Howard Hewitt (Say Amen)

Howard Hewitt (Say Amen)

Howard Hewett (born October 1, 1955 in Akron, Ohio) is an American R&B and gospel singer and former lead vocalist of the R&B group Shalamar.

When Shalamar broke up in the mid 1980s, Hewett went on to pursue a solo career.  He signed with Elektra Records and recorded 1986′s I Commit To Love (R&B #12), a relatively solid urban album that yielded two R&B hits, “I’m For Real” (R&B #2) and “Stay” (R&B #8). The album also included “Say Amen”, a gospel tune that became a surprise hit on the Gospel charts and is Hewett’s signature song. Hewett married current wife Angela in 1998 and they have one daughter, Anissa and currently live in Los Angeles, California.

   

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