Jonathan Knight is an American singer and actor best recognized as a member of the boy band New Kids on the Block.
Knight’s musical journey began with New Kids on the Block, a boy band formed in the mid-1980s. The group quickly gained popularity with their self-titled debut album, which laid the foundation for their subsequent success. Their second album, “Hangin’ Tough,” secured the group’s place in the music industry, with hits such as “You Got It (The Right Stuff)” and “I’ll Be Loving You (Forever)”. Knight contributed significantly to the success of these albums with his distinct vocals and charismatic stage presence.
Throughout his career, Knight has collaborated with a host of renowned artists and celebrities. Collaborations have spanned different genres and forms of art, truly highlighting his versatile talent. For instance, Knight worked with legendary artists such as Phil Collins, Smokey Robinson, and Boyz II Men during a charity event. In the film industry, he has had the pleasure of working with actors like Seth Green and John Stamos on different projects. Additionally, Knight has shared the stage with fellow music artists like Debbie Gibson, Salt-N-Pepa, and Tiffany during New Kids on the Block’s MixTape Tour in 2019. Furthermore, he has also collaborated with renowned artists such as Paul McCartney, Elton John, and Bruce Springsteen on numerous occasions.
Over the years, Knight’s efforts in the music and film industry have earned him several prestigious recognitions. In 1990, New Kids on the Block won two American Music Awards for “Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group” and “Favorite Pop/Rock Album” for their album, “Hangin’ Tough.” Moreover, in 2014, they were honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for their significant contributions to the music industry.