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Flo Rida
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Flo Rida in Sydney on April 12, 2012
Background information
Birth name Tramar Lacel Dillard
Born September 16, 1979 (1979-09-16) (ageĀ 41)
Carol City, Florida, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2000-present
Labels
  • Atlantic
  • Poe Boy
  • International Music Group
  • Strong Arm
Associated acts

Tramar Lacel Dillard (born September 16, 1979) better known by his stage name Flo Rida is an American rapper and singer-songwriter. Some of his hits are "Low", "Club Can't Handle Me", "Good Feeling", "Wild Ones", and "Whistle". He is known for pairing up with Taio Cruz, David Guetta, Sia, and T-Pain. He also made famous songs with Alexandra Burke and Olly Murs. Rida is a Democrat and attended the 2012 Democratic National Convention in support of President Obama's re-election.

Awards and nominations

Year Type Award Result
2008 American Music Awards Breakthrough Performer Nominated
Favorite Male Hip-Hop Artist Nominated
BET Awards Best New Artist Nominated
Best Collaboration ("Low" with T-Pain) Nominated
BET Hip Hop Awards Ringtone of the Year ("Low" with T-Pain) Nominated
Rookie of the Year Nominated
Best Hip-Hop Collabo ("Low" with T-Pain) Nominated
MuchMusic Video Awards Best International Video ("Low" with T-Pain) Nominated
People's Choice Favorite International Video ("Low" with T-Pain) Nominated
MTV Video Music Awards Best Hip-Hop Video ("Low" with T-Pain) Nominated
Best Male Video ("Low" with T-Pain) Nominated
Ozone Awards Breathrough Artist Nominated
Club Banger of the Year ("Low" with T-Pain) Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice Breakout Artist Nominated
Choice Rap Artist Nominated
Choice Hook-Up ("Low" with T-Pain) Nominated
2009 ARIA Music Awards Breakthrough Artist Single ("Running Back" with Jessica Mauboy) Nominated
Highest Selling Single ("Running Back" with Jessica Mauboy) Won
APRA Awards Urban Work of the Year ("Running Back" with Jessica Mauboy) Won
Grammy Awards Best Rap/Sung Collaboration ("Low" with T-Pain) Nominated
Best Rap Song ("Low" with T-Pain) Nominated
MOBO Awards Best Song ("Low" with T-Pain) Nominated
MTV Australia Awards Best Video ("Low" with T-Pain) Nominated
Best Collaboration ("Running Back" with Jessica Mauboy) Nominated
MTV Video Music Awards Best Hip-Hop Video ("Right Round" with Kesha) Nominated
NT Indigenous Music Awards Single Release of the Year ("Running Back" with Jessica Mauboy) Won
People's Choice Awards Favorite Hip-Hop Song ("Low" with T-Pain) Won
Teen Choice Awards Best Hip-Hop Rap Track ("Right Round" with Kesha) Nominated
2010 APRA Awards Urban Work of the Year ("Running Back" with Jessica Mauboy) Nominated
Grammy Awards Best Rap Album (R.O.O.T.S.) Nominated
People's Choice Awards Hip-Hop Artist of the Year Nominated
2012 Teen Choice Awards Single by Male Artist ("Good Feeling") Nominated
R&B/Hip-Hop Artist Nominated
R&B/Hip-Hop Song ("Wild Ones" with Sia) Nominated
Summer Music Star Male Nominated



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