"I always loved the way music made me feel. I did sports at school, but when I got home, it was just music."

  • Born Andre Romelle Young on Feb. 18, 1965, in Compton, California

  • A member of the landmark rap group N.W.A., Dr. Dre broke out with his 1992 solo debut, The Chronic, which hit No. 3 on the Billboard 200. The album featured "Let Me Ride," his first song to crack the Top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100.

  • Dr. Dre earned his first career GRAMMY for 1993 for Best Rap Solo Performance for "Let Me Ride."

  • At the 53rd GRAMMYs, Dr. Dre made his GRAMMY stage debut, performing a medley of "Love The Way You Lie" and "I Need A Doctor" with Eminem, Skylar Grey, Adam Levine, and Rihanna.

  • Dr. Dre donated all artist royalties received from his 2015 album, Compton, to help fund a new performing arts and entertainment facility for children in his hometown.

 

Dr. Dre

"I always loved the way music made me feel. I did sports at school, but when I got home, it was just music."

  • Born Andre Romelle Young on Feb. 18, 1965, in Compton, California

  • A member of the landmark rap group N.W.A., Dr. Dre broke out with his 1992 solo debut, The Chronic, which hit No. 3 on the Billboard 200. The album featured "Let Me Ride," his first song to crack the Top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100.

  • Dr. Dre earned his first career GRAMMY for 1993 for Best Rap Solo Performance for "Let Me Ride."

  • At the 53rd GRAMMYs, Dr. Dre made his GRAMMY stage debut, performing a medley of "Love The Way You Lie" and "I Need A Doctor" with Eminem, Skylar Grey, Adam Levine, and Rihanna.

  • Dr. Dre donated all artist royalties received from his 2015 album, Compton, to help fund a new performing arts and entertainment facility for children in his hometown.

 

GRAMMY Award Results for Dr. Dre

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Nominations
Best Rap Album
Compton
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Good Kid, M.A.A.D City
 
Nominations
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
I Need A Doctor
Best Rap Song
I Need A Doctor
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Recovery
 
Wins
Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
Crack A Bottle
Best Rap Album
Relapse
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Love. Angel. Music. Baby.
Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
Encore
 
Nominations
Best Rap Song
In Da Club
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
The Eminem Show
Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
Best Short Form Music Video
Knoc
 
Nominations
Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
 
Wins
Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
Forgot About Dre
Best Rap Album
The Marshall Mathers LP
Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
Nominations
Album Of The Year
The Marshall Mathers LP (Album)
Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
The Next Episode (Track)
Best Rap Album
Dr. Dre - 2001 (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
Guilty Conscience (Track)
Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
Still D.R.E. (Single)
 
Nominations
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
No Diggity (Track)
 
Nominations
Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
California Love (Track)
 
Nominations
Best Rap Solo Performance
Keep Their Heads Ringin' (Single)
 
Wins
Best Rap Solo Performance
Let Me Ride
Nominations
Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
Nuthin' But A "G" Thang
 
Nominations
Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
We're All In The Same Gang (Single)