Charles Shaw was born on the 4 of July 1960 in Houston Texas. He came to Germany with the U.S. Army in 1978. and made a career in music afterwards.
The cooperation with Frank Farian landed Charles Shaw indirect international success with the song „Girl You Know it’s True“ by Milli Vanilli. “Girl You Know it's True” sold more than 21 million copies worldwide. Charles wasn't seen, but his voice was heard. He was one of the original voices behind Rob and Fab.
Charles Shaw sang in several singing projects with the singer Sidney Youngblood. They were in groups such; as "Remote Control", and "Unpolished Funk".
He founded the band "Charles Shaw and The Charles Shaw Family". (1980-81). The Group won the Mainz Grand Prix twice.
In 1992, Charles founded the formation “Cham CM“ with some of the former members of the SAS Band. This remake of „Shalemar“ has been published on German, and American Samplers.
1994 - “FFM 1200” Was an anniversary song for the city of Frankfurts 1200th anniversary the song included more than 20 Artists. The proceeds wen to the Childrens Heart Ward of the University Clinic of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main.
1994 – “I'm Feeling” - was recorded in Italy, and released in Germany, mid-95. “I'm Feeling” was a summer hit in Greece, and hit the Greek top ten for weeks.
2011 - “Stand By Me”
2013 – Charles released “Goodbye Aufwiedersehen” written by Naidoo and Herberger. through Chubb Records in Cooperation with Grassman Entertainment.
Performance: He has had the opportunity to travel to various countries, around the world, and perform before diverse audiences, and various venues.
Film: Charles has had experience in the film industrie. He was in the German Film, entitled “Die Dorfbraut”, and sang on the soundtrack of a Czechoslovakian movie, that was filmed in Prague.
He has been a guest on several TV Shows, such as; ARD, ZDF, RTL, SAT1, all third programs in the UK, MTV, BBC 3, „Good Morning America“, „Entertainment Tonight“, „Fox TV“, „CBS“, Morning Show“, „Joan Rivers Show“, Etc...
He enjoys doing charity work whenever time permits, and possible.