Cornell Haynes Jr. (born November 2, 1974). is a rapper and singer from St. Louis, Missouri in the United States, who
experiencedpopularity in the early 2000s. Best known by his stage name Nelly, he is one of the best-selling pop-rappers of all.
time, with over 40 millionalbums sold worldwide. He has also achieved three number-ones in the U.K. (four including his vocal
contribution to "Nasty Girl" by NotoriousB.I.G.), four U.S. Billboard Hot 100 number one singles, and four Grammy Awards