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Amerie

Amerie

Profile


Famous as :

R&B singer

Birth Name :

Amerie Mi Marie Rogers

Birth Date :

January 12, 1980

Birth Place :

Washington, DC, USA

Spouse :

Lenny Nicholson (her manager, since 25-Jun-11)

Claim to fame :

Single "Why Don't We Fall in Love?" (2003)

Biography


Being a beautiful young woman with unique style and magnificent talent, Amerie actually may have developed into something else than being a singer. However, she already had an intuition of her future as she confessed: "It sounds like a cliche, but I always knew I was going to sing. I always knew that music was what I was going to do." Blending this divination along with perseverance, she has successfully developed herself to be a rising star in the American music industry. It probably just takes a little more time for her to become one of American R&B divas. This is not without reason for she has been admired by the media for possessing the same quality like Ashanti and Tweet. Some critics even considered her as the next Mary J. Blige. All of these have proven that she is indeed an extraordinary singer with a bright career waiting ahead.

Born as Amerie Mi Marie Rogers on January 12, 1980 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, little Amerie used to move from one place to another, following her African-American father who was a career military member. She also has a younger sister named Angela who would later be a lawyer. Under the nurture of her Korean mother who is a painter, singer, and classical pianist, she has developed an interest in music thus started to learn singing as well as dancing. Being determined to be a singer, she then began to enter various talent shows in her third grade. After living in Germany and Alaska, her family finally settled in Virginia. It was the time when she made a decision to go to Washington D.C. in order to pursue her dream. "Being in DC offered me more opportunities for singing and meeting other musicians," she remarked.

Latest News


Marrying Manager in Anguilla, Amerie Is 'Over the Moon'

June 27, 2011 02:26:02 GMT

R&B singer is officially a married woman. The Grammy nominee said her "I Do" to manager and former Columbia Records executive Lenny Nicholson on Saturday, June 25 in a private ceremony at a luxury resort on Anguilla in the British West Indies, and she couldn't be happier.
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Picture Gallery


Amerie and Lenny Nicholson at Club Play - nicholson-amerie-club-play-01 Amerie in 2009 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals - JTM-046400 Amerie in 2009 BET Awards - Arrivals - ALO-074335 Amerie in 2008 Emmy Awards - Gifting Suite Secret Room Style Lounge - AYL-002896 Amerie in "Fashion Votes" Hosted by Nanette Lepore and Kerry Washington - Arrivals - AYL-001213 Amerie in 36th AFI Life Achievement Award - Arrivals - DGG-019375 Amerie in 2008 Billboard Magazine and Children Uniting Nations Oscar Party - Arrivals - INL-000633 Amerie in Olympus Fashion Week Fall 2006 - Heart Truth Red Dress Collection Show - JTM-014651 Amerie in 2nd Annual Grammy Jam Hosted by The Recording Academy and Entertainment Industry Foundation - Arriva - CSH-006687 Amerie in 2nd Annual Grammy Jam Hosted by The Recording Academy and Entertainment Industry Foundation - Arriva - CSH-006837 Amerie in 2nd Annual Grammy Jam Hosted by The Recording Academy and Entertainment Industry Foundation - Arriva - CSH-006838 Amerie in 2nd Annual Grammy Jam Hosted by The Recording Academy and Entertainment Industry Foundation - Arriva - CSH-006839
 
 
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