Tye Tribbett

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Tye Tribbett
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Background information
Born (1976-01-26) January 26, 1976 (age 44)
OriginCamden, New Jersey, U.S.
GenresGospel music
Occupation(s)Songwriter, record producer, music director and singer
InstrumentsVocals, keyboard, and drums
Years active1996 (1996)–present
Associated actsGreater Anointing, Justin Timberlake, Kim Burrell, Kirk Franklin, Cheneta Jones, Phemza The Kween
Websitetyetribbettworldwide.com

Tyrone "Tye" Tribbett (born January 26, 1976) is an American gospel music singer, songwriter and keyboardist.[1] He is choir director and founder of the Grammy-nominated and Stellar Award-winning gospel group Tye Tribbett & G.A. (short for 'Greater Anointing.')[2]

Biography[edit]

Tribbett was born on January 26, 1976 in Camden, New Jersey. He toured with Faith Hill in 2000, leading to work with Will Smith, Usher, Don Henley, Justin Timberlake, and Sting.[2] He has since released five albums. The album "Greater Than" was released August 6, 2013, and earned him two Grammy awards.[3] In 2017, he released "The Bloody Win".[4]

Ministry[edit]

Tribbett and Shanté, his wife, pastor the LiVe Church in Orlando, Florida.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Tribbett is now based in New Jersey, USA. He was raised in an Apostolic Pentecostal church in Camden, New Jersey. His father Bishop Tyrone Tribbett, a former pastor, and his mother, Niecey Tribbett, a minister as well as a disc jockey in the Philadelphia and New York area. He is married to Shanté Tribbett, who was a member of Greater Anointing, and they have two daughters together. He also has a brother, Thaddaeus, who is part of the band "Soundcheck" and is now the current bassist for artist Estelle. Tribbett also has two sisters; DeShantel Tribbett-Robinson and one sister, DeMaris Tribbett-Toy, sang in Greater Anointing.[6]

Tribbett loves to spend time with his family and engage in upper body workouts.[7]

In April 2020, Tribbett sent a message to people during the coronavirus pandemic with a song "We are gon' be alright", he fused Kendrick Lamar's hit track Alright into the song.[8][9]

Albums[edit]

  • Ideas & Concepts (2000)
  • Life (2004)
  • Victory Live (2006)
  • Stand Out (2008)
  • Fresh (2010)
  • Greater Than (2013)
  • The Bloody Win (Live) (2017)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tye Tribbett - New Songs, Playlists & Latest News - BBC Music". BBC. Retrieved May 4, 2020.
  2. ^ a b Monger, James Christopher "Tye Tribbett Biography", AllMusic. Retrieved August 15, 2011
  3. ^ "Tye Tribbett, the Grammy Winner You Should Know". Huffpost. March 30, 2014. Retrieved January 8, 2020.
  4. ^ "Tye Tribbett – 'The Bloody Win (Live)' album review". CCM Magazone. December 12, 2017. Retrieved January 8, 2020.
  5. ^ "Trinity Broadcasting Network People". TBN. Retrieved May 4, 2020.
  6. ^ Savitsky, Sasha (March 16, 2018). "Singer Tye Tribbett: 'My faith has never, ever disappointed me'". Fox News Channel. Retrieved May 4, 2020.
  7. ^ "Tye Tribbett on starting his day with prayer, breakfast and fitness". TODAY.com. Retrieved May 4, 2020.
  8. ^ Times, About the Author S. Florida. "Tye Tribbett sends positive vibes with 'Alright' song amid virus". South Florida Times. Retrieved May 4, 2020.
  9. ^ "Tye Tribbett sends positive vibes with song amid virus". ABC News. Retrieved May 4, 2020.

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