The lead singer of the Gap band, Charlie Wilson is all set to take the center stage once again. Redefining R&B and soul music with his unique style, cheap Charlie Wilson tickets are must haves for all those who are fans of the R&B genre. Whether he is performing in a concert hall, lounge or stage his live shows are always a delight for his fans. Don’t forget to book your ticket deals in time and attune your ears to hits like, "Outstanding" and "Early in the Morning." Thanks to these classic hits Charlie Wilson made it big in the music industry, climbing up the success ladder, and becoming an overnight star. Check out this stellar performance and don’t miss out on your chance to sing along your favorite musical hits.
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Born in 1953, Charlie Wilson is a popular R&B singer-songwriter and producer of America. Known for his musical endeavors of the past as the lead vocalist for the band named Gap and also for his present stint as a solo performer, this soul singer is a force to reckon with. Receiver of four Grammy Awards, he has got things going pretty well for him. He is the proud winner of the 2009 Soul Train Icon Award. Neatly tucked under his belt is another award, the BMI Icon Award in 2005. The Billboard Magazine named him #1 Adult R&B Artist. The magazine named his song "There Goes My Baby" the #1 Urban Adult Song, making his fans proud of him.
The philanthropist is a man with a heart of gold. Being a national spokesperson for Prostate Cancer Foundation, he has raised funds worth millions of dollars for the cause. Keeping in mind Charlie’s contributions and concerts for the affected the PFC has set up a Creativity Award in Charlie’s name. This Creativity Award is aimed to donate hundreds of thousands of dollars to country-wide researchers every year. The idea was to encourage scientists to develop creative science which conforms to the PFC funding principles and allows development of ideas which would bring greater good to the cause.
His band released three platinum albums and two gold ones. Gap the band’s hits could be heard in hit movie soundtracks, Penitentiary III ("Sweeter Than Candy") as well as in the title track of Keenon Ivory Wayans' I'm Gonna Git You Sucka which became a Top 20 R&B hit single. The band broke off and after a long hiatus Wilson made a stunning comeback with Bridging the Gap in 2000. Containing guest appearances by Snoop Dog and Nate Dog, the album was issued by Interscope. The album made Wilson’s brush with luck possible once again, making it to the top 200 album chart. This super success was followed by his 2005 LP Charlie, Last Name Wilson which made it to the Top Ten. The title track and the single "Magic" both worked wonders for the albums success, making Wilson an eye candy for all R&B fans. Tickets to his shows became sizzling hot commodities making them an absolute must for all lovers of the genre.
After his band’s hiatus, the artist was much consumed with alcohol and drug addiction. He soon admitted himself in rehabilitation where he met social worker Mahin. They both got married and live a happy life. He has maintained sobriety ever since and his musical career is thriving day by day. His solo career has surpassed the success he earned as a member of the GAP band. The year of 2008 was a difficult year for the artist as he was diagnosed by prostate cancer but as it was diagnosed at an initial stages and was treated properly, making him cancer free.
Wilson is one such artist whose voice can make you travel back on time. It has a feel of the past to it, yet his style is very contemporary. Inspiring many artists of the present including, Snoop Dog, Kayne West, Justin Timberlake and R.Kelly. Book your Charlie Wilson tickets right away and get all set to party hard with this living legend we have in the music industry.