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Grammy Nominee Shawn Mullins to perform April 27

April 10, 2000

Shawn Mullins, who earned a 1999 Grammy nomination for best pop male vocalist for his song "Lullaby," will perform at Coastal Carolina University on Thursday, April 27 at 8 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium. Tickets cost $10 and can be purchased in Coastal's Office of Student Activities located in the Student Center.

A native of Atlanta, Mullins released his first album in 1990 when he was a student at North Georgia College, an Army-based military school where he studied music. He was commissioned in the U.S. Army Airborne Infantry as second lieutenant and released two more albums while stationed at Fort Benning, Ga.

Mullins has released a total of eight albums, including his latest on Columbia Records, "Soul's Core." The album, which includes the hit singles "Lullaby" and "Shimmer," went platinum in November 1999, according to Recording Industry Association of America.

Last year Mullins performed at the American Music Awards. In 1997 he was voted Atlanta's Best Acoustic Artist at the Atlanta Music Awards.

The concert is being sponsored by Coastal Productions Board, the university's student programming board.

For more information, call Coastal's Office of Student Activities at 349-2301 or visit the Web site www.coastal.edu/students/cpb.