In 2007 Sweat began broadcasting a syndicated radio show in currently 21 markets in the United States called The Sweat Hotel. The show plays music from the 70s to current releases and it is broadcast in Atlanta from his studio at Premiere Radio Networks. It airs every day from 7pm to midnight. Also in 2007 he produced the CD Sweat Hotel Live.
Keith Sweat has dabbled in acting with several small roles in television and film. In 1991 he appeared on television in an episode of the hit show New York Undercover where he played himself. In the 1997 film New Jack City he had a brief part where he played the wedding singer at an ill-fated wedding. Also in 1997 he appeared on the TV show Martin in an episode entitled “Stakeout” where he played a detective. He also appeared on Wayans Bros. on an episode entitled “Marlon Goes on the Road.”
Recognition and Awards.
According to Billboard, Keith Sweat albums made the Billboard 200 Albums of the Year Chart eight times in his career; 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1996, 1997, 1998, and in 2001. His songs made the Billboard Hot 100 Song of the Year Charts six times in his career; in 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1996, and 1997. In 1988 he was nominated by the American Music Award for the Favorite Album – Soul/R&B for Make it Last Forever. Again in 1990 the American Music Awards nominated Sweat for Favorite Single Soul/ Rhythm & Blues for the single “Merry Go Round” and for Favorite Male Artist – Soul/Rhythm & Blues. For both categories he lost to singer and performer MC Hammer. The 1996 American Music Awards once again had Sweat nominated for an award, this time it was again for Favorite Album – Soul/ Rhythm & Blues and again in the following year he was nominated for Favorite Male Artist – Soul/ Rhythm & Blues. His one American Music Award win came in 1996 for the category Favorite Male Artist – Soul/ Rhythm & Blues.