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H.E.R. trivia: 40 interesting facts about African – American singer!

H.E.R. recently became a Grammy winner artist and her R&B sound is one of the most interesting things in music right now!

So is the perfect time to get to know her, while she is still in teh early stages of her career!

  1. Her real name is Gabriella “Gabi” Wilson
  2. She was born in June 27, 1997
  3. She is better known by her stage name H.E.R.
  4. It is pronounced her
  5. And it is an acronym for Having Everything Revealed
  6. She is a Grammy award winning Filipino and African- American singer and songwriter
  7. Before being known as H.E.R., she rose to fame by participating in Radio Disney’s Next Big Thing in 2009
  8. She later signed to RCA Records at the age of 14 and released a single
  9. The single’s name was “Something To Prove”
  10. It was released under her real name in 2014
  11. She re- emerged in 2016 with the H.E.R. persona
  12. She released her debut EP H.E.R. Volume 1
  13. She then released subsequent EPs H.E.R. Volume 2 (2017), H.E.R. Volume 2, The B Sides (2017), I Used To Know Her: The Prelude (2018) and I Used To Know Her: Part 2 (2018)
  14. The latter two lead up to her upcoming and highly anticipated debut album
  15. Her compilation album, H.E.R., was released in October 2017
  16. It is consisting of tracks from the singer’s first two EPs plus six additional songs
  17. H.E.R. was nominated for five Grammy Awards at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards in 2019
  18. She won the Grammy for Best R&B Performance
  19. And for Best R&B Album
  20. Wilson was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area
  21. By a Filipina mother
  22. And an African- American father
  23. She was initially introduced to the public as a child prodigy
  24. She was covering Alicia Keys on piano on the Today Show
  25. She competed on Radio Disney’s The Next BIG Thing when she was 12 years old
  26. Her musical style is consisting mostly of contemporary R&B ballads
  27. H.E.R. ‘s songs have been described as “downcast post-breakup material that sounded vulnerable and assured at once” by Apple Music
  28. She has released 8 singles
  29. She has collaborated with Khalid and Bryson Tiller
  30. Wilson received support from Usher, Tyrese, Pusha T, and Wyclef Jean
  31. She also recieved support from labelmates Alicia Keys and Bryson Tiller
  32. They helped get the word out through Twitter co- signs, shoutouts, and re- posts
  33. The tracks on H.E.R. Vol. 1 have collectively been streamed over 20 million times on Spotify
  34. And over 65 million times across all streaming music providers worldwide
  35. Forbes named her one of “5 Alternative R&B Artists To Look Out For In 2017”
  36. Wilson announced on the 12th of September 2016 that she was going to embark on her first tour
  37. Its name was the “I Used to Know H.E.R. Tour
  38. As a featured artist she has participated in 6 singles
  39. She knows how to play the guitar, bass, drums and piano
  40. H.E.R. ‘s first full album was certified Gold in America

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