Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Keri Lynn Hilson

Keri Lynn Hilson (born October 27, 1982 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American R&B singer and songwriter, currently signed to Zone 4/Mosley Music Group/Interscope. She is part of a collective of writers and producers known as The Clutch.

Music debut
Keri Hilson has been writing music for individual artists since 2001. She has written music for Chris Brown, Britney Spears, Lil Wayne, Fat Joe, Toni Braxton, Mary J. Blige, Usher, Ciara, the Pussycat Dolls, Avant, Ruben Studdard, B5, Diddy, Chingy, LeToya, Ludacris, Rich Boy, Jennifer Lopez, Shawn Desman, Kelly Rowland, Nicole Scherzinger, Lloyd Banks, and Timbaland. With many of the songs Hilson takes part in writing she also does background vocals, such as in "Runaway Love" and "Wait a Minute".

Hilson has also made a name for herself as an arranger and background vocalist lending her talents on many of the songs she's written. Hilson had remained behind the scenes for the most part until 2004 when she was featured on Xzibit's single, "Hey Now (Mean Muggin')", for his album, Weapons of Mass Destruction. She made her performing debut at the 2004 MTV Europe Awards in which she performed the song with Xzibit.

In 2006, Hilson reappeared on the music scene in the video for Nelly Furtado's single "Promiscuous". Since then Hilson has signed with Timbaland's new label Mosley Music Group which is in association with Interscope Records. The pair are currently working on the singer's debut album, which is expected to involve further production by Timbaland, Danja, Xzibit, Polow Da Don, The Underdogs, Organized Noize, Bangladesh, Tha Cornaboyz, Tony Dixon, Eric Dawkins, Tank and guest appearances by Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, and Justin Timberlake. Polow Da Don confirmed that Hilson's first single will be "Henny and Apple Juice" featuring Snoop Dogg and Ludacris.
That same year, she was featured on "Help", the second single from Lloyd Banks' Rotten Apple.
In 2007, Hilson has had several appearances on Timbaland's solo effort, Shock Value. She is featured on "The Way I Are", "Scream", and "Miscommunication". On international versions, she is also featured on a track titled "Hello". She was also featured in "Lost Girls" and "Good Things" on Rich Boy's debut album.
On Britney Spears' 2007 album Blackout, Hilson is credited as a backing vocalist.

Awards and nominations
MTV Video Music Awards
2007: Monster Single of the Year "The Way I Are" (nominated)
Teen Choice Awards
2007: Choice Rap Track "The Way I Are

Thanks to Wikipedia for this information

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