Thursday, 14 October 2010

Superstar Nelly returns with a brand new single November 8th

Rapper/actor/CEO, 3 time Grammy winner and all-round superstar Nelly, whose 30 million plus combined album/single sales have established the St. Louis native as one of music’s most bankable and consistent stars, returns in a big way with the release on November 8th of his brand new US smash single “Just A Dream”. Taken from his hotly anticipated forthcoming new album “5.0”, “Just A Dream” entered the US iTunes chart at number 5, has already sold over 1 million copies. “Just a Dream” was produced by Jim Jonsin (Lil Wayne “Lollipop”, T.I. “Whatever You Love”) and Rico Love (Beyonce “Sweet Dreams, Kelly Rowland “Commander”). The new album will feature appearances by Akon, T.I. and Kelly Rowland. With “Just A Dream” Nelly looks to add to his celebrated run of global hit singles from his game-changing debut “Country Grammar,” and “Ride Wit Me” to the Justin Timberlake collaboration “Work It”, the Kelly Rowland duet “Dilemma” and the seven-week at No. 1 “Hot in Herre.” With a catalogue of global Top 10 hits, including 4 UK and 4 US number 1’s, 3 multi-platinum albums, a slew of Grammy, MTV and Billboard awards gracing his St Louis mantelpiece, Nelly also starred in the major Hollywood movie, “The Longest Yard”, alongside Adam Sandler, Chris Rock and Burt Reynolds.
Some Nelly facts to chew over : With the simultaneous release of Sweat and Suit, Nelly became the first solo artist in history to debut at no. 1 (‘Suit’) and 2 (‘Sweat’) in the Billboard chart. Nellyville was certified Gold or Platinum in 35 countries. 3-time Grammy Award winner (11 total nominations). Four #1 Billboard Hot 100 singles – “Hot In Herre”, “Dilemma”, “Shake Ya Tailfeather” & “Grillz”. Ranked as the 3rd Top Overall Artist of the 2000-2009 decade by Billboard Magazine. Owns the successful female clothing line Apple Bottoms and is a part owner of the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats along with the legendary Michael Jordan. Runs the non-profit organization "4Sho4Kids Foundation", dedicated to improving the quality of life for children born with developmental disabilities with emphasis on Down syndrome and children born addicted to drugs. Nelly’s "Jes Us 4 Jackie" charity was established in March 2003 by Nelly and his sister Jackie Donahue after Donahue was diagnosed with leukemia.

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