Robin Charles Thicke (; born March 10, 1977) is an American R&B singer-songwriter, musician and actor. Thicke is a dual citizen, also holding Canadian citizenship through his father, the actor Alan Thicke. Thicke's albums, which he previously released under the name Thicke, are noted for their feature of a predominantly R&B sound. Thicke has written hits for popular artists such as Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson, Usher and Mary J. Blige. Thicke has also been acknowledged for his work in popular albums such as Confessions and Tha Carter III. Thicke was a singer, mentor, and judge on the ABC show Duets.