Carl Thomas (singer)

Carl Thomas (singer)

Infobox musical artist

Name = Carl Thomas
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Background = solo_singer
Birth_name = Carl Thomas
Born = birth date and age|1970|6|15
Died =
Origin = Aurora, Illinois, United States
Genre = R&B, Urban, Contemporary, Pop Rap
Occupation = Singer, Songwriter
Years_active = 1997–present
Label = Bad Boy (1999–2005)
Bungalo (2006-Present)
URL = [ MySpace]

Carl Thomas was (born June 15, 1970 in Aurora, Illinois, United States) is an American R&B singer. He attended Aurora East High School. Although Thomas was originally part of The Formula , he is best known as an artist on Sean "P. Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy Entertainment record label. His 1999 debut LP, "Emotional" featured the #1 R&B single "I Wish".

His second album, "Let's Talk About It", was released March 23 2004. No singles from this album charted. The album was hurt by the death of Thomas' step brother, Duranthony Evans. He was shot and killed in a drive by on Halloween night on Aurora's east side [,0,7000116.story] .This devastated Thomas, causing him to take time off from music and the promotion of his album.

His third album, "So Much Better", was released May 30 2007 and reached number 25 on the U.S. Billboard 200. [Katie Hasty, [ "T-Pain Soars To No. 1 Ahead Of Rihanna, McCartney"] ,, June 13, 2007.]

He is featured on Amerie's album "Touch" (2005).

He has left Bad Boy and now signed to Umbrella Records.

On the 2006 Tupac album Pac's Life, he was featured beside Tupac, Hussein Fatal and Papoose on the track Dumpin'.

On December 7, 2006, Thomas earned a Grammy Award nomination along with Chaka Khan, Yolanda Adams, and the late Gerald Levert for "Everyday (Family Reunion)," a song from the soundtrack of Tyler Perry's "Madea's Family Reunion". The song received a nomination for Best R&B Performance by a Duo Or Group With Vocals.


* 2000: "Emotional"
* 2004: "Let's Talk About It"
* 2007: "So Much Better"


* 2000: "Summer Rain"
* 2000: "I Wish"
* 2000: "Emotional"
* 2004: "She Is"
* 2004: "Make It Alright"
* 2004: "My First Love"
* 2006: "Another You"
* 2007: "2 Pieces"
* 2008: "Late Night Rendezvous"


External links

* [ Carl Thomas Bio]
* [ Carl Thomas] at MySpace
* [ Carl Thomas Profile] VIBE

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