Isaac Carree

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Isaac Carree
Birth name Isaac Thompson Carree III
Born (1973-04-28) April 28, 1973 (age 45)
Greensboro, North Carolina
Origin Atlanta, Georgia
Genres gospel, traditional black gospel, urban contemporary gospel,
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments vocals, singer-songwriter
Years active 1996–present (with band)
2011–present (solo)
Labels Sovereign Agency, Door 6
Associated acts Men of Standard
Website officialisaaccarree.com

Isaac Thompson Carree III (born April 28, 1973) is an American gospel musician. He started his music career, in 1996, with the gospel group Men of Standard, yet his solo career commenced in 2011, with the release of Uncommon Me by Sovereign Agency. His second album, Reset, was released by Door 6 in 2013.[1] Both albums charted on The Billboard 200 along with chartings on Gospel Albums and Independent Albums charts.

Early life[edit]

Carree was born in Greensboro, North Carolina, on April 28,[2] 1973, as Isaac Thompson Carree III,[3] to his mother Pastor Nancy Wilson of New Beginnings Community Outreach Church in Greensboro, North Carolina and father Isaac Thompson Carree, Jr..[4]

Music career[edit]

His music career got started in the early 1990's as a member of Pastor John P Kee's New Life Community Choir (NLCC), being featured on the song "Wave It Away." In 1995 Carree left the NLCC to begin work with the gospel music group Men of Standard, a group that has recorded five projects that charted on Billboard's Gospel Albums Chart; however, his solo career commenced in 2011, with the release of Uncommon Me by Sovereign Agency on August 23, 2011.[5] This album was his breakthrough release on the Billboard magazine charts, with chartings on The Billboard 200 at No. 48, Gospel Albums at No. 1, and at the No. 5 position on the Independent Albums chart.[6] Carree won a Stellar Award for his debut solo album.[7] The subsequent album, Reset, released on May 25, 2013 by Door 6 Records.[5] The album charted on all three of the aforementioned chart with the album placing at No. 41 on The Billboard 200, No. 1 on the Gospel Albums, and Independent Albums at No. 10.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Carree is married to Dietra, and they have a daughter Alexis Carree, son, Isaac Thompson Carree IV, and a daughter together, Alaina Monet Carree. They reside in Atlanta, Georgia.[4]

Discography[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions[6]
US US
Gos
US
Indie
Uncommon Me 48 1 5
Reset 41 1 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gospel Star Isaac Carree On His New Album, 'Reset'". Huffington Post. August 5, 2013. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
  2. ^ Carree, Isaac (April 29, 2011). "@nragins1 happy birthday Nat!!! Mine was yesterday & Erica from @TheRealMaryMary is today as well!!!! Have a great day sis!!!!". Twitter. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  3. ^ Intelius. "Isaac Carree in the United States". Intelius. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  4. ^ a b Leggett, Steve. "Isaac Carree : Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  5. ^ a b AllMusic. "Isaac Carree : Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  6. ^ a b c Billboard. "Isaac Carree : Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  7. ^ Horton, Chad (June 5, 2013). "Stellar Award Winner Isaac Carree To Release Sophomore Album 'RESET' With Heavy Hitters". Rapzilla. Retrieved March 30, 2015.

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