Sep. 12th, 1978
Frankfurt, West Germany
Ruben Studdard's Main TV Roles
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- At his first audition for "American Idol", he sang 'Luther Vandross' (qv)' "Superstar".
- Brother of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, the biggest music fraternity in the United States.
- Was considered for the role of "Fat Albert". He was later passed over in favor of 'Kenan Thompson' (qv).
- Currently signed to with J Records.
- Recognized by the 2004, 46th Annual Grammy Awards held on February 8, 2004 at the Los Angeles Staples Center and broadcast live on the CBS TV Network. He was nominated for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for "Superstar", but lost to Luther Vandross for "Dance With My Father".
- Attended A&M University in Alabama, where he was a football player.
- His post-Idol single, which later appeared on his album Soulful, "Flying Without WIngs" climbed as high as the #2 spot on the US charts.
- 2003 American Idol Winner!