in the spotlight
His name speaks for itself, Gifted Johnson, who goes by the pseudonym "Gifted(TM)," is one of the music industry's best kept secrets. Reminiscent of some of the greatest crooners of our time, his melodic, multi-octave voice is hypnotic and incomparable. For several years, Gifted has been behind the scenes making music history for some of the industry's best artist to date. Born to a gospel singing mother, he was exposed at an early age to the various areas of the industry, which ranged from voice, production, musicianship and dance. Determined to propel forward, he dedicated his time honing each craft, ultimately mastering them. Inspired by the love of the art, his current project is truly remarkable, breathing life and innovation into all of his songs. "It's like going through all of the emotions of being in love...I have so much respect, love and appreciation for music. I always lose control when I'm creating, it's an overwhelming feeling" he once stated.
After many years of hard work, dedication and commitment, Gifted graced the stage with performers such as Ne-Yo, Miguel, Brian Mc Knight, Cherish, D4L, Ray J, Bobby V, Marques Houston and Jon B. In addition to singing, Gifted is also an amazing producer and songwriter. He has produced for a plethora of artist such as Ne-Yo (Compound Ent/Def Jam), Brandon B. Howard (1st & 15th/Atlantic Records), Big Chuck (Aftermath Records), Ervin "EP" Pope (Furnace Music Group), John "Cheese" Williams (formerly of Don Vito Productions), Castro (I-15), Andre Merritt (Universal), The Avila Brothers, Caviar Cross, Bei Maejor (Compound.Ent), Tron Larkins (J Records), Sixx John (806/Compound Ent), All Star (Starscyde Ent), J.R. Rotem (Beluga Heights)and Track Kingz/Dj Vudu Spellz (Bad Boy) to name a few. His songwriting credits include Jagged Edge, Ne-Yo, Bel Biv Devoe, Lil Khalil, American Idol - Season 9 Finalist Andrew Garcia, Italian Recording Artist Knaugi and many more.
He is known to many as a musical genius, and is sure to be one of the most remarkable artist of all time.