He is second only to Snoop Dogg for the record of most Grammy nominations without a win. His musical career began in childhood when he became a member of his church choir.
In 1990, Mc Knight's older brother, Claude Mc Knight III, and his band, Take 6, signed a record deal with Warner Brothers.
Mc Knight's work has earned him 16 Grammy Awards nominations, though he has never won.
The video for "Anytime", directed by Darren Grant, was nominated for Best Male Video at the 1998 MTV Video Music Awards.
In 1997, Mc Knight recorded "Remember the Magic" for Disney World's 25th anniversary.
It was followed by two more albums for Mercury, 1995's I Remember You and 1997's Anytime.
Anytime, Mc Knight's final album with Mercury, sold over two million copies and was nominated for a Grammy.
Well you can burn those memories to hell, because the Brian Mc Knight of 2012 wants to “show you how your pu**y works.” Oh yes — this 90s R&B icon has officially committed career suicide.