Wright was nominated for a in 1984 for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his performance in and again in 1998 for Best Featured Actor in a Musical as the original lead actor for Mufasa in , the version of Disney's.
The album was a critical and commercial success, reaching on the chart and certified platinum in 1990.
After deciding he was unwilling to work within the current recording industry system, he formed his own record label,.
The following year, he competed on the second season of.
Black placed second in the poll, two votes behind.
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Although his momentum gradually slowed throughout the 1990s, Black consistently charted hit songs into the 2000s.
He has also had a presence on various reality television shows.