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Ne-Yo


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  • Variants

    • Smith, S. (Shaffer)
    • Smith, Shaffer
    • Smith, Schaffer
  • Additional Information

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

    • WikidataNe-Yo Offsite linkLabel from public data source Wikidata
  • Sources

    • found: Ma, R. There's something about Remy [SR] p2005:container (Ne-Yo) insert (S. Smith)
    • found: All music guide WWW site, Mar. 17, 2006(Ne-Yo; b. Shaffer Smith, Camden, AR; R&B songwriter and vocalist)
    • found: Wikipedia, Mar. 17, 2006(Ne-Yo; b. Shaffer Chimere Smith, Oct. 18, 1982, Arkansas; American R&B singer-songwriter)
    • found: U.S. copyright file, Mar. 17, 2006(Smith, Shaffer Chimere, 1979- ; Smith, Schaffer, 1979- ; Smith, Schaefer [sic])
    • found: All music guide WWW site, Oct. 4, 2012(Ne-Yo; b. Shaffer Smith, Oct. 18, 1982, Camden, AR; R&B songwriter, arranger, and vocalist)
    • found: Wikipedia, Oct. 4, 2012(Ne-Yo; b. Shaffer Chimere Smith, Oct. 18, 1979, Camden, Ark.; R&B singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor)
    • found: Internet Movie Database, Oct. 4, 2012(Ne-Yo; b. Shaffer Chimere Smith, Oct. 18, 1982, Camden, Ark.)
    • found: Int. ww in pop. mus., 13th ed.(Ne-Yo; b. Shaffer Chimere Smith, Oct. 18, 1979, Arkansas; American songwriter and singer)
    • found: Oxford music online, Oct. 4, 2012:Enc. of popular music, 4th ed. (Ne-Yo; b. Shaffer Chimere Smith, Oct. 18, 1982, Camden, Ark; R&B singer-songwriter)
    • found: Gale Biography in Context, Oct. 4, 2012:Contemporary musicians (Ne-Yo; b. Shaffer C. Smith, Oct. 18, 1982, Camden, Ark.; rhythm and blues singer, songwriter; interview with Jet's Melody K. Hoffman: "Ne-Yo is the character I created ... whereas Shaffer C. Smith, my government name ... he's more the songwriter side of me. Ne-Yo is 24 (years old), Shaffer is 27.")
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Wikipedia article has frequently alternated 1979 and 1982 birth dates. Interview cited below suggests that 1979, corresponding with his "government" [i.e. real] name is the more likely birth date.]
  • Change Notes

    • 2006-03-17: new
    • 2016-10-07: revised
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