June 06, 2008 08:08:53 GMT
Pleaded guilty to driving without a license and no contest to reckless driving charge, stemmed from a February arrest, he's been sentenced to 24 hours of community service and ordered to pay fine.
Ne-Yo has been handed 24 hours of community service. The R&B artist pleaded guilty to driving without a license, stemmed from a February arrest during when he was stopped by police for driving 105 mph, 50 miles over the speed limit, in his 2006 Range Rover.
As part of his sentence, Ne-Yo must perform a concert for a local youth group called the Boys and Girls Club and attend a defensive driving class. Also pleaded no contest to a reckless driving charge, a Georgia judge, additionally, ordered Ne-Yo to pay a $1,000 fine.
Notwithstanding with the community service sentence, Ne-Yo is gearing up for the release of a new album, titled "Year of the Gentleman," which is scheduled for an August 5 release date. He, in the meantime, also has been writing songs for Usher, Jennifer Hudson and Leona Lewis.