No.1 Dance & No.5 Pop UK hit then No.1 in the USA. A real career highlight moment for EG. Click MORE to see the video..
From receiving a cassette copy with the question on the phone from Atlantic Records USA President, Sylvia Rhone
"Can you break this new group's debut song in the UK for us Ed, so we can then release it as a hit to US radio ?"
Took it to No.5 in the UK singles charts without a BBC Radio playlist. A very successful launch pad for a million selling album act. Got my Million disc too..
1990 Won Billboard Music Award for R&B Single of the Year ("Hold On").
1991 Nominated for a Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group ("Hold On")
1991 Won Soul Train Music Award for Best Single by a Duo/Group ("Hold On").
My reward - an all expenses first class trip to Los Angeles to see The Soul Train Awards in 1991.