Charlie Wilson Urban AC Artist of The Year

Charlie Wilson has just been crowned Billboard Magazine’s Artist of The Year on the Urban Adult Contemporary chart, while also landing the distinction of having the #1 most played single of 2009 (“There Goes My Baby”) The single, which spent fifty-one weeks on the Urban AC chart this year, is from his critically acclaimed sophomore album Uncle Charlie which has been on the Urban AC albums chart for over 42 weeks. Since its release over 270,000 digital copies of “There Goes My Baby” have been sold. In related news, Wilson has been nominated for two 2010 Grammy awards, Best R&B Album for Uncle Charlie and Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for “There Goes My Baby” which was written by multiple Grammy winner Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and Calvin Richardson and produced by Gregg Pagani. In addition to the two Grammy nominations, Wilson also received a 2009 Soul Train Icon Award from BET during a star-studded celebration of music in November that featured Wilson performing with K-Ci & Jojo.

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