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Avant is an R&B singer famous for his hit songs like "Seperated", "My First Love" and "Read Your Mind". He also appeared in the movie BarberShop 2: Back in Business.
Singer/songwriter Avant (Myron Avant) was born on April 26, 1978. He majored in theater in Cleveland School of the Arts and graduated in 1995. In 2000, he released his debut album, My Thoughts. The single, “Separated”, entered the R&B Billboard Chart. The music video was extensively played on television. The single was pre-released in 1998 and was played in Chicago’s airwaves. In 2002, Ecstasy was issued. It was followed by Private Room (2003) and Director in 2006.
Awards & Certifications
|2001||Soul Train Music Award||Nominated for Best R&B/Soul Single - Male for "Separated"|
|2002||Soul Train Lady of Soul Award||Nominated for Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist - Solo for "Nothing in This World"|
|2007||Soul Train Music Award||Best R&B/Soul Single, Male for "4 Minutes"|
|2000||My Thoughts||Certified Platinum in U.S.|
|2002||Ecstasy||Certified Platinum in U.S.|
|2003||Private Room||Certified Gold in U.S.|
|2006||Director||Certified Gold in U.S.|
|Year||Title||Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks||Billboard Hot 100||Album|
|2000||My First Love||4||26||My Thought|
|2002||Don't Say No, Just Say Yes||51||96||Ecstasy|
|2002||Makin' Good Love||7||27||Ecstasy|
|2004||Don't Take Your Love Away||13||37||Private Room|
|2004||Read Your Mind||5||13||Private Room|
|2005||You Know What||58||Director|
Tours & Concerts
No upcoming tours and concerts for this artist.
May 09, 2000
March 26, 2002
December 09, 2003
April 25, 2006
|2002||Don't Say No, Just Say Yes||MCA||Ecstasy|
|2004||Read Your Mind||Geffen||Private Room|
- He is the first act signed to NBA great Magic Johnson's Magic Johnson Music.
- He wrote the song "Separated" based on his feelings from a failed previous romantic relationship.
- Avant’s passion for music can be heard in his songs. His flavor is hip-hop, slow jamz and funk. Avant’s music it is pure and original. -Mimi 09:00, 28 November 2007 (PST)