Shawn Stockman

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Shawn Stockman
ShawnStockmanHWoFJan2012.jpg
Stockman in January 2012
Background information
Birth name Shawn Patrick Stockman
Born (1972-09-26) September 26, 1972 (age 44)[1]
Origin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • keyboards
  • guitar
Years active 1988–present
Labels
Associated acts
Website boyziimen.com

Shawn Patrick Stockman[2][3] (born September 26, 1972)[1] is an American singer, songwriter and record producer, best known as a member of the vocal group Boyz II Men.[4] He was a judge on the television show The Sing-Off.

Biography[edit]

Stockman recorded a solo album as a side project during the late 1990s, but the LP was never released. He has written the songs "Forever", "Hot Thing", and "Let It Go"; the latter of which was played during the Disney movie Seventeen Again.

Shawn went to CAPA (Creative and Performing Arts High School) in South Philadelphia. He was a vocal major and this is where he met the other members of Boyz II Men.

Shawn wrote and sang the song "Visions of a Sunset" for the Mr. Holland's Opus film soundtrack. He got his singing start with the Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale at the age of 8.[5]

Most recently, Stockman started his own record label called Soul Chemistry Projects. He has also recorded a cover of Beyoncé Knowles' hit song "If I Were a Boy".[6]

Shawn has been serving as a judge along with Ben Folds (Seasons 1-4), Nicole Scherzinger (Seasons 1 & 2), Sara Bareilles (Season 3), and Jewel Kilcher (Season 4) on NBC's The Sing-Off with host Nick Lachey. The show first premiered on December 14, 2009, the second season premiered on December 6, 2010, the third season premiered on September 19, 2011, and the fourth season premiered on December 9, 2013.

Shawn contributed vocals to the title track on Foo Fighters' 2017 album Concrete and Gold.

Personal life[edit]

Stockman is the cousin of Atlanta-based neo-soul singer Anthony David.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Home : Boyz II Men". BoyzIIMen.com. Retrieved April 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Shawn Stockman Biography". biography. biography.com. Retrieved 5/1/2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. ^ "Shawn Stockman Biography". biography. tvguide.com. Retrieved 5/1/2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  4. ^ "Shawn Stockman". Boyz II Men Official website. Retrieved 14 July 2009. 
  5. ^ "Shawn Stockman OF 'THE SING-OFF' ON NBC". The Sudbury Star. Retrieved 10 December 2009. 
  6. ^ "Shawn Stockman Has Some Words For Beyonce!". The Urban Daily. 12 November 2008. Retrieved 11 October 2011. 
  7. ^ Muhammad, Latifah. "Anthony David: Georgia Pride". allhiphop.com. AllHipHop, Inc. Retrieved 10/5/2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  8. ^ "Interview: Anthony David". soulculture.com. SoulCulture. Retrieved 10/5/2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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