Gregory Abbott Similar Artists

Freddie Jackson - 100% match to Gregory Abbott

Genres: Funk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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2 October 1956, Harlem, New York City, New York, USA. A singer-songwriter, who was especially successful in the late 80s, Jackson was brought up in Harlem, and sang at the White Rock Baptist church while he was still a young child. Later, he worked in a bank before joining the group LJE, along with the singer, songwriter and producer Paul Laurence. In the early 80s, Jackson Read more

Kashif - 55% match to Gregory Abbott

Genres: Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s
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Teddy Pendergrass - 49% match to Gregory Abbott

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Theodore Pendergrass, 26 March 1950, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Pendergrass joined Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes in 1969, when they invited his group, the Cadillacs, to work as backing musicians. Initially their drummer, Pendergrass had become the featured vocalist within a year. His ragged, passionate interpretations brought distinction to such releases as ‘I Read more

Champaign - 48% match to Gregory Abbott

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Based in Champaign, Illinois, USA, this self-contained pop-funk band came together in 1981 and took their name from their home city. A white instrumental unit fronted by two black vocalists, Champaign was a merger of veterans of previous bands and comprised Michael Day (guitar/keyboards), Rocky Maffit (drums), Leon Reeder (guitar), Dana Walden (keyboards), Michael Reed (bass), Read more

Keith Sweat - 47% match to Gregory Abbott

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Keith ‘Sabu’ Crier, 22 July 1961, New York, USA. A veteran of contemporary R&B, acknowledged master crooner Keith Sweat has presided over a musical style that has evolved enormously since his double-platinum debut album, Make It Last Forever, was released in 1987. In that time, he has never seemed out of pace with developments, incorporating new innovations suc Read more

Brian McKnight - 44% match to Gregory Abbott

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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5 June 1969, Buffalo, New York, USA. The younger brother of Claude V. McKnight of a cappella gospel outfit Take 6, R&B singer Brian McKnight began his musical career in and around Buffalo, performing self-written material with his own band. Attracting the attention of Mercury Records, he recorded a self-titled debut set which reached the Top 20 of the US R&B album ch Read more

Luther Vandross - 43% match to Gregory Abbott

Genres: Funk Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Luther Ronzoni Vandross, 20 April 1951, New York City, New York, USA, d. 1 July 2005, Edison, New Jersey, USA. Born into a family immersed in gospel and soul singing, Vandross had already formed his own group while still at school and later worked with the musical theatre workshop, Listen My Brother. This enabled him to perform at Harlem’s Apollo Theatre. After a brief Read more

Lionel Richie - 42% match to Gregory Abbott

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Funk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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20 June 1949, Tuskegee, Alabama, USA. Richie grew up on the campus of Tuskegee Institute, where he formed a succession of R&B groups in the mid-60s. In 1968, he became the lead singer and saxophonist with the Commodores. They signed to Atlantic Records in 1968 for a one-record contract, before moving to Motown Records, being schooled as support act to the Jackson Five. T Read more

James Ingram - 41% match to Gregory Abbott

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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16 February 1956, Akron, Ohio, USA. A singer, composer and multi-instrumentalist, Ingram moved to Los Angeles in the early 70s where he played keyboards for Leon Haywood, and formed his own group, Revelation Funk. He also served as demo singer for various publishing companies, an occupation that led to his meeting and working with Quincy Jones. Ingram’s vocals were feat Read more

Alexander O'Neal - 39% match to Gregory Abbott

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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15 November 1953, Natchez, Mississippi, USA. O’Neal was one of the best-known soul crooners of the late 80s. In 1978, he joined Flyte Tyme with future producers Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis. The group (as Time) became the backing band for Prince, although O’Neal was soon dismissed for insubordination. During the early 80s, he began a solo career as a vocalist, making Read more

Peabo Bryson - 39% match to Gregory Abbott

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Robert Peabo Bryson, 13 April 1951, Greenville, South Carolina, USA. This talented soul singer and producer is a former member of Moses Dillard And The Tex-Town Display and Michael Zager’s Moon Band. Between 1976 and 1978, Bryson had hits with this latter group, with ‘Reaching For The Sky’ and ‘I’m So Into You’. His numerous appearances in Billb Read more

DeBarge - 34% match to Gregory Abbott

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One sister, Bunny DeBarge (15 March 1955), and four brothers, Mark (b. 19 June 1959), James (b. 22 August 1963), Randy (b. 6 August 1958) and El DeBarge (b. 4 June 1961), combined to form this family group in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, in 1978. Signed to Motown Records in 1979, they were viewed and marketed as successors to the young Jackson Five, a ploy helped by the phys Read more

Atlantic Starr - 33% match to Gregory Abbott

Genres: Funk R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Soul/dance act comprising Sharon Bryant (vocals), David Lewis (vocals, keyboards, guitar), Jonathan Lewis (keyboards/trombone), Wayne Lewis (vocals/keyboards), Koran Daniels (saxophone), William Suddeeth III (trumpet), Clifford Archer (bass), Joseph Phillips (percussion), and Porter Carroll Jnr. (drums). The Lewis component of the group comprises three brothers who had previous Read more

Deniece Williams - 33% match to Gregory Abbott

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Funk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Deniece Chandler, 3 June 1951, Gary, Indiana, USA. Williams is a gospel/soul singer whose successes span the 70s and 80s. As a child she sang in a gospel choir and made her first recordings in the late 60s for the Chicago-based Toddlin’ Town label. After training as a nurse, she was hired by Stevie Wonder to join his Wonderlove vocal backing group. She contributed to fo Read more

Brownstone - 32% match to Gregory Abbott

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Urban R&B trio Brownstone were formed in Los Angeles, California, USA, by Nicci (Nicole Gilbert, 8 June 1970, Detroit, Michigan, USA), Maxee (b. Charmayne Maxwell, 11 January 1969, Guyana) and Mimi (b. Monica Doby, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA). Signed after performing a cappella at their audition, the trio became the first act on the Epic-distributed MJJ Music label. The Read more


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