Craig David

Craig Ashley David (born 5 May 1981 in Southampton ) is a British singer and songwriter.

  • 3.1 Studio albums


Craig David is the son of a product originating in Grenada father and a Jewish- English mother. Since 2008, he is married to journalist Hanny Miller.

Music career

The beginnings

At the suggestion of his mother Craig David took part in a 1997 songwriting competition, which he won. His lyrics of the song I'm Ready was released as a B- side of the single Wonderful Tonight by the group Damage. A short time later, Craig David took a R'n'B version of the Human League classic human for the first time even a piece which was never published. With appearances at a club in Southampton David came in 1998 with the production and DJ duo Artful Dodger in contact, needed the support of a singer for their song Re - Rewind. More common shots and signing the contract with Warner Music followed.

The international breakthrough

The first solo single Fill Me In was released and reached number 1 on the UK charts. By then 19 years, David was the youngest artist who achieved a Number One hit in the UK.

This album was chosen in April 2009 at # 2 on "MTV 's Greatest Album of All- Time".

In 2002 he released his second album Slicker Than Your Average. This album also included a duet with Sting. The song Rise & Fall achieved the highest chart position in Germany with 15th place.

His third album, The Story Goes ... appeared three years later.

In 2007, he took with the British rapper Kano on the song This Is the Girl and his fourth album Trust Me followed.

In November 2008, his first greatest hits album was released worldwide. This CD not only contains all the singles of his career, but also a re-recording of his song Walking Away with the German girl group Monrose.


Studio albums


  • Golden Camera 2004: Pop International
  • Ivor Novello Awards 2001: in the category " Best Contemporary Song" ( 7 Days )
  • 2001: in the category " Best Dance Single Award" (Woman Trouble )
  • 2001: in the category " Songwriter of the Year " (with Mark Hill )
  • MOBO Awards 2000: in the category "Best R & B Act"
  • 2000: in the category " Best UK Newcomer"
  • 2000: in the category " Best UK Single of the Year" ( Fill Me in )
  • 2001: in the category " Best UK Act"
  • MTV Europe Music Awards 2001: in the category "Best R & B Act"
  • 2001: in the category " Best UK & Ireland Act "
  • MTV Video Music Awards Japan 2003: in the category " Best Male Video" ( What's Your Flava? )