Keri Lynn Hilson is an American singer, songwriter, vocal arranger and actress. She was born and raised in Decatur, Georgia and spent most of her youth working with producer Anthony Dent as a songwriter and background vocalist for several R&B and hip hop artists. By the age of 14, Hilson had secured a record deal with the girl group D'Signe, who later disbanded. She attended Oxford College of Emory University in Georgia, while she continued writing songs for artists, including Britney Spears, The Pussycat Dolls, and Mary J. Blige, with the production and songwriting team The Clutch. In 2006, Hilson signed with American rapper and producer Timbaland's record label Mosley Music. Her breakthrough came in 2007 after appearing on Timbaland's single "The Way I Are", which topped charts around the world. Hilson's music style is R&B, hip hop, and pop; womanhood, sexual intimacy and love are the typical themes. Her musical influences come from her father's side of the family.
|Birth name:||Keri Lynn Hilson|
|Born:||December 5, 1982, Decatur, Georgia, U.S.|
|Occupation(s):||Singer, songwriter, record producer, actress, vocal arranger|
|Labels:||Mosley, Zone 4, Interscope|
|Associated acts:||The Clutch, Polow da Don, Timbaland|
|Website:||Keri Hilson's Official site|
|Twitter:||Keri Hilson's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Keri Hilson's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Keri Hilson's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Keri Hilson's Youtube channel|
|IMDb:||Keri Hilson's IMDb|
|iTunes:||Keri Hilson's iTunes|
About Keri Hilson
Songwriter-turned-R&B-superstar who released the debut album In a Perfect World..., which charted at #4 on the Billboard 200.
She started her career at the age of fourteen in the band D'Signe. She was a member of the songwriting team called The Clutch.
Besides her hit singles, she is known for her acting in the film Think Like a Man in 2012.
She grew up in a middle-class family in Decatur, Georgia with four other siblings. She dated basketball player Serge Ibaka.
Her singing debut was on the single "The Way I Are" by Timbaland.
Information related to Keri Hilson
- Keri Hilson discography - The discography of American R&B singer-songwriter Keri Hilson consists of two studio albums, twenty-nine singles, and thirty-one music videos.
- African-American female singer-songwriters
- Interscope Records artists
- Southern hip hop musicians
- American rhythm and blues singer-songwriters
- African-American singer-songwriters
- Emory University alumni
- American hip hop singers
- American female pop singers
- American dance musicians
- African-American female singers