Tony Grant (singer)

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Tony Grant
Birth name Anthony Grant
Also known as Tony Grant
Born (1967-10-22) October 22, 1967 (age 46)
Forest City, North Carolina, U.S.
Genres R&B, Adult contemporary and Gospel
Occupations Vocalist, Stage Play, Film, TV Actor
Instruments Singer, drums
Years active 1991–present
Labels LaFace Records
Associated acts Az Yet, Blayse

Tony Grant, a native of North Carolina, is an American R&B singer, writer, producer and stage play actor. Grant replaced Marc Nelson as lead singer for R&B group Az Yet following Marc's departure in 1997 to pursue his solo career. Included in Grant's brief tenure with Az Yet is the popular remake of "You're The Inspiration" with Chicago's Peter Cetera.

Grant had star billing in the stage play and DVDs Tell Hell I Ain't Comin', Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married and Love Ain't Supposed To Hurt. In the earlier part his entertainment career, Tony was cast for the lead role in the stage play "A Good Man is Hard to Find" in 1991. From there he has become one of the most popular leading men in the stage play industry. In January 2008, Grant began touring with the Tyler Perry stage production The Marriage Counselor.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • Cry
  • Sunshine
  • What's Up With This
  • I Want
  • Personality
  • thief in the night
  • Storm
  • I Believe

Film and television appearances[edit]

Stage play appearances[edit]

Off-Broadway musical appearances[edit]

  • "The Dorothy Height Story"
  • "If This Hat Could Talk" (directed by George Faison)
  • "Raisin In The Sun"

Other stage appearances[edit]

  • Musical production of "Jesus Christ Super Star" (with Jack Black and Ben Vereen)

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