Nelly to perform at Whitaker Bank Ballpark

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Hip hop star Nelly will perform at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington on May 19, the Lexington Legends and Blue Cap Entertainment announced Wednesday.

Nelly will be joined by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and Juvenile.

Nelly's Country Grammar album and his song "Cruise" with Florida Georgia Line both achieved Diamond status in 2016.

Nelly has performed on NBC’s The Voice, The American Music Awards, ABC’s Greatest Hits and served as a judge on CW’s The Next.

His hits include: “Hot in Here,” “Country Grammar,” “Ride Wit Me,” “Just a Dream" and dance anthem “Millionaire” with Cash Cash and Digital Animal Farm.

Nelly has also performed alongside some of the country’s most prestigious orchestras including the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Columbus Symphony and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

“The Lexington Legends are thrilled to welcome this tour to Whitaker Bank Ballpark. We always strive to bring new and unique events to Lexington and know that Nelly will do just that and put on a fantastic show.” says Legends President/CEO Andy Shea.

Tickets are set to go on sale on Friday, January 26 at 10am. Tickets start at $34.00 and can be purchased by calling (859) 422-7867, in person at Whitaker Bank Ballpark, or online at

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