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Background information
Birth name Amerie Mi Marie Rogers
Also known as Amerie
Born (1980-01-12) January 12, 1980 (age 38)
Fitchburg, Massachusetts, United States
Origin Washington, D.C., United States
Genres R&B, pop, hip hop soul, funk
Occupations Singer-songwriter, record producer, actress
Years active 2001–present
Labels Columbia, Feeniix Rising Entertainment, Island Def Jam

Ameriie or Amerie (born Amerie Mi Marie Rogers, January 12, 1980)[1][2] is an American R&B singer.

Early life[change | change source]

Amerie was born to a South Korean mother and African American father. Her first language is Korean.

Personal life[change | change source]

In 2004, Amerie began dating her manager, Lenny Nicholson. On March 1, 2010, they were engaged.[3] The couple married on June 25, 2011, in an oceanfront ceremony in Anguilla.[4][5][6]

Albums[change | change source]

Singles[change | change source]

  • "Why Don't We Fall In Love" (with Ludacris) (2002) number 23 in US charts, number 40 in UK charts
  • "Talkin' To Me" (2002) number 51 in US charts
  • "Paradise" (LL Cool J with Amerie) (2002) number 36 in US charts, number 18 in UK charts (2003 release)
  • "1 Thing" (2005) number 8 in US, number 4 in UK, number 9 in Canada.

References[change | change source]

  1. Stevie Chick (May 11, 2007). "Dancefloor dynamite | Music". London: The Guardian. Retrieved November 24, 2011. 
  2. "Interview: Amerie, Singer and Songwriter - Page 5 - Blogcritics Music". Retrieved November 24, 2011. 
  3. YBF EXCLUSIVE: Tamia's NEW "Beautiful Surprise" Single (March 1, 2010). "Amerie Engaged+More Pics From Fabolous' Son's 2nd Birthday Party | The Young, Black, and Fabulous". Retrieved March 3, 2012. 
  4. Comments (June 27, 2011). "Singer Ameriie Gets Married to Lenny Nicholson". Retrieved March 3, 2012. 
  5. View Comments (June 26, 2011). "Amerie Married Longtime Boyfriend Lenny Nicholson In Beach Wedding In British West Indies". Bossip. Retrieved March 3, 2012. 
  6. "Ameriie Marries Former Record Exec Lenny Nicholson". June 28, 2011. Retrieved March 3, 2012. 
  7. "Because I Love It by Amerie - Music Charts".