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Ne-Yo


Ne-Yo was born on October 18, 1982 in Camden, Arkansas, USA as Shaffer Chimere Smith. He has been married to Crystal Renay since February 20, 2016. They have one child. See full bio »

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Known For

The Princess and the Frog
(2009)
Precious
Precious Soundtrack
(2009)
The Internship
The Internship Soundtrack
(2013)
Pitch Perfect
Pitch Perfect Soundtrack
(2012)

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  Space Jam 2 (performer: "Hate That I Love You") / (producer: "Hate That I Love You") / (writer: "Hate That I Love You" - as Shaffer Smith) (announced)
 2017 Druzina (Documentary) (performer: "Play Hard") / (writer: "Play Hard" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2017 Girls Trip (performer: "Because Of You" (Girls Trip Remix)) / (writer: "Because Of You" (Girls Trip Remix) - as Shaffer Smith)
 2017 Hollywood Game Night (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Super Duper Store Night (2017) ... (writer: "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2017 Tvoje tvár má známý hlas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.10 (2017) ... (writer: "Closer")
  Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Taye Diggs vs. Ne-Yo (2017) ... (performer: "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)") / (writer: "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)")
 2016 Office Christmas Party (performer: "Time Of Our Lives") / (writer: "Time Of Our Lives" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2016 The Do-Over (performer: "Let's Go") / (writer: "Let's Go" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2016 The Birth of a Nation ("Queen")
 2016 The 5th Wave (performer: "Time of Our Lives") / (writer: "Time of Our Lives" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2012-2015 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Superbattles (2015) ... (writer: "Unfaithful")
- Live Show 3 (2012) ... (writer: "Closer")
 2015 20 Moments That Rocked Pop (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "So Sick")
 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- David Duchovny/Jeff Foxworthy/Pitbull (2015) ... (writer: "Time of Our Lives")
 2015 Rap Critic Reviews (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- "Time of Our Lives" by Pitbull Feat. Ne-Yo (2015) ... (performer: "Time of Our Lives", "Give Me Everything")
 2014 Underground Kings (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Reveal (2014) ... (writer: "Ridiculous" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2014 Worst Film Ever (Christmas Special) (Short) (writer: "Irreplaceable")
  Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Chris Pine/Evangeline Lilly/Pitbull & Ne-Yo (2014) ... (performer: "Time of Our Lives") / (writer: "Time of Our Lives" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2014 American Music Awards 2014 (TV Special) (performer: "Time of Our Lives") / (writer: "Time of Our Lives" - as Shaffer Smith)
  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 2008 - 2014) (performer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Week 6: Pitbull Night (2014) ... ("Give Me Everything") / (writer: "Give Me Everything")
- Week 7 & 8 Elimination (2012) ... (performer: "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)") / (writer: "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)")
- Round Three (2009) ... (writer: "Spotlight" - uncredited)
- Round 6 (2008) ... (writer: "Irreplaceable" - uncredited)
 2014 The Rover (writer: "Pretty Girl Rock" - as Smith)
 2014 21 Coolest Collabs of the 21st Century (TV Movie) (performer: "Give Me Everything")
  Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 5 episodes, 2009 - 2014) (performer - 1 episode, 2012)
- "Dark Horse" by Katy Perry (2014) ... (writer: "Irreplaceable")
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2011 (2012) ... (performer: "Give Me Everything") / (writer: "Give Me Everything", "Irreplaceable")
- Party Rock Anthem (2011) ... (writer: "Give Me Everything")
- Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2009 (2010) ... (writer: "Irreplaceable")
- Break Up (2009) ... (writer: "Let Me Love You")
 2014 The Swan Princess: A Royal Family Tale (Video) (performer: "Turn Around" - uncredited)
 2013 The Best Man Holiday (performer: "I Want to Come Home for Christmas")
  Person of Interest (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Lady Killer (2013) ... (performer: "Give Me Everything") / (writer: "Give Me Everything" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2013 The Internship (performer: "Let's Go") / (writer: "Let's Go" - as Shaffer Smith)
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 20 episodes, 2010 - 2013) (performer - 2 episodes, 2011)
- Episode #21.154 (2013) ... (writer: "Closer" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.131 (2013) ... (writer: "Closer" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.116 (2013) ... (writer: "Closer" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.94 (2013) ... (writer: "Closer" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.58 (2012) ... (writer: "Closer" - uncredited)
 2013 2013 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Play Hard")
 2009-2013 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Naked (2013) ... (writer: "Let Me Love You Until You Learn to Love Yourself" - uncredited)
- Heart (2012) ... (writer: "Let Me Love You" - uncredited)
- Asian F (2011) ... (writer: "Spotlight" - uncredited)
- Showmance (2009) ... (writer: "Take a Bow" - uncredited)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2012) (performer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Jamie Foxx/Ne-Yo (2012) ... (performer: "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)", "She Is") / (writer: "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)", "She Is")
- Blake Lively/Rihanna (2009) ... (writer: "Russian Roulette")
 2008-2012 90210 (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- 99 Problems (2012) ... ("Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself)", "Let's Go", uncredited)
- There's No Place Like Homecoming (2008) ... ("Closer", uncredited)
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 2009 - 2012) (performer - 3 episodes, 2010 - 2012)
- Episode #20.37 (2012) ... (performer: "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)") / (writer: "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)")
- Episode #18.65 (2011) ... (writer: "Pretty Girl Rock" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.44 (2010) ... (performer: "One in a Million" - uncredited) / (writer: "One in a Million" - uncredited)
- Episode #17.81 (2010) ... (performer: "Heroes" - uncredited)
- Episode #17.51 (2009) ... (writer: "Russian Roulette" - uncredited)
  The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 2009 - 2012) (performer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Live Show 4 (2012) ... (writer: "Every Breath You Take/Beautiful Monster" - uncredited)
- Live Results Show 1 (2012) ... (performer: "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)" - uncredited)
- Live Shows 1 (2010) ... (writer: "Spotlight" - uncredited)
- Episode #6.26 (2009) ... (writer: "Russian Roulette")
 2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 6 (2012) ... (writer: "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)")
 2012 Pitch Perfect (writer: "Bellas Finals: (medley)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Give Me Everything" - as S. Smith)
 2012 Voice - Danmarks største stemme (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Anden blindtest (2012) ... (writer: "Russian Roulette" - uncredited)
 2012 Step Up Revolution (performer: "Hands In The Air") / (writer: "Hands In The Air")
  So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 12 episodes, 2006 - 2012) (writer - 7 episodes, 2005 - 2011)
- Top 20 Perform, Part 2 (2012) ... (performer: "Hands in the Air")
- Top 8 Perform (2011) ... (writer: "Let Me Love You", "Take a Bow" - as Shaffer Smith)
- 1 of 9 Voted Off (2010) ... (performer: "Beautiful Monster") / (writer: "Beautiful Monster")
- Top 11 Perform (2010) ... (performer: "Beautiful Monster") / (writer: "Beautiful Monster" - as Shaffer Smith)
- Finale: Winner Announced (2009) ... (performer: "Mad") / (writer: "Mad" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2012 Empire Girls: Julissa & Adrienne (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Oh Say Can You See (2012) ... (performer: "Live It Up" - uncredited)
 2012 Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Return (2012) ... (writer: "Pretty Girl Rock" - uncredited)
 2012 What to Expect When You're Expecting (performer: "Nobody") / (writer: "Nobody" - as Shaffer Smith)
  American Idol (TV Series) (1 episode, 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Top 7 Results (2012) ... (performer: "Think Like a Man")
- 7 Finalists Compete (2011) ... ("Closer")
  No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Cançons infantils (2012) ... (performer: "Give Me Everything") / (writer: "Give Me Everything")
  Conan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- The Douche Who Lost His Bag (2012) ... (performer: "Leave You Alone")
- The Silvery Thistles of St. Lispmoor (2011) ... (writer: "Give Me Everything" - uncredited)
 2012 Think Like a Man (performer: "Think Like a Man", "Sexy Love", "Slow Down") / (writer: "Think Like a Man", "Sexy Love", "Slow Down" - as Shaffer Smith)
  Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Episode #8.5 (2012) ... (performer: "Give Me Everything") / (writer: "Give Me Everything")
 2012 Red Tails (performer: "See See Rider", "They're Red Hot")
 2011 New Year's Eve (performer: "Give Me Everything") / (writer: "Give Me Everything" - as Shaffer Smith)
  The Footy Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- The Grand Final Footy Show (2011) ... (performer: "Give Me Everything" - uncredited) / (writer: "Give Me Everything" - uncredited)
 2011 Canada Sings (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Just Energetics vs. The Sound of Fire (2011) ... (writer: "Closer")
 2008-2011 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Top 14 Performance (2011) ... (performer: "Give Me Everything")
- Top 18 Results (2010) ... (performer: "Nobody")
- Top 10 (2008) ... (performer: "Closer")
 2011 Teen Spirit (TV Movie) (performer: "Give Me Everything") / (writer: "Give Me Everything" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #11.4 (2011) ... (writer: "Russian Roulette" - uncredited)
 2011 Idool 2011 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow 1 (2011) ... (writer: "Take a Bow")
 2011 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (Documentary) (writer: "So Sick of Love Songs" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2010 2010 Soul Train Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Medley: Champagne Life, One in a Million") / (writer: "Medley: Champagne Life, One in a Million")
 2010/I Burlesque (writer: "Knock You Down" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2010 X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 5. Live Show (2010) ... (writer: "Russian Roulette")
 2010 ES.TV HD (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 September 2010 (2010) ... (performer: "Mad")
 2010 Problem Child: Leslie Jones (writer: "Take a Bow" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2009 The Princess and the Frog (performer: "Never Knew I Needed") / (producer: "Never Knew I Needed") / (writer: "Never Knew I Needed")
 2009 Angela and Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (2009) ... (writer: "Russian Roulette")
  Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #1.39 (2009) ... (performer: "Hate That I Love You") / (writer: "Hate That I Love You")
 2009 I Can Do Bad All by Myself (writer: "I Can Do Bad" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2009 Radio 1's Big Weekend (TV Movie) (performer: "Closer")
 2009/II Precious (performer: "My Good Lovin") / (writer: "My Good Lovin" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2008 Divas II (TV Movie) (writer: "I Can Feel You" - uncredited)
 2008 Hollyoaks (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.2394 (2008) ... ("Sexy Love")
  Gossip Girl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- The Dark Night (2008) ... (performer: "Closer" - uncredited)
- A Thin Line Between Chuck and Nate (2008) ... (writer: "Happily Never After")
 2008 The Family That Preys (writer: "Rock With U" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2008 The House Bunny (writer: "Take a Bow" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2008 Operación triunfo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gala 13 (2008) ... (writer: "Hate That I Love You")
 2008 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Spectacular 1 - African Americans (2008) ... (writer: "Irreplaceable")
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) (performer: "Because of You") / (writer: "Because of You" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2007-2008 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Die Top 15 - Jetzt oder nie (2008) ... (writer: "Let Me Love You")
- Top 20 - live: Die Frauen #1 (2007) ... (writer: "Unfaithful")
 2008 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore (Video Game) (writer: "Irreplaceable", "Unfaithful" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2008 Cashmere Mafia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2008) ... (writer: "Irreplacable")
 2008 The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- More with Less (2008) ... (performer: "Because of You")
 2007 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow #0 (2007) ... (writer: "Gallery", "Because of You")
 2007 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Because of You")
 2005-2007 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Top 6: New Millennium Magic (2007) ... (writer: "Irreplaceable")
- Top 14 (2007) ... (writer: "Unfaithful")
- Top 24: Group 3 (2005) ... (writer: "Let Me Love You")
 2007 Are We Done Yet? (performer: "Because of You") / (writer: "Because of You" - as Schaffer Smith)
 2007 Stomp the Yard (performer: "Sign Me Up") / (writer: "Sign Me Up" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2006 Save the Last Dance 2 (Video) (performer: "Watch You Dance") / (writer: "Going to New York", "It's on You", "Watch You Dance", "Dvorak Variations", "All I Need")
 2006 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 24 Group 3 Performance Show: Guys (2006) ... (writer: "So Sick", "Let Me Love You")
 2004 You Got Served (writer: "Take It to the Floor" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2001 The Princess Diaries (writer: "Away With the Summer Days" - as Shaffer Smith)
 2000 Alley Cats Strike (TV Movie) (writer: "Pedal To The Steel")
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Other Works:

Album: "Because of You" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Shaffer Smith aka Ne-Yo | Shaffer 'Ne-Yo' Smith | Shaffer Smith

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Trivia:

Grew up in Las Vegas. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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