What Are Some Facts About Tevin Campbell?


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Tevin Campbell is an actor, singer and songwriter best known for his album "I'm Ready" and his hit single "Tell Me What You Want Me To Do," which reached number six on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States. Campbell has been nominated for numerous music awards and won the Young Artist Award in 1990 and the Soul Train Music Award in 1994. His film credits include "Graffiti Bridge" with Prince and "A Goofy Movie."

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Tevin Campbell has been associated with Prince, Whitney Houston, Quincy Jones and Luther Vandross. His musical styling is primarily rhythm and blues, and he is a four-range tenor with a four-octave vocal range. This range was showcased in his hit single "Tell Me What You Want Me To Do."

In 1999, Campbell was arrested for the solicitation of a lewd act in California. He was also found to be in possession of a small quantity of marijuana. He entered a plea of no contest to the misdemeanor charges, paid a fine and attended court-ordered counseling.

In 2002, Tevin Campbell officially retired from music. In 2005, however, Campbell came out of retirement and performed on Broadway in the musical "Hairspray." In 2015, he announced that he would be releasing two new singles and was featured on a remake of the song "Maybe Tomorrow."

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