Shawn Stockman

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Shawn Stockman
Stockman in January 2012
Stockman in January 2012
Background information
Birth nameShawn Patrick Stockman
Born (1972-09-26) September 26, 1972 (age 48)[1]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
  • Vocals
  • keyboards
  • guitar
Years active1988–present
Associated acts

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. In addition to Boyz II Men, Stockman was a member of the group Black Men United.


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 Showtime film Seventeen Again.

Shawn, a native of Southwest Philadelphia, attended CAPA (Creative and Performing Arts High School) in South Philadelphia, where he met the other members of Boyz II Men. He was a vocal major.

Shawn Stockman appeared in the group Black Men United with his group Boyz II Men while recording their II album for the hit single "U Will Know" for the Jason's Lyric and Its soundtrack, which was both released in 1994.

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]


  1. ^ a b "Home : Boyz II Men". Retrieved April 29, 2014.
  2. ^ "Shawn Stockman Biography". Biography.[dead link]
  3. ^ "Shawn Stockman Biography". Retrieved April 30, 2019.
  4. ^ "Shawn Stockman". Boyz II Men Official website. Retrieved July 14, 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 (November 14, 2007). "Anthony David: Georgia Pride". AllHipHop, Inc. Retrieved April 30, 2019.
  8. ^ "Interview: Anthony David". SoulCulture.

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