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Nelly will be preforming Saturday, June 15, at the 3rd Street stage on Fremont Street.

Nelly first took the music world by storm in 2000 with his chart-topping album, “Country Grammar.” The album spent seven weeks the top of the Billboard Top 200 and spawned the massive hits “Ride Wit Me,” “Country Grammar,” and “E.I.”

The album landed Nelly four Grammy Award nominations and sold more than nine million copies worldwide.

Nelly kept the momentum going with the 2002 release of “Nellyville.” The album debuted at number one on top of scoring Nelly his first two Grammy Awards for “Hot in Here” (Best Male Rap Solo Performance) and “Dilemma,” featuring Kelly Rowland (Best Rap Song Collaboration).