Ne-Yo "Absolutely” Regrets Not Signing Justin Bieber
EXCLUSIVE | He tells MTV UK the real reason why he said no to Biebs...
The Trey Songzand support from Chipmunk, previously passed on the chance to snap-up the Usherto land a deal with the 16-year old, the singer replied: “Absolutely…I absolutely regret not signing him. He is hugely talented.”
Ne-Yo went onto explain that the main reason he declined to sign Bieber was that he: “didn’t know what music to make with an 11-year old boy.”
He continued: “If I had signed him, it probably would have worked out the same as Justin is hugely talented and deserves the success…"
Despite admitting his mistake, the Beautiful Monster singer also discussed that he is now writing material for Justin’s forthcoming album.
The R&B crooner admitted: “I am writing for Justin but I’m finding it kinda hard as it’s a long time since I was 16-years old. “
He added: “At the moment, I’m just playing around with a few ideas for him.”
Full Ne-Yo with Trey Songz and Chipmunk UK tour dates:
Tuesday 22nd February 2011 - SECC & Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow
Wednesday 23rd February 2011 - Liverpool Echo Area
Friday 25rd February 2011 – MEN Arena, Manchester
Saturday 26th February 2011 – The 02 Arena, London
Sunday 27th February 2011 – The 02 Arena, London
Wednesday 2nd March 2011 – National Indoor Arena, Birmingham
Thursday 3rd March 2011 – Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne
By Joanne Dorken