"I think I'm needed — as an artist, as an individual, as an entity, an enigma, an exhibitionist, an entertainer — as an alternative." 

  • Born Thomas DeCarlo Callaway on May 30, 1974, in Atlanta, Georgia

  • The Atlanta native became known as a member of Gnarls Barkley with producer Brian "Danger Mouse" Burton. The duo's 2006 album, St. Elsewhere, reached No. 4 on the Billboard 200, spawning the No. 2 hit "Crazy." Green's third studio album as a solo artist, Lady Killer, peaked at No. 9 on the Billboard 200. The album featured the expletive-laced No. 2 hit, "F*** You."

  • Green earned his first two career GRAMMYs with Gnarls Barkley for Best Alternative Music Album (St. Elsewhere) and Best Urban Alternative Performance ("Crazy"). He won his first GRAMMY as a solo artist for the latter category for "F*** You."

  • Gnarls Barkley performed "Crazy" at the 49th GRAMMY Awards in 2007. At the 53rd GRAMMYs, Green performed "F*** You" with the Muppets and Gwyneth Paltrow.

  • Did you know? Green got his start as a member of the '90s Southern hip-hop group Goodie Mob. He contributed backing vocals to TLC's GRAMMY-nominated hit song "Waterfalls."

  • In 2016 Green was among the performers at performed at the 12th annual MusiCares MAP Fund tribute concert honoring Smokey Robinson. All proceeds from the tribute concert will benefited the MusiCares MAP Fund, which provides members of the music community access to addiction recovery treatment regardless of their financial situation.

  • In 2012 Green and his sister Shedonna Alexander launched the Greenhouse Foundation to teach Atlanta’s urban youth "the benefits of going green."

 

Cee Lo Green

"I think I'm needed — as an artist, as an individual, as an entity, an enigma, an exhibitionist, an entertainer — as an alternative." 

  • Born Thomas DeCarlo Callaway on May 30, 1974, in Atlanta, Georgia

  • The Atlanta native became known as a member of Gnarls Barkley with producer Brian "Danger Mouse" Burton. The duo's 2006 album, St. Elsewhere, reached No. 4 on the Billboard 200, spawning the No. 2 hit "Crazy." Green's third studio album as a solo artist, Lady Killer, peaked at No. 9 on the Billboard 200. The album featured the expletive-laced No. 2 hit, "F*** You."

  • Green earned his first two career GRAMMYs with Gnarls Barkley for Best Alternative Music Album (St. Elsewhere) and Best Urban Alternative Performance ("Crazy"). He won his first GRAMMY as a solo artist for the latter category for "F*** You."

  • Gnarls Barkley performed "Crazy" at the 49th GRAMMY Awards in 2007. At the 53rd GRAMMYs, Green performed "F*** You" with the Muppets and Gwyneth Paltrow.

  • Did you know? Green got his start as a member of the '90s Southern hip-hop group Goodie Mob. He contributed backing vocals to TLC's GRAMMY-nominated hit song "Waterfalls."

  • In 2016 Green was among the performers at performed at the 12th annual MusiCares MAP Fund tribute concert honoring Smokey Robinson. All proceeds from the tribute concert will benefited the MusiCares MAP Fund, which provides members of the music community access to addiction recovery treatment regardless of their financial situation.

  • In 2012 Green and his sister Shedonna Alexander launched the Greenhouse Foundation to teach Atlanta’s urban youth "the benefits of going green."

 

GRAMMY Award Results for Cee Lo Green

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Nominations
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Cee Lo's Magic Moment
 
Wins
Best Traditional R&B Performance
Fool For You
Best R&B Song
Fool For You
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Doo-Wops & Hooligans
Best Pop Vocal Album
The Lady Killer
 
Wins
Best Urban/Alternative Performance
Fuck You
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Fuck You
Song Of The Year
Fuck You
Best Short Form Music Video
Fuck You
 
Nominations
Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
Going On
Best Alternative Music Album
The Odd Couple
Best Short Form Music Video
Who's Gonna Save My Soul
 
Nominations
Best Short Form Music Video
Gone Daddy Gone
 
Wins
Best Alternative Music Album
St. Elsewhere
Best Urban/Alternative Performance
Crazy
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Crazy
Album Of The Year
St. Elsewhere
 
Nominations
Best Urban/Alternative Performance
Gettin' Grown

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