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Peabo Bryson
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Peabo Bryson

Peabo Bryson (born 13 April, 1951) is an R&B; singer, born in Greenville, South Carolina. He is well known for singing ballads, often as a duo with female singers, and his contribution to several Disney movie soundtracks.

Bryson won a Grammy Award in 1992 for "Beauty and the Beast" with Celine Dion and one in 1993 for "A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme)" with Regina Belle.

Among his duets:

However, his tax problems caught up with him on August 21, 2003, when the U.S. Internal Revenue Service seized property from his Atlanta, Georgia, home. He is reported to owe $1.2 million in taxes going back to 1984. The IRS auctioned much of his possessions, including both Grammy Awards, electronic equipment and grand piano.


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