Ne-Yo No-Show Suit

2/11/2009 1:04 PM PST

Ne-Yo No-Show Suit

Happening hot spot Bellevue, Wa. was supposed to be the scene for a big New Year's Eve shindig hosted by Ne-Yo. And it probably would have been awesome ... if only he showed up.

According to a lawsuit filed last week in Maryland, Wet Entertainment booked Ne-Yo for the NYE gig and paid him $95,000 up front. The organizers claim they made all sorts of arrangements for the show -- promotion, travel, hotel, etc.

They claim Ne-Yo's people made it to Washington -- but no Ne-Yo. The show was 86'd.

Wet is suing Ne-Yo and the booking company that made the deal for the $95K plus more than $1 mil in damages.

The booking company had no comment. A call to Ne-Yo's agent was not returned.