Scott Stapp

American singer

Scott Alan Stapp (born Anthony Scott Flippen, born August 8, 1973) is an American musician. He is the founder and lead singer of the rock band Creed.

Scott Stapp
Stapp performing on USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) while under way in the Gulf of Oman on September 24, 2008
Stapp performing on USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) while under way in the Gulf of Oman on September 24, 2008
Background information
Birth nameAnthony Scott Flippen
Born (1973-08-08) 8 August 1973 (age 50)
Orlando, Florida
GenresHard rock, heavy metal, post-grunge, Christian rock
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, record producer, author
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, drums, bass
Years active1994–present
Websitewww.scottstapp.com

He won a Grammy Award with Creed for their 2000 single, "With Arms Wide Open". Throughout his career, he has been involved in many legal troubles and also attempted suicide twice. He credits rapper T.I. for saving his life.[1]

He has since committed himself to sobriety and also shaved his head, which he used to demonstrate his "changed" personality.[2] He was ranked at #68 in the Top 100 Heavy Metal Vocalists by Hit Parader.[3]

References

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  1. "T.I. on Saving Scott Stapp's Life: 'We Heard Groans, Moans'". Billboard. 10 October 2012. Retrieved 2013-04-24.
  2. "Creed frontman Scott Stapp commits to controlling his demons". pbpulse.com. Archived from the original on 2012-05-15. Retrieved 2013-04-24.
  3. "Hit Parader's Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time". Hit Parader. Archived from the original on 2012-05-29. Retrieved 2013-04-24.

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