Grammy Award-winning R&B singer whose real name is Peter Gene Hernandez. His second album, Unorthodox Jukebox, hit #1 on the U.S. Billboard in 2012.
He moved to Los Angeles after college to be a musician. He had a failed gig with Motown Records, but ended up signing to Atlantic instead.
His songs "Just the Way You Are" and "Grenade" both became worldwide #1 singles, and he co-wrote the hit song "Wavin' Flag" with K'naan.