Lonnie R. Lynn Wiki: Everything To Know About The ‘Stand Up for Something’ Composer

Lonnie R. Lynn is most famous for being a music composer. Read more to learn about his songs, awards and nominations, net worth, and more!


Lonnie R. Lynn

Lonnie R. Lynn was born on March 13, 1972, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is most famous for his career as a composer and rapper. When rapping, he goes by the name Common, which was shortened from his old stage name, Common Sense. He has worked on several movie soundtracks, as well as other famous songs.

Career as a Composer

Lonnie R. Lynn began his professional music career in the mid-1990’s. One of the first things that he worked on was the album “Resurrection.” He also worked on the album “One Day It’ll All Make Sense,” in 1997. One of the things he is most famous for is his work on the album “Like Water for Chocolate,” which was made for the movie with the same name. He also worked on the album “Electric Circus” in 2002. Lynn’s most recent album is “A Common Wonder,” which was released in 2017. He also has music credits on the songs “Finding Forever,” “The RH Factor,” and “Introducing Joss Stone.”

Awards and Nominations

Lonnie R. Lynn is currently nominated for an Oscar 2018 award for Best Original Song. He earned his nomination for writing the lyrics for the song “Stand Up for Something”. Diane Warren will share the award if “Stand Up for Something” wins an Oscar. The other songs that have been nominated for this award are “Mighty River,” “Mystery of Love,” “Remember Me,” and “This is Me.” The winner of this award will be announced at the Oscar 2018 ceremony on March 4, 2018.

Lonnie R. Lynn already has one Oscar to his name already. In 2015, he won an Oscar for Best Original Song for his work on “Glory” with John Legend. He has also won Lyricist of the Year from the BET Hip Hop Awards in 2006 and 2007. Some of his other awards include two Black Reel Awards for Best Original or Adapted Song, Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, and three Grammy awards for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group, Best Song Written for Visual Media, and Best R&B Song.

Net Worth

As of 2018, Lonnie R. Lynn’s net worth is estimated to be between $35-45 million. His exact net worth amount is still under debate. As he continues to win major music awards and composes and produces more songs with other famous musicians, it is likely that his net worth will continue to grow.

Social Media

Lonnie R. Lynn also has an active Instagram page. He has a public account, so you can follow it to see all of his posts, pictures, and videos. A link to his account is below.

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