Tony Grant (singer)
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|Birth name||Anthony Grant|
|Also known as||Tony Grant|
October 22, 1967 |
Forest City, North Carolina, U.S.
|Genres||R&B, Adult contemporary and Gospel|
|Occupation(s)||Vocalist, Stage Play, Film, TV Actor|
|Associated acts||Az Yet, Blayse|
Tony Grant, a native of North Carolina, is an American R&B singer, writer, producer and stage play actor. Grant replaced Marc Nelson as lead singer for R&B group Az Yet following Marc's departure in 1997 to pursue his solo career. Included in Grant's brief tenure with Az Yet is the popular remake of "You're The Inspiration" with Chicago's Peter Cetera.
Grant had star billing in the stage play and DVDs Tell Hell I Ain't Comin', Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married and Love Ain't Supposed To Hurt. In the earlier part his entertainment career, Tony was cast for the lead role in the stage play "A Good Man is Hard to Find" in 1991. From there he has become one of the most popular leading men in the stage play industry. In January 2008, Grant began touring with the Tyler Perry stage production The Marriage Counselor.
- 2007: Grant Life
- What's Up With This
- I Want
- thief in the night
- I Believe
Film and television appearances
- The Marriage Chronicles
- She's Not Our Sister
- She's Still Not Our Sister
- Confessions Of A Lonely Wife
- Madea Gets A Job
- A Madea Christmas
- The Marriage Counselor
- Why Did I Get Married
- Lord All Men Can't Be Dogs
- The Clean Up Woman
- Church Girl
- Tell Hell I Ain't Com'in
- Love Thy Neighbor
Stage play appearances
- "A Good Man Is Hard to Find"
- "Tell Hell I Ain't Comin'"
- Tyler Perry's "Why Did I Get Married"
- "Love Ain't Supposed To Hurt"
- Michael Matthews' "Mama, I'm Sorry"
- Bishop T.D. Jakes' and Tyler Perry's "Behind Closed Doors"
- Dave Talbert's "Fabric of a Man"
- Angela Barrow Dunlap and Lizzie Berry's "Why Do Good Girls Like Bad Boys"
- Kim Fields' adaptation of "Barefoot in the Park"
- Je'Caryous Johnson's "Cheaters"
- Angela Barrow Dunlap's "If These Hips Could Talk"
- Kendrick D. Young's "God Save Me From My Secrets"
- Zeola Gaye and Angela Barrow Dunlap's "My Brother Marvin" (as young Marvin Gaye)
- Tyler Perry's "The Marriage Counselor"
- Tyler Perry's "A Madea's Christmas"
- Tyler Perry's "Madea Gets a Job"
- Angela Barrow Dunlap "Church Girl"
- JD Lawrence "The Clean Up Woman"
- Andrionna L. Williams' "In-Laws From Hell"
Off-Broadway musical appearances
- "The Dorothy Height Story"
- "If This Hat Could Talk" (directed by George Faison)
- "Raisin In The Sun"
Other stage appearances
- Musical production of "Jesus Christ Super Star" (with Jack Black and Ben Vereen)