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Terius Youngdell Nash

(1977-09-20) September 20, 1977 (age 46)
Years active1995–present
(m. 2004; div. 2008)

Christina Milian
(m. 2009; div. 2011)

LaLonne Martinez
(m. 2014)
Musical career
  • Vocals
  • piano
  • keyboards

The-Dream (real name: Terius Youngdell Nash) (born September 20, 1977) is a Grammy-winning American producer and singer-songwriter. As a songwriter, he wrote the songs "Me Against the Music" (2003) by Britney Spears, "Ride" (2010) by Ciara, "Umbrella" (2007) by Rihanna, "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" (2008) and "Partition" (2013) both by Beyoncé, "Touch My Body" (2008) by Mariah Carey and "Baby" (2010) byJustin Bieber.

Discography[change | change source]

The-Dream has released five studio albums and eleven singles:

Studio albums[change | change source]

Year Album
2007 Love/Hate
2009 Love vs. Money
2010 Love King
2011 1977
2013 IV Play

Singles[change | change source]

Year Album
2007 "Shawty Is a 10" (featuring Fabolous)
2007 "Falsetto"
2008 "I Luv Your Girl" (featuring Young Jeezy)
2008 "Rockin' That Sh**"/"Rockin' That Thang"
2009 "My Love" (featuring Mariah Carey)
2009 "Walkin' on the Moon" (featuring Kanye West)
2009 "Sweat It Out"
2010 "Love King"
2010 "Make Up Bag" (featuring T.I.)
2012 "Roc"

Grammy Awards[change | change source]

The-Dream has been nominated fifteen times for the Grammy Awards. He won five of these nominations:[2]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2008 "Umbrella" (as songwriter) Song of the Year Nominated
2010 "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" (as songwriter)[3] Won
Best R&B Song Won
I Am... Sasha Fierce (as producer) Album of the Year Nominated
2012 "All of the Lights" (as songwriter)[3] Song of the Year Nominated
Best Rap Song Won
2013 "No Church in the Wild" (with Jay-Z and Kanye West & Frank Ocean) Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Won
2014 "Holy Grail" (as songwriter) Best Rap Song Nominated
2015 Beyoncé (as producer) Album of the Year Nominated
2017 "Ultralight Beam" (with Kanye West, Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price & Kirk Franklin) Best Rap/Sung Performance Nominated
Best Rap Song Nominated
2021 "Savage" (as songwriter) Best Rap Song Won

References[change | change source]

  1. "Capitol Records: Artists". Capitol Records. Archived from the original on 2014-12-05. Retrieved 2014-12-08.
  2. "TERIUS "THE DREAM" NASH". April 22, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Awards". April 30, 2017. Archived from the original on May 25, 2017.

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