Record producer Troy Taylor was introduced to Songz through Songz step-father with whom Taylor attended High School, ultimately leading to Songz signing a recording contract with Atlantic Records in Kelly 's " Trapped in the Closet ", entitled "Open the Closet".
The song gave Songz some notoriety. After promotion for his debut concluded, he was featured on the lead single from Twista 's fifth album, The Day After. In mid, Songz began work on a follow-up album to his debut with longtime collaborator Troy Taylor and also employed successful Bryan-Michael Cox , Danja , Stargate and R. Kelly to help create the album. Trey aimed for the album to be more mainstream-oriented than his debut album.
His second studio album, Trey Day , was released on October 2, The album reached 11 on the Billboard ,  selling 73, copies in its first week. The album was going to be released on May 8, , but was continually delayed in order for a successful single to precede the album, as the lead single failed to impact charts.
His second album was preceded by the lead single, " Wonder Woman ", which was released in February Because of the single's failure, his second album was delayed from May to October The album's second single, " Can't Help but Wait ", was released in August and was released to promote his second album and the film Step Up 2 the Streets soundtrack as a single for it.
It became Songz's first Top 20 hit on the Hot , and helped to boost his second album's sales. The fourth and final single from the album, "Missin' You", was released in May , but failed to chart completely.
In , Trey began work on his third studio album with Bryan-Michael Cox , Sean Garrett , Stargate and Troy Taylor and aimed for the record to be more mature than his first two. Before releasing his third album, Songz released a mixtape titled Anticipation in June through his blog, which featured songs from his third album.
Genesis was a collection of Trey Songz's first recordings when he was fifteen years old and was released to show his fans the dedication that he had to making a record when he was young.
The album reached 3 on the Billboard , selling , copies in its first week. A promotional single, " Successful ", featuring rapper Drake , was released in June and reached 17 on the Hot , becoming Songz's third Top 20 hit. A sixth single, "Yo Side of the Bed", was going to be released in June , but its release was canceled due to unknown reasons. A music video, featuring singer Keri Hilson , was filmed and released, however.
My Moment, began in June to positive reviews and high ratings. The album's lead single, " Bottoms Up ", featuring female rapper Nicki Mina j, was released on July 27, and has reached number 6 on the Billboard Hot chart, becoming his biggest hit to date.
The single has since been certified 3x Platinum. The tour is his first headlining tour to date and consists of shows in venues that seat 3, to 5, people. He filmed a video for the song, which was released in July The leading lady in the video is former girlfriend and professional dancer Helen Gedlu. On August 18, , it was announced Songz will be working on his fifth studio album titled Chapter V. When I get to a place where I feel comfortable saying a date or all of that, people will definitely know.
The EP opened with first week sales of 27, landing it at No. In February , Songz will embark on his Anticipation 2our to promote his mixtape Anticipation 2 and to raise awareness of his new album. Chapter V was released on August 21, , by Atlantic Records , and on August 17 as a digital download. It was Songz' first album to top the chart. In March , Songz released the second single of his album called " SmartPhones ". On July 1, , Trey Songz released his sixth album Trigga and it debuted at number one on the US Billboard with first-week sales of , copies.
Half of the tracks on the album were previously available on the Intermission EP , which was released on April 14, This album is based on his given name, Tremaine Aldon Neverson. The singer is alleged to have "began throwing objects after the venue cut his concert short due to an Trey ended up hurling heavy equipment off the stage and then jumped off the stage himself, picked up a mic stand, threw it and hit a photographer Avery arrested Songz, tried to take him into custody when he says Songz fought him and struck him in the face.
The officer fell to the ground and hit his head on the concrete. He allegedly suffered visible bruising and swelling to his right temple, as well as a contusion to his left forehead.