Back to Love has received generally favorable reviews from music critics. At Metacritic , which assigns a normalized rating out of to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 82, based on seven reviews, which indicates "universal acclaim. Most of the songs are instantly ingratiating in some way, with none of the lighter, upbeat numbers the least bit out of character. There are some sad-cat moments that come very close to the standard Hamilton set. The album debuted at number 12 on the US Billboard chart, selling over 63, copies in the first week. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Anthony Hamilton. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 4, CBS Interactive.
The Point of it All
Jan 2, Top 10 Lists. Needless to say, this was not an easy list to narrow done. Over the course of this feature, we dug through all of his music and picked out the 10 songs we felt were his best. Feel free to chime in with your favorites as well! Click Here to check out all of our Top 10 Lists. Click Here for our most recent exclusive interview with Anthony Hamilton Without further ado, here is our list of the Top 10 Best Anthony Hamilton songs in chronological order. This Diane Warren penned song was tucked away on the soundtrack to the movie American Gangster, which Hamilton also made a cameo in. Love is an angry thing is currently my new fave!
"Never Love Again"
Anthony Cornelius Hamilton born January 28,  is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer who rose to fame with his platinum-selling second studio album Comin' from Where I'm From , which featured the title track single " Comin' from Where I'm From " and the follow-up " Charlene ". Nominated for 17 Grammy Awards , he is also known for the song "Freedom" from the soundtrack album of Django Unchained co-written and sung as a duo with indie soul singer Elayna Boynton. Hamilton started singing in his church's choir at age He attended South Mecklenburg college where he sang in their award-winning choir under the direction of Mark Setzer.
A native of North Carolina, Hamilton traveled to New York in the early '90s to pursue a music career. The singer eventually landed a contract with Andre Harrell's Uptown Records. Despite releasing an underwhelming debut album while with the label, he did parlay his stay at Uptown into songwriting gigs, lending his pen to hit songs like Donell Jones' "U Know What's Up" and many others. Landing a spot on D'Angelo's Voodoo tour in , the exposure was just the opportunity that Hamilton needed to put in motion the making of his comeback album, Comin' from Where I'm From. After gaining recognition with his standout performance on Nappy Roots' hit single, "Po' Folks," Hamilton dropped his second album, Comin' from Where I'm From in Powered by the title-track and follow-up single, "Charlene," the collection reached platinum status and took Hamilton from unsung bench player to budding star.