In 2001, Tank released his first album, 'Force of Nature,' under Blackground Records, and fans couldn't deny that the LP was aptly named. The D.C. native, with his superhero body and his near-perfect voice, had his female devotees mesmerized. Tank had the heart-melting lyrics, the talent and the physical appearance to build a long-lasting presence in R&B.

He has a bad body prototype -- "bad" meaning "good," of course -- and he seemingly knows it. His album artwork almost always highlights his firm muscles and caramel-colored skin, but true fans of the singer-songwriter should see him live and witness his upper body perfection from a few feet away. Tank loves baring his chest onstage.

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