B. Howard is a multi-platinum producer and Billboard charted artist. His latest single Don’t Say You Love Me, hit Billboard Dance charts top-20 in January 2016.
Howard is an industry acclaimed performer, song-writer, producer, and artist. His instrumental abilities, smooth vocals–along with his raw talent–are used to combine old school and new school music thato earn him international recognition.
Born to Make Music
Son of R&B singer Miki Howard, B. Howard spent much of his early years at Hayvenhurst, as his mother was managed by Joe Jackson. After being self-taught how to play the piano, he wrote his first song Spiderwebs when he was just 10 years old.
It wasn’t until his mother, tried to forbid Howard from getting into the music industry that the magic really started to happen. He was given a year to make a name for himself, or he had to enroll in college. Howard then set out to prove his talent by building his own relationships and doing what he was born to do—music.
B. Howard has been working as a record producer since 2003. His solo career began in 2010, when his song Ke Nako, ft. Wyclef Jean J Pre and Jazmine Sullivan, an homage to Nelson Mandela was showcased in Listen Up! The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Album. The album topped Billboard’s World Album charts. In 2010 Howard released his debut album, Genesis, through 6 Point and Universal Music-Japan. He produced and performed with Asia’s biggest acts: Wind-z, Koda Kumi, Risa Hirako, and K-Pop sensation Jay Park.
Genesis’ first single, Super Model, was critically acclaimed by MTV Japan and HMV, dubbing him the Prince of Pop. B Howard’s second single, Dancefloor, featuring contributions by James Poyser, Benjamin Wright, and Questlove,made its U.S. premiere on iTunes and across all digital platforms.
“My success overseas with Universal Music Japan was a great experience for me. Watching my video climb the MTV Japan charts was definitely a huge blessing,” said B. Howard.
In between shows, Howard has made features and releases in Nigeria, South Africa, The U.K., Europe and the U.S. He regularly collaborates with with Ne-Yo, Jason Derulo, Vanessa Hudgens, Miguel, Akon, Teddy Riley, Marques Houston, Stomy Bugsy, Chief Keef, and newcomers Fabio Legarda, Luke Christopher, Rich White Ladies, Daniel Skye, and MC Galaxy.
In November 2013, B. Howard released I Do It via soundcloud and sparked a new fan base in the U.S. with coverage from The Source, Sway Calloway on Sirius XM Radio, and The Singers Room. B. Howard said after the release:
“I appreciate all my fans that have been there from the beginning, and I’m excited to share this other side of my music and myself with them.”
Howard went on to television appearances on Flex and Shanice and Life with La Toya, broadcast by The Oprah Winfrey Network, OWN.
Don’t Say You Love Me
In October 2015, B. Howard release his latest single, Don’t Say You Love Me, which hit #11 on Billboard Dance charts top-20. His Europe Release party was held at the Felix NightClub in Berlin, drawing the attendance of stars from the latest James Bond franchise film, Spectre. A December 2015 article in Examiner Cleveland took note of B. Howard’s “nearly 30,000 followers on InstaGram alone growing to meet the 1.3 million views his YouTube videos enjoy.”
In January 2016, B. Howard headlined with rapper Rick Ross at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was a celebrity guest at Monster, Inc.’s exhibit at the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM). Also in January 2016 B. Howard made celebrity appearances at the exclusive Maxim Party in San Francisco, California, as well as the Monster box at the Superbowl.
B. Howard is also a celebrity sponsor of NEON Energy drinks, under ViSalus family of brands.