With his Def Jam debut, "In My Own Words," having topped The Billboard 200 and sold 1.4 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, 2006 was a very good year for R&B newcomer Ne-Yo. Now, the singer/songwriter is jumping right back into the mix with a new album, "Know Me," due April 24.
Singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile will release her sophomore album, "The Story," April 3 via Columbia. The 13-track set sports guest appearances by the Indigo Girls on the song "Cannonball" as well as drumming from session ace Matt Chamberlain. It was produced by T-Bone Burnett.