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Janelle Monáe

1985-12-01 Kansas City, Kansas, USA

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Janelle Monáe Robinson (born December 1, 1985) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, actor, and model from Kansas City, Kansas. They began their musical career in 2003, and released their debut album 'The ArchAndroid' in 2010 which was met with critical acclaim and gained their international recognition. Monáe made their live action acting film debut in the Academy Award winning 2016 film 'Moonlight'. The same year they starred in the biographical drama film 'Hidden Figures' alongside Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer. For their musical work, Monáe has earned eight Grammy Award nominations. They came out as non-binary on Twitter on January 10, 2020.


The Glorias Dorothy Pitman Hughes 2020-01-26
Antebellum Veronica 2020-09-02
Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul Themself 2019-01-13
Lady and the Tramp Peg (voice) 2019-11-12
UglyDolls Mandy (voice) 2019-05-01
Harriet Marie Buchanon 2019-11-01
Dirty Computer Jane 57821 2018-04-23
Welcome to Marwen GI Julie 2018-12-21
BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration Themself - Performer 2016-11-15
Moonlight Teresa 2016-10-21
Hidden Figures Mary Jackson 2016-12-10
Rio 2 Dr. Monae (voice) 2014-03-19
Janelle Monae - Lowlands Live 2014 Themself 2014-11-21
The Past Is a Grotesque Animal Themself 2014-06-15
The Maya Rudolph Show Herself / Musical Guest 2014-05-19
Janelle Monae - iTunes Festival 2013 Themself 2013-11-17
Made in America Themself 2013-10-11
Prince : Welcome 2 America - MSG New York 2010-12-29