*Detroit, MI – Internationally-acclaimed Motown recording artist, KEM, is celebrating his third career GRAMMY® nomination. KEM is nominated in the Best Traditional R&B Performance category for the song “Nobody” from his fourth studio album, PROMISE TO LOVE(August 2014). The 57th GRAMMY® Awards will broadcast live on CBS on February 8, 2015.
News of the GRAMMY® nomination and announcement of the Forever Charlie Tour come on the heels of KEM’s sold-out 8-city Promise to Love Tour – Pt. 1 in November. Also in November, KEM learned that his 2nd studio album, ALBUM II, had been officially certified platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America).
KEM will join the legendary Charlie Wilson on his Forever Charlie Tour along with R&B favorite Joe. The 27-city U.S. tour kicks off on February 12, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio with tickets going on sale, Dec. 12, 2014.
KEM promises to deliver an unforgettable experience for audiences, which will include his classic hits such as “Love Calls,” “I Can’t Stop Loving You” and “Share My Life” along with new favorites from ‘PROMISE TO LOVE,’ including the dynamic lead single, “It’s You,” which spent five weeks at #1 and is now at #8 on UAC charts, the second single, “Nobody,” which currently resides at #4 on the chart, along with the CD’s title track, “Promise To Love.”
KEM’s live performances have captivated audiences for years and have catapulted him into the ranks as one of music’s top touring acts.
“Promise to Love” debuted at #1 on Billboard’s R&B Albums chart and at #3 on Billboard’s Top 200. The album’s first two singles, “It’s You” and “Nobody” are currently in the Top 10 on Billboard and at UAC radio. Additionally, “It’s You” peaked at #1 on the Adult R&B chart and remained in the top position for four consecutive weeks.
Since first bursting onto the music scene with his debut album KEMISTRY in 2001, KEM has established himself as a consummate singer, songwriter, producer and performer. He has released smash hits including, “Love Calls,” “I Can’t Stop Loving You,” “Share My Life,” and his current singles, gold (KEMISTRY and INTIMACY) and platinum selling (ALBUM II) CDs and earned himself the distinction of being one of the best live performers in show business today. In addition to the success of the Promise to Love Tour – Part 1, KEM recently wowed millions of viewers with a captivating performance on The Soul Train Awards.
Promise to Love is available at retail stores, on iTunes (http://smarturl.it/KemPTLDLX) and on Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/