Carl Thomas is an American R&B singer. He was signed to Bad Boy Entertainment in 1997. His single "I Wish" released in late 1999, topping the R&B charts for six consecutive weeks. " Emotional" his debut album was released April 18, 2000. The singles, "Summer Rain" charted at #18 and the title track "Emotional" charted at #8 on the R&B charts. The album was certified platinum with over 1 million in sales. Later rapper Jay-Z's "I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)" featuring Jay-z interpolated Thomas' "I Wish" on his 2000 album The Dynasty: Roc La Familia. His second album, Let's Talk About It, was released March 23, 2004.On the 2006 2Pac album Pac's Life, he was featured beside Hussein Fatal and Papoose on the track "Dumpin'". On December 7, 2006, Thomas earned a Grammy Award nomination along with Chaka Khan, Yolanda Adams, and the late Gerald Levert for "Everyday (Family Reunion)" a song from the soundtrack of Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion. The song received a nomination for Best R&B Performance by a Duo Or Group With Vocals. His third album, So Much Better, was released May 30, 2007 and reached number 25 on the US Billboard 200. He is now signed to Verve Music Group. Thomas plans to have a new album entitled Conquer due out December 2011. He is featured on Trey Songz' 2009 song "Feels So Good".