Ne-Yo’s “Non-Fiction” Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s R&B Albums Chart (@NeYoCompound)

ne-yoNE-YOsNon-Fiction(Motown Records/Compound Entertainment) is No. 1 onBillboardsR&B Albums chart in its first week of release and bows in the Top 5 of theBillboard200.The superstar hitmaker launchedNon-Fictionwith a series of U.S. television appearances that includedthisCBS Sunday Morning feature.NE-YOwill pay a post-GRAMMY visit to Fashion Police, airing on E! on Monday, February 9, and will perform on The BET Honors on February 23.

She Knows feat. Juicy J, the first single fromNon-Fiction, is currently No. 2 at Rhythm radio, in the Top 10 at the Urban format and approaching Top 20 at Pop radio.

My thing is to keep it as relatable as possible, NE-YO says of his sixth studio album, which lives up to his sterling penmanship bar. I gotta be honest about stuff that its painful to be honest about, the little things… This is the rebirth of storytelling.

T.I., Jeezy, Schoolboy Q, Charisse MillsandCandiceare among the other artists featured onNon-Fiction.Time of Our Lives,NE-YOsnew collaboration withPitbull, appears on bothNon-FictionandPitbullsnew album.Non-Fictionwill be released in international marketson February 16.

The new songs are the kindof ultra-relevant narratives blended with powerful hooks thatNE-YObecame renowned for both on his own hits like So Sick, Closer and Miss Independent and tracks hes helped craft for Rihanna, Beyonc, Celine Dion, Carrie Underwood, Whitney Houston, Pitbull, Ciara and many others.NE-YOis a three-time GRAMMY winner and a two-time winner at the BET, MOBO and Soul Train Music awards.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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