Nelly's Road To Fame

By ieasha
  • Nelly is born!

  • Nelly moves to St. Louis with his parents

  • Nelly's parents divorce and is left with his father in St. Louis, Missouri

  • Nelly's mother comes back and takes him to Universal City, Missouri.

  • Nelly finds that he has a child on the way with his high school sweetheart.

  • Nelly meets his rap group the St. Lunatics.

  • Nelly and rap group St. Lunatics relsease first single 'Gimme what you got'

  • Nelly goes solo

  • Nelly signs to Universal Music Group

  • Nelly releases first album Country Grammer

  • Wins best new artist, and best male hip-hop artist, at the BET Awards

  • Makes his acting debut in the movie Snipes

  • Wins favorite rap and hip hop artist at the America Music Awards

  • Nelly releases his second album Nellyville

  • Wins Best Rap/Song Collaboration, Best Rap Solo Performance, "Hot in Herre" at the Grammy Awards

  • Nelly relseases his limited edition sneaker called the Air Derrty

  • Nelly's album Nellyville goes 6x multi-platinum

  • Wins Favorite R&B andHip Hop Album, Nellyville, and Fans Choice Award at the American Music Awards

  • Wins Best Rap Performance By a Duo or a Group, with P. Diddy and Murphy Lee

  • releases the album sweat, and releases the album suit

  • Nelly's manager/sister dies of leukemia, Nelly stops singing for 2 years

  • Nelly stars in the remake film of The Longest Yard

  • released the album brass knuckles

  • Releases a fitness DVD called Celebrity Sweat

  • Nelly relseases the album 5.0