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Gerald Levert was an American
United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

 R&B
Contemporary R&B
Contemporary R&B is a music genre that combines elements of hip hop, soul, R&B and funk.Although the abbreviation “R&B” originates from traditional rhythm and blues music, today the term R&B is most often used to describe a style of African American music originating after the demise of disco in...

 singer. Gerald Levert sang with his brother, Sean Levert
Sean Levert
-Biography:Levert was born in Cleveland, Ohio and is the son of Eddie Levert, the lead singer of The O'Jays. He formed the trio LeVert with older brother Gerald Levert and childhood friend Marc Gordon; together they scored several smash hits on the U.S. R&B charts in the 1980s and early 1990s...

, and friend Marc Gordon in the R&B trio LeVert
LeVert
LeVert is a R&B/pop music singing group, formed in Ohio in 1984, comprising Sean and Gerald Levert, the sons of O'Jays founder Eddie Levert, as well as Marc Gordon.-Biography:The group released their first single, "I'm Still", for Harry Coombes' Tempre label...

. He was also a part of LSG
LSG
LSG was an urban R&B musical supergroup, composed of R&B artists Gerald Levert from Cleveland, Ohio, Keith Sweat from Harlem, NY and Johnny Gill from Washington DC. The group's name "LSG" is derived from the first letter in the last name of each artist .In 1997, LSG released their début album...

, an R&B supergroup comprising Keith Sweat
Keith Sweat
Keith Sweat is an American R&B/soul, singer-songwriter, record producer, radio personality and a major contributor to the new jack swing era.-Music career:...

, Johnny Gill
Johnny Gill
Johnny Gill is an American R&B singer-songwriter. He is the sixth and final member of the R&B supergroup New Edition, and was also a member of another supergroup called LSG; with Gerald Levert and Keith Sweat. His signature song "My, My, My" has been included on numerous romantic...

, and Levert. His father, Eddie Levert
Eddie Levert
Edward "Eddie" Levert is an American singer, and is the lead vocalist of the soul/funk/R&B vocal group, The O'Jays.Levert was born in Bessemer, Alabama, but was raised in Canton, Ohio. While attending high school, he met buddies Walter Williams, Bill Isles, Bobby Massey, and William Powell...

, is the lead singer of the 1970s soul
Soul music
Soul music is a music genre originating in the United States combining elements of gospel music and rhythm and blues. According to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, soul is "music that arose out of the black experience in America through the transmutation of gospel and rhythm & blues into a form of...

 group The O'Jays
The O'Jays
The O'Jays are an American R&B group from Canton, Ohio, formed in 1963 and originally consisting of Eddie Levert , Walter Williams , William Powell , Bobby Massey and Bill Isles. The O'Jays were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2004, and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005...

.

Early life & career


Gerald Levert was born to The O'Jays
The O'Jays
The O'Jays are an American R&B group from Canton, Ohio, formed in 1963 and originally consisting of Eddie Levert , Walter Williams , William Powell , Bobby Massey and Bill Isles. The O'Jays were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2004, and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005...

 frontman Eddie Levert
Eddie Levert
Edward "Eddie" Levert is an American singer, and is the lead vocalist of the soul/funk/R&B vocal group, The O'Jays.Levert was born in Bessemer, Alabama, but was raised in Canton, Ohio. While attending high school, he met buddies Walter Williams, Bill Isles, Bobby Massey, and William Powell...

 and his wife Marth in Canton, Ohio
Canton, Ohio
Canton is the county seat of Stark County in northeastern Ohio, approximately south of Akron and south of Cleveland.The City of Caton is the largest incorporated area within the Canton-Massillon Metropolitan Statistical Area...

 on July 13, 1966. Levert grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio
Ohio
Ohio is a Midwestern state in the United States. The 34th largest state by area in the U.S.,it is the 7th‑most populous with over 11.5 million residents, containing several major American cities and seven metropolitan areas with populations of 500,000 or more.The state's capital is Columbus...

, and due to his father's career, Levert would travel with the band regularly. While in high school, Levert's inclination towards music became apparent when he formed the R&B trio LeVert
LeVert
LeVert is a R&B/pop music singing group, formed in Ohio in 1984, comprising Sean and Gerald Levert, the sons of O'Jays founder Eddie Levert, as well as Marc Gordon.-Biography:The group released their first single, "I'm Still", for Harry Coombes' Tempre label...

, with his younger brother Sean Levert
Sean Levert
-Biography:Levert was born in Cleveland, Ohio and is the son of Eddie Levert, the lead singer of The O'Jays. He formed the trio LeVert with older brother Gerald Levert and childhood friend Marc Gordon; together they scored several smash hits on the U.S. R&B charts in the 1980s and early 1990s...

 (deceased, March 30, 2008) and friend Marc Gordon in 1984. Four of the group's seven albums went platinum. These include, I Get Hot in 1985, Bloodline in 1986, The Big Throwdown in 1987, and Just Coolin in 1988. Among the group's memorable hits were, "(Pop, Pop, Pop, Pop) Goes My Mind", "Casanova", and "ABC-123" (not to be confused with The Jackson 5
The Jackson 5
The Jackson 5 , later known as The Jacksons, were an American popular music family group from Gary, Indiana...

 hit with a similar title).

Solo career & collaborations


In 1991, Levert went solo with the albums, Private Line, which went to number one on the R&B charts. The following year, Gerald and his father, Eddie Levert, hit number one on the R&B charts with the single, Baby Hold On to Me. Levert recorded a string of albums throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, that contained the hit singles, "Thinkin' About It" (Pop #12), "Taking Everything" (Pop #11), "Funny", "Mr. Too Damn Good to You", "U Got That Love", and a remake of R. Kelly
R. Kelly
Robert Sylvester Kelly , better known by his stage name R. Kelly, is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. A native of Chicago, Kelly began performing during the late 1980s and debuted in 1992 with the group Public Announcement. In 1993, Kelly went solo with the album 12 Play...

's "I Believe I Can Fly
I Believe I Can Fly
"I Believe I Can Fly" is a 1996 song by R&B singer R. Kelly. The song was written, produced and performed by Kelly and was featured on the soundtrack to the 1996 film Space Jam. The song later appeared on Kelly's 1998 album R.....

", along with gospel singer Yolanda Adams
Yolanda Adams
Yolanda Adams is an American Grammy- and Dove-award-winning Yolanda Adams is an American [[Grammy Awards|Grammy]]- and [[Dove Awards|Dove]]-award-winning...

.

Levert also sung lead vocals in two songs on the 2002 film documentary "Standing in the Shadows of Motown" - the story of The Funk Brothers. Levert performed "Shotgun" and "Reach Out I'll Be There".

Levert released his tenth album,Voices, in 2005.

Levert wrote and produced songs for other artists such as, Barry White
Barry White
Barry White, born Barry Eugene Carter , was an American composer and singer-songwriter.A five-time Grammy Award-winner known for his distinctive bass voice and romantic image, White's greatest success came in the 1970s as a solo singer and with the Love Unlimited Orchestra, crafting many enduring...

, Stephanie Mills
Stephanie Mills
Stephanie Dorthea Mills is an American R&B and soul singer, and a former Broadway star.-Career:Mills began her career appearing in her first play at the age of nine. Two years later, Mills won Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater a record six times...

, Teddy Pendergrass
Teddy Pendergrass
Theodore DeReese "Teddy" Pendergrass was an American R&B/soul singer and songwriter. Pendergrass first rose to fame as lead singer of Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes in the 1970s before a successful solo career at the end of the decade...

, James Ingram
James Ingram
James Ingram is an American soul musician. He is best known as a vocalist. He is also a self-taught musician who plays piano, guitar, bass, drums and keyboards...

, The Winans
Winans family
The Winans family is an African-American family of Gospel music artists from Detroit, Michigan.-Family members:* David "Pop" Winans, Sr. * Delores "Mom" Winans * David Winans Jr....

 and The O'Jays
The O'Jays
The O'Jays are an American R&B group from Canton, Ohio, formed in 1963 and originally consisting of Eddie Levert , Walter Williams , William Powell , Bobby Massey and Bill Isles. The O'Jays were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2004, and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005...

. In the mid 1990s, he also helped launch the careers of three Cleveland-area R&B ensembles: The Rude Boys
The Rude Boys
-Group:Band members: Joe N Little III , Edward Lee Banks , Larry Marcus and Melvin Sephus-History:Beginnings...

, Joe Little III
Joe Little III
Joe N Little III a.k.a. Joey Beanz or Casino Joe is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, actor and American entrepreneur most known as lead singer of the internationally known group The Rude Boys most known for 1991 Billboard R&B Song of the year "Written All Over Your Face", along with...

 of The Rude Boys
The Rude Boys
-Group:Band members: Joe N Little III , Edward Lee Banks , Larry Marcus and Melvin Sephus-History:Beginnings...

, Men at Large
Men at Large
Men at Large was an American R&B group from Cleveland, Ohio, whose members, David Tolliver and Jason Champion, frequently self-referenced their obesity. They scored several US hits in the mid-1990s and were discovered by the late soul singer Gerald Levert....

 and 1 of the Girls
1 of the Girls
1 of the Girls was a Cleveland-based R&B group discovered by Gerald Levert. The group's self-titled album was released in 1993, and featured the single "Do Da What", which only achieved moderate success.-Singles:-Albums:1 of The Girls ...

. During the release of Groove On, Levert appeared in the group Black Men United
Black Men United
Black Men United was a collaboration of many African American male R&B, hip hop and soul music artists. The sole song "U Will Know", written by a young D'Angelo, was released in 1994. It was featured in the movie Jason's Lyric and on the movie's soundtrack.-Artists involved:Many artists...

 for the hit single "U Will Know" for the film Jason's Lyric
Jason's Lyric
Jason's Lyric is a 1994 romantic drama film, written by Bobby Smith, Jr., and directed by Doug McHenry. The film marks the directorial debut of McHenry, who co-produced the film with George Jackson...

, the movie's soundtrack
Jason's Lyric (soundtrack)
Jason's Lyric is the original soundtrack to the 1994 film Jason's Lyric. Released in the fall of 1994, it topped the Top R&B Albums chart and was a Top 20 Billboard 200 ranking album...

. who was participated in the group and joining with Keith Sweat
Keith Sweat
Keith Sweat is an American R&B/soul, singer-songwriter, record producer, radio personality and a major contributor to the new jack swing era.-Music career:...

 as well. In 1997, Levert teamed up with fellow R&B singers Keith Sweat
Keith Sweat
Keith Sweat is an American R&B/soul, singer-songwriter, record producer, radio personality and a major contributor to the new jack swing era.-Music career:...

 and Johnny Gill
Johnny Gill
Johnny Gill is an American R&B singer-songwriter. He is the sixth and final member of the R&B supergroup New Edition, and was also a member of another supergroup called LSG; with Gerald Levert and Keith Sweat. His signature song "My, My, My" has been included on numerous romantic...

, to form the supergroup
Supergroup (music)
In the late 1960s, the term supergroup was coined to describe "a rock music group whose performers are already famous from having performed individually or in other groups"....

, LSG
LSG
LSG was an urban R&B musical supergroup, composed of R&B artists Gerald Levert from Cleveland, Ohio, Keith Sweat from Harlem, NY and Johnny Gill from Washington DC. The group's name "LSG" is derived from the first letter in the last name of each artist .In 1997, LSG released their début album...

. The trio released the album Levert-Sweat-Gill the same year, selling over two million copies; it was followed by LSG2 in 2003. In 1999, Levert sang the chorus on the Chris Rock
Chris Rock
Christopher Julius "Chris" Rock III is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, television producer, film producer and director. He was voted in the US as the 5th greatest stand-up comedian of all time by Comedy Central...

 spoken-word comedy piece, "No Sex (In the Champagne Room)
No Sex (In the Champagne Room)
"No Sex " is a comedic spoken word track released by Chris Rock on his 1999 album, Bigger & Blacker, with a background chorus sung by Gerald Levert...

". Levert performed a duet with Teena Marie
Teena Marie
Mary Christine Brockert, better known by her stage name Teena Marie, was an American singer, songwriter and producer...

 on the latter's 2004 album La Doña
La Doña
- Track listing :All songs written by Teena Marie, except where noted.# "La Doña Intro" – 2:15# "I'm Still In Love With You"[Al Green]], Marie, Byron Thomas) – 4:16# "Honey Call" – 4:21# "Baby I'm Your Fiend" – 4:56...

. Levert's last collaborations included Jim Brickman
Jim Brickman
Jim Brickman is an American songwriter and pianist. He has been named the most charted male Adult Contemporary artist to date, with six of his albums receiving Gold and Platinum status. He is known for his solo piano compositions, pop-style instrumentals, and vocal collaborations with artists...

 on the song "My Angel", for Brickman's 2006 album entitled Escape and on the song "Real S***" from rapper Styles P
Styles P
David Styles better known by his stage name, Styles P, is an American rapper, author, and entrepreneur. He is prominently known as a member of Hip Hop group The LOX and is also a part of the Ruff Ryders hip-hop group, and in addition has released multiple albums and mixtapes as a solo...

's album, Time Is Money. Levert was posthumously featured on former groupmates Keith Sweat
Keith Sweat
Keith Sweat is an American R&B/soul, singer-songwriter, record producer, radio personality and a major contributor to the new jack swing era.-Music career:...

's "Knew It All Along" and Johnny Gill
Johnny Gill
Johnny Gill is an American R&B singer-songwriter. He is the sixth and final member of the R&B supergroup New Edition, and was also a member of another supergroup called LSG; with Gerald Levert and Keith Sweat. His signature song "My, My, My" has been included on numerous romantic...

 from the singer's Til the Morning album.

Acting


Levert branched out into his acting career as Charles Young, his first appearance on The Jamie Foxx Show
The Jamie Foxx Show
The Jamie Foxx Show is an American television sitcom that aired on the WB Network from August 28, 1996 to January 14, 2001. The series starred Jamie Foxx, Garcelle Beauvais, Christopher B. Duncan, Ellia English, and Garrett Morris.-Synopsis:...

for 2 episodes with "Just Don't Do It" where Jamie and his mother (Jo Marie Payton
Jo Marie Payton
Jo Marie Payton is an American television actress, and singer, who starred most notably as Harriette Winslow on the ABC sitcom, Family Matters, and its parent series Perfect Strangers. From 2001 to 2005 Jo Marie Payton provided the voice for Suga Mama Proud on Bruce W. Smith's The Proud Family,...

) decided to marry him. In January 2001, Gerald appears again in the series finale "Always and Forever" where Jamie (Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx
Eric Marlon Bishop , professionally known as Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer-songwriter, stand-up comedian, and talk radio host. As an actor, his work in the film Ray earned him the Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Actor as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a...

) and Fancy (Garcelle Beauvais
Garcelle Beauvais
Garcelle Beauvais is a Haitian-American actress and former fashion model. She is best known for her roles as hotel employee Francesca "Fancy" Monroe on The WB television sitcom, The Jamie Foxx Show which ran from 1996 to 2001, and as Valerie Heywood on the ABC crime drama, NYPD Blue.-Early...

) got married and sang the opening ceremony at the wedding and joined by fellow singers Gladys Knight
Gladys Knight
Gladys Maria Knight , known as the "Empress of Soul", is an American singer-songwriter, actress, businesswoman, humanitarian, and author...

 and Marilyn McCoo
Marilyn McCoo
Marilyn McCoo is an American singer, actress, and television presenter, who is best known for being the lead female vocalist in the group The 5th Dimension, as well as hosting the 1980s music countdown series Solid Gold...

 (without her husband Billy Davis, Jr.
Billy Davis, Jr.
Billy Davis, Jr. is an American musician, best known as a member of The 5th Dimension. Along with his wife, Marilyn McCoo, he had hit records during 1976 and 1977 with "I Hope We Get to Love in Time", "Your Love", and "You Don't Have to Be a Star "...

). On November 10, 2003, 3 years part of later of his death, LeVert's final acting role that aired during his lifetime he also appeared on the episode of The Parkers
The Parkers
The Parkers is an American sitcom . A spin-off of UPN's Moesha, The Parkers featured the mother-daughter team of Nikki and Kim Parker . The Parkers' signature "Heeyyy" greeting made its way into popular vernacular in the early 2000s.-Premise:The series centered around a mother and daughter who...

, who plays T's father (Ken Lawson) where he and his son comes to visit to start a new band.

Death


On November 10, 2006, Gerald Levert was found dead in his bed at his Newbury home when a cousin tried to wake him. Initial reports stated that Levert had died of an apparent heart attack
Myocardial infarction
Myocardial infarction or acute myocardial infarction , commonly known as a heart attack, results from the interruption of blood supply to a part of the heart, causing heart cells to die...

. In February 2007, an autopsy
Autopsy
An autopsy—also known as a post-mortem examination, necropsy , autopsia cadaverum, or obduction—is a highly specialized surgical procedure that consists of a thorough examination of a corpse to determine the cause and manner of death and to evaluate any disease or injury that may be present...

 report conducted by the Cuyahoga County coroner's office concluded that Levert's death was caused by a fatal combination of prescription narcotics and over-the-counter drugs. The drugs in his bloodstream included the narcotic pain relievers Vicodin
Vicodin
Hydrocodone/paracetamol is a combination of two analgesic products hydrocodone and paracetamol used to relieve moderate to severe pain...

, Percocet
Percocet
The combination oxycodone/paracetamol is a narcotic pain reliever used to treat moderate to severe acute pain, marketed by Endo Pharmaceuticals.-History:The U.S...

, and Darvocet, along with anxiety medication Xanax and two over-the-counter antihistamines. The autopsy also revealed that Levert had pneumonia
Pneumonia
Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung—especially affecting the microscopic air sacs —associated with fever, chest symptoms, and a lack of air space on a chest X-ray. Pneumonia is typically caused by an infection but there are a number of other causes...

. The official cause of death was acute intoxication, and the death was ruled accidental. Gerald Levert was only 40 years old.

Following the disclosure of Gerald Levert's cause of death, a family spokesman stated that all the drugs found in Levert's bloodstream were prescribed to the singer. Levert was taking the pain medication because of chronic pain from a lingering shoulder problem and surgery in 2005 to repair a severed Achilles tendon
Achilles tendon
The Achilles tendon , also known as the calcaneal tendon or the tendo calcaneus, is a tendon of the posterior leg. It serves to attach the plantaris, gastrocnemius and soleus muscles to the calcaneus bone.- Anatomy :The Achilles is the tendonous extension of 3 muscles in the lower leg:...

.


Shortly before his death, Levert completed work on what would be his final album, In My Songs
In My Songs
In My Songs is a Grammy Award-winning album released posthumously on February 13, 2007 by Gerald Levert.-Track listing:# In My Songs# I Don't Get Down Like That# DJ Don't# Wanna Get Up With You# Fall Back# Deep As It Goes...

. The album was released on February 13, 2007. In June 2007, a book Gerald was working to complete entitled, I Got Your Back: A Father and Son Keep it Real About Love, Fatherhood, Family, and Friendship, was released. The book was initially planned as a tie-in for a Levert album of the same name. I Got Your Back explores Gerald and Eddie’s father/son relationship, the necessity of male bonding, and importance of repairing fractured families. Levert was also working on a reality show
Reality television
Reality television is a genre of television programming that presents purportedly unscripted dramatic or humorous situations, documents actual events, and usually features ordinary people instead of professional actors, sometimes in a contest or other situation where a prize is awarded...

 in which he was losing weight along with 12 of his female fans, who were training with him at his palatial home.

Personal life


Levert had three children: LeMicah, Camryn, and Carlysia.
Carlysia, an aspiring singer, appeared on the MTV
MTV
MTV, formerly an initialism of Music Television, is an American network based in New York City that launched on August 1, 1981. The original purpose of the channel was to play music videos guided by on-air hosts known as VJs....

 series My Super Sweet 16
My Super Sweet 16
My Super Sweet 16 is an MTV reality series documenting the lives of teenagers, usually in the United States, Canada and UK, who usually have wealthy parents that throw huge coming of age celebrations. Parties include the quinceañera , the sweet 16, and other birthdays including a My Super Sweet 21 ...

, with her father in 2005.

Awards and nominations


On December 7, 2006, it was announced that Levert, along with soul legend Chaka Khan
Chaka Khan
Chaka Khan , frequently known as the Queen of Funk, is a 10-time Grammy Award winning American singer-songwriter who gained fame in the 1970s as the frontwoman and focal point of the funk band Rufus. While still a member of the group in 1978, Khan embarked on a successful solo career...

, gospel singer Yolanda Adams
Yolanda Adams
Yolanda Adams is an American Grammy- and Dove-award-winning Yolanda Adams is an American [[Grammy Awards|Grammy]]- and [[Dove Awards|Dove]]-award-winning...

, and R&B crooner Carl Thomas were nominated for a Grammy
Grammy Award
A Grammy Award — or Grammy — is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry...

 in the category of Best R&B Performance by a Duo Or Group With Vocals for their collaboration on "Everyday (Family Reunion)", a song from the soundtrack of Tyler Perry's
Tyler Perry
Tyler Perry is an American actor, director, playwright, entrepreneur, screenwriter, producer, author, and songwriter. Perry wrote and produced many stage plays during the 1990s and early 2000s. In 2005, he released his first film, Diary of a Mad Black Woman...

 Madea's Family Reunion
Madea's Family Reunion
Madea's Family Reunion is a 2006 comedy-drama film adaptation of the stage production of the same name written by Tyler Perry and sequel to Diary of a Mad Black Woman. It was written and directed by Perry, who also played several characters, including Mabel "Madea" Simmons...

. He was nominated again for the Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for his single, "In My Songs". At the 50th annual Grammy Award
Grammy Award
A Grammy Award — or Grammy — is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry...

s, it was announced that Levert had won the award for "In My Songs". Levert's brother and former founding Levert
LeVert
LeVert is a R&B/pop music singing group, formed in Ohio in 1984, comprising Sean and Gerald Levert, the sons of O'Jays founder Eddie Levert, as well as Marc Gordon.-Biography:The group released their first single, "I'm Still", for Harry Coombes' Tempre label...

member Sean Levert
Sean Levert
-Biography:Levert was born in Cleveland, Ohio and is the son of Eddie Levert, the lead singer of The O'Jays. He formed the trio LeVert with older brother Gerald Levert and childhood friend Marc Gordon; together they scored several smash hits on the U.S. R&B charts in the 1980s and early 1990s...

 accepted in his late brother's behalf.
  • American Music Award
    • 1999, Favorite R&B/Soul Band, Duo or Group (Nominated) w/ LSG
    • 1993, Favorite Male R&B/Soul Artist (Nominated)
    • 1988, Favorite R&B/Soul Single: "Casanova" (Nominated) w/ Levert

  • BET Awards
    BET Awards
    The BET Awards were established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television network to celebrate African Americans and other minorities in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment over the past year. The awards are presented annually and broadcast live on BET...

    • 2007, Favorite Male R&B Artist: (Nominated)
    • 2007, BET J Cool Like Dat: (Winner)

  • Grammy Awards
    • 2008, Best Traditional R&B Performance: "In My Songs" (Winner)
    • 2007, Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group: "Everyday (Family Reunion)" (Nominated) w/ Chaka Khan, Carl Thomas & Yolanda Adams
    • 1998, Best R&B Album By A Duo or Group: "Levert Sweat Gill" (Nominated) w/ w/ LSG
    • 1988, Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group: "Cassnova" (Nominated) w/ Levert

  • Image Awards
    • 2004, Outstanding Male Artist (Nominated)
    • 2008, Best Duo or Group (Winner) as Gerald Levert & Eddie Levert

  • Soul Train Awards
    • 2003, Favorite Male Soul/R&B Album: The G Spot (Nominated)
    • 1999, Favorite Band, Duo or Group Album: Levert.Sweat.Gill (Nominated)
    • 1995, Favorite Male Soul/R&B Album: Groove On (Nominated)
    • 1988, Favorite Band, Duo or Group Single: "Cassanova" (Winner) w/ Levert
    • 1988, Favorite Band, Duo or Group Album: The Big Throwdown (Winner) w/ Levert

Albums (Levert)

  • 1985: I Get Hot
  • 1986: Bloodline (#8 R&B, #192 Pop)
  • 1987: The Big Throwdown (#3 R&B, #32 Pop)
  • 1988: Just Coolin (#6 R&B, #79 Pop)
  • 1990: Rope A Dope Style (#9 R&B, #122 Pop)
  • 1993: For Real Tho (#5 R&B, #35 Pop)
  • 1997: The Whole Scenario (#10 R&B, #49 Pop)

Albums (Solo)

  • 1991: Private Line
    Private Line (album)
    - Track listing :#"Private Line"#"School Me"#"Baby Hold On To Me"#"Can You Handle It"#"Shootin' The Breeze"#"I Wanna Be Bad"#"Just A Little Something"#"Hurting For You"#"Just Because I'm Wrong"#"Hugs & Kisses"#"You Oughta Be With Me"...

  • 1994: Groove On
    Groove On
    - Track listing :#"Groove On"#"Rock Me "#"Let The Juices Flow"#"I'd Give Anything"#"Answering Service"#"Someone"#"How Many Times"#"Can't Help Myself"#"Have Mercy"#"Same Place, Same Time"#"Nice & Wet"#"Love Street"...

  • 1998: Love & Consequences
  • 1999: G
  • 2001: Geralds World
  • 2002: The G Spot
  • 2003: Stroke Of Genius
  • 2004: Do I Speak For The World
  • 2005: Voices
    Voices
    Voices is a 2006 translation of a 2003 crime novel by Icelandic author Arnaldur Indriðason, another entry in the multi award-winning Detective Erlendur series. It was first published in English in August, 2006. The Swedish translation of the novel won Sweden's Martin Beck Award for the best crime...

  • 2007: In My Songs
    In My Songs
    In My Songs is a Grammy Award-winning album released posthumously on February 13, 2007 by Gerald Levert.-Track listing:# In My Songs# I Don't Get Down Like That# DJ Don't# Wanna Get Up With You# Fall Back# Deep As It Goes...

  • 2010: The Best of Gerald Levert

Albums (LSG)

  • 1997: Levert-Sweat-Gill (#2 R&B, #4 Pop)
  • 2003: LSG2 (#3 R&B, #6 Pop)

Albums (Gerald & Eddie Levert)

  • 1995: Father & Son
  • 2007: Something To Talk About (U.S. Sales as of July 12, 2007: 69,656 copies)

Singles With LeVert

  • 1985: "I'm Still" (#70 R&B)
  • 1986: "Pop, Goes My Mind" (#1 R&B)
  • 1987: "Casanova" (#1 R&B, #5 Pop)
  • 1987: "My Forever Love" (#2 R&B)
  • 1988: "Sweet Sensation" (#4 R&B)
  • 1988: "Addicted to You" (#1 R&B)
  • 1988: "Pull Over" (#2 R&B)
  • 1989: "Just Coolin" (#1 R&B, with Heavy D)
  • 1989: "Gotta Get the Money" (#4 R&B)
  • 1990: "Rope A Dope Style" (#7 R&B)
  • 1990: "All Season" (#4 R&B)
  • 1991: "Baby I'm Ready" (#1 R&B)
  • 1993: "ABC-123" (#5 R&B)

Solo Singles

  • 1988: "That's What Love Is" (#4 R&B, duet with Miki Howard
    Miki Howard
    Alicia Michelle "Miki" Howard is an American R&B/jazz singer and actress who had a string of Top 10 hit songs in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Howard's string of hits also included Baby,Be Mine", "Come Share My Love" and "Love Under New Management"...

    )
  • 1991: "Private Line" (#1 R&B)
  • 1992: "Baby Hold On to Me
    Baby Hold On to Me
    "Baby Hold On to Me" is the title of a number-one R&B single by singer Gerald Levert with Eddie Levert from Gerald LeVert's 1991 debut album, Private Line The hit song spent one week at number-one on the US R&B chart and was Gerald Levert's first Top 40 single, peaking at number thirty-seven."Baby...

    " (#1 R&B, #37 Pop, duet with Eddie Levert)
  • 1992: "School Me" (#3 R&B)
  • 1992: "Can You Handle It" (#9 R&B)
  • 1994: "I'd Give Anything" (#4 R&B, #28 Pop)
  • 1995: "Answering Service" (#12 R&B)
  • 1995: "Can't Help Myself" (#17 R&B)
  • 1995: "How Many Times" (#55 R&B)
  • 1995: "Already Missing You" (#7 R&B, #75 Pop, duet with Eddie Levert)
  • 1996: "Wind Beneath My Wings" (#30 R&B, duet with Eddie Levert)
  • 1998: "Thinkin' Bout It" (#2 R&B, #12 Pop)
  • 1999: "Taking Everything" (#3 R&B, #11 Pop)
  • 1999: "Nothin' to Somethin" (#55 R&B)
  • 2000: "Baby U Are" (#31 R&B, #89 Pop)
  • 2000: "Mr. Too Damn Good" (#20 R&B, #76 Pop)
  • 2000: "Dream With No Love" (#84 R&B)
  • 2001: "Made To Love Ya" (#37 R&B)
  • 2002: "Funny" (#37 R&B)
  • 2002: "What Makes It Good To You (No Premature Lovin')" (#66 R&B)
  • 2003: "Closure" (#57 R&B)
  • 2004: "One Million Times" (#56 R&B)
  • 2004: "U Got That Love (Call It a Night)" (#30 R&B)
  • 2004: "Wear It Out" (#58 R&B)
  • 2005: "So What (If You Got a Baby)" (#49 R&B)
  • 2007: "In My Songs" (#21 R&B)
  • 2007: "DJ Don't" (#31 R&B)
  • 2010: Can It Stay

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