“Closer” is a song by American R&B singer Ne-Yo. The song was written and produced by Ne-Yo and Stargate. It was released as the lead single from Ne-Yo’s third studio album Year of the Gentleman (2008).
“Closer” reached number one in the UK, scoring Ne-Yo his second UK number one, following 2006’s “So Sick”. “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.