David Grant is a British singer, vocal coach, and record producer who has had a successful career in the music industry. He was born on August 8, 1956, in Hackney, London, England. Grant is best known for his soulful voice and his work as a vocalist in the British band Linx in the 1980s, as well as his solo career and collaborations with other artists.
David Grant’s music career began in the late 1970s as a backing vocalist for various artists, including The Jam and Linx. In 1980, he co-founded the band Linx, which gained popularity with hits like “Intuition” and “You’re Lying.” Linx was known for their fusion of funk, soul, and pop music, and Grant’s smooth and soulful vocals were a defining element of their sound.
After leaving Linx, David Grant embarked on a successful solo career. He released several albums, including “David Grant” (1983), “Hopes & Dreams” (1984), and “Keep It Together” (1987), which spawned hit singles such as “Watching You, Watching Me,” “Love Will Find a Way,” and “Change.”
In addition to his solo work, David Grant has collaborated with numerous artists in the music industry, including Diana Ross, Rick Astley, and Jaki Graham. He has also worked as a vocal coach and mentor, appearing as a judge on the UK TV show “Fame Academy” and coaching contestants on “Pop Idol” and “The X Factor.”
Apart from his music career, David Grant has been involved in philanthropy and charitable work, particularly in the areas of mental health and children’s welfare. He has received several awards for his contributions to music and charity, and continues to be active in the music industry as a singer, vocal coach, and advocate for mental health awareness.