NE-YO is an American R&B singer and songwriter. He is currently signed to Def Jam Records. His debut album, In My Own Words, was released in 2006, and debuted at number one on Billboard 200, selling 301,000 copies in the first week.
During the same period, NE-YO's second single, "So Sick," became the number one song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. He also wrote Rihanna's Top 10 hit, "Unfaithful," and Mario Vazquez's "Gallery".