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Donell Jones


R&B singer who also released the Platinum-selling recording Where We Wanna Maintain 1999. He documented the solitary music for Like and Basketball known as “I’ll Proceed.” He authorized his 1st record agreement with LaFace Information in 1996. He gained his 1st #1 R&B solitary with “U Understand WHAT’S GOING ON” in 1999. He started a romantic relationship with sweetheart Jasmine in 2007. He’s fathered five daughters. He protected Stevie Wonder’s strike track, “Knocks Me Off My Ft,” in 1996.

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Full Name Donell Jones
Date Of Birth May 22, 1973
Place Of Birth Chicago, IL
Profession R&B Singer
Nationality American
Parents Roy Jones
Awards American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B New Artist
Nominations World Music Award for World’s Best Album, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single – Male, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Album – Male, Billboard Music Award for R&B Singles Airplay Track of the Year, Billboard Music Award for R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Artist of the Year, Billboard Music Award for R&B/Hip-Hop Male Artist of the Year
Star Sign Gemini

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The Mo'Nique Show2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dance Flick2009performer: "U Know What's Up"
So You Think You Can Dance2006TV Series performer - 1 episode
Australian Idol2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Scary Movie 22001performer: "U Know What's Up"
Save the Last Dance2001performer: "U Know What's Up"
Soul Food2000TV Series performer: "Where I Wanna Be" / writer: "Where I Wanna Be"
Shaft2000performer: "Do What I Gotta Do"
Love & Basketball2000performer: "I'll Go"
Top of the Pops2000TV Series performer - 1 episode



Soul Train2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Tom Joyner Show2006TV SeriesHimself
MOBO Awards2000TV SpecialHimself - Performer
14th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2000TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Top of the Pops2000TV SeriesHimself
Unsung2016TV Series documentaryHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2010-2011TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself
Showtime at the Apollo2006TV SeriesHimself

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YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest SongLove & Basketball (2000)· Rahsaan Patterson (Writer)
· Steve 'Silk' Hurley (Writer)

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