R&B singer-songwriter who broke through with his album Anytime in 1997. He has been nominated for sixteen Grammy Awards, among other honors.
He was the bandleader at his high school, Sweet Home High School.
He sang the hit track "Back at One."
He married Julie McKnight in 1990 and they divorced in 2003. He has three sons named Clyde, Niko and Brian Jr. and a daughter named Briana. He later began dating Leilani Malia.