Bobby Ray Simmons Jr., known professionally as B.o.B, is an American rapper and record producer. Raised in Decatur, Georgia, Simmons was signed to high-profile producer Jim Jonsin's Rebel Rock Entertainment imprint, in 2006. Two years later, Jonsin and Simmons signed a joint venture deal, with fellow rapper T.I.'s Grand Hustle Records, under the aegis of Atlantic Records. Following his major-label deal, Simmons quickly achieved commercial success, when his debut single "Nothin' on You", reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart in 2009, and earned a Grammy Award for Record of the Year nomination. His subsequent singles "Airplanes", and "Magic", both reached the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. Simmons' debut studio album The Adventures of Bobby Ray, was preceded by two extended plays and several self-released mixtapes. The album reached number one on the US Billboard 200 chart and was certified 2× platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.

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