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FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE - SEPTEMBER 01: Nelly and Kane Brown perform onstage for CMT Crossroads: Nelly & friends at The Factory At Franklin on September 01, 2021 in Franklin, Tennessee.

Hip-hop artist Nelly continues his moves in country music; he just starred in an episode of CMT Crossroads.  He was the first hip-hop artist ever to headline the series and was joined by his friends Kane Brown, Blaco Brown, BRELAND and Florida Georgia Line. The hour-long special featured performances by Nelly’s latest release — the country-heavy Heartland EP — as well as some songs from his 2000 debut, Country Grammar.

Here are some of the highlights: