Ne-Yo: A Career Retrospective

Don't miss Ne-Yo tonight on 106!

I Think They Like Me - Because of You landed Ne-Yo his first Grammy for Best Contemporary R&B Album in 2008.  (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Ne-Yo on  106 & Park! - Singer-songwriter Ne-Yo is coming through 106 & Park tonight with a very special live performance to celebrate the release of his fifth studio album R.E.D.!Don't miss a minute of the show at 6P/5C!(Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

In My Own Words - After establishing himself as an in-demand songwriter, Ne-Yo inked a record deal with Def Jam and released his debut No. 1 album, In My Own Words. His debut album spawned the mega hits "So Sick" and "Sexy Love."(Photo: Courtesy of Compound Records)

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In My Own Words - After establishing himself as an in-demand songwriter, Ne-Yo inked a record deal with Def Jam and released his debut No. 1 album, In My Own Words. His debut album spawned the mega hits "So Sick" and "Sexy Love."(Photo: Courtesy of Compound Records)

He Laced the Track - Just in case you're unfamiliar with Ne-Yo's amazing songwriting efforts, he's written for Chrisette Michele, Jennifer Hudson and Mario. The song "Let Me Love You" performed by Mario is actually the song that put Ne-Yo on the map and helped secure his record deal.(Photo: Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

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He Laced the Track - Just in case you're unfamiliar with Ne-Yo's amazing songwriting efforts, he's written for Chrisette Michele, Jennifer Hudson and Mario. The song "Let Me Love You" performed by Mario is actually the song that put Ne-Yo on the map and helped secure his record deal.(Photo: Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

Do It Again - Ne-Yo topped the charts yet again with his 2007 album Because of You, boosted by guest contributions from Jay-Z on "Crazy" and Jennifer Hudson on "Leaving Tonight."(Photo: Courtesy of Def Jam Records)

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Because of You - After establishing himself as a successful solo artist with his debut album, Ne-Yo followed that up with his sophomore effort, Because of You. (Photo: Courtesy of Compound Records)

Singer Turned Actor - Clearly everyone knows Ne-Yo is a singer-songwriter, but when he hit the silver screen in Stomp the Yard, he became a certified movie star. Since then he's been in Red Tails and will be a part of many projects to come.(Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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Singer Turned Actor - Clearly everyone knows Ne-Yo is a singer-songwriter, but when he hit the silver screen in Stomp the Yard, he became a certified movie star. Since then he's been in Red Tails and will be a part of many projects to come.(Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Back to What You Know

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Year of the Gentleman - Ne-Yo has a signature style when it comes to his music, but something that's just as prominent is his old-school fashion sense. He always rocks tailored clothes and that signature fedora, so it was only right that he titled his third studio album Year of the Gentleman.(Photo: Courtesy of Compound Records)

World Music and Euro Dance - R&B's landscape has drastically changed over the past few years and Ne-Yo was one of the first crooners to explore the Euro Dance world. Props, bro!(Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for ABC)

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World Music and Euro Dance - R&B's landscape has drastically changed over the past few years and Ne-Yo was one of the first crooners to explore the Euro Dance world. Props, bro!(Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for ABC)

Libra Scale - Libra Scale showed balance and spawned the hit "Beautiful Monster." What's not to love?(Photo: Courtesy of Compound Records)

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Libra Scale - Libra Scale showed balance and spawned the hit "Beautiful Monster." What's not to love?(Photo: Courtesy of Compound Records)

In the Spotlight - Recording artist Ne-Yo lights up the stage during halftime. (Photo: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

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Presidential - Ne-Yo's about his business and had an ear for talent, so it's no surprise that he's now the Senior Vice President and A&R of Motown Records.(Photo: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Ne-Yo - The singer/songwriter, who won the Best Male R&B Artist award, had a big night with two performances, including "Make Me Better" with Fabolous.  (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images) 

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Lazy Love - Don't miss Ne-Yo's very special live performance with the one of Brooklyn's finest, Fabolous!Get in all the action tonight at 6P/5C only on 106!(Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)