Keri Hilson

Born 5 December 1982
Keri Hilson
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1982-12-05
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Keri Hilson

Keri Hilson Biography (Wikipedia)

Keri Lynn Hilson (born December 5, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born and raised in Decatur, Georgia and spent most of her youth working with producer Anthony Dent as a songwriter and background vocalist for several R&B and hip hop artists. By the age of 14, Hilson had secured a record deal with the girl group D'Signe, who later disbanded. She attended Oxford College of Emory University in Georgia, while she continued writing songs for artists, including Britney Spears, The Pussycat Dolls, and Mary J. Blige, with the production and songwriting team, The Clutch. In 2006, Hilson signed with American rapper and producer Timbaland's record label, Mosley Music. Her breakthrough came in 2007 after appearing on Timbaland's single "The Way I Are", which topped charts around the world.

Hilson's music style is R&B, hip hop, and pop; womanhood, sexual intimacy and love are the typical themes. Her musical influences come from her father's side of the family. Hilson's debut studio album, In a Perfect World..., was released in 2009, and debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 chart, eventually being certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The album spawned the hit singles, "Knock You Down", "Turnin Me On" and "I Like". It also earned Hilson two Grammy Award nominations for Best New Artist and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "Knock You Down". Her second studio album, No Boys Allowed, was released in 2010 and was considerably less successful than its predecessor; however, it included the platinum single, "Pretty Girl Rock". In 2016 Hilson announced that her upcoming third studio album would be titled L.I.A.R. The album has yet to be released, and for the past eight years Hilson has not released any new music of her own.

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Knock You Down (feat. Kanye West & Ne-Yo)
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Knock You Down (feat. Kanye West & Ne-Yo)
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Energy
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Energy
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The Way I Are (feat. Keri Hilson)
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The Way I Are (feat. Keri Hilson)
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Turnin' Me On
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Turnin' Me On
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Return The Favor (feat. Timbaland)
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Return The Favor (feat. Timbaland)
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Pretty Girl Rock
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Pretty Girl Rock
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Knock You Down
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Knock You Down
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Pretty Girl Rock (Remix) (feat. Kanye West)
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Pretty Girl Rock (Remix) (feat. Kanye West)
Chip
In The Air (feat. Keri Hilson)
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In The Air (feat. Keri Hilson)
Timbaland
Scream (feat. Keri Hilson & Nicole Scherzinger)
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Scream (feat. Keri Hilson & Nicole Scherzinger)
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Turnin Me On (feat. Lil Wayne)
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Turnin Me On (feat. Lil Wayne)
Fabolous
Everything, Everyday, Everywhere (feat. Keri Hilson)
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Everything, Everyday, Everywhere (feat. Keri Hilson)
Chris Brown
Superhuman (feat. Keri Hilson)
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Superhuman (feat. Keri Hilson)
Timbaland
Scream (feat. Keri Hilson & Nicole Scherzinger)
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Scream (feat. Keri Hilson & Nicole Scherzinger)
Kardinal Offishall
Numba 1 (Tide Is High)
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Numba 1 (Tide Is High)
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Past BBC Events

Live Lounge: Keri Hilson
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2009-09-25T23:08:24
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2009
Live Lounge: Keri Hilson

Live Lounge: Keri Hilson

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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