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Eric Benet

Eric Benét Jordan (born October 15, 1966) is an American R&B and neo soul singer-songwriter, who has received a total of four Grammy nominations to date for his musical work. Benét was his mother's maiden name, and he was born in Mobile, Alabama and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and is the youngest of five siblings. Benét sang with a Top 100-style group called Gerard in the late 1980s. Benét, his sister Lisa, and his cousin George Nash Jr. formed a band called Benét and released a self-titled album in 1992, and it went on to sell over 100,000 copies. Two years later, Eric Benét broke onto the music scene with his solo career and signed with Warner Bros. Records, releasing his debut solo album, True to Myself in 1996. His sophomore album, A Day in the Life, was released in 1999 and featured his smash hit "Spend My Life With You (featuring Tamia)", which rose to #1 on the US Billboard R&B charts (for 3 weeks), was certified gold, and nominated for a 2000 Grammy Award for “Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group”. The album also won a Soul Train Music Award for “Best R&B/Soul Album, Male”. Benét's career, however, was interrupted by a series of personal tragedies. His father died of

Eric Benet -- Tells Kobe Bryant to Retire ... Through Majesty of Song (VIDEO)

Eric Benet
Tells Kobe Bryant to Retire ... Through Majesty of Song

Wanna hear a guy with a beautiful singing voice tell Kobe Bryant that it's time to hang 'em up ... in a song??? Great!  Check out this clip of R&B singer Eric Benet belting out a… READ MORE >

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Eric Benet
Surprising Wish for Halle

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