Celebrity speaker Philip Bailey is a prominent singer and songwriter in the R&B genre. Philip came to fame singing with the popular band Earth, Wind & Fire in the 1970s and continues to perform with the band to this day. Throughout his illustrious music career Philip has won 7 Grammy awards on 21 nominations for his work in both the R&B and Gospel genres. Earth, Wind & Fire has had dozens of members over the decades but Philip headlined the group along with brothers Maurice and Verdine White.
Philip was also able to forge a successful solo career, separate from EW&F. He most recently released an album in the summer of 2019 titled “Love Will Find A Way.” Philip has used both his solo career and work with EW&F to drive his passion for philanthropic causes. In 2007, celebrity philanthropist Philip founded the Music is Unity Foundation, which aims to provide the support necessary for youth to successfully transition to adulthood. The foundation works in a multitude of ways and receives a percentage of EW&F’s ticket sales which helps fund the organization’s efforts.
While not performing, Philip dabbles in public speaking. He once performed as a commencement speaker at Columbia University with fellow EW&F members, Maurice and Verdine White. In addition, as a member of Earth, Wind & Fire Philip has worked as a celebrity endorser appearing in commercials for companies like Panasonic, dating back to the 1980s.
APPEARANCES: Travis Scott: Stop Trying to Be God, Mr. Robinson, The Making of ‘Get Your Hump On’ with Earth, Wind, & Fire, Reel Tight: Reasons, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Full Metal Jacket, Matlock (TV Series) , Philip Bailey: Walking on the Chinese Wall, Philip Bailey & Phil Collins: Easy Lover, Kids Incorporated, Star!, Allee Willis Loves Detroit, The Jimmy Star Show with Ron Russell, Conan, WGN Morning News, Callaway Live, The Insider, Legends: OWN at the Apollo, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Tavis Smiley, Wendy: The Wendy Williams Show, The Arsenio Hall Show, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Soul Power!, Good Morning America, CBS News Sunday Morning, Earth Wind and Fire Live at the Venetian, Don Cornelius: Visionary, Trailblazer & Cultural Icon, 20th Annual Trumpet Awards, 2011 Soul Train Awards, Unsung, Loose Women, The Brian McKnight Show, The Early Show, TV total, 25 Strong: The BET Silver Anniversary Special, MADtv, 2nd Annual BET Awards, Earth, Wind & Fire: Live, Earth, Wind & Fire’s Cool Blue September Tour: Behind the Scenes, Shining Stars: The Official Story of Earth, Wind, & Fire, Live by Request: Earth Wind & Fire, Earth, Wind & Fire: RockWalk Induction, Top Ten, Isis – Featuring a Live Concert and Music by Earth, Wind & Fire, Soul Train, 26th NAACP Image Awards, Jet Showcase, The 13th Annual American Music Awards, Solid Gold, American Bandstand, The 27th Annual Grammy Awards, Earth, Wind & Fire in Concert, The Music for UNICEF Concert: A Gift of Song, Soul!
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