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Charlie Wilson Releases “I’m Blessed” Video, Talks Bruno Mars and R&B Music Today

Charlie Wilson keeps the blessings going with a special video for his In It To Win It No. 1 single, “I’m Blessed.”

Filmed during his recent headlining tour in support of the In It to Win It album, the visuals feature Uncle Charlie explaining his inspiration behind the song, and the simple honor of being able to know he is blessed for many reasons–one of which is his fans.

In short interview clips, fans of different ages share their own blessings and admiration for Charlie, and there are even cameos from Martin Lawrence, Johnny Gill, Jim Brown, Trombone Shorty, and T.I.–who is featured on the song.

“When you are as blessed as I have been, you want to share those blessings,” Wilson tells PEOPLE. “The idea for the video was to capture one of my biggest blessings, my fans, and be able to share my music and story with them. I wanted to give them the opportunity to share their blessings on camera.”

He continues: “The world is changing daily and people are going through tough times but it’s important to focus on the blessings we are given in life.”

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Stream Charlie Wilson’s New Album ‘In It To Win It’

Today (Feb. 17), R&B icon Charlie Wilson has delivered his 8th solo studio album, In It To Win It, via RCA Records.

Led by the praise based single “I’m Blessed” featuring T.I., the 13-track project contains additional guest appearances from more of Uncle Charlie’s famous friends including Snoop Dogg, Pitbull, Wiz Khalifa, Robin Thicke, and Lalah Hathaway.

The crooner continues to bring feel-good music teaming up with Mr. Worldwide on the dance floor party jam “Good Time.” However, it wouldn’t be a proper Uncle Charlie album without the timeless love songs, which he delivers numerous times, including “Precious Love,” and his duet with Lalah Hathaway on “Made For Love.”

In support of the album, Charlie Wilson is currently traveling the U.S. on his “In It To Win It Tour” along with supporting acts Fantasia and Johnny Gill.

Stream his new album below.

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ThisisRnB Presents: 17 R&B Albums to Sweat in 2017

Producing the soundtrack to a year that brought us both huge ups and downs, 2016 was arguably one of the better years for R&B that we’ve seen in a while. With releases from the likes of Queen Bey, her sister Solange, Anderson .Paak, Bruno Mars, and Tank, it’s hard to imagine how 2017 could ever out do last year. Trust us though, this year definitely won’t see a shortage of good tunes.

As R&B artists continue to blur the genre lines, expect to hear more variety from your faves. Whether you’re into traditional R&B, something with a little more funk, trap-soul, electronic- or alternative-R&B, 2017 is sure to have something crafted just for you.

A class of much talked about newcomers, including Kehlani, and Jacquees, will deliver highly awaited debuts. Exciting follow-up 2nd and 3rd albums are expected from the likes of Jhené Aiko and August Alsina. And with vets like Trey Songz and Ne-Yo prepping comebacks, there are plenty of projects that are sure to top most fans sweat lists.

Take a look at the albums that we are most excited to see and hear this year, with our “17 R&B Albums To Sweat in 2017” below!

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Charlie Wilson Reveals “In It To Win It” Album Cover and Announces More Tour Dates

Charlie Wilson is getting ready to return this year with his eighth solo album In It To Win It. Today (Jan. 9), the 11x Grammy Award nominee has unveiled the album artwork, and announced more dates for his supporting “In It To Win It Tour.”

The national arena tour, which will also feature Fantasia and Johnny Gill, is set to kick off Feb. 8 in Norfolk, Virgina, traveling to 26 cities, including Atlanta, Memphis, Chicago, Los Angles, New York and more before wrapping up March 25 in New Orleans.

Tickets for the newly added tour dates are available for pre-sale Jan. 12 and go on sale Jan. 13. Wilson’s new album is slated for release on Feb. 17, and features guests Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, Robin Thicke, Lalah Hathaway, T.I. and more. The first single from the album, “I’m Blessed” featuring T.I. is available now, hear it here.​

See Uncle Charlie’s full tour itinerary below.

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New Music: Charlie Wilson feat. T.I. – Blessed

Uncle Charlie is back!

After announcing his upcoming album and corresponding tour, “In In To Win It,” R&B legend Charlie Wilson has released the brand new single, “Blessed” featuring T.I.

Taking the opportunity to celebrate the Lord and all their blessings, Charlie and Tip let us know how they try to live strong and positive everyday.

“Ain’t a day go by that I don’t try to thank the Lord up above / If you wonder why I’m lovin’ life, I’m close and I tell you what’s up / Ask me how I’m doin – I’m blessed,” sings Wilson. While Tip raps, “I know trouble all around trying to tear us all down / But gotta thank God for everyday above ground.”

“I am excited about my new single, ‘I’m Blessed,’ because it says exactly where I am in my life, blessed to still be making music that people want to hear,” said Charlie Wilson. “2016 has been a tough year for so many people around the world and I am proud to release a song that reminds us that we can all find some blessings in our lives. Having T.I. add his flavor to the song and share who he is and how his journey is filled with blessings is an added bonus.”

Uncle Charlie is prepping for another busy year in 2017. He will kick off his “In It To Win It Tour” on Feb. 8 in Norfolk, VA. The In It To Win It album is set to drop on February 17. In addition to T.I., the album features Snoop Dogg, Pitbull, Robin Thicke, and Wiz Khalifa.

Take a listen to Charlie and Tip’s testimonial below.

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Charlie Wilson Announces New Album & National Tour “In It To Win It” with Fantasia & Johnny Gill

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R&B icon and 11x Grammy Award nominee, Charlie Wilson, has announced his star-studded new album In It To Win It, and accompanying national arena tour!

The North American trek is set to kick off on Feb. 8, 2017 in Norfolk, VA, while the album is due out Feb. 27.  In It To Win It features musical guests Snoop Dogg, Pitbull, Robin Thicke, Wiz Khalifa, and TI. The first single, “Chills,” is coming soon.

Uncle Charlie will be joined by Fantasia, Johnny Gill, and rising group Solero on the “In It To Win It Tour.”

Every ticket purchased online for the tour comes with one physical copy of the In It To Win It album. Any album redemption submitted before the album release date will be received by the customer on the official album release date.

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New Music: Charlie Wilson – Love, I Want You Back

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The legendary Charlie Wilson is always consistent, and he’s back today, begging for his love to come back on “Love, I Want You Back.”

The latest release off the soundtrack to HBO’s original series Vinyl, the R&B crooner goes back in time with the soulful ’70s vibes.

Opening with cinematic horns, Wilson lays into the production with his heady vocals calling out to his lady to return to his side.

“I need you here, right here beside me / Nobody else can satisfy me / You’re my woman, you belong to me / So tell whoever’s with you to set you free,” he sings.

Take a listen to Charlie’s latest below.

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Video: Charlie Wilson – My Favorite Part of You

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Charlie Wilson continues to shine and deliver the goods with each and every release.  Following his impromptu appearance, which led to a standing ovation, at the BET Awards on Sunday, the R&B legend has returned with the music video for “My Favorite Part of You.”

The newest single off his latest album, Forever Charlie, is another lover’s anthem, as Uncle Charlie belts out his addiction to every part of his woman. The visual features various couples getting ready to seduce their partners, and a giant light stage for the crooner’s grand performance.

Check out the new video below:

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