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Amerie

Biography

Pop-oriented R&B singer and songwriter Amerie — given birth to Amerie Mi Marie Rogers in Fitchburg, Massachusetts to some Korean mother and an African-American father who was simply a career armed service man — was raised about bases from Alaska to Germany. Being a youngsters, she obtained an appreciation from the traditional arts (from her mom) and of music (from her dad), and she also examined dance from an early on age group and performed in skill contests. After her senior high school graduation, her family members resolved down in Virginia while she begun to go to Georgetown University, that she afterwards graduated using a level in British and Great Arts. While surviving in Washington, D.C., she fulfilled producer Full Harrison, who caused such performers simply because Mary J. Blige, and started developing demos with him. This resulted in a cope with Rise Entertainment and, subsequently, major-label Columbia. Within the springtime of 2002, Rise/Columbia released Amerie’s debut solitary, “WE WILL Fall in Like.” By enough time her 1st recording, All I’VE, made an appearance that July, the solitary had reached the very best 20 from the R&B/hip-hop graph as well as the Billboard Warm 100. Her follow-up, Contact, premiered in Apr 2005. It peaked at quantity five around the Billboard recording graph while yielding the main solitary “1 Thing.” The recording was a substantial improvement over her debut, credited, in large component, to her songwriting insight on nearly every track. Because I REALLY LIKE It, her third recording, followed in-may 2007. Though it had been her strongest & most vibrant work however, and reached the very best 20 within the U.K., programs for any U.S. launch fell through. The next year, she authorized to Def Jam after splitting with Columbia. She documented her fourth recording, In Like & Battle, and released it in November 2009. It produced lots three R&B-chart debut but produced a quick slip backward because of too little significant radio perform. After she transformed the spelling of her carrying out name to Ameriie, she released the singles “What I’D LIKE” (2014) and “Mustang” (2015), along with the EP Drive, through her Feenix Increasing label.

Quick Facts


Full Name Amerie
Height 1.65 m
Profession Actor, Model, Singer, Music Producer, Songwriter
Education Georgetown University
Nationality American
Spouse Lenny Nicholson
Parents Mi Suk Rogers, Charles Rogers
Siblings Angela Rogers
Awards Soul Train Music Award for Best New Artist
Music Songs 1 Thing, Why Don't We Fall in Love, Talkin' to Me - Edit, Take Control, Gotta Work, Why R U, Heard ’em All, Rolling Down My Face, Nothing Like Loving You, More Than Love, I'm Coming Out, Talkin' About, I Just Died, Touch, Hatin on You, Crazy Wonderful, Paint Me Over, Somebody Up There, That's What U R, When Loving U Was Easy, Pretty Brown, Hate2LoveU, Swag Back, Some Like It, Just What I Needed to See, All Roads, Can't Let Go, Losing U, Need You Tonight, Can We Go, Just Like Me, Tell Me You Love Me
Albums Drive, In Love & War, Best 15 Things, Because I Love It, Touch, All I Have, Playlist: The Very Best of Amerie
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Album, MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video, MTV Video Music Award for Best Choreography, BET Award for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single – Female, BET Award for Video of the Year, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Album – Female, People's Choice Award for Favorite Song in a Movie, Teen Choice Award for Choice Music: Breakout Artist Female
Movies First Daughter, Ricky Martin: 17
TV Shows The Center


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#Fact
1 Is a Blasian celebrity similar to Tatyana Ali, Naomi Campbell, Marcus Chong, Rae Dawn Chong, Ashanti, Femi Emiola, Melissa Howard, Khalil Kain, Christel Khalil, Denyce Lawton, Sharon Leal, Nicole Lyn, Asia Nitollano, Sean Paul, Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas, Tiger Woods.
2 Has a younger sister named Angela Rogers who is now her lawyer.
3 Grew up in a lot of different places because her father was in the military.
4 Studied dance and began to enter talent shows in the third grade which continued throughout her high school graduation.
5 Her first single, "Why Don't We Fall in Love", was a Top 40 (peaked at #23) hit on The Billboard Hot 100. Her album, "All I Have", peaked at #9 on The Billboard 200.
6 Covered the '80s top 10 hit "I'm Coming Out" for the soundtrack to Maid in Manhattan (2002).
7 Attended and graduated Georgetown University with a degree in English and Fine Arts.
8 Her father is an African-American and her mother is a Korean-American.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Britain's Got More Talent TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Grand Theft Auto V 2013 Video Game performer: "1 Thing" - as Amerie / writer: "1 Thing" - as Amerie Rogers
The Voice UK TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
Showboaters TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Human Target TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Somewhere 2010 performer: "1 Thing" - as Amerie / writer: "1 Thing" - as Amerie Mi Marie Rogers
Melrose Place 2010 TV Series 1 episode
Fighting 2009 performer: "Gotta Work" - as Amerie / writer: "Gotta Work" - as Amerie Rogers
X Factor 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Australian Idol 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Entourage 2005 TV Series 1 episode
Hitch 2005/I performer: "1 Thing" 2005 / writer: "1 Thing" 2005 - as Amerie Rogers
Honey 2003 performer: "Rule", "Think of You" / writer: "Rule" - as Amerie Mi Marie Rogers / writer: "Think of You"
Cradle 2 the Grave 2003 performer: "Paradise" / writer: "Paradise" - as Amerie M.M. Rogers
Deliver Us from Eva 2003 performer: "Paradise" 2002 / writer: "Paradise" 2002
Maid in Manhattan 2002 performer: "I'm Coming Out"
Like Mike 2002 performer: "Rule" / writer: "Rule" - as Amerie Rogers

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fabolous: Everything, Everyday, Everywhere 2009 Short Club Goer
First Daughter 2004 Mia Thompson

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
BPM: Beats Per Mnet 2011 TV Series Herself
The Mo'Nique Show 2009 TV Series Herself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2005-2009 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest / Herself
Tavis Smiley 2005-2009 TV Series Herself
The Wendy Williams Show 2009 TV Series Herself
MTV Video Music Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Herself
MOBO Awards 2007 2007 TV Special Herself
The Best Hit USA 2005-2007 TV Series Herself
Chancers 2006 TV Series documentary Herself
The Tyra Banks Show 2005-2006 TV Series Herself
TRL Italy 2005-2006 TV Series Herself
The 10th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards 2005 TV Special Herself - Aretha Franklin Award Recipient
Live with Kelly and Michael 2005 TV Series Herself
Late Show with David Letterman 2005 TV Series Herself -Performance with Ricky Martin singing 'I Don't Care' 2007-2008
MOBO Awards 2005 2005 TV Special Herself
The 2005 World Music Awards 2005 TV Special Herself - Performer
MTV Video Music Awards 2005 2005 TV Special Herself
106 & Park Top 10 Live 2005 TV Series Himself
The Center 2003 TV Series Herself - Hostess (2003)
The 17th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 2003 TV Special Herself
Soul Train 2002 TV Series Herself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2002 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Regis and Kelly in Prime Time 2002 TV Special Herself -Performance with Ricky Martin singing 'I Don't Care' 2007-2008 (as Ameriie)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Female R&B Vocal Performance For the song "1 Thing."
2006 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Contemporary R&B Album For the album "Touch."
2006 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Song from a Movie Hitch (2005)
2005 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Music: Choice Breakout Artist - Female
2004 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Best Song Deliver Us from Eva (2003) · LL Cool J (Writer, Performer)
· 50 Cent (Writer)
· Samuel Barnes (Writer)
· Jean Claude Olivier (Writer)
· Allan Wayne Felder (Writer)
· Kenneth Burke (Writer)
· Norma Jean Wright (Writer)


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