Ne-Yo
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1979-10-18
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Ne-Yo

Ne-Yo Biography (Wikipedia)

Shaffer Chimere Smith (born October 18, 1979), known professionally as Ne-Yo, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, actor and dancer. He gained fame for his songwriting abilities when he penned his 2004 hit "Let Me Love You" for singer Mario. The single's successful release in the United States prompted an informal meeting between Ne-Yo and Def Jam's label head and the signing of a recording contract.

Ne-Yo's debut solo single, "Stay", was released in 2005 to moderate success. His debut studio album, In My Own Words (2006), was critically and commercially successful, reaching number one on the Billboard 200 chart in the United States. It is certified platinum in the United States, United Kingdom, Japan and Australia and saw the success of the single "So Sick", which topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States.

Because of You (2007), Ne-Yo's second studio album, was the second number one platinum-selling album debuted on the Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts, and received the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Album at the 50th Grammy Awards. His third studio album, Year of the Gentleman (2008), saw continued success and further Grammy Award nominations for Best Contemporary R&B Album as well as Album of the Year. Its singles "Closer" and "Miss Independent" were also nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song.Year of the Gentleman has been certified platinum twice in the US, selling two million copies, also platinum three times in the UK and once in Japan.

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Ne-Yo Performances & Interviews


Ne-Yo Tracks

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Closer
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Closer
Pitbull
Give Me Everything (feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer)
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Give Me Everything (feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer)
Keri Hilson
Knock You Down (feat. Kanye West & Ne-Yo)
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Knock You Down (feat. Kanye West & Ne-Yo)
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Miss Independent
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Miss Independent
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So Sick
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So Sick
Jennifer Hudson
Think Like A Man
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Think Like A Man
50 Cent
Baby By Me (feat. Ne-Yo)
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Baby By Me (feat. Ne-Yo)
Calvin Harris
Let's Go (feat. Ne-Yo)
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Let's Go (feat. Ne-Yo)
Shaggy Feat.Ne-Yo
You Girl (feat. Ne-Yo)
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You Girl (feat. Ne-Yo)

You Girl (feat. Ne-Yo)

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Shaggy Feat.Ne-Yo
David Guetta
Play Hard (feat. Ne-Yo & Akon)
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Play Hard (feat. Ne-Yo & Akon)
Ne-Yo
This Christmas Song
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This Christmas Song

This Christmas Song

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Tasha Cobbs
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Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself)
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Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself)
Fabolous
Make Me Better (feat. Ne-Yo)
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Make Me Better (feat. Ne-Yo)
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Past BBC Events

Radio 1's Teen Awards: 2012
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The SSE Arena, Wembley
2012-10-07T16:30:30
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2012
Radio 1's Teen Awards: 2012

Radio 1's Teen Awards: 2012

The SSE Arena, Wembley
Live Lounge: Neyo
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2008-07-24T16:30:30
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Jul
2008
Live Lounge: Neyo

Live Lounge: Neyo

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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