In an industry known for its constant revolving door, McKnight has established himself with an enviable record of chart and touring consistency for over two decades. During that span Brian has collaborated with superstar artists including Quincy Jones, Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey, Diddy, Christina Aguilera, Rascal Flatts, Nelly, Vanessa Williams, Willie Nelson and Kenny G.
Born in Buffalo, NY McKnight’s musical career began in childhood when he became a member of his church choir and a bandleader in high school. By the age of 19, he signed his first recording deal with Mercury Records. In 1992, his self-titled album Brian McKnight was released followed by I Remember You (1995) and Anytime (1997) which has sold over two million copies and was nominated for a Grammy. In 1999 McKnight released the classic Back at One on Motown Records.
On top of selling millions of records and performing in front of millions of fans, Brian McKnight has been nominated for and has won dozens of awards including the Grammy, American Music Awards, Soul Train Awards, NAACP Image Awards, Blockbuster Awards, and the prestigious Billboard Songwriter of The Year.