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March 15 @ 7:30 pm
BB & T Arena NKU$22 – $100
Catch instant hip-hop nostalgia at this Nelly Concert. Tickets start at $22.
Three-time Grammy award-winning artist, Nelly, will be bringing the heat. This concert was originally scheduled November 2018. It has also been announced that Pop singer Aaron Carter will be his opening act.
Parking is available at BB&T Arena’s surface lot and at two parking garages, one of which connects directly to the Arena! Parking fees are charged on an event by event basis, and are typically $10.00 for all non-NKU Basketball events. Parking will be conducted on a first come, first serve basis.
Are you planning on staying the night? There are several hotels close to BB&T Arena. Take a look and plan your trip.
Cornell Iral Haynes Jr.(born November 2, 1974), known professionally as Nelly, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, investor, and occasional actor from St. Louis, Missouri. Nelly embarked on his music career with Midwest hip hop group St. Lunatics, in 1993 and signed to Universal Records in 1999. 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. Country Grammar is Nelly’s best-selling album to date, selling over 8.4 million copies in the United States. His following album Nellyville, produced the number-one hits “Hot in Herre” and “Dilemma” (featuring Kelly Rowland). Other singles included “Work It” (featuring Justin Timberlake), “Air Force Ones” (featuring Murphy Lee and St. Lunatics), “Pimp Juice” and “#1”.
With the same-day dual release ofSweat, Suit (2004) and the compilation Sweatsuit (2006), Nelly continued to generate many chart-topping hits. Sweat debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling 342,000 copies in its first week. On the same week of release, Suit debuted at number one, selling around 396,000 copies in its first week on the same chart. Nelly’s fifth studio album, Brass Knuckles, was released on September 16, 2008, after several delays. It produced the singles “Party People” (featuring Fergie), “Stepped on My J’z” (featuring Jermaine Dupri and Ciara) and “Body on Me” (featuring Akon and Ashanti). In 2010, Nelly released the album 5.0. The lead single, “Just a Dream”, was certified triple platinum in the United States. It also included the singles “Move That Body” (featuring T-Pain and Akon) and “Gone” (a sequel to the 2002 single “Dilemma” in collaboration with Kelly Rowland).
About Aaron Carter
Aaron Carter became an international pop sensation with several multiplatinum albums and countless chart-topping singles before adulthood. His first album, Aaron Carter, released when he was just 9 years old went 5x platinum. His second album, Aaron’s Party released in 2000, went quadruple platinum, followed by two more triple platinum album releases. Dabbling in film and television, Aaron appeared on popular TV series including “Lizzie McGuire”, “Sabrina the Teenage Witch”, and “7th Heaven”. Films include “Ella Enchanted”, “PopStar” and “Supercross”. Aaron also appeared in the Broadway show, “The Fantastiks” and joined the cast of ABC’s hit competition series “Dancing With The Stars”. Now, Aaron is returning to his music roots with his first album in 15 years.
Purchase your tickets now and don’t miss this chance to see Nelly perform your favorite hits. You know, the ones you still dance in the mirror to.