The summer just got a whole lot hotter. Three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning R&B hitmaker, iconic songwriter, actor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Ne-Yo reveals the scorching music video for his latest single “You Got The Body” via Motown Records UK. Listen to the track HERE, and watch the music video HERE.
On the track, the stark beat grinds up against Ne-Yo’s signature show-stopping vocals. With a two-thousands-style throwback groove, he issues an invitation through his hypnotic high register, “All you gotta do is call me,” before he promises, “I got the bag, you got the body.” The visual—directed by singer, dancer, actress, and all-around creative Teyana Taylor—intercuts a head-spinning pole dance routine with footage of Ne-Yo performing to the camera, matching the song’s seductive streak.
“You Got the Body” paves the way for his awaited eighth full-length album, Self Explanatory, arriving July 15th. Pre-order/pre-save the album HERE.
He initially set the stage for the record with “Don’t Love Me,” which gathered over 1.8 million Spotify streams and over 2 million YouTube views on the music video. Earning critical acclaim, Vibe hailed the visual as “his most cinematic thus far” and predicted, “‘Don’t Love Me’ sets the tone for Ne-Yo’s long-awaited new album.” REVOLT noted, “The R&B veteran continues his longtime run of penning songs with love-related truths.”
The fan favourite single “Stay Down” [feat. Yung Bleu] notably generated 3.1 million Spotify streams and over 3 million YouTube views on the music video. Inciting critical applause, Rated R&B proclaimed, “Ne-Yo alluded to cooking up some fire, and his new single ‘Stay Down’ featuring Yung Bleu is a strong indication of that work,” and Ebony spoke to him about the track in an extensive profile.
Popping up everywhere, Ne-Yo recently graced the cover of Fault Magazine for an intimate in-depth feature and gave a sensual performance of “Don’t Love Me” for COLORS. Stay tuned for more from Ne-Yo!