Will Champlin


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Will Champlin grew up in a very musical family, his father Ben is the songwriter and founding member of the band Chicago.  Will studied at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts and launched his musical career as a songwriter.  In 2010 he won a Grammy for writing the song “Ordinary Me,” which appeared on Heather Headley’s album Audience Of One.  Three years later Will’s singing career was underway with a performance on The Voice, he sang the Gavin DeGraw song “Not Over You.”