Cunnie Williams

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Cunnie Williams (born 17 March 1963) is an American R&B singer whose voice has been compared to Barry White.[1]

Williams was born in Los Angeles, California, USA, in 1963.[2] After playing basketball, he switched to a career in music with his debut album Comin' from the Heart of the Ghetto.[2] His hits have included the single "Saturday" which charted in Italy,[3] the song "Come Back to Me" which charted in France,[4] and the album Night Time in Paris which charted in France.[5] William's song "Life Goes On" is on the soundtrack of the movie The Magnet.[6]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 1995 : Comin' from the Heart of the Ghetto[2]
  • 1996 : Love Starved Heart[2]
  • 1999 : Star Hotel[2]
  • 2002 : Night Time in Paris[1]
  • 2004 : Inside My Soul
  • 2008 : No Place Like Home

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
FRA
[7]
BEL
(WAL)

[8]
ITA
[9]
1994 "The World Keeps Fallin'" (GER only) Comin' From The Heart Of The Ghetto
"Suddenly It's Magic" (GER only)
1996 "Take You Higher" Love Starved Heart
1999 "Saturday" (feat. Monie Love) 35 24 Star Hotel
"A World Celebration" (feat. Heavy D) 87 49
2000 "Spirit"
"With Or Without You" (FRA only)
"Life Goes On" 61 Comme un aimant Soundtrack
2002 "Come Back To Me" 14 15 Night Time In Paris
"War Song" (FRA only) 57
2003 "Everything I Do" (FRA only)
2004 "Superstar" (FRA only) 51 Inside My Soul
2009 "Saturday (2009 Remixes)" (GER/ITA only) single only
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Delacour, Nicolas (6 October 2002). "Cunnie Williams, digne héritier de Barry White". Le Parisien (in French). Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Delacour, Nicholas (6 June 2000). "Cunnie Williams, une voix digne de Barry White". Le Parisien (in French). Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Hits of the World". Billboard (Nielsen Business Media) 111 (21). 22 May 1999. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "Hits of the World". Billboard (Nielsen Business Media) 114 (27). 6 Jul 2002. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  5. ^ "Hits of the World". Billboard (Nielsen Business Media) 114 (34). 24 Aug 2002. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  6. ^ Mitchel, Gail (24 March 2001). "Outkast Extends Helping Hand to Youth through Partnership with Nike Program". Billboard (Nielsen Business Media) 113 (12). ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  7. ^ "Cunnie Williams - French chart". lescharts.com. Retrieved 6 December 2015. 
  8. ^ "Cunnie Williams - Walloon Chart". ultratop.be. Retrieved 6 December 2015. 
  9. ^ "Cunnie Williams – Italian Chart". hitparadeitalia.it. Retrieved 6 December 2015. 

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