Jesse Powell

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This article is about the American singer. For the singer's eponymous album, see Jesse Powell (album). For the American football player of the same name, see Jesse Powell (American football).
Jesse Powell
Born September 12th 1971 [1]
Gary, Indiana, United States[1]
Genres R&B, soul, blues
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1993–present
Labels MCA (1996–2003)
Riviera/Liquid 8 (2003-present)

Jesse Powell is a Grammy-nominated American R&B/soul songwriter-singer. Discovered by Louil Silas, Jr, he is best known for his hit "You," which peaked at #2 R&B and #10 Pop. Powell has released 4 studio albums to date (Jesse Powell, Bout It, JP, Jesse). His sisters, Trina & Tamara Powell are also singers as well, and have released one album to date. Powell is credited with a four octave vocal range.[2]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions[3] Certification
U.S.
200
U.S.
R&B
U.S.
Heatseekers
1996 Jesse Powell 35 32
1998 'Bout It 63 15 1 US: Gold[4]
2001 JP 71 18
2003 Jesse 85

Singles[edit]

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Year Song Peak chart positions[3] Album
U.S.
Hot 100
U.S.
R&B
U.S.
Rhythmic
1996 "All I Need" 32 Jesse Powell
"Gloria" 51
"I Like It"
1998 "I Wasn't with It" 85 25 'Bout It
1999 "You" 10 2 27
"'Bout It, 'Bout It"
2000 "If I" 58 JP
2001 "Something in the Past" 67
"I'm Leaving"
2003 "By the Way" 99 Jesse
"Touching It Tonight"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lytle, Craig. "Jesse Powell - Biography - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved July 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Review: JP". AMG. Retrieved 18 May 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Jesse Powell - Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved June 24, 2014. 
  4. ^ "RIAA - Gold & Platinum Searchable Database - July 28, 2014". RIAA. Retrieved July 28, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Jesse Powell Discography at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved July 28, 2014.