Ne-Yo

Jan
26
Will Smith, Cassie, Sevyn, & Elle Varner Attend Ne-Yo’s Midnight Brunch

Ne-Yo and Will Smith

While Rihanna and Miley Cyrus were partying at Clive Davis’ Pre-Grammy Gala, Ne-Yo celebrated with friends at his 6th Annual Midnight Brunch at Lure nightclub in Hollywood on Saturday.

Guests including Akon, Paris Hilton, Marsha Ambrosius, and Adrienne Bailon were among the stars who snacked on waffles and pancakes while sipping Malibu Red Rum inside the masquerade-themed bash.

Will Smith skipped the red carpet and headed straight inside, where he held court with host Ne-Yo and Kevin Hart.

While DJ Cassidy rocked the turntables, R&B divas Tamar Braxton, Elle Varner, and Sevyn Streeter partied until the early A.M. with Omarion, Mack Wilds, and Luke James.

A blonde Cassie danced in VIP with her Bad Boy labelmate Machine Gun Kelly and LoLa Monroe while lingerie-clad women paraded around in masks.

Check out more pics from the red-hot festivities below.

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Dec
17
Ne-Yo and Celine Dion Perform ‘Incredible’ on ‘The Voice’

Celine Dion and Ne-Yo

Lady Gaga and Christina Aguilera weren’t the only pop powerhouses who graced the stage on Tuesday’s finale of “The Voice.” Before a winner was crowned, Ne-Yo teamed up with Celine Dion to perform their uplifting collaboration “Incredible” live for the first time.

“It’s an honor and a pleasure to sing with Celine Dion, but it is not an easy thing,” said Ne-Yo, who wrote the power ballad for Celine’s latest album Loved Me Back to Life.

In a previous interview, Celine revealed that her son René-Charles is a big Ne-Yo fan and was especially eager for them to collaborate.

Watch the Canadian songbird and R&B gentleman’s soaring set below.

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Dec
6
Video: Marsha Ambrosius f/ Ne-Yo – ‘Without You’

Marsha Ambrosius and Ne-Yo

Marsha Ambrosius fought against gay bullying in the video for “Far Away” and risked her life for love in “Cold War.” Now she takes on child molestation in the powerful video for her Ne-Yo-assisted single “Without You.”

The British songstress reflects on her painful past when a man sexually assaulted her as a young girl. While she looks over childhood photos and cries in her basement, Ne-Yo rushes over to console her.

Marsha’s sophomore album Friends & Lovers is due next year featuring Ne-Yo and a collaboration with Alicia Keys.

Grab some tissue and watch the emotional clip below.

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Nov
19
Fabolous Celebrates ‘Great Fabsby’ Birthday with Ne-Yo, Meek Mill, & Emily B

Emily B. and Fabolous

Fabolous went all out while celebrating his 36th birthday with a “Great Gatsby”-themed party at Jazz Room at The General in New York last night. Clad in a tuxedo, the dapper rapper arrived in style in a vintage Rolls-Royce with his girlfriend Emily B. He made his way inside and partied with his loved ones including his mother and pals Adrienne Bailon, Swizz Beatz, Meek Mill, and DJ Clue, who all dressed up for the ’20s-themed bash.

“Celebrating Life with my King! Happy Birthday,” tweeted Emily.

Vintage jazz band Honey & Vinyl entertained the crowd, who toasted the birthday boy and serenaded him with “Happy Birthday.” Meek Mill got on the mic and performed “Levels,” while Ne-Yo and Fab teamed up for “Make You Better.”

The Brooklyn rapper has been in the studio working on his Soul Tape 3 mixtape, which will include a song for the “slim thick girls” featuring Jeremih.

Check out more pics from “The Great Fabsby” birthday extravaganza below.

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Nov
6
Lil Mama, Ne-Yo, & Michelle Williams Attend ‘Best Man Holiday’ Premiere

Lil Mama

Christmas came early at the premiere of The Best Man Holiday in L.A. on Tuesday. The film’s stars including Nia Long, Terrence Howard, and Taye Diggs got dressed up and celebrated the Christmas spirit.

They rubbed elbows with music stars including Lil Mama. The “CrazySexyCool” actress donned green hair and a shimmering silver gown, while Michelle Williams was sexy, yet sophisticated in a black dress. R&B gentlemen Ne-Yo and Mario kept it casual while walking the red carpet.

The soundtrack, which includes contributions from Ne-Yo, Mario, R. Kelly, Fantasia, and Mary J. Blige, is available now, while the movie arrives in theaters on Nov. 15.

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Oct
28
New Music: Celine Dion f/ Ne-Yo – ‘Incredible’

Ne-Yo and Celine Dion

Ne-Yo joins forces with one of pop music’s biggest voices for an “Incredible” collaboration. The R&B crooner duets with Celine Dion on the soaring anthem, which will appear on the Canadian diva’s first English-language album in six years, Loved Me Back to Life, due November 5.

Ne-Yo describes the power ballad as a “theme song for that moment when you do something that defines who you are or defines a moment in time.”

“It’s an honor and a pleasure to sing with Celine Dion, but it is not an easy thing,” said Ne-Yo, who previously worked with her on 2007′s “I Got Nothin’ Left.” “It’s the most irrelevant that I’ve ever felt. Because the size of Celine Dion’s voice, you don’t need me there.”

Listen to them knock it out of the park.

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Oct
25
Ne-Yo Records ‘Incredible’ Duet with Celine Dion

Ne-Yo and Celine Dion

Ne-Yo has worked with pop’s biggest divas including Mariah Carey, Beyoncé, and Rihanna. Now he teams up with Celine Dion on their duet “Incredible” for the Canadian singer’s upcoming album Loved Me Back to Life, due November 5.

The two hit the Palms studio in Las Vegas to record (Celine’s son René-Charles is also a big Ne-Yo fan).

Celine belts out the Ne-Yo-penned lyrics on the empowering record, described as a “theme song for that moment when you do something that defines who you are or defines a moment in time.”

“It’s an honor and a pleasure to sing with Celine Dion, but it is not an easy thing,” said Ne-Yo, who previously worked with her on 2007′s “I Got Nothin’ Left.” “It’s the most irrelevant that I’ve ever felt. Because the size of Celine Dion’s voice, you don’t need me there.”

Celine returned the compliment. “I love the song. I admire you and I’m privileged to have this song,” she told Ne-Yo.

Go behind the scenes of their “Incredible” collabo below.

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