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Janelle Monáe

Actor / Voice actor / Director

Janelle Monáe, American singer, songwriter, actor and model. She made her debut with The concept of EP METROPOLIS: Suite I The Chase, which placed 115th on The Billboard 200 chart in The United States. She has been nominated for six grammy awards, including 2010 for her highly acclaimed studio album, which was a finalist for best contemporary R & B Album at The 53rd Grammy Awards, tightrope was also nominated for best urban musicalternative artist. The album went on to number 17 on the Billboard 200 chart. In March 2012, Fun's We Are Young climbed to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, the first time Monet had made it into the US Top 10. In 2013, her second book, The Electric Lady, was studio album.

In 2016, she appeared in two critically acclaimed films, "Moonlight" and "hidden man, " both of which were shortlisted for Best Picture at the 89th Academy Awards, including "Moonlight. ". On October 16,2013, the Boston City Council designated the day as Janelle Monáe in recognition of Monet's leadership in the arts and society.