Little Anthony first appeared onto the scene as the effervescent lead singer of Little Anthony & the Imperials. The group's first big hit was "Tears on My Pillow" which was released in 1958. The group had 11 Top 40 Hits, including "I'm On The Outside (Looking In)" (1964), "Goin' Out Of My Head" (1964), and "Hurt So Bad" (1965). While the group's lineup changed over the years, Little Anthony remained a constant and essential part of the group's sound. In 2009, the group was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.