Tyrese's Ten Greatest Hits

Tyrese Celebrated 37th birthday on December 30, 2015

Born December 30, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, Tyrese is a very successful recording artist and actor. He launched his music career in 1998 with his self-titled debut solo album, and has won an American Music Award and two Soul Train Music Awards. Tyrese has also appeared in 18 films, including two mega movie franchises: Fast & Furious, and Transformers.

In addition to his solo music career, he has recorded as a member of the trio TGT featuring Ginuwine and Tank. Tyrese has also authored two NY Times best selling  books: How to Get Out of Your Own Way, and Manology: Secrets of Your Man's Mind Revealed with Reverend Run of Run-DMC.

Tyrese has collaborated with several artists including R. Kelly. Jennifer Hudson, Snoop Dogg, Brian McKnight, Busta Rhymes, and Ludacris.

Here are Tyrese's Ten Greatest Hits."

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2006 - "Pullin' Me Back" with Chingy

Tyrese. Chris Martinez/Liaison

Tyrese hit number one on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop chart for the first time in 2006 as the featured artist on Chingy's "Pullin' Me Back" from the Hoodstar CD. The song reached number nine on the Billboard Hot 100.

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2007 - "Please Don't Go (The TGT Remix)"

Ginuwine, Tyrese, and Tank. Maury Phillips/BET/Getty Images for BET

Tyrese, Ginuwine and Tank reached number two on the Billboard R&B chart in 2007 as the trio TGT with "Please Don't Go (The TGT Remix)." The song originally appeared on Tank's Sex, Love and Pain CD. It was TGT's first single.

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2003 - "How You Gonna Act Like That"

Tyrese performing with Patti LaBelle and Alicia Keys. L. Cohen/WireImage

Tyrese was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best R&B Male Vocal Performance for "How You Gonna Act Like That" from his third album I Wanna Go There. It peaked at number three on the Billboard R&B chart in 2002. The song also reached number seven on the Hot 100.

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1999 - "Sweet Lady"

Luther Vandross with Tyrese. Larry Busacca/WireImage

Tyrese was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best R&B Male Vocal Performance for "Sweet Lady" from his self-titled debut album in 1998. It was his first top ten single, peaking at number nine on the Billboard R&B chart, and reaching number 12 on the Hot 100.

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1999 - "Criminal Mind" featuring Heavy D

Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, and Tyresef at the premiere of 'Fast & Furious 6' at Empire Leicester Square on May 7, 2013 in London, England. Dave M. Benett/WireImage

In 1999, Tyrese and Heavy D recorded "Criminal Mind" for the soundtrack of the movie Blue Streak starring Martin Lawrence. The single reached number ten on the Billboard R&B chart and peaked at number 13 on the Hot 100.

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2000 - "What'chu Like" with Da Brat

Clive Davis, Aretha Franklin, Tyrese, Angie Stone, and Justin Timberlake. L. Busacca/WireImage

In 2000, Tyrese collaborated with Da Brat for the single "What'chu Like" from her Restricted CD. It hit number nine on the R&B chart and peaked at number 26 on the Hot 100.

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2011 - "Stay"

Tyrese with Paul McCartney. Lester Cohen/WireImage

"Stay" from Tyrese's 2011 Open Invitation CD won a Soul Train Music Award for Song of the Year. The CD was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best R&B Album. "Stay" peaked at number 11 on the Billboard R&B chart.

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1998 - "Nobody Else"

Tyrese and Jennifer Hudson. Kevin Mazur/WireImage

Tyrese launched his recording career with his first single "Nobody Else" from his self-titled debut solo album in 1998. The song reached number 12 on the Billboard R&B chart and peaked at number 36 on the Hot 100.

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2991 - "I Like Them Girls"

Tyrese. Maury Phillips/BET/Getty Images for BET

From his second album, 2000 Watts released in 2001, "I Like Them Girls" peaked at number 15 on the Billboard R&B chart and reached number 48 on the Hot 100.
 

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1999 - "Lately"

Tyrese. Michael Tran/FilmMagic

"Lately" was the third single from Tyrese's 1998 self-titled debut album. It pecked at number 12 on the Billboard R&B chart.