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REAL NAME: Kelis Rogers
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BIRTHDAY: August 21, 1980
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BIGGEST SINGLE: "Milkshake" (2004)
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BIGGEST LP: Tasty (2003)
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 0

 
TIMELINE

Kelisbutton.gif (123 bytes) Kelis (Rogers) hails from New York City and was born August 21, 1980. Kelis, born to a Puerto Rican and Chinese mother and African-American father, began her singing aspirations as a child with the Girl's Choir of Harlem. Kelis also attended private school that introduced her to piano, violin, and saxophone. Kelis' teen years included some rebellion including multiple hair colors, a stint in drama school, and eventually being kicked out of home by her parents. Kelis attempted success with a group called 'BLU (Black Ladies United)' that resulted in backup singing gigs. Kelis persisted, with graduating high school and continuing to focus on a music career, and was soon introduced to The Neptunes which eventually led to a record deal with Virgin Records in 1998.

1999...

December
Kelis - Kaleidoscopebutton.gif (123 bytes) Kelis released Kaleidoscope with the singles "Caught Out There," "Good Stuff," and "Get Along With You."
button.gif (123 bytes) The singles failed to make waves in the US market, but did well internationally.

2000...

button.gif (123 bytes) Kelis helped out Ol' Dirty Bastard on his single "Got Your Money."

2001...

October
Kelis - Wanderlandbutton.gif (123 bytes) Kelis released Wanderland with the single "Young, Fresh & New" and a duet with Gwen Stefani.

2002...

August
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XXX soundtrack with N.E.R.D. with "Truth Or Dare."

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Kelis could be heard on Nas' LP God's Son with "Hey Nas."

2003... # 144 Singles Artist of the Year

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Kelis could be heard on " The Neptunes Presents... The Clones compilation with a newer version of "Popular Thug."

December
Kelis - Tastybutton.gif (123 bytes) Kelis released Tasty.
button.gif (123 bytes) Kelis topped the Billboard Hot Dance Music / Club Play chart and Rhythmic Top 40 chart with "
Milkshake."
button.gif (123 bytes) Kelis hit the Top 40 with "
Milkshake."

2004... # 39 Singles Artist of the Year

January
Kelis - "Milkshake" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Kelis hit the Top 10 with "Milkshake."

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Tasty was certified gold.
button.gif (123 bytes) Kelis was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Urban / Alternative Performance ("Milkshake").
button.gif (123 bytes) Kelis performed on Saturday Night Live.
button.gif (123 bytes) Kelis hit the Top 40 helping out
Enrique Iglesias with "Not In Love."

March
button.gif (123 bytes) Kelis was the opening act for
Britney Spears's 'Onyx Hotel Tour.'

April
button.gif (123 bytes) Kelis topped the Billboard Hot Dance Music Club Play chart for a week helping out Enrique Iglesias with "Not In Love."

October
button.gif (123 bytes) The single "Milkshake" was certified gold.

2005...

January
Kelis - "Bossy" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Kelis got married to Nas.

2006.. # 85 Singles Artist of the Year

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Kelis hit the Top 40 with "
Bossy."

August
Kelis - Kelis Was Herebutton.gif (123 bytes) Kelis could be heard on the the Step Up soundtrack with "80's Joint."
button.gif (123 bytes) Kelis released her next LP
Kelis Was Here.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) The single "
Bossy" was certified 2x platinum.

2007..

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Kelis was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Album (Kelis Was Here).

March
button.gif (123 bytes) Kelis was charged with arrested and charged with disorderly conduct in Florida.

2009...

December
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Rolling Stone: '100 Best Songs of the Decade (2000-2009)' included "Milkshake" at # 38.

2010...

March
Kelis - 'Flesh Tone'button.gif (123 bytes) Kelis topped the Billboard Dance Club Play chart with "Acapella."

July
button.gif (123 bytes) Kelis released
Flesh Tone.




LPs
Kelis - Kaleidoscope Kaleidoscope
Released: December, 1999
Billboard peak: # 144
Rolling Stone review: 3 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Good Stuff" - "Caught Out There" - "Get Along With You" - "Mafia" - "Game Show" - "Suspended" - "Mars" - "Ghetto Children" - "I Want Your Love" - "No Turning Back" - "Roller Rink" - "In The Morning" - "Wouldn't You Agree"
Kelis - Wanderland Wanderland
Released: October, 2001
Rolling Stone review: 3 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Young, Fresh & New" - "Flash Back" - "Popular Thing" - "Daddy" - "Scared Money" - "Shooting Stars" - "Digital World" - "Perfect Day" - "Easy Come Easy Go" - "Junkie" - "Get Even" - "Mr UFO Man" - "Little Suzie"
Kelis - Tasty Tasty
Released: December, 2003
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 27
Rolling Stone review: 3 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Trick Me" - "Milkshake" - "Keep It Down" - "In Public" - "Flashback" - "Protect My Heart" - "Millionaire" - "Glow" - "Sugar Honey Iced Tea" - "Attention" - "Rolling Through The Hood" - "Stick It Up" - "Marathon"
Kelis - Kelis Was Here Kelis Was Here
Released: August, 2006
Billboard peak: # 10
Entertainment Weekly: B
Tracks: "Intro" - "Bossy" - "Till The Wheels Fall Off" - "Blindfold Me" - "Living Proof" - "Goodbyes" - "Trilogy" - "Circus" - "Weekend" - "Like You" - "Aww S***" - "Lil Star" - "I Don't Think So" - "Handful" - "Appreciate Me" - "Have A Nice Day"
Kelis - 'Flesh Tone'
Available for download at iTunes
mp3 Available at Amazon.com
Flesh Tone
Released: July, 2010
Tracks: "Intro" - "22nd Century / Segue 1" - "4th Of July (Fireworks) / Segue 2" - "Home / Segue 3" - "Acapella / Segue 4" - "Scream" - "Emancipate / Segue 5" - "Brave / Segue 6" - "Song For The Baby"
LINKS
POP SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY [based on The ARC Weekly Top 40 (listing explanation)
1 Kelis - "Milkshake" (Single)Milkshake
Tasty
2 15 2004 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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LYRICS ]

Available for download at iTunes
mp3 Available at Amazon.com
2 Kelis - "Bossy" (Single)Bossy
Kelis Was Here
RIAA Certification: 2x Platinum
17 11 2006 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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3 Not In Love
[Enrique Iglesias featuring Kelis]
Enrique's
Seven
27 5 2004 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  Caught Out There
Kaleidoscope
** ** 2000 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  Good Stuff
Kaleidoscope
** ** 2000 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  Get Along With You
Kaleidoscope
** ** 2000 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  Young, Fresh & New
Wanderland
** ** 2001 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  Trick Me
Tasty
** ** 2004 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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LYRICS ]
  Blindfold Me
Kelis Was Here
** ** 2006 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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Note: Song title and position links lead you to the song's Top 40 chart run (from the ARC Weekly Top 40) and LP links take you to Amazon.com for that LP (often including track listings and sound samples).
 
 

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