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H.E.R

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ORIGIN

  • Gabriella ‘Gabi’ Wilson was born in Vallejo, CA on June 27, 1997
  •  She got her start as a ‘child prodigy’. She can sing and play the guitar, piano, bass and drums
  • She first appeared on the Today Show covering ‘If I Ain’t Got You’ by Alicia Keys. She participated in Radio Disney’s The Next BIG Thing Competition when she was 12
  • She signed to RCA under Sony when she was 14 and released ‘Something to Prove’ under her real name
  • She re-emerged under the alias, H.E.R. and released a self titled mixtape. H.E.R explains why she goes under this alias, “I am a voice for women who feel like they’re alone in these situations. This project came from emotion, and that’s what I want it to be about – not what I look like or who I’m with, but the raw emotion and support for women. I feel like this is the era of the anti-star. I really just wanted it to be about the music, and get away from, ‘Who is she with?’ and ‘What is she wearing?

CAREER

  • H.E.R. released her self-titles E.P. on September 9, 2016
  • She released volume 2 on June 16, 2017
  • H.E.R later combined both volumes to form an E.P.
  • She released volume 1 of the E.P. titled, ‘I Used to Know H.E.R’ on August 3, 2018
  • She released volume 2 on November 2, 2018
  • ‘I Used to Know H.E.R’ is the prelude to her upcoming debut album

WHAT'S NEXT

  • H.E.R. has accomplished so much in such a short amount of time. She has won two Grammy awards before she has released an official album
  • H.E.R. is only getting started. It is very clear that she is focused on her music and it’s delivery. You can see her performances how passionate she is.
  • H.E.R’s music is very relatable and powerful because it is under an alias. It allows you to truly focus on the music and the art
  • She is incredibly talented and I can’t wait for her debut album to come out and for her to continue to shine.

AWARDS

2018 Soul Train Music Awards

  • Album/Mixtape of the Year-H.E.R
  • Best Collaboration Performance

2019 Grammy Awards

  • Best R&B Performance-‘Best Part’ with Daniel Caesar
  • Best R&B Album-H.E.R

DISCOGRAPHY

Compilation albums

List of compilation albums, with selected chart positions and details
TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsCertifications
US
US
R&B
/HH
US
R&B
CAN
H.E.R.
  • Released: October 20, 2017
  • Label: RCA
  • Formats: LP, CD, Digital download
2314158
  • RIAA: Gold

EPs

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions and details
TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positions
US
US
R&B
/HH

US
R&B

US
Heat.

CAN

H.E.R. Volume 1
  • Released: September 9, 2016
  • Label: RCA
  • Format: Digital download
28128
H.E.R. Volume 2
  • Released: June 16, 2017
  • Label: RCA
  • Format: Digital download
49227
H.E.R. Volume 2, The B Sides
  • Released: October 20, 2017
  • Label: RCA
  • Format: Digital download
13919
I Used to Know Her: The Prelude
  • Released: August 3, 2018
  • Label: RCA
  • Format: Digital download
2012189
I Used to Know Her: Part 2
  • Released: November 2, 2018
  • Label: RCA
  • Format: Digital download
874810
“—” denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Singles

As lead artist

List of singles as main artist
TitleYearPeak chart positionsCertificationsAlbum
US

US
R&B
/HH

US
R&B
US
R&B/HH
Airplay

US
Adult
R&B

US
Pop
NZ
Hot

“Something to Prove”2014 Non-album single
“Pigment”2016 H.E.R. Volume 1
“Focus”2017100457151
  • RIAA: Gold
H.E.R.
“2” 
“Best Part”
(with Daniel Caesar)
75304111
  • RIAA: Platinum
  • MC: Platinum
H.E.R. and Freudian
“My Song”2018 Non-album single
“This Way”
(with Khalid)
20[A] Superfly
“Could’ve Been”
(featuring Bryson Tiller)
7639623331 I Used to Know Her: The Prelude
“Hard Place”2019[B]153929 I Used to Know Her: Part 2

BIBLIOGRAPHY

H.E.R-Wikipedia

H.E.R Official Website

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