The label released his debut album Country Grammar in 2000.
The success of its title track as a single (#7 on the Hot 100 and No. I."; "Ride wit Me", featuring City Spud; and "Batter Up", featuring the St. In 2003 Nelly released Da Derrty Versions: The Reinvention.
On November 13, 2010, Nelly appeared on the Pacquiao vs. In August 2012, Nelly became a coach on The CW Television Network's new show The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep, along with Gloria Estefan, John Rich and Joe Jonas.
Under Universal, Nelly began his solo career in the year 2000, with his debut album Country Grammar, of which the title-track was a top ten hit.
The album debuted at number three on the Billboard 200 and went on to peak at number one.
The controversy forced Nelly to cancel an appearance at a bone marrow drive at Spelman College, an historically black college in Atlanta, Georgia. For the Bad Boys II soundtrack album, Nelly contributed the single "Shake Ya Tailfeather" featuring Diddy and Murphy Lee.
Another number-one hit, "Shake Ya Tailfeather" won the 2004 Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group.
"Grillz", produced by Jermaine Dupri, was a number-one hit.
To date both albums have sold over 5 million units in the United States.
He has been referred to by Peter Shapiro as "one of the biggest stars of the new millennium", Nelly moved with his mother from St. Nelly decided to go solo, after a major record deal failed to appear.
Law told Hit Quarters that very few people at the record company liked Nelly when he was first signed, with the feedback he received from his colleagues on the rapper's music being "extraordinarily negative".
"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. In February 2013, Nelly released "Hey Porsche", the lead single from his seventh studio album M. 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 June 2011, Pitbull released a song off the deluxe version of the album Planet Pit featuring Nelly titled "My Kinda Girl". In April 2013, a remix of "Cruise", the breakthrough single of country music duo Florida Georgia Line, featuring Nelly, was released. was released on September 30, 2013, by Republic Records.
1 Hot Rap Tracks) led to the album debuting at number three in the Billboard 200 in the U. It featured the hit single "Iz U" from the soundtrack to Walt Disney's The Haunted Mansion.