Robin Thicke Jessie J
Robin Thicke was born with talent in his genes. His mother, Gloria Loring, is an actress- singer, well known for a popular daytime drama, ‘Days of Our Lives’ and father, Alan Thicke is a recognized Canadian Actor who is widely appreciated for his role in a television series ‘Growing Pains’. Before starting off his singing and songwriting career formally, the artist collaborated with well known singers such as Terry Lewis, Jordan Knight and Jimmy Jam. His work impressed popular artists like Christina Aguilera, Marc Anthony and Mya Brandy and songwriting for them marked a formal beginning of his career.
Robin Thicke came up with his debut album, ‘Beautiful World’ in 2003. With singles like, When I Get You Alone and Brand New Jones, it sold 63000 copies and was ranked at 152nd position on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart. Following this, the artist gave a guest performance on a remix of Will Smith’s song, ‘Switch’ that earned him a contract with Neptunes Label for his second studio album, ‘The Evolution of Robin Thicke’. The album featured singles like Wanna Love You Girl and Lost Without You, that caught the attention of R&B and Hip hop music lovers instantly and earned Thicke a ranking on 14th position on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts and number one on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs. The album sold 1.5 million copies domestically and was a commercial success in the United States.
From 2008 till 2011, Robin Thicke came up with albums including ‘Something Else’, ‘Sex Therapy’ and ‘Love After War’. With a ranking on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts, the amazing number of album sales made marked them a success especially for singles like Love After War, Shake it 4 Daddy and Magic.
Lately, Thicke has been in the news for one of his song’s videos from the album ‘Blurred Lines’. Being a pop oriented album, it is composed of upbeat melodies like Give it to You, For the Rest of My Life and Feel Good that contributed in making sales of 177,000 copies solely in the United States. Currently the artist plans to promote this latest release and has planned to hit the road in support of it. The album has already nominated the artist for American Music Awards in four different categories including ‘New Artist of the Year’, ‘Single of the Year’, ‘Favorite R&B/Soul Male Artist’ and ‘Favorite Soul/R&B Album’ and by promoting the album, it is heading out for more of such accolades.
When it comes to vocals, Thicke’s music is heavily influenced by the era of seventies. His melodies are a reflection of Marvin Gaye and Al Green’s style in particular. Adopting the positives from their music, Robin Thicke’s melodies have woven other genres along with R&B, which includes electronic pop and disco. His lyrics cover a wide range starting from romance to social commentary, covering a number of subjects.
Thicke will not be performing alone in the upcoming concert but will be accompanied by another well known R&B and hip hop artist, Jessie J. Since the start of her career in 2005, she has sold more than 2.5 million albums worldwide and has garnered a number of awards and nominations. The recent ones include BBC’s Sound of 2011 and Critics Choice BRIT Award. After the release of her second album ‘Alive’, she is accompanying Robin Thicke on a live tour to promote her latest singles. If you are a hip hop music lover, it’s time to tap your toes to quality music. Get your Robin Thicke Jessie J tickets now!