Name: Janelle Monáe
Birth Name: 
Janelle Monáe Robinson
Birth Date: 
December 1, 1985
Birth Place: 
Kansas City, KS
Occupation: 
musician, composer and record producer
Relationship Status: 
Single
Celebrity Ranking # 697
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Janelle Monae Sings “What Is Love” From “Rio 2” on “Today”

Posted Wednesday April 9, 2014 4:28 PM GMT

She’s a high energy girl, no matter the time of day, and Janelle Monaé was in fine form as she took the stage at the “Today” show on Wednesday morning (April 9).

The gorgeous chanteuse was in the house to promote the upcoming animated film “Rio 2” and even sang a song from the soundtrack called “What is Love.”

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M.I.A & Janelle Monae Get Tech-Savvy with Hologram Concerts

Posted Friday April 4, 2014 2:15 PM GMT

It’s always fascinating to see what our favorite musicians do with technology and M.I.A. and Janelle Monaé both appeared at each other’s concerts last night (April 3) via holograms.

Both hitmakers were on opposite coasts for their own respective gigs, and their audiences were blown away by the futuristic duets.

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First Lady Michelle Obama Hosts Women in Soul Workshop at the White House

Posted Friday March 7, 2014 12:43 AM GMT

Hoping to inspire young ladies from across the nation, First Lady Michelle Obama attended the I'm Every Woman: The History of Women in Soul workshop at the White House on Thursday (March 6).

The proud hostess wore a long-sleeved multicolored dress as she told the audience that soul is "the kind of music that makes you move, no matter who you are or where you come from."

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Janelle Monae Talks Vocal Lessons & Signature Style in Marie Claire March 2014

Posted Tuesday February 18, 2014 8:22 PM GMT

Taking time away from her busy recording schedule, Janelle Monae scored a feature in the March 2014 issue of Marie Claire.

While striking a few poses for the Meredith Jenks-shot spread, the "Primetime" songstress dished about her keen sense of style and her music lessons.

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Photo Credit: Meredith Jenks for Marie Claire

Janelle Monae and Stacy Keibler Celebrate the Big Game During VH1's Super Bowl Blitz

Posted Wednesday January 29, 2014 7:26 PM GMT

Gearing up for Sunday's big game, Janelle Monae and Stacy Keibler attended VH1's Super Bowl Blitz at Lehman College in the Bronx on Tuesday (January 28).

Pumping up the crowd, the "Tightrope" singer looked adorable in a white and black jacket, white pants, and knee-high black boots.

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Big Names Flock to Variety Breakthrough of the Year Awards

Posted Friday January 10, 2014 12:58 PM GMT

Honoring the hottest stars in the entertainment business, the 2014 Variety Breakthrough of the Year Awards took over Sin City last night (January 9).

Kristen Bell showed up at The Las Vegas Hotel & Casino along with her “Veronica Mars” pal Ryan Hansen and creator Rob Thomas.

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Celebrities Attend the Las Vegas Soul Train Awards

Posted Saturday November 9, 2013 12:18 AM GMT

Making a dynamite appearance on the red carpet in Las Vegas, celebrities attended the 2013 Soul Train Awards at the Orleans Arena today (November 8).

Former "American Idol contestant Jennifer Hudson was gorgeous in a black and white patterned dress, all smiles and looking particularly irresistible.

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Janelle Monáe & Miguel Release "PrimeTime" Music Video: Watch Here!

Posted Friday October 11, 2013 9:51 PM GMT

Releasing a brand new music video today (October 11) featuring the talents of Janelle Monáe and Miguel, the two use the haunting song, "Primetime" to tell a classic story.

Directed by Alan Ferguson, “‘PrimeTime’ is a love story based on the early adventures of Cindi Mayweather (Janelle) and her first love Joey Vice (Miguel),” the 27-year-old singer said.

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