Born in 1982 and raised in Georgia, Keri Lynn Hilson, R&B singer/songwriter was part of a five-person team, "The Clutch," that wrote for numerous artists. In 2006 she signed with Mosley Records, established by Timbaland. Her debut album in '09, "In a Perfect World," reached number one on R&B/hip hop charts, going gold.
She received two Grammy nominations for "Knock You Down" with Kanye West, which also went platinum in Germany. As a guest vocalist, she is featured on numerous singles of other artists, including the number one, "The Way I Are," with Timbaland.