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B.o.B

Biography

Created Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr., he obtained widespread recognition with “Nothin’ you” and “Airplanes,” which became a #1 strike for the U.K. Billboards. He performed the trumpet at Georgia SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, and fulfilled his coach, B. Affluent, when he was 14. He was nominated for five Grammy Honours in 2011, including Record of the entire year and Greatest Rap Recording. He comes with an old sibling that helped spur his fascination with music, and his parents bought him his 1st keyboard to make use of as a restorative wall socket. He collaborated with Bruno Mars for the music “Nothin’ you.”

Quick Facts


Full Name B.o.B
Date Of Birth November 15, 1988
Died May 11, 1981, University of Miami Hospital, Miami, Florida, United States
Place Of Birth Winston-Salem, NC
Height 1.78 m
Profession Rapper
Children Redemption Song, No Woman No Cry, One Love, Ziggy Marley, Damian Marley, Stephen Marley, Cedella Marley, Ky-Mani Marley, Rohan Marley, Julian Marley, Sharon Marley, Makeda Jahnesta, Stephanie Marley, Robert Marley, Karen Marley
Siblings Constance Marley, Pearl Livingston, Anthony Booker, Richard Booker
Nominations Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama, Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Academy Award for Best Actor, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie, Satellite Award for Best Original Screenplay, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor, Independent Spirit Award for Best Screenplay, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Drama, Teen Choice Award for Film - Choice Sleazebag, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Special, S02 E05 · Kiss and Sell, S02 E04 · Speechless in Chicago, S02 E03 · Whose Card Is It, Anyway?
Star Sign Scorpio

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Superstar Duets2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Edge of Seventeen2016performer: "Don't Go There" / writer: "Don't Go There" - as Bobby Ray Simmons Jr.
Who's Doing the Dishes?TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
The Voice2015-2016TV Series writer - 3 episodes
One Hit WonderlandTV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2016 performer - 1 episode, 2016
The Nightly Show with Larry WilmoreTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
Todd's Pop Song ReviewsTV Series documentary writer - 5 episodes, 2013 - 2015 performer - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2015
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014-2015TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Get Hard2015performer: "Paranoid" / writer: "Paranoid" - as Bobby Ray Simmons Jr.
Dancing with the StarsTV Series 2 episodes, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2013
WWE 2k152014Video Game performer: "Ready"
The Hacker Wars2014Documentary writer: "Price Tag" - as Bobby Ray Jr. Simmons
Dinner DateTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Tu cara me suena - Argentina2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
15 Unforgettable No 1 Hits!2014TV Movie performer: "Price Tag" / writer: "Price Tag"
Step Up All In2014performer: "How You Do That" - as B.o.B / writer: "How You Do That" - as Bobby Simmons Jr.
Rap Critic Reviews2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Rio 22014performer: "Rio Rio" / writer: "Rio Rio" - as Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr.
21 Coolest Collabs of the 21st Century2014TV Movie performer: "Price Tag" - as Jessie J ft. B.o.B.
Ride Along2014performer: "Headband" - as B.o.B / writer: "Headband" - as Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr.
Waterloo RoadTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Gimme Shelter2013writer: "Price Tag" - as Bobby Ray Jr. Simmons
HaKochav HaBa2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grey's AnatomyTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
EastEnders2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Smurfs 22013writer: "Magik 2.0" - as Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr.
Hit the FloorTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
The Internship2013performer: "So Good" / writer: "So Good" - as Bobby Ray Simmons
Britain's Got Talent2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
LevensliedTV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 2013 music - 1 episode, 2013
The Voice UK2012-2013TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Enie backt2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoTV Series writer - 10 episodes, 2011 - 2013 performer - 9 episodes, 2011 - 2013
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete2013performer: "Play the Guitar"
This Is 402012writer: "Price Tag" - as Bobby Simmons
The Voice Israel2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Tu cara me suena2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Pitch Perfect2012writer: "Magic", "Price Tag" - as Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr. / writer: "Trebles Finals: medley", "Bellas Finals: medley" - uncredited
So You Think You Can Dance2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
Chronicle2012writer: "Price Tag" - as Bobby Ray Simmons Jr.
Voice - Danmarks største stemme2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dance Central 22011Video Game performer: "Nothin' On You" / writer: "Nothin' On You" - as Bobby Simmons Jr.
Fina Estampa2011TV Series performer: "Price Tag" / writer: "Price Tag" - as Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr.
Dancing with the Stars2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Made in Chelsea2011TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Idool 20112011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Saturday Night LiveTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Gossip Girl2010-2011TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards2011TV Special performer: "Nothin' On You" / writer: "Nothin' On You"
Just Go with It2011performer: "Nothin' on You", "Lovelier Than You" / writer: "Nothin' on You", "Lovelier Than You" - as Bobby Ray Simmons Jr.
So You Think You Can Dance CanadaTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
2010 MTV Video Music Awards2010TV Special performer: "Nothin' On You", "Airplanes"
Monogamy2010performer: "Rap Tap"
Love Me Again2010TV Series performer: "Nothing On You"
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony2009Video Game as B.O.B., "Auto-Tune" / performer: "Auto-Tune" - as B.O.B. / writer: "Auto-Tune" - as B. Simmons
Melrose Place2009TV Series 1 episode
Madden NFL 20102009Video Game performer: "Created a Monster"
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned2009Video Game performer: "Auto-Tune" - as B.O.B. / writer: "Auto-Tune" - as B. Simmons
Step Up 2: The Streets2008performer: "3-6-9", "Haterz Everywhere" / writer: "3-6-9" - as B. Simmons Jr. / writer: "Haterz Everywhere" - as Bobby Simmons

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wiz Khalifa: We Dem Boyz2014Video short
Single Ladies2014TV Series
B.O.B Feat. Nicki Minaj: Out of My Mind2012Short
B.O.B Feat. Taylor Swift: Both of Us2012Video short

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
B.O.B. ft. T.I. & Ty Dolla $ign: 4 Lit2017Video short

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
B.O.B Feat. Hayley Williams: Airplanes2010Video short music by

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Soul Man2014TV Series music performance - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
As Written: Melanie Fiona2012TV Mini-Series documentary special thanks - 2012

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
B.O.B. ft. T.I. & Ty Dolla $ign: 4 Lit2017Video shortHimself
Verses & Flow2015TV SeriesHimself - Performer
Hot Ones2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 365Black Awards2015TV MovieHimself - Performer
BET Awards 20152015TV MovieHimself
2014 Soul Train Awards2014TV MovieHimself
E-40 Feat. T-Pain, Kid Ink & B.O.B.: Red Cup2014Video shortHimself
BET Awards 20142014TV SpecialHimself
BET Awards 2014 Postshow: The Afterparty Live!2014TV SpecialHimself
The Game2014TV SeriesHimself
The Soul Man2014TV SeriesHimself / Band Member
Trevor Jackson: Drop It Remix2014ShortHimself
Sama'an Ashrawi's All-Star Tribute to U.G.K.2013DocumentaryB.o.B.
The Queen Latifah Show2013TV SeriesHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
RapFix Live2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
2013 BET Hip Hop Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel2013Video GameHimself (voice)
The DUB Magazine Project2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Huff Post's BV 3652012TV SeriesHimself
2012 BET Hip Hop Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend 20122012TV MovieHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2010-2012TV SeriesHimself - Muscial Guest / Himself
Rip the Runway2012TV MovieHimself - Performer
mtvU Woodie Awards 20122012TV SpecialHimself
VH1's Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam2012TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The Live Room2012TV Series shortHimself
Saggin' in the A-T-L...2011DocumentaryHimself (as Bobby Ray)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV SeriesThemselves - Musical Guest
2011 BET Hip Hop Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2011TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live2011TV SeriesHimself
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Fuse Presents Z100's Jingle Ball2010TV MovieHimself
2010 BET Hip Hop Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
Le grand journal de Canal+2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2010TV SeriesHimself
2010 MTV Video Music Awards2010TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Chelsea Lately2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
BET Awards 20102010TV SpecialHimself
B.O.B Feat. Hayley Williams: Airplanes2010Video shortHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2010TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The Ellen DeGeneres Show2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Ozone West2008DocumentaryHimself
URB's Next 1002008TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Super 62014TV SeriesHimself
15 Unforgettable No 1 Hits!2014TV MovieHimself
21 Coolest Collabs of the 21st Century2014TV MovieHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012GrammyGrammy AwardsAlbum of the Year· Bruno Mars (Artist/Producer)
· CeeLo Green (Featured Artist)
· Damian Marley (Featured Artist)
· Needlz (Producer)
· Philip Lawrence (Producer)
· Ari Levine (Producer/Engineer/Mixer)
· Manny Marroquin (Engineer/Mixer)
· Stephen Marcussen (Mastering Engineer)
2011GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Pop Collaboration with Vocals· Eminem
· Hayley Williams
2011GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap/Sung Collaboration· Bruno Mars
2011GrammyGrammy AwardsRecord of the Year· Bruno Mars (Artist/Producer)
· Philip Lawrence (Producer)
· Ari Levine (Producer/Engineer/Mixer)
2011People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Song· Hayley Williams
2011People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Breakout Artist
2010VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Video of the Year· Hayley Williams


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