Ne-Yo Collaborates With Fans On Non-Fiction

GRAMMY winner explains how he worked with his fan base to inspire the creative process on his sixth studio album, Non-Fiction
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Three-time GRAMMY winner Ne-Yo recently participated in an exclusive GRAMMY.com interview to discuss the unique approach he took on his sixth studio album, Non-Fiction, how he involved his fans in the album's creative process and his ultimate goal as an artist, among other topics.

"In order to be a true artist you have to be unafraid to venture out and try new things and expand and grow," said Ne-Yo. "[You] just pray that your fan base is open-minded enough to grow with you."

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Demi Lovato

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Carly Rae Jepsen

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Kelly Clarkson

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Aloe Blacc

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Fifth Harmony

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Lady Gaga And Taylor Kinney

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