register login

    Lenny Kravitz

    Become fan 56 Comment 142 Rate 10 Like & Share
    Genre:Funk, Rock
    Rank: history »
    4.9/5 from 10 users

    Most Popular Songs (more)

    9,144 5.0/5
    It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over lyrics
    9,185 4.8/5
    Are You Gonna Go My Way lyrics
    3Little Girl's Eyes lyrics
    4Looking Back On Love lyrics
    5What Did I Do With My Life? lyrics
    6All Along The Watchtower lyrics
    7Sistamamalover lyrics
    8Baptized lyrics
    9A Long and Sad Goodbye lyrics
    10Flower Child lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    1,481 5.0/5
    Mama Said [1991]
    1,602 4.7/5
    Greatest Hits [2000]
    3,144 5.0/5
    Let Love Rule (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) [2009]
    4,563 5.0/5
    Are You Gonna Go My Way [1993]
    7,712 5.0/5
    Circus [1995]
    Baptism [2004]
    7Rock & Roll Is Dead [single] [1995]
    Let Love Rule [1989]
    5 [1998]
    Lenny [2001]


    Leonard Albert "Lenny" Kravitz (born May 26, 1964. New York, USA) is an american singer-songwriter, record producer, and guitarist whose retro amalgam of rock, pop, funk, and even techno is inspired by such music icons as David Bowie Jimi Hendrix and John Lennon. Like Prince and Sly Stone before him, Kravitz uses a multi-ethnic, mixed-gender backing band.

    Kravitz plays guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, percussion, and sitar. He often plays these instruments on each recorded track, but frequently collaborates with other musicians as well when recording.

    His 1989 debut album Let Love Rule was a moderate success. In 1991 he released his second album, Mama Said, which reached the top 40 of the Billboard album charts. In 1993, the album Are You Gonna Go My Way was released, reaching #12 on the Billboard 200 and Kravitz earned a Brit Award for best international male artist in 1994. He released the Circus album in 1995, which reached number 10 on the Billboard chart on the back of his past achievement. With 5 (1999), Kravitz embraced digital technology such as Pro Tools and samplers for the first time. He would win the first of his four consecutive Grammy for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance at the Grammy Awards of 1999.

    His cover version of The Guess Who's hit "American Woman" won him another Grammy for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance at the Grammy Awards of 2000. Kravitz released a Greatest Hits compilation in 2000. It proved to be his most successful album. The single "Again" would earn him his third consecutive Grammy for the Best Male Rock Vocal in the Grammy Awards of 2001. Kravitz released his sixth album Lenny in October 2001. He won his fourth consecutive Grammy for Best Male Rock Vocal at the Grammy Awards of 2002. Kravitz's seventh album Baptism was released in May 2004. His album, It Is Time For A Love Revolution was released in 2008. He has always edited his albums on Virgin Records America. The lead single from Kravitz's ninth album, Black And White America, "Stand" was released on June 3, 2011.

    He is the son of Ukrainian-Jewish American NBC television news producer Sy Kravitz, and Bahamian American actress Roxie Roker, best known as her character Helen Willis on the hit 1970s television sitcom The Jeffersons.

    Pictures (6)

    Lenny KravitzLenny KravitzLenny KravitzLenny KravitzLenny KravitzLenny Kravitz

    Fans (56)

    Jess_KekoOlivia_KaBones_ShatterMaryShawCarlJRavijackpsmith2004cinescarmaytigerlily4baloo83Meidangel16sthlmlocoestelita show more (16-31 of 56)

    Similar Artists

    H.I.M.Duran DuranChicagoNeil YoungEdwin McCainThe AnimalsJimmy BuffettAsian Kung-Fu GenerationJon McLaughlinLee DewyzeChris DaughtryNerina PallotHaylie DuffSublime with RomeMarc Cohn show more (16-31 of 60)

    More artists

    • popular on LSI
    • new on LSI


    • Facebook (0)
    • LetsSingIt (142)
    •  guest says:
      pop out
       idanosh6 says:
      012-10-2013 12:08
      I can never get enough of it
      022-05-2012 01:17
       xxxpuntaxxx says:
      018-01-2012 20:46
      This is my favourite song on the album.
      Michael+Lenny - could it get any better?
      This is the song that remindes me the most of the golden times when Bad and Dangerous ruled the world. Love you, MJ!
       superflyjean says:
      010-06-2010 16:48
      017-03-2010 20:03
       heat84 says:
      027-01-2009 03:58
      Too bad he doesn't make music like this anymore. He sounds like everyone else now.
       _mia_ says:
      027-07-2008 11:10
      025-07-2008 13:09
       number89757 says:
      014-05-2008 13:33
      Lol it's the theme song of L - Change the World! Brilliant song!
       c4033 says:
      014-03-2008 06:32
      sin palabras
      show more (11-21 of 142)