If your phone rang one night, and the person on the other line told said, “this is Michael Jackson, what would you do? Probably hang up!  Don’t feel bad, Ne-Yo did the that exact thing! Luckily for him, Michael called back.

On the upcoming episode of Ne-Yo’s “Behind The Music,” the “Sexy Love” singer remembers the time he met Michael Jackson in New York. MJ wanted him to work on his new album, and, of course–Ne-Yo who is a huge Michael fan—flew out to meet him within hours. “Inside I was jumping around like a 6-year-old girl,” says Ne-Yo as he gushes about the late 2008 encounter pior to Michael’s passing the following June.

Catch more gems like this, when the VH1 show airs on Sunday!

RELATED STORIES: Ne-Yo Shows Off His Washboard Abs!

RELATED STORIES: Ne-Yo Is Not Feeling “Singers” Who Rely On Autotune

More From HelloBeautiful