Tye Tribbett

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Tye Tribbett
Born (1976-01-26) January 26, 1976 (age 38)
Origin Camden, New Jersey, United States
Genres Christian, Gospel
Occupations Songwriter, record producer, music director and singer
Instruments Vocals, keyboard, and drums
Years active 1996 (1996)–present
Associated acts Greater Anointing, Justin Timberlake, Kim Burrell, Kirk Franklin
Website www.tyetribbettworldwide.com

Tyrone "Tye" Tribbett (born January 26, 1976) is an American gospel music singer, songwriter, keyboardist, choir director and founder of the Grammy-nominated and Stellar-Award winning gospel group Tye Tribbett & G.A. (short for 'Greater Anointing.')[1]

Biography[edit]

Tribbett toured with Faith Hill in 2000, leading to work with Will Smith, Usher, Don Henley, Justin Timberlake, and Sting.[1] He has since released four albums. Tye Tribbett has recently released his new single, "If He Did It Before (Same God)" on iTunes. His new album, "Greater Than" was released August 6, and earned him two Grammy awards.


Personal life[edit]

Tribbett was raised in a Pentecostal Apostolic church in Camden, New Jersey. His father is a pastor and his mother is a minister as well as a well known disc jockey in the Philadelphia area. He is married to Shanté Tribbett, who was a member of Greater Anointing, and they have two daughters together. He also has a brother, Thaddaeus, who is part of the band 'Soundcheck' and is now the current bassist for artist Estelle. Tye also has two sisters; one sister, DeMaris, also sang in Greater Anointing.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Monger, James Christopher "Tye Tribbett Biography", Allmusic, retrieved 2011-08-15

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