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Nelly

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Cornell Haynes, Jr. (born November 2, 1974), better known by his stage name Nelly, is an American rapper and singer. He has performed with the rap group St. Lunatics since 1993 and signed to Universal Records in 1999. Under Universal, Nelly began his solo career in 2000 with his debut album Country Grammar, the title track of which was a top ten hit. The album debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 and went on to peak at #1. Country Grammar is Nelly's best-selling album to date, selling over 8.4 million copies in the United States. His following album, Nellyville, produced the number-one hits "Hot in Herre" and "Dilemma" featuring Kelly Rowland. Other singles included "Work It" featuring Justin Timberlake, "Air Force Ones" featuring Murphy Lee and the St. Lunatics, "Pimp Juice", and "#1". With the same-day dual release Sweat and Suit (2004) and the compilation Sweatsuit (2006), Nelly continued to generate many chart-topping hits. Sweat debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling 342,000 copies in its first week. On the same week of release, Suit debuted at number one selling around 396,000 copies in its first week on the same chart. Nelly's fifth studio album, Brass Knuckles, was released on September 16, 2008 after several delays. It produced the singles "Party People", featuring Fergie, "Stepped on My J'z" and "Body On Me", featuring Akon and Ashanti. In 2010, Nelly released the album 5.0. The lead single, "Just a Dream", has appeared in the top ten of several singles charts and were certified platinum in the United States. The second single is "Move That Body" featuring T-Pain and Akon. "Gone" is the sequel to Nelly's 2002 worldwide number one single "Dilemma", also with Rowland, and serves as third single from Nelly's album. He won Grammy Awards in 2003 and 2004 and had a supporting role in the 2005 remake film The Longest Yard with Adam Sandler and Chris Rock. He has two clothing lines, Vokal and Apple Bottoms. He has been referred to by Peter Shapiro as "one of the biggest stars of the new millennium", and the RIAA ranks Nelly as one of the best-selling male artists in American music history, with 21 million albums sold in the United States.On December 11, 2009, Billboard ranked Nelly the #3 Top Artist of the Decade. Description above from the Wikipedia article Nelly, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Nov 2, 1974 In St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
15
First Appeared:
In the series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1992-05-25
Latest Project:
Movie Reach Me 2014-03-14
Known For
Poster of CSI: NY
Poster of Nelly: The Search for Miss Apple Bottoms
Poster of Snipes
Poster of The View
Filmography
Movie Reach Me E-Ruption 2014-03-14
Movie DJ Cinema Presents: Masterpiece Theater Blend Dvd 2009-03-19
Series Black Poker Stars Invitational 2008-03-18
Series Rip the Runway 2007-03-14
Movie The Longest Yard Megget 2005-05-19
Movie Beef III Himself 2005-11-15
Series CSI: NY Unknown 2004-09-21
Movie Nelly: The Search for Miss Apple Bottoms Himself 2003-01-01
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series Top of the Pops Saturday Unknown 2003-09-20
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Snipes Prolifik / Clarence 2001-09-13
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25