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Timothy Bloom is a 2x Grammy Award winning American Alternative Soul singer-songwriter and record producer.

Timothy Bloom
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Background information
Birth nameTimothy Bloom
Also known asKeys
BornEl Paso, Texas, U.S.
OriginFayetteville, North Carolina
GenresR&B, Soul, Rock
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, record producer
InstrumentsGuitar, Piano, Drums, Bass
Years active1997–present
LabelsBeyond The Sky Music, Interscope, Capitol Records
Associated actsSmokey Robinson, Chris Brown, K. Michelle, Ne-Yo, Tish Hyman, Usher, Herbie Hancock, Timbaland, Polow Da Don, Thaddeus Dixon,
Websitewww.timothybloom.com

CareerEdit

He began his career as a songwriter and producer, writing and producing Grammy Award-winning songs for both Ne-Yo (“Say it” on Because of you)[1] and Chris Brown (“All Back” on F.A.M.E)[2] as well as writing for Smokey Robinson (“My World”, “Fallin in Love”). He was signed to Interscope via a joint deal with Polow Da Don and Timbaland.[3] In 2010, Timothy released an EP on Interscope Records entitled “The Budding Rose” which contained the video for the single “Til the End of Time.” The videos for both "'Til the End on Time" and "Possibilities" have over 4 million views on YouTube.[4]

He deciding to part ways with the major label system just a few years back to venture out independently.[3] In 2014, Timothy released an independent self-titled album, with the debut single “Stand in the Way (of MY LOVE),” which was #13 on the iTunes R&B charts release week and in the Billboard top 100 R&B albums.[5] His CD “Timothy Bloom” was released Oct. 13, 2014. The video for the single “Stand In The Way” features an appearance by legend Herbie Hancock. He was also named VH-1 Soul You Oughta Know artist in October.[6] “If a woman’s upset, you need to get this album and play it from top to bottom,” said Bloom. “Get some candles, a little incense, get some bubble bath, some hot baby oil, and just play it out. Thank me later.”[7]

In 2016, Timothy Released his EP "The Beginning" and the track Adam and Eve was featured in the Fox Television show APB.

In 2017, Timothy scored the film "Honor Up" which is Executive Produced by Kanye West.

Personal lifeEdit

Raised by two preachers, Timothy was born in Texas but reared in Fayetteville, North Carolina. As a young boy, Timothy was only allowed to listen to gospel music. He grew up on artists like the Staples singers but one day he ran away to the car, turned on the radio and the first song he heard was "Lay lady Lay" by Bob Dylan and this influenced his decision to become a secular musician.[8] He has a wide range of influences, including Bob Dylan, Prince, Jeff Buckley, Marvin Gaye and Jimi Hendrix.[3] The North Carolina raised singer, songwriter and producer who plays piano, guitar, bass and drum now makes Los Angeles his home.[9]

AwardsEdit

DiscographyEdit

Song Album Artist Credits Year
Fallin' My World: Definitive collection Smokey Robinson songwriter, producer 2005
Say It Because of You Ne-Yo producer 2007
My World (Select Mix) Icons: Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Smokey Robinson & The Miracles songwriter, producer 2009
Let's Talk About It Becoming Barack - Evolution of a Leader Soundtrack Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer 2009
We're a Winner Becoming Barack - Evolution of a Leader Soundtrack Timothy Bloom performer 2009
Your Love Last to Train to Paris Diddy - Dirty Money songwriter, performer 2010
All Back F.A.M.E. Chris Brown songwriter, producer 2011
Til the End of Time ft. V. Bozeman The Budding Rose Timothy Bloom & V. Bozeman songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2011
Tabitha The Budding Rose Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2011
Possibilities The Budding Rose Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2011
This May Be The Budding Rose Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2011
Til the End of Time ft. V. Bozeman Single EP: Til the End of Time Single Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2011
If This Could Be Love (DUET) If This Could Be Love (DUET)-Single Dionyza songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2013
In Full Bloom interlude Timothy Bloom Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
Wooooooo!!! Timothy Bloom Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
Stand in My Way Timothy Bloom Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
My Diamond Timothy Bloom Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
A Long Time Ago Timothy Bloom Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
Lay Down Timothy Bloom Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
The Morning After Timothy Bloom Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
Rivers Run Deep Timothy Bloom Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
Your Future Timothy Bloom Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
Underneath My Skin Timothy Bloom Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
I Hate U Timothy Bloom Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
Live Without Her Timothy Bloom Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
InterAgain Timothy Bloom Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
For Love Timothy Bloom Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
Stand in My Way Stand In the Way single Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
Born Again Born Again Bobby Church songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
Hard Living Born Again Bobby Church songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
We Came, We Saw Born Again Bobby Church songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
I Got You Born Again Bobby Church songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
Blood Rain Born Again Bobby Church songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
The Enemy Born Again Bobby Church songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2014
How Do You Know? Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart? K. Michelle songwriter, producer, musician 2014
Dear Summer Dear Summer Single Tabitha songwriter, producer 2016
The Beginning (Work It Out) The Beginning Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2016
Adam And Eve The Beginning Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2016
Me and Myself ft. Maurice "Mobetta" Brown The Beginning Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2016
Sweet Angel ft. Frédéric Yonnet The Beginning Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2016
Howl at the Moon The Beginning Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2016
Nobody Does It ft. Lucy Hart The Beginning Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2016
Still ft. Tallay Riley The Beginning Timothy Bloom songwriter, producer, performer, musician 2016
Subway Art Dedicated To: Tish Hyman songwriter, producer 2016 [11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Timothy Bloom". BET.com.
  2. ^ a b "Nominees". grammy.com. Archived from the original on 2011-12-01.
  3. ^ a b c Jerome L. Langston. "The Ministry of Timothy Bloom". AltDaily.
  4. ^ "Timothy Bloom - Timothy Bloom (2014)". SoulTracks - Soul Music Biographies, News and Reviews.
  5. ^ "Timothy Bloom".
  6. ^ "Buzz Fact Five: Timothy Bloom".
  7. ^ TheUrbanDaily Staff (23 June 2014). "Timothy Bloom Shares Excitement for Debut Album - The Urban Daily". The Urban Daily.
  8. ^ "Timothy Bloom: Meet the Musician". iTunes.
  9. ^ "Meet Timothy Bloom".
  10. ^ "Midem". Midem.
  11. ^ Andy Kellman. "Timothy Bloom". AllMusic.

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