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Howard Hewett

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According to one Rolling Stone writer, Howard Hewett is the premier vocalist in the post - Marvin Gaye era of romantic pop. Like Gaye, Hewett soars to new heights and seduces his audience. It is no wonder he’s responsible for selling some ten million records; his voice is irresistible.

It’s Time, Hewett’s debut release for Caliber Records, is, according to the singer, “the first project molded out of my own mind. I’m in charge of the sound and comfortable with the feelings. Those feelings are all about romance. This is the first record that’s completely me.”

Hewett first burst on the scene as lead singer of Shalamar, the successful post - disco group which topped the charts in both the U.S. and U. K. “Second Time Around,” featuring Howard, was a near two - million seller. “For the Lover in You,” co-written by Hewett and reinterpreted in It’s Time, was another major hit. “Dancing in the Sheets,” “A Night to Remember” are just a few more of the Hewett - led smash hits that Shalamar enjoyed as a group.

In the mid-eighties, Howard’s solo career rocketed. The first single released on his own, I’m For Real,” zoomed to number one. A series of hits followed, such as “Stay,” “I Commit to Love,” “Strange Relationship,” “Once, Twice, Three Times,” and “Show Me.”

What’s more, his original “Say Amen” earned the status of a modern gospel classic, enjoying across the board airplay. And his recorded duets with Anita Baker, Dionne Warwick, Brenda Russell and Stacy Lattisaw won critical accolades.

“Of all the fine singers working today,” artist/songwriter Babyface has said, “Howard Hewett is among the finest.”

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  • SimonePerrota

    Smoov

    15 May 2013 Reply
  • dragonianlady

    Soooooooooooooooooo sexy

    10 Sep 2012 Reply
  • issieman

    I meet Howard in a record in East London 20 yrs ago, quite nice man

    2 Mar 2012 Reply
  • Looking4True

    Very dope!

    24 Jun 2011 Reply
  • Fingasnapz

    Just saw his Intimate DVD. The way he sings and plays with his voice is outstanding. Technically perfect, full of warmth and soul...a unique singer.

    18 Feb 2011 Reply
  • JNez

    damn howard hewett has no love...this is a travesty! his voice is one of the greatest r&b male voices of the past 30 years! damn...this is upsetting. this guy is amazing!

    13 Feb 2011 Reply
  • NiceNSmooth

    For some strange reason people sleep on HH but he is one of the all time great voices, and my bruh STILL can sing!!!

    6 Jan 2011 Reply
  • discotequedude

    Whoa! Where is the appreciation for Howard? I am surprised that he does not have more plays and listeners!

    5 Oct 2010 Reply
  • smoothmikecools

    MELLOW AND I REMEMBER DANCING IN THE SHEETS HOWARD THAT IS I SAY IS MY HOME BOY FROM CHICAGO NOTHING BUT THE UPMOST PROPS AND RESPECT BIG MIKE FROM THE WINDY CITY!!!!!!!!!!

    5 Aug 2010 Reply
  • MrStyle

    So few plays and no shouts? We got to change this.

    25 Jan 2010 Reply

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