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Tevin Campbell


There’s some dispute more than who actually uncovered Texas child feeling Tevin Campbell. Some accounts credit flutist Bobbi Humphrey, while a lot of the promotion materials credits Quincy Jones. It’s guaranteed that Campbell initial found the notice of music supporters soon after his 11th birthday in past due 1989 when he made an appearance on Jones’ LP Back again on the market and was highlighted on “Tomorrow (AN IMPROVED You, Better Me),” which strike number one over the R&B graphs in June 1990. Along with his high, versatile tenor, Campbell recalled a youthful Jones protégé, Michael Jackson. Afterwards that calendar year, he made an appearance in Prince’s Graffiti Bridge film performing “Circular and Circular,” which Prince composed for him and which became a silver one. Next, in the summertime of 1991, he made an appearance over the soundtrack to Boyz within the Hood performing “Simply Ask Me To,” a high Ten R&B strike. All this established the stage for his debut record, 1991’s T.E.V.We.N., which went platinum and spawned two R&B chart-toppers, “Inform Me WHAT YOU WOULD LIKE Me to accomplish” and “By itself together with you,” along with the R&B Best Five strike “Goodbye.” I’m Prepared, released 2 yrs later, did better still, going dual platinum and offering three R&B graph hits — the main “Can We Chat,” “I’m Prepared,” which proceeded to go Best Five, and “Often in my own Heart,” which reached the very best Ten. But 1996’s Back again to the planet was a product sales disappointment, and 1999’s Tevin Campbell do a whole lot worse. A compilation bundle was released in early 2001.

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Full Name Tevin Campbell
Profession Actor, Singer-songwriter
Nationality American
Parents Rhonda Byrd
Siblings Marche Campbell
Awards Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single – Male
Music Groups Black Men United
Music Songs Can We Talk, Tell Me What You Want Me to Do, Always in My Heart, I'm Ready, Round and Round, Alone With You, Don't Say Goodbye Girl, Stand Out, Just Ask Me To, Could You Learn to Love, Goodbye, Strawberry Letter 23, Shhh, What Do I Say, I 2 I, Back to the World, Brown Eyed Girl, Another Way, The Halls of Desire, One Song, Secret Garden, Don't Throw Your Life Away, Look What We'd Have, Safer on the Ground, The Only One For Me, Since I Lost You, Knocks Me Off My Feet, Interlude / Over the Rainbow and on to the Sun, Losing All Control, My Love Ain't Blind, Paris 1798430, I Got It Bad
Albums I'm Ready, Back to the World, Tevin Campbell, The Best of Tevin Campbell, T.E.V.I.N., Live in Concert, Rhino Hi-Five: Tevin Campbell
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Album – Male, Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Artist
Movies A Goofy Movie, Graffiti Bridge

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All Creatures Big and Small 2015 performer: "I 2 I"
Steel 1997 performer: "No More Fighting"
A Thin Line Between Love and Hate 1996 performer: "Knocks Me Off My Feet"
A Goofy Movie 1995 performer: "Stand Out", "I 2 I"
A Low Down Dirty Shame 1994 performer: "GOTTA GET YO' GROOVE ON" / writer: "GOTTA GET YO' GROOVE ON"
Boyz n the Hood 1991 performer: "Just Ask Me To"
Graffiti Bridge 1990 performer: "Round 'N' Round", "Graffiti Bridge"



Moesha 1999 TV Series Kevin
A Goofy Movie 1995 Powerline (singing voice)
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 1991 TV Series Little T
Graffiti Bridge 1990 Tevin
Wally and the Valentines 1989 TV Movie Russell Valentine



2015 Soul Train Awards 2015 TV Movie Himself - Performer
The Mo'Nique Show 2010 TV Series Himself - Guest
BET Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Himself
Independence Day 2001 2001 TV Movie Himself
1999 ALMA Awards 1999 TV Special Himself
Quincy Jones... The First 50 Years 1998 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Parent 'Hood 1997 TV Series Himself
New York Undercover 1995 TV Series Himself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '95 1995 TV Special Himself
Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous 1995 TV Series documentary Himself
The Making of 'A Goofy Movie' 1995 TV Short documentary Himself
The 8th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1994 TV Special Himself - Presenter
The Essence Awards 1994 TV Special Himself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '94 1994 TV Special Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1992-1994 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest / Himself
The 7th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1993 TV Special Himself - Presenter
25th NAACP Image Awards 1993 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Ebony/Jet Showcase 1991-1992 TV Series Himself
Rockopop 1992 TV Series
The 6th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1992 TV Special Himself
The 19th Annual American Music Awards 1992 TV Special Himself
Soul Train 1990-1991 TV Series documentary Himself - Guest / Himself
Ray Charles: 50 Years in Music 1991 TV Special documentary Himself
Grammy Legends 1990 TV Special Himself
Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones 1990 Documentary Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show 1990 TV Series Himself
The 4th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1990 TV Special Himself - Performer
Saturday Night Live 1990 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1992 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Young Actor Guest Starring or Recurring Role in a TV Series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)

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