Singer, songwriter, actress, and philanthropist Keri Hilson is best known for chart-topping #1 hits such as “Knock You Down,” ft. Kanye West & Ne-Yo, and global smash, “The Way I Are” with Timbaland. This, after a highly successful career in songwriting, where she penned hits for virtually everyone including Britney Spears, Usher, and Mary J. Blige. She received her first major songwriting credits at just 18 years old while attending Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Keri's studio albums include her debut, "In A Perfect World...", and the critically-acclaimed Sophomore release, “No Boys Allowed,” which spawned the Platinum single, “Pretty Girl Rock,” enjoying 14 weeks at #1. Her studio releases have created international touring success in Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Hilson has earned numerous awards and nominations from The Grammys to The American Music Awards, MTV VMA’s, MTV Euro Music Awards, MTV Teen Choice Awards, BET Awards, MOBO Awards, and The NAACP Image Awards. She has performed on several top-rated television shows such as The Today Show, Dancing With The Stars, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Late Night With David Letterman, Good Morning America, VH1 Divas, Macy’s Annual Thanksgiving Parade Special, & UK’s Pop Stars among others.
To date, Keri Hilson has appeared in the sci-fi thriller, “Riddick” starring Vin Diesel, made a cameo in Steve Harvey's box-office hit, “Think like a Man," starred in Lifetime TV’s “The 10th Date,” and the Will Packer-produced, David E. Talbert-directed, “Almost Christmas.”
Having graced the pages of major publications such as InStyle, Elle, Glamour, Allure, People, and USWeekly, Hilson is a multi-threat talent who enjoys expressing her creativity in every form.
As a truly compassionate human being and citizen of the world, Keri has lent her platform to philanthropy throughout her career. She has partnered with and campaigned for MTV’s “Staying Alive,” Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” Initiative, H&M’s “Fashion Against Aids,” as well as the “Do Something” Organization.” Keri is fervently working to promote community involvement and help those in under-served regions around the world through the launch of her own Non-Profit Organization, “The Keri Hilson Foundation” with a mission to enrich the lives of women & children through the arts, physical, and mental health.
Hilson is currently working on her highly-anticipated Junior studio album.