Antwaun Stanley

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Antwaun Stanley
Born circa 1987
Flint, Michigan
Genres R&B, soul, gospel, funk
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2006–present
Labels Independent, Bajada
Associated acts Vulfpeck, Ann Street Soul

Antwaun Stanley is an American R&B singer and songwriter based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Career[edit]

Stanley grew up in Flint, Michigan. He began singing at age 3 and took part in talent competitions including the Queen Latifah Show and Showtime at the Apollo.[1] He signed with Bajada records, an independent record label, and studied at the University of Michigan. In college he released an album titled I Can Do Anything.[2][3] The album reached number 22 on the U.S. Gospel Albums chart.[4] The album's third track, "Teach Me", reached number 29 on the U.S. Gospel Songs chart.[5] In 2008 he was nominated for Stellar Awards in the category New Artist of the Year.[6] In college he performed with funk band Groove Spoon and a cappella group Dicks and Janes. Stanley performs with Vulfpeck as featured vocalist. He performs with Ann Street Soul and with Video 7, a genre-free musical collective. In 2015 he opened for hip-hop artist Common.[2][7]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums

  • I Can Do Anything (2006)

With Ann Street Soul

  • Ann Street Soul EP (2013)
  • "Getaway" (2015)
  • "Sunny" (2015)

With Vulfpeck

  • "Wait for the Moment" (2013)
  • "1612" (2014)
  • "Funky Duck" (2015)
  • "1 for 1, DiMaggio" (2016)
  • "Aunt Leslie" (2016)
  • "Birds of a Feather, We Rock Together" (2017)
  • "Grandma" (2017)

With Groove Spoon

  • Live From the Dude (11.8.09) EP (2010)
  • "You're Time" (2010)

With Cory Wong

  • "Work It Out" (2017)
  • "Pleasin'" (2017)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Antwaun Stanley Bio – 2006". ChristianMusic.com. Archived from the original on July 9, 2017. Retrieved November 18, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Common's openers will shatter assumptions". michigandaily.com. April 9, 2015. Archived from the original on May 10, 2017. Retrieved November 18, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Antwaun Stanley's New CD 'I Can Do Anything' Debuts at #22 on Billboard". DetroitGospel.com. October 6, 2006. Archived from the original on November 19, 2015. Retrieved November 18, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Billboard: Antwaun Stanley – top gospel albums chart". Billboard magazine. Archived from the original on May 16, 2017. Retrieved August 17, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Billboard: Antwaun Stanley – hot gospel songs chart". Billboard magazine. Archived from the original on May 16, 2017. Retrieved November 18, 2015. 
  6. ^ "23rd Annual Stellar Award Winners (2008)". gospelflava.com. Archived from the original on May 11, 2016. Retrieved November 18, 2015. 
  7. ^ "The history of the Dicks and Janes". dicksandjanes.com. Archived from the original on June 30, 2017. Retrieved May 29, 2017. 

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