Closer was released as the first single from Ne-Yo's third studio album Year of the Gentleman. It was a UK #1 and spent 11 weeks in the UK Top 10. Closer became the fifteenth biggest selling single in the UK in 2008 according to BBC Radio 1's chart of the year.
The song and its music video were used in a commercial for Overstock.com in early 2008. The commercial was also used as promotional tool for Year of the Gentleman.
Closer earned Ne-Yo a nomination for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, while the Stonebridge Radio Edit was nominated for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical for the 51st Grammy Awards, which were held on February 8, 2009 plus his very first #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 Airplay chart.
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