Grammy award-winning R&B/Soul singer Anthony Hamilton was inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame on Thursday, October 19th. The city of Charlotte also proclaimed the date “Anthony Hamilton Day,” which will continue to celebrate and honor his outstanding legacy and catalog.
“It’s so nice to come home! Charlotte made me who I am, and this is one of the greatest honors I’ve ever received,” states Hamilton about being inducted. “I’m so blessed, humbled, and thankful to join the other incredible nominees for the ceremony. Thank you to my city and the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame.”
Hamilton joins American Idol winner and R&B veteran Fantasia Barrino, who was elected to North Carolina’s Music Hall of Fame back in 2014.
Hamilton, a Charlotte native, who graduated from Harding High School, released several classic albums including the platinum-certified ‘Comin’ From Where I’m From’  and the gold project ‘Ain’t Nobody Worryin’.’ He received the 2009 GRAMMY® in the category of “Best Traditional R&B Performance” for “You’ve Got The Love I Need” with the legendary Al Green. Along with several other nominations, awards, and accomplishments, he also performed at The White House to honor Ray Charles at the request of President Barack Obama.
Hamilton’s most recent album is ‘What I’m Feelin’,’ his ninth studio offering, which was released in 2016. Next up, the R&B star will hit the road for a string of tour dates.
10/26 St. Petersburg, FL Mahaffey Theatre
10/27 North Charleston, SC Coliseum
10/28 Raleigh, NC PNC Arena
10/29 Macon, GA Centerplex