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Ne-Yo

Shaffer Chimere Smith (born October 18, 1982), better known by his stage name Ne-Yo, is an American Grammy Award winning R&B singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer and actor. Beginning his career as a songwriter, Ne-Yo penned the 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. In 2006, he released his debut album, In My Own Words, which contained the US number one hit "So Sick", as well as the top 10 hit "Sexy Love". In 2007, he released his second album, Because of You, which contained the US top 3 hit, "Because of You". In 2008, he released his third album, Year of the Gentleman, which contained the top 10 hits "Closer", "Mad" and "Miss Independent". His fourth studio album, Libra Scale, was released on November 22, 2010. In 2009, Billboard ranked him as the 57th Artist of the 2000s decade. In addition to a successful recording career, Ne-Yo has amassed a catalog of chart-topping songs that he has written for other artists. Ne-Yo was born in Camden, Arkansas His mother is of African American and Chinese descent, and his

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Ne-Yo's Ex-Baby Mama
Threatens Legal Action ... You Blabbed, Time to Pay!

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Ne-Yo -- Nerds Get Laid More Than Politicians

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Ne-Yo -- Come Closer ... To My $500k Mansion

Ne-Yo
Come Closer ... To My $500k Mansion

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Ne-Yo -- Who Is The Ugliest Rapper of Them All?

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- 1542 days ago
Ne-Yo -- I Didn't STEAL from The Game

Ne-Yo
I Didn't STEAL from The Game

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Ne-Yo's Baby Mama -- I'm Adopting 48 African Children ... Kinda

Ne-Yo's Baby Mama
I'm Adopting 48 African Children ... Kinda

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Ne-Yo
This Strip Club Needs a Carpet ... MADE OF CASH!!!

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