How to Hire NELLY For Your Event!
aka: Cornell Iral Haynes Jr.
GRAMMY AWARD winning Cornell Iral Haynes Jr., better known by his stage name Nelly, is an American rapper, singer, and entrepreneur.
Nelly has won multiple accolades throughout his career including three Grammy Awards and nine Billboard Music Awards.
In 2002, Nelly’s second album, Nellyville, was released, debuting at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top 200 Music Albums. Its lead single “Hot in Herre” was a number-one hit. Other singles included “Dilemma”, which featured Kelly Rowland and sold more than 7.6 million records worldwide, “Work It” featuring Justin Timberlake, “Air Force Ones” featuring Murphy Lee and the St. Lunatics, “Pimp Juice”, and “#1”. This album was highly successful and was certified 6x multi-platinum on June 27, 2003. “Hot in Herre” won the Grammy Award for Best Male Rap Solo Performance in 2003.
On September 16, 2008, Brass Knuckles was released after several delays. Initial release dates for the album targeted October 16 and November 13. Nelly recorded “Party People”, featuring Fergie and produced by Polow da Don, which turned out to be his first official single off the album. “Stepped on My J’z” was the next single, produced by Jermaine Dupri and featuring Dupri and Ciara; following that was “Body on Me”, produced by Akon and featuring Akon and Ashanti. Nelly appeared on Rick Ross‘s third single, “Here I Am”, which also featured label mate, Avery Storm.
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In the summer of 2009, Nelly made a public announcement in Las Vegas about the yet-to-be-titled album. In October 2009, in an interview with Semtex TV, Nelly told reporters that he planned to release the album under the name Nelly. Guests featured on the album were, T-Pain, Chris Brown, Akon, Plies, T.I., Kelly Rowland, Birdman, DJ Khaled, Avery Storm and Diddy-Dirty Money. In May 2010, Nelly confirmed that the title of the album was 5.0.
In December 2009, BILLBOARD ranked Nelly the number three Top Artist of the Decade (2000s).
In June 2011, Pitbull released a song off the deluxe version of the album, Planet Pit, featuring Nelly titled “My Kinda Girl”.
In December 2011, Nelly released his first ever official solo mixtape, entitled O.E.MO, which stands for “On Everything MO”. The mixtape features guest appearances from T.I., 2 Chainz, Bei Maejor, St. Lunatics and more.
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In August 2012, Nelly became a coach on The CW‘s The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep along with Gloria Estefan, John Rich and Joe Jonas. Nelly released his second mixtape, entitled Scorpio Season, on November 2, 2012.
In February 2013, Nelly released “Hey Porsche”, the lead single from his seventh studio album, M.O. The song peaked at number 42 on the Billboard Hot 100 and hit the top ten in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. In April 2013, a remix of “Cruise”, the breakthrough single of country music duo Florida Georgia Line, featuring Nelly, was released. Nelly‘s next single “Get Like Me” featuring Nicki Minaj and Pharrell was released on iTunes on July 2, 2013.
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As of 2014, Nelly is ranked as the fourth best-selling rap artist in American music history, according to the RIAA, with 21 million albums sold in the United States.
In 2020, he released the song “Lil Bit”, a collaboration with Florida Georgia Line from his “country-influenced” album titled, Heartland. He also joined country singers Kane Brown and Brett Kissel for remixes of their songs, “Cool Again” and “She Drives Me Crazy”.
Nelly‘s rapping style has been described by Peter Shapiro as using “unforgettable hooks based on schoolyard songs, double-dutch chants, and nonsense rhymes” and has a “Missouri twang”.
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AllMusic suggests Nelly‘s style is based largely on where he comes from: “Nelly‘s locale certainly informs his rapping style, which is as much country as urban, and his dialect as well, which is as much Southern drawl as Midwestern twang”.
His discography eight studio albums, two compilation albums, one remix album, three extended plays, two mixtapes, 49 singles (including fourteen as a featured performer), three promotional singles and 48 music videos.
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HOW TO BOOK NELLY?
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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK/HIRE NELLY?
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Official booking fees for NELLY, or any other celebrity, are determined based on a number of factors and may change at anytime without prior notice.
Factors influencing pricing vary and may include date, location, type of event, whether a private party or a public concert, the artist’s calendar, whether the artist is on tour or not, how well tickets are selling at the artist’s concerts, the current demand for the artist’s music, market activity, etc.
As you might expect, the more in-demand the artist is, the more buyers are prepared to pay. Of course, this causes the artist’s price to increase as the artist becomes more popular or decrease when becoming less popular.
Exclusive agents with exclusive representation frequently quote a range instead of a specific price, since changes can occur at anytime. Generally, the artist’s manager has a role in the decision to accept any particular offer from a talent buyer.
To learn the most current artist’s pricing, or the estimated artist’s fee for your particular event, simply click on the “Let’s Get Started!” link found on this page. Then, send us your request for booking information.
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