CeeLo Green

American singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer

Thomas DeCarlo Callaway (born May 30, 1975), known professionally as CeeLo Green (or Cee Lo Green), is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actor. He performed at the Grammy Awards in 2011. He has made music as a solo artist, and also as a part of the groups Goodie Mob and Gnarls Barkley.

CeeLo Green
Callaway at a Gnarls Barkley concert in the Netherlands in July 2008
Background information
Birth nameThomas DeCarlo Callaway
Also known asThomas Burton
Born (1975-05-30) May 30, 1975 (age 46)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • rapper
  • record producer
  • actor
Years active1994–present
Associated acts

Among Green's solo hits are "Closet Freak" (2002), "I'll Be Around" (2003), produced by Timbaland, and "Fuck You" (2010), co-written and produced by Bruno Mars.[1]

Green became a coach on The Voice in 2011.

In Hotel Transylvania (2012), Green is the voice of Murray. Green's first Christmas album Cee Lo's Magic Moment has been nominated for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album at the 2014 Grammy Awards.

Personal lifeEdit

On October 30, 2012, Green was accused of sexual battery.[source?]


Studio albumsEdit


  1. Birchmeier, Jason. "Allmusic Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved February 15, 2011.

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