NELLY Debuts New Song 'Heaven' Featuring Daley Live On NBC's The Today Show
NELLY graced The Today Show's "Summer Concert Series" stage, and he debuted his brand new song "Heaven" featuring Daley to a packed outdoor audience live on NBC.
After teaming up with country superstars Florida Georgia Line for a raucous performance of their 5x platinum "Cruise (Remix)", the hip-hop icon delivered the never-before-heard track and dropped a medley of some of his biggest hits to unanimous cheers and thunderous applause. Moreover, the Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum superstar, entrepreneur, actor, and philanthropist took the opportunity to personally confirm a September 30 release date and unveil the cover art for his anxiously awaited seventh full-length album, M.O. [Republic Records].
Even with his illustrious career and countless accolades, this is poised to be his most diverse rollout out yet.Seven albums in, he's upping his game yet again for his countless fans worldwide.
M.O.is everything that listeners love aboutNELLYand so much more. He combines undeniable and unshakable hooks with impressive mc skills and his trademark delivery. It's one banger after another, and everyone's been invited to the party.2 Chainzlaces"100K"with a wild rhyme perfectly punctuating the orchestral swell of production, whileT.I.stomps through"IDGAF,"firing off his instantly recognizable flow."Headphones"was made to be cranked up as itsNelly Furtado-assisted hook takes flight, andFuturekeeps it sexy on the sultry bedroom anthem"Give U Dat". In addition, Florida Georgia Linecontributes real heart to"Walk Away", giving the album another twist. The list doesn't stop there asTrey Songz,Daley,Yo Gotti, andFabolousalso make cameos.
This year,NELLYhas proven to be an unstoppable force when it comes to honing the fusion between hip-hop and popular music. His first teaser track from the album moved over 100,000 downloads in one week, racking up over 18 million YouTube/VEVO views, and solidified his place in chart history. It became his 22 ndcharted Top 40 song, tying him at 11 thfor "most charted Top 40 hits ever".
Then,"Get Like Me"featuringNicki MinajandPharrellfollowed. The summer smash stormed out of the gate with a super sexy music video that surpassed 3.3 million views in less than three weeks and continues to climb the radio charts. Recent appearances include a performance at the 2013Teen Choice AwardsandThe Tonight Show With Jay Leno. Expanding his reach in pop culture even further,NELLYjoins the cast of BET's #1-rated sitcom,The Real Husbands of Hollywood. The second season of BET's highly-anticipated show hits small screens October 15 th. He also forged partnerships with a few major brands.Nellyappeared in a radio spot for his favorite candy,Mike and Ikes, and he helps Honey Nut Cheerios'iconic mascotBuzz the Beefind his groove and get some swag in their multi-million dollar 2013 ad campaign. Simply put, he's on fire.