Happy Birthday R&B Recording Artist Howard Hewett

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On this day October 1, 1955, recording artist Howard Hewett was born in Akron, Ohio.

Hewett was the lead vocalist of the group Shalamar in the 1980s. Shalamar was a successful R&B and soul group known for hits like “A Night to Remember” and “The Second Time Around.”

After leaving Shalamar, Howard Hewett embarked on a solo career and released seven studio albums, His self-titled debut album in 1986, included the hit single “I’m for Real.” He continued to release music throughout the years and built a reputation as a talented vocalist in the R&B and soul music scene.

Howard Hewett’s music has a smooth and soulful style which captured him a dedicated fan base. He remains a respected figure in the world of R&B and continues to perform and create music today.