BILOXI, Miss. (June 1, 2017) – Charlie Wilson, BET’s 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award winner, will perform on the Beau Rivage stage Friday, June 23 at 8:00 p.m. His latest album, “In It to Win It” coincides with his national arena tour with Fantasia and Johnny Gill.
Wilson was a cofounder for Gap Band in the late 70s and early 80s.The pioneering R&B/funk group charted such frequently sampled classics as “Outstanding,” “Yearning for Your Love,” “Burn Rubber on Me,” “You Dropped a Bomb on Me” and “Early in the Morning.” Wilson signed to Jive (now RCA) in 2004 after landing his first No. 1 Billboard Adult R&B hit in 2000, “Without You.” Since 2004 he has released six solo albums and has held a consistent presence on the charts. Wilson has a total of 19 hits and seven more Adult R&B No.1 hits. To date, he has eight No. 1 singles.
Wilson executively produced his new 13-track album that features guests like T.I., Pitbull, Wiz Khalifa, Robin Thicke and Lalah Hathaway. “I’ve had some big hit records and sold a lot of records, said Wilson. “But I need to still show people that I’m in it. Its championship time I’m looking forward to reaching a new swath of fans on this tour with the release of my new album. And, I’m not stopping because I Am In It to Win It.”
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