Singer-songwriter-producer and recording artist Gordon Chambers is no stranger to the music industry. His solo albums have been nominated for Independent Soul Album of the Year by Soultracks.com and have been among CDbaby’s top R&B sellers. His #1 hits as a lyricist include: Anita Baker’s Grammy- winning hit “I Apologize”, Brownstone’s Grammy-nominated “If You Love Me”, Angie Stone’s “No More Rain (In This Cloud)”, the Grammy-nominated theme of Set It Off “Missing You” (performed by Brandy, Tamia, Gladys Knight and Chaka Khan). Yolanda Adams’ “Someone Watching Over Me” and The Isley Brothers’ recent comeback smash “Just Came Here To Chill.” In fact, he has written for over 75 recording artists, including household names Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Beyonce, Brandy, Trey Songz, Usher, Jamie Foxx, Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan, Patti Labelle and Marc Anthony. He is the winner of 8 ASCAP songwriting awards and four Dove nominations. His songs have been performed at the ESSENCE Awards, The American Music Awards and The White House… Read more
Since 2005, Chambers has been performing up a storm in all over the world promoting his debut album Introducing Gordon Chambers (which features special guests Carl Thomas, Glenn Lewis, Sara Devine, Roy Hargrove and Mike Phillips), his sophomore CD Love Stories (which features four-time Grammy nominee Ledisi) ,his third album Sincere (which includes tributes to his idols and mentors Donny Hathaway, Phyllis Hyman and Gerald Levert) and his new album SURRENDER (which features Grammy winner Lalah Hathaway and Grammy nominee Eric Roberson). His prestigious appearances have included The White House, The Essence Music Festival, The Congressional Black Caucus, The Apollo Theater, Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center and B.B. Kings—as well as European, Japanese and South African tours.
Chambers is a role model to the next generation. He speaks often in public schools. He was a mentor and performer on the South African Idol Show in 2014. His Grammy-nominated 17-year-old protégée Karina Pasian was signed to Island Def Jam records. Her song “Slow Motion” which Chambers wrote and produced has become an anthem for teenage girls. Interscope singer-rapper Tory Lanez recently hit #1 Urban with “Say It” which samples “If You Love Me”. This video has received over 50 million YouTube plays.
Biography courtesy of The Official Website of Gordon Chambers
00 – Ahmed Sirour – DJ Soulswede’s Theme
01 – Gordon Chambers – Sincere (Sincere, 2011)
02 – Gordon Chambers – Back To Love feat. Lalah Hathaway (Surrender, 2017)
03 – Gordon Chambers – Never Fall In Love (DJ Spinna Vocal Remix) (Promo, 2007)
04 – Gordon Chambers – I’ll Never Forget It (Surrender, 2017)
05 – Gordon Chambers – Unconditional (Surrender, 2017)
Background music during the interview:
Gordon Chambers – Apologize, Gordon Chambers – Be Happy, Gordon Chambers – The Diamond Inside, Gordon Chambers – One Voice