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Watch: Ne-Yo Stars in VH1's 'Behind the Music,' Talks About Meeting Michael Jackson and Writing for Beyonce

Ne-Yo talks about what it was like working with Michael Jackson, falling in love, fame, past family problems and writing the hit song "Irreplaceable" for Beyonce all in his upcoming episode of VH1's Behind the Music premiering this Sunday, Sept. 23.

Watch a clip below of Ne-Yo talking about getting a phone call from Michael Jackson in 2009. He said he thought the phone call was a prank. “I figured it was somebody playin’,” he remembers.

The episode will chronicle Ne-Yo's rise from being rejected by the industry who didn't believe in his talent and then making it to the top, with commentary from L.A. Reid, Smokey Robinson, his mother, sister and his girlfriend Monyetta Shaw.
Ne-Yo's Behind the Music special premieres at 9 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23 on VH1. Watch an extended sneak peek below: