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Trey Songz

Name: Trey Songz

Birthday: November 28, 1984

Fav Dish: Cheesesteak

Tremaine Aldon Neverson (born November 28, 1984), better known as Trey Songz, is a singer, songwriter and actor. His debut album, I Gotta Make It, was released in 2005 through Atlantic Records. His follow-up album, Trey Day, spawned his first top 20 single, “Can’t Help but Wait”. Songz released his third album Ready in 2009 and a single from the album, “Say Aah”, peaked at No. 9 on the Billboard Hot 100 making it Songz’s first top 10 hit.

Ready was nominated for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance at the 2008 Grammy Awards. The following year saw Songz’s highest charting song to date, “Bottoms Up” featuring rapper Nicki Minaj from his fourth studio album, Passion, Pain & Pleasure.

In 2012, Songz released his first number one album, Chapter V, which debuted atop the Billboard 200. The album’s lead single titled “Heart Attack” was nominated for Best R&B Song at the 2013 Grammy Awards.

Following that Songz released his sixth studio album, Trigga in 2014, promoted by the top 40 songs, “Na Na” and “Slow Motion”.

On June 20, 2013, in a radio interview with KS 107.5, Songz confirmed that he had already recorded about eight songs for his sixth studio album. On Christmas Day, Songz released the song titled “Na Na” on The Angel Network. In February 2014, Songz released another track featuring Young Jeezy called “Ordinary” and he was also featured on the remix to Mariah Carey’s single, “You’re Mine (Eternal)”. In March 2014, Songz released the second single of his album called “SmartPhones”.

On April 1, 2014, 50 Cent released a single featuring Songz, titled “Smoke”, from his fifth studio album Animal Ambition. On July 1, 2014, Trey Songz released his sixth album Trigga and it debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 105,000 copies.

On May 18, 2015, Songz digitally released the full-length album Intermission I & II. Half of the tracks on the album were previously available on the Intermission EP, which was released on April 14, 2015

He has sold an overall 14 million records worldwide in singles and albums

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