American rapper, singer, actor and entrepreneur

Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. (born November 2, 1974[2]) is an American rapper, singer, and entrepreneur better known by his stage name Nelly. He won three Grammy Awards in 2003 and nine Billboard Music Awards. Nelly's first five studio albums all reached the top three of the Billboard 200.

Cornell Iral Haynes Jr.

(1974-11-02) November 2, 1974 (age 49)
EducationUniversity City High School
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • entrepreneur
  • actor
Years active1993–present
Musical career
OriginSt. Louis, Missouri
Member of
WebsiteNelly's Official Website

Discography change

Studio albums change

Year Album
2000 Country Grammar
2002 Nellyville
2004 Sweat/Suit
2008 Brass Knuckles
2010 5.0
2013 M.O.
2021 Heartland

Compilation albums change

Year Album
2005 Sweatsuit
2009 The Best of Nelly

Remix albums change

Year Album
2003 Da Derrty Versions: The Reinvention

EPs change

Year Album
2008 6 Derrty Hits
2010 6 Pack

Singles change

Year Album
2000 "Country Grammar"
2000 "E.I."
2001 "Ride wit Me" (featuring City Spud)
2001 "Batter Up" (with St. Lunatics)
2001 "#1"
2002 "Hot in Herre"
2002 "Dilemma" (featuring Kelly Rowland)
2002 "Air Force Ones" (featuring Kyjuan, Murphy Lee and Ali)
2003 "Work It" (featuring Justin Timberlake)
2003 "Pimp Juice"/"Shake Ya Tailfeather" (with P. Diddy and Murphy Lee)
2003 "Iz U"
2004 "Flap Your Wings"
2004 "My Place"
2004 "Tilt Ya Head Back" (featuring Christina Aguilera)
2004 "Over and Over" (featuring Tim McGraw)
2005 "Na-NaNa-Na"
2005 "'N' Dey Say"
2005 "Errtime"
2005 "Grillz" (featuring Paul Wall, Ali & Gipp)
2007 "Wadsyaname"
2008 "Party People" (featuring Fergie)
2008 "Body on Me" (featuring Akon and Ashanti)
2008 "Stepped on My J'z" (featuring Jermaine Dupri and Ciara)
2008 "Warrior"
2008 "One and Only"
2010 "Just a Dream"
2010 "Move That Body" (featuring T-Pain and Akon)
2011 "Gone" (featuring Kelly Rowland)
2013 "Hey Porsche"
2020 "Lil Bit" (with Florida Georgia Line)

Filmography change

Year Movie Role Notes
2001 Snipes Prolifk Lead role
2005 The Longest Yard Earl Megget Supporting role
Also sang on the soundtrack
2014 Reach Me E-Ruption Supporting role
Year Film Role Notes
2008–2009 CSI: NY Terrence Davis 4 episodes
2011 90210 Himself Cameo appearance; Episode: "Revenge with the Nerd"
2011–13 T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle Himself Cameo appearance; Season 1, episode 3 "America's Sweetheart"
Cameo appearance; Season 2, episodes 2 "Birthday Bash", 4 "Bitter Sweet 16", 6 "Who's the Boss?"
2012 The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep Himself Reality television
2013–16 Real Husbands of Hollywood Himself Recurring role, 39 episodes
2014–15 Nellyville Himself Reality television
2017–present The Platinum Life Himself Reality television
2020 Dancing with the Stars Himself Contestant

References change

  1. Republic Records. "Republic Records". Republic Records. Retrieved 2014-03-20.
  2. "Nelly - Music Biography, Credits and Discography". Allmusic. Retrieved 31 January 2013.