Ne-Yo is an American singer-songwriter. He first gained recognition as a composer, particularly for the song “Let Me Love You” performed by Mario. This paved the way for him to launch his solo singing career. With this, he released his debut solo single “Stay”, which became moderately successful. Following this, he released his debut album In My Own Words. The album was a huge hit, reaching atop the Billboard 200. The album also spawned the hit single “So Sick”, which reached Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. He next released his second album Because of You. Subsequent releases are as follows Year of the Gentleman (2008), Libra Scale (2010), R.E.D. (2012), and Non-Fiction (2015). This year, he released his latest album Good Man.