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Anthony Hamilton Biography

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Birth Name: Anthony Hamilton
Born: 1971/01/28
Birth Place: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Years Active: 1996–present
Genres: R&B, Soul, Neo Soul

Anthony Hamilton (born January 28, 1971) is an American R&B, soul, and neo soul singer-songwriter, and record producer who rose to fame with his platinum-selling second studio album "Comin' from Where I'm From" (2003), which featured the singles "Comin' from Where I'm From" and "Charlene."

He was first introduced to mainstream audiences with his singing of the chorus on Nappy Roots' 2002 "Po' Folks," which earned a Grammy Award nomination for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration in 2003. He is also featured on Jadakiss' 2004 hit, "Why" (which was also nominated for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, in 2005) and two of 2Pac's remixed songs. Hamilton also contributed to 2002's "Thugz Mansion" (7 Remix) and 2006's "Dear Mama" (Frank Nitty Remix).

Anthony Hamilton's first compilation album, "Soulife," is composed of songs recorded during the early part of his career. These previous works were released in June 2005. "Ain't Nobody Worryin,'" his gold-selling third studio album, was released on December 13, 2005. At the 2006 BET Awards, Hamilton won the BET J "Cool Like That" Award.