The 56th Grammy Awards are only a day away and the nominations are in. Mack Wilds is up for a Grammy nomination for Best Urban Contemporary Album. The triple threat actor, singer, rapper whos real name is Tristan Wilds began his shoot to stardom on the re-imagined Beverly Hills 90210 TV show. Wilds plays Dixon Wilson an adopted child into a family who moves to the West Coast and starts high school at the socially exclusive Beverly Hills High. Since the shows start in 2008 Wilds has been a main character for the past five years and is anticipating on returning for the next season this year. Even with such success in television it seems the actor has been experimenting with more and more music leading up to the release of his debut album New York: A Love Story.
The entertainer sat down with WPGC Radio to shoot the breeze about his recent recognition
Wilds is originally from Staten Island, NY and his album definitely has some 80s and 90s influences with his chart topping single “Own It”. It seems his first single caught the ears of enough listeners to earn him his first Grammy nomination. New York: A Love Story is available for download through several outlets including Amazon and iTunes. He’s such a fresh face in music, good luck tomorrow night at the Grammy Awards and don’t forget to tune in it all starts at 7p.m.!