Next (American band)
|Origin||Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.|
Music World/Universal (2006-2007)
|Members||Terry "T-Low" Brown (1994–present)
Raphael "Tweet" Brown (1994–2007, 2011–present)
Robert Lavelle "R. L." Huggar (1994–present)
Next is an American R&B musical trio, popular during the late 1990s and early 2000s. They are best known for their hit singles "Too Close", "Wifey", and "I Still Love You" which all still receive frequent airplay on Adult Contemporary radio stations both in the US and internationally.
Next's debut album, Rated Next was certified double platinum, and the group was nominated for an American Music Award for "Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group." Their most recent album, with the working title Next, Lies, & Videotape, was scheduled for a 2014 release, but was ultimately shelved.
|1997||Rated Next||37||13||20||US: 2x Platinum||US: 2,000,000+|
|2000||Welcome II Nextasy||12||4||53||US: Gold||US: 500,000+|
|2002||The Next Episode||120||27||5|
|US||US R&B||US Pop||UK|
|1997||"Butta Love"||16||4||90||77||Rated Next|
|"I Still Love You"||14||4||62||44|
|2000||"Wifey"||7||1||40||19||Welcome II Nextasy|
|2002||"Imagine That"||—||66||—||—||The Next Episode|
Awards and nominations
- Billboard Awards
- 1998 Top New Artist (winner)
- 1998 Top Hot 100 Singles - Duos/Group (winner)
- 1998 Top R&B Artist - Duos/Group (winner singles & album)
- 1998 Top New R&B Artist (winner)
- 1998 Top Hot R&B Singles Artist (winner)
- 1998 Top Hot R&B Singles Artist - Duos/Group (winner)
- 1998 Top Hot 100 Single (Winner)
- 1998 Top Hot R&B Single Airplay (Winner)
- American Music Awards
- 1999, Favorite Soul/R&B Band, Duo or Group: (Nominated)
- 1999, Favorite New Soul/R&B New Artist: (Nominated)
- Soul Train Awards
- 2001, Best R&B/Soul Album by a Band, Duo or Group: Welcome II Nextasy (Nominated)
- 1999, Best R&B/Soul Single by a Band, Duo or Group: "Too Close" (Winner)
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