Ric Steel is an Internationally recognized Vocalist / Guitarist / Humorist With 5000+ shows and 40 years in the entertainment business. His Grammy Nomination is the reultt of his writing a "best new R and B" single with Josh Charles. Ric is the consummate professional entertainer. Today, Ric is currently a "headliner" for major cruise lines and conventions internationally but he began his career as a professional singer in Memphis when he was asked to sing the lead in an Opera by Gian Carlo Menotti called "Amahl and The Night Visitors". He was ten years old and a boy soprano at the time but it was the spark that ignited his passion for music and the stage. For the next 25 years music would be his life everyday and he would literally tour the world singing to audiences and watching them stand to their feet with enjoyment. The following is a brief biographical sketch of Ric Steel's singing accomplishments. Has toured as a featured singer from Alaska to Key West in the USA and in 11 foreign countries. Recorded over 30 major projects. Sung the lead in "Phantom of The Opera" for Marriott properties USA. Performed approximately 5000 shows as a Lead Entertainer. Two Bill Board charted singles as an artist. A sought after studio lead and "part" singer for commercials and demos.
Ric has just been signed for all of the summer weekends at Shanti's which is a very popular club in Nashville. He will be playing there till his next dates with Celebrity cruise lines for the month of July.
Ric gets a Grammy Nomination for writing best new R and B tunes for Josh Charles
Ric has been Nominated for a grammy due to one of the 11 tunes he wrote for the new R and B artist Josh Charles. The tune is titled "LOVE WORK AND MONEY"
Ric has had many cuts by major artists over the years.
Looks like Germany may be in the future !
Recent contacts in Germany are telling Ric that a release of his new CD and appearances are imminent.
While in Tennessee for a few weeks this fall Ric has become a featured regular at the Mt Juliet Opry !
RIC STEEL NEWS FLASH !
Ric just finished a 90 day stint on the Celebrity Infinity and is headed back to sea for more great shows.