"Amerie Mi Marie Rogers" (born January 12, 1980), known professionally as "Amerie", is a Grammy Award-nominated American R&B singer-songwriter.
Rogers was born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, to an African American father and a South Korean mother. As a result of her father being in the United States military, Amerie traveled to and lived in many different places, including Alaska, Texas, Germany, and South Korea. She graduated from Georgetown University in 2000 with a degree in English and Fine Arts. She considers Washington, D.C. to be her home and has a younger sister named Angela. Amerie and her sister's first language is Korean.
Amerie received her big break in 2001 when she was featured on a track from Nas' ''Stillmatic'' release entitled "Rule". Throughout early 2002, Amerie's single, "Why Don't We Fall In Love", from her debut album ''All I Have'' received much urban radio airplay. Producer Rich Harrison wrote and produced ''All I Have'' in its entirety, except for the track "Outro" which Amerie co-wrote. Amerie's album was released amid the success of her "Why Don't We Fall In Love" single, and the media immediately began to judge her successes against tho...
|Born||January 12, 1980|
|Genre||Rhythm and blues|