Keri Hilson is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She started her career as a back-up singer. She later joined The Clutch, a production and songwriting team, leading for her to collaborate with such big names like Britney Spears, The Pussycat Dolls, and Mary J. Blige. As a singer, she had her breakthrough after getting featured in Timbaland’s “The Way I Are”. In 2009, she released her debut album In a Perfect World… The album generated the hit songs “Knock You Down”, “Turnin Me On” and “I Like”. Her second album No Boys Allowed was released in 2010. This year, her third album L.I.A.R. came out. As an actress, she’s had roles in the films Think Like a Man, Riddick, and Almost Christmas.