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krooh ner

  • n  a singer of popular ballads

  • Best box-office attraction in the Near East is tall, sleepy-eyed, sickly Mohammed Abdul-Wahab, Egypt's premier crooner and actor.
  • The routine scarcely varies from crooner to crooner.
  • Suddenly, a smoothly handsome, oddly familiar-looking young crooner appears on a softly back-lighted stage.
News & Articles

  • New Music: Isaac Caree Feat. R. Kelly 'Clean This House (Remix)'
    With rap running religiously wild, allow gospel crooner Isaac Caree to take you to church with his new single "Clean This House." Kellz also adds his vocals to the collection plate on the remix. Isaac’s second studio effort Reset will be released June 25. Listen to the duo ask for divine intervention below. – Alley Olivier
    June 17, 2013 - Vibe Magazine
  • LISTEN: John Legend and Kimbra Go for Passion in 'Made to Love'
    John Legend conjures up a pretty good love song in 'Made to Love,' which is set to appear on the smooth crooner's forthcoming Love in the Future. The track still embodies that smooth and mellow soulfulness that we've come to expect from the singer, but this time with the addition of a simple percussion baseline, repetitive claps, and Kimbra 's sweeping vocals that help Legend do that impassioned ...
    June 17, 2013 - Zimbio
  • The career crooner Lee Kelson gave up may come back to him in a musical
    Gary Kelson never knew his father as the crooner and songwriter. He only knew his father, the furniture salesman.
    June 14, 2013 - Naples Daily News
Quotes

  • Mario Vazquez in Billboard
    Describing the album as "a great collage of music," Vasquez tells Billboard.com, "It's everything I love -- a bit of R&B, hip-hop, reggaeton and pop ballads. I feel like people know me as kind of a crooner [or] a soft singer so I wanted to...
  • Ken Warwick in Zap2it.com
    The series will always change depending on the talent, and this year we've got very, very good talent,Warwick says. "We've got a soul singer, a rock singer, a country singer, a Barbra Streisand [type], we've got a crooner. It's that...
  • Eric Benet in Asbury Park Press
    The whole thing is I wanted a kind of fun, dancing and making-love record, something that was fun to listen to,Benet said. "The sultry crooner thing, I wasn't feeling that way - I was just having so much fun exploring all eras of R&B."

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