Brian McKnight is an American R&B singer-songwriter, arranger, producer, and musician. He is a multi-instrumentalist who plays eight instruments including piano, guitar, bass guitar, percussion, trombone, tuba, flugel horn and trumpet.
McKnight is most recognized for his strong falsetto and belting range. McKnight’s work has earned him 16 Grammy Awards nominations, though he has never won. He is third only to Mort en Lind berg and Snoop Dog for the record of most Grammy nominations without a win.