been a long road to #1,” stated Wilson. “I want to thank my fans for another #1 R&B album and my fourth top ten on the Top 200. What a great birthday gift.”
Wilson, whose career began with his brothers as the incomparable and legendary GAP Band, has been enjoying an extraordinary solo career which has resulted in Grammy nominations for his last two albums, Uncle Charlie and Just Charlie. The latter release spawned the chart-topping hit “You Are” which held the #1 spot on Billboard’s Urban Adult Contemporary chart for 13 consecutive weeks!
Throughout his successful career as a solo artist, Wilson has also collaborated with numerous chart-topping artists and producers including Snoop Dogg, R. Kelly, Kanye West, Jamie Foxx, Fantasia, T. Pain, and Justin Timberlake. Most recently, he performed on the 2012 Soul Train Awards with 2 Chainz and for the United Negro College Fund’s “An Evening of Stars” where he performed his new single and the classic GAP Band hit, “Yearnin’ For Your Love” with Tyrese. He was also honored by the Trumpet Foundation with a Lifetime Achievement award; which will air on TV One on March 31, 2013 (please check local listings for the time).
One of this generations most dynamic and entertaining live performers, Charlie Wilson will be bringing the essence of Love, Charlie live to the stage for a series of performances to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Visit www.charliewilsonmusic.com for ticket information.
Feb. 14 Houston, TX Arena Theater
Feb. 15 Dallas, TX Verizon Theater
Feb. 16 Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theater
Feb. 23 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
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