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Knight in June 2011Background informationBirth nameJordan Nathaniel Marcel KnightBorn(1970-05-17) May perhaps 17, 1970 (age 42)Origin, ,
OccupationsInstruments, Years active1984–presentAssociated acts, , Website
Jordan Nathaniel Marcel Knight (born Might 17, 1970) is an best known as the lead in the , (NKOTB), and actor, who rose to fame in the 1980s and 1990s. He is best known for his distinctive style of singing jordans for women, influenced by . After New Kids On The Block disbanded Nike Air Max Lebron 8 V2 Black Blue White, Jordan launched a solo career. Jordan's first solo album released in 1999 and his latest solo album released in 2011 reached the Top 50 on the US Billboard 200. As of 2011, he released four Top 40 singles; the most well known being "" in 1999. He has released three studio albums, one and one . Jordan had sold over 1.5 million records worldwide as a solo artist. On May perhaps 31, 2011 he released a new studio album, entitled "".
 Early life and career
Knight was born in Nike Zoom Lebron 8 V2, . He is the youngest of 6 children: Allison, Sharron, David, Christopher, Jonathan. He was close to 14 in 1984 when he joined . The band was assembled in Boston by producer . His fellow members included his brother Nike Zoom LeBron 8 V2 Blue White, , as well as , and . Over the next few years Knight began teaching himself piano and keyboard instruments and writing songs. Maurice Starr, the New Kids' producer, who wrote much of the New Kids material, was reluctant to add the teenager's work to the band's repertoire.
New Kids on the Block sold over 70 million albums worldwide, generated hundreds of million of dollars of concert revenues, and paved the way for later boy bands like and . disbanded in 1994.
 Solo career
Knight made a comeback in 1999 by releasing his first solo single "". The single reached #10 on , it went Platinum selling over a million copies and was nominated for the for , though he lost to 's . He was also nominated for Favorite Male Singer at the . The single also peaked at #35 on the chart. The album won an Aspire Music Award for Best Male Album (Pop). Jordan's self-titled debut album was then certified gold for sales of over 500,000 copies in the US on July 7, 1999. The album peaked at #29 on and #9 on the chart. In 2008 the NKOTB reunited and released 2 top 40 hits and went on a successful tour. As of fall 2010 the NKOTB has teamed up with the Backstreet Boys (BSB) creating the biggest boyband in history and are touring in summer 2011.
Knight released a remix album Jordan Knight Performs New Kids on the Block in 2004.
In 2005, Knight released a new EP entitled with the lead single "Where is Your Heart Tonight" which reached its peak at #12 on the Billboard Chart. He continued to tour extensively in 2005-2006 promoting his EP .
In September 2006, Knight's latest album was released by . The first single was "", a with , that peaked at #24 on Billboard's chart.