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Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson, known professionally as H.E.R. (born June 27, 1997) is an American singer/songwriter. H.E.R. first made her debut with a single in 2014 under her real name, before re-emerging in 2016 under the H.E.R. persona. H.E.R. stated she underwent the change in identity to downplay herself as a celebrity in order to get people more interested in her music. The acronym stands for Having Everything Revealed.

H.E.R. released her breakthrough project H.E.R. Vol. 1 in 2016. The EP was critically acclaimed and received a lot of praise from well-known artists such as Usher, Alicia Keys, and Rihanna. She would continue to release singles and EPs, and in 2021, she won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year for "I Can't Breathe" and the Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Fight for You" from the film Judas and the Black Messiah.

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Discography

Studio Albums

  • Back of My Mind (2021)

Extended Plays

  • H.E.R. Volume 1 (2016)
  • H.E.R. Volume 2 (2017)
  • H.E.R. Volume 2, The B Sides (2017)
  • I Used to Know Her: The Prelude (2018)
  • I Used to Know Her: Part 2 (2018)

Compilation albums

  • H.E.R. (2017)
  • I Used To Know Her (2019)

Singles

  • "I Can't Breathe" (2020)
  • "Fight for You" (2021)
  • "Come Through", featuring Chris Brown (2021)

Tropes

  • Child Popstar: Was originally this, having gained notoriety covering Alicia Keys songs at the age of 10 and participating in Nickelodeon and Disney Channel projects.
  • Child Prodigy: Prodigiously talented, she plays multiple instruments and has been making music since she was 10. At the age of 23, she won a Grammy and an Oscar in the same year.
  • Fun with Acronyms: H.E.R. stands for "Having Everything Revealed," ironically.
  • Reclusive Artist: Of a sort. She didn't discuss her personal life or real name for some years, and always performed wearing big sunglasses that hide her eyes.
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  • R&B / Contemporary R&B: H.E.R.'s style of music fits firmly into this genre.
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