Nelly and BRELAND kicked off CMT Crossroads with a fiery performance.
The rapper and rising country star heated up the iconic CMT series on Wednesday (Sept. 1) with “Hot In Herre,” a track from Nelly’s second studio album, Nellyville (2002).
Watch the star-studded performance of “Hot In Herre” below.
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“Hot In Herre” was released as the second single from the aforementioned project in May 2002.
Nelly made history as the first rapper to ever headline the iconic CMT series.
Throughout the show, the St. Louis-born rapper brought out his longtime friends and collaborators Florida Georgia Line, Kane Brown, Blanco Brown and BRELAND, who joined Nelly to perform new songs from his just-released country-influenced EP, Heartland. The project features Nelly’s 2x Platinum hit with Florida Georgia Line, “Lil Bit,” in addition to “Grits & Glamour” with Kane Brown, “High Horse” with Blanco Brown and Breland, and more.
The 60-minute special also featured high-energy, one-of-a-kind performances of Nelly’s biggest hits, including “Hot In Herre,” “Country Grammar (Hot Shit).” CMT also through in a few surprises to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Nelly’s diamond-certified album, Country Grammar.
CMT Crossroads: Nelly & Friends aired on Wednesday, September 1st at 10p/9c, exclusively on CMT.