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Birthday
15, 1988
Birthplace
Winston-Salem, NC
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
15, 1988 (age 29)
Birthplace
Winston-Salem, NC

About

Born Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr., he gained widespread popularity with "Nothin' on You" and "Airplanes," which became a #1 hit on the U.K. Billboards.

Before Fame

He played the trumpet at Georgia High School, and met his mentor, B. Rich, when he was 14.

Trivia

He was nominated for five Grammy Awards in 2011, including Record of the Year and Best Rap Album.

Family Life

He has an older brother that helped spur his interest in music, and his parents bought him his first keyboard to use as a therapeutic outlet.

Associated With

He collaborated with Bruno Mars on the song "Nothin' on You."

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