Ne-Yo is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. He was born on October 18, 1979, in Camden, Arkansas, and raised in Las Vegas. Ne-Yo started his music career as a songwriter for various artists such as Mario, Mary J. Blige, and Rihanna, among others. He gained mainstream success with his debut album, “In My Own Words,” which was released in 2006. Ne-Yo’s music is a fusion of R&B, pop, and dance.