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Tune in this Saturday 1 PM Detroit Time otherwise know as 12 PM Central Standard Time 8/22/2015 for an exclusive interview with Singing Superstar Detroit's own Charles Davis.

He was born Robert Charles Davis on April 22, 1953 in Jackson, Mississippi. When he was ten years old, his family moved to Detroit. His parents were both music lovers. His mother sang in a church choir and his father was a guitar player. Blues and gospel music were his love, and he and his brothers were motivated to pursue music at a very early age.

Charles attended Southeastern High School before joining the United States Navy from 1969 through 1971, serving in Vietnam. Upon his return, Charles turned to music.

In 1984 Charles joined the legendary Motown group “The Contours” which he is still performs with today.  He also performs as a solo artist

Charles had the pleasure of performing with professional and local groups such as The Contours, The Miracles, The Platters, The Shades of Blue, Ali Woodson, Serieux, Phase 5 just to name a few.

He has over 30 years of musical experience. While performing with The Contours for the past 30 years, he has received numerous awards such as, The Smokey Robinson’s Heroes and Legends Award, the 2000 Detroit Music Award, Motown Alumni Association Lifetime Achievement Award, inducted into the Doo Woop Hall of Fame in 2010 and received many Gold and Platinum Albums.  Charles was nominated Best R&B Male Vocalist of 2013 for The Detroit Black Music Awards.

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