We’re thrilled to welcome the multi-talented, Grammy-winning Nelly to our 3rd Street stage for a free concert on June 15, 2019 at 9:00 p.m.
Nelly first took the music world by storm in 2000 with his chart-topping album, “Country Grammar.” The album spent seven weeks the top of the Billboard Top 200 and spawned the massive hits “Ride Wit Me,” “Country Grammar,” and “E.I.”
The album landed Nelly four Grammy Award nominations and sold more than nine million copies worldwide.
Nelly kept the momentum going with the 2002 release of “Nellyville.” The album debuted at number one on top of scoring Nelly his first two Grammy Awards for “Hot in Here” (Best Male Rap Solo Performance) and “Dilemma,” featuring Kelly Rowland (Best Rap Song Collaboration).
Nelly has since gone on to win multiple American Music Awards, a Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award, Soul Train Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and was crowned “Top Pop, Rap, and R&B/Hip-Hop Artist Of The Year” by Billboard.
Nelly’s hits include “Work It” (featuring Justin Timberlake), “Air Force Ones” (featuring Murphy Lee and St. Lunatics), “Pimp Juice” and “#1.”
Fun fact: The RIAA ranks Nelly as the fourth best-selling rap artist in American music history.
Nelly has also appeared in numerous feature films and TV shows.
Mark your calendar and don’t miss this free concert by a musical force of nature, Nelly.
Check out the full Downtown Rocks free concert series schedule.