The American R&B singer Ne-Yo is a true allrounder: singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actor. He did not only write several hits for other artists and produced for example Mario's "Let Me Love You", he also looks back on four successful albums, a Grammy Award and countless hits. His first single, "So Sick" from 2006 was #1 in the US and also his international breakthrough.
His debut single “Hot” was his entry to the hip-hop world, by fascinating the crowd with his unique flow. Shortly afterwards his debut album „Country Grammar“ was selling over 250.000 and lately 9 billion times.2 years afterwards the album “Nellyville” got 2 Grammys for the single “Hot in Here” and “Dilemma” ( 6 billion sold LP’s).
The first commercial success came along with her third mix tape, which gained her the Underground Music Award “Female Artist of the Year” in 2008. Her debut album “Pink Friday” peaked at no. 1 on the US Billboard Charts within no time and was even certified Platinum only a month after its release. Nicki is the first artist to ever have 7 singles on the Billboard 200 Charts at the same time.