Aloe Blacc

Aloe Blacc

 

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Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins III (born January 7, 1979), known as Aloe Blacc (/ˈæl blæk/), is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, businessman and philanthropist. He is best known for his singles "I Need a Dollar", "The Man", which topped the charts in the United Kingdom, and for writing and performing vocals on Avicii's "Wake Me Up", which topped the charts in 22 countries, including Australia and the United Kingdom.[1][2][3] Aside from his solo career, Blacc is also a member of musical duo Emanon, alongside American record producer Exile.

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Highlights10

What A Wonderful World
Song
What A Wonderful World is a song by musical artist Aloe Blacc, released on August 24, 2017.
King Is Born
Song
King Is Born is a song by musical artist Aloe Blacc, released on July 11, 2017.
The Man
 
"The Man" is a song by American vocalist Aloe Blacc.
Lift Your Spirit
 
Lift Your Spirit is the third studio album by American soul singer Aloe Blacc.

Photos - Aloe Blacc374

People Recently Photographed with Aloe Blacc11

Popular Albums11

Album Appearances & References103

Popular Songs18

Song Appearances & References15

Musical Groups2

Minor Film Appearances & References2

TV Shows17

Collaborators & Influencers47

Other Music-Related Relationships2

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Awards & Nominations6

Events4

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Videos92

Spotify - Albums & Singles104

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

News Articles18

Aloe Blacc Talks 'America's Musical Journey' & Louis Armstrong's Influence
  –  February 13, 2018
As an avid music listener growing up in a Caribbean household, Aloe Blacc was introduced to a bevy of sounds from a young age that resulted in the blend of musical styles heard in his music today. Before dishing out hits like “Wake Me Up,” "I’m the ...
Starring Grammy Award-Nominated Singer and Songwriter Aloe Blacc and Narrated by Academy Award-Winning Actor Morgan Freeman
  –  February 9, 2018
Udvar-Hazy Center Airbus IMAX Theater. Narrated by Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman, the film follows Grammy Award-nominated singer and songwriter Aloe Blacc as he traces the roots of America’s music, following the footsteps of Louis Armstrong ...
A new Hamilton remix features Aloe Blacc
  –  February 6, 2018
... tell us what's new in the world of music. This week, Take Two contributor Oliver Wang reviews some new tracks from Chris Dave and the Drumhedz, SiR and the newest Hamilton remix featuring L.A. native, Aloe Blacc. This first selection is from jazz ...
Aloe Blacc: There will be talent drain if songwriters are not paid better
  –  February 2, 2018
Singer Aloe Blacc has called on American singer-songwriters to campaign for better compensation for songwriters. The US soul singer recently appeared before the House Judiciary Committee about proposed music legislation and warned there would be a ...
Aloe Blacc Talks 'America's Musical Journey' & Louis Armstrong's Influence
  –  February 13, 2018
As an avid music listener growing up in a Caribbean household, Aloe Blacc was introduced to a bevy of sounds from a young age that resulted in the blend of musical styles heard in his music today. Before dishing out hits like “Wake Me Up,” "I’m the ...
Congress should ensure artists compensation
  –  February 11, 2018
At the end of last month, prominent musicians including Aloe Blacc and Booker T. Jones testified before the House Judiciary Committee in support of an omnibus bill composed of three proposed laws: The Music Modernization Act, the Fair Play Fair Pay Act and ...
Starring Grammy Award-Nominated Singer and Songwriter Aloe Blacc and Narrated by Academy Award-Winning Actor Morgan Freeman
  –  February 9, 2018
The unique cultural diversity and innovation of America’s music is celebrated in MacGillivray Freeman Films’ newest film America’s Musical Journey, opening at Smithsonian theaters Feb. 17. Produced in association with Brand USA and presented by ...
America’s Musical Journey: Q&A With Brand USA CMO Tom Garzilli
  –  February 7, 2018
For its second film, instead of exploring the great outdoors, America’s Musical Journey heads to its cities to take audiences on a journey with Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc. He serves as a tour guide to the sights and sounds ...
A new Hamilton remix features Aloe Blacc
  –  February 6, 2018
Every week our music experts tell us what's new in the world of music. This week, Take Two contributor Oliver Wang reviews some new tracks from Chris Dave and the Drumhedz, SiR and the newest Hamilton remix featuring L.A. native, Aloe Blacc. This first ...
Watch Nas’ Performance of ‘Illmatic’ with National Symphony Orchestra at Kennedy Center
  –  February 3, 2018
Nas: Watch Nas, Dave East, Lin-Manuel Miranda & Aloe Blacc Appear In ‘Wrote My Way Out’ Video — Watch The concert film is now available to watch courtesy PBS. Check it out below. Go here in case the player doesn’t work for you.
Britain’s Got Talent finalist Asanda vying for Eurovision gig
  –  February 2, 2018
It’s the one thing that actually unites us. It’s about positivity, diversity and celebrating all the good things.” Aloe Blacc: There will be talent drain if songwriters are not paid better Singer Aloe Blacc has called on American singer-songwriters ...
Celeb Big Brother to crown winner with live final
  –  February 2, 2018
By Laura Harding, Press Association Senior Entertainment Correspondent Singer Aloe Blacc has called on American singer-songwriters to campaign for better compensation for songwriters. CBB viewers in hysterics as Ann Widdecombe flees male strippers By Laura ...
Aloe Blacc: There will be talent drain if songwriters are not paid better
  –  February 2, 2018
He warned songwriters are leaving the industry seeking better pay. Singer Aloe Blacc has called on American singer-songwriters to campaign for better compensation for songwriters. The US soul singer recently appeared before the House Judiciary Committee ...
Aloe Blacc: There will be talent drain if songwriters are not paid better
  –  February 2, 2018
Singer Aloe Blacc has called on American singer-songwriters to campaign for better compensation for songwriters. The US soul singer recently appeared before the House Judiciary Committee about proposed music legislation and warned there would be a ...
Singles Club: James Blake is asleep at the wheel on ‘If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead’
  –  January 30, 2018
as Beyonce (‘Daddy Issues’) and Avicii & Aloe Blacc (‘Wake Me Up’) can tell you. Issue with ‘Say Something’ is it’s really very boring, but I like the way it’s presented as a live performance in the vid. Still cheerin’ for ya, JT!
Congress, It’s Time to Pay Musicians
  –  January 29, 2018
And Congress just did. On Friday, the House Judiciary Committee held a field hearing in the city, where Neil Portnow, president of the Recording Academy, and the artists Aloe Blacc and Booker T. Jones appeared. They testified in support of legislation that ...
Even a Divided Congress Can Agree on Copyright
  –  January 26, 2018
Aloe Blacc, Booker T. Jones, Dionne Warwick and more testified at a House Judiciary Committee field hearing in New York on Friday organized to coincide with Grammy Week. At the hearing, the congress members and the musicians who testified mostly discussed ...
Morgan Freeman to Narrate 'America's Musical Journey'
  –  January 24, 2018
The film, directed by Greg MacGillivray, follows singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc as he traces America’s musical roots, following in the footsteps of Louis Armstrong as he visits such cities as New Orleans, Chicago, New York City, Nashville, Memphis and Miami.

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