Nelly Furtado

Nelly Furtado



Nelly Kim Furtado ComIH (/fərˈtɑːd/; born December 2, 1978) is a Portuguese-Canadian singer and songwriter. Furtado first gained fame with her debut album Whoa, Nelly! (2000), a critical and commercial success that spawned two top 10 singles; "I'm Like a Bird" and "Turn Off the Light". The first single won her a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. In 2003 she released her second album Folklore and was preceded by the lead single "Powerless (Say What You Want)". Furtado's third album Loose (2006) became her best selling album with 12 million copies sold worldwide.[6] The album spawned four successful number one singles; "Promiscuous", "Maneater", "Say It Right" and "All Good Things (Come to an End)". She released her first Spanish language album Mi Plan in 2009 which won her a Latin Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Album. In 2012 Furtado released her fifth album The Spirit Indestructible. In 2017, Furtado released her sixth album titled The Ride.

Furtado has sold over 40 million records worldwide, making her one of the most successful Canadian artists. She has won several awards throughout her career including; one Grammy Award from seven nominations, one Latin Grammy Award, ten Juno Awards, one BRIT Award, one Billboard Music Award, one MTV Europe Music Award, one World Music Award and three Much Music Video Awards. Furtado has a star on Canada's Walk of Fame and was awarded Commander of the Order of Prince Henry on February 28, 2014 in Toronto by Aníbal Cavaco Silva, the former President of Portugal.[7][8][9]



The Ride
The Ride is the sixth studio album by Canadian singer Nelly Furtado.
Phoenix is a song by musical artist Nelly Furtado, released on March 10, 2017.
Flatline is a song by musical artist Nelly Furtado, released on February 17, 2017.
Cold Hard Truth
Cold Hard Truth is a song by musical artist Nelly Furtado, released on January 27, 2017.

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Taylor Swift Receives Support From Kesha as Her Groping Trial Comes to an End
  –  August 14, 2017
"Her example is powerful." Singer Nelly Furtado added, "Been in several meet n' greets where radio staff attempt to cross lines. Love @taylorswift13 for fighting 4 women's safety in the workplace." On Friday, Taylor earned a major legal victory in her ...
Chris Pratt spotted first time after split from Anna Faris
  –  August 14, 2017
Lawyers to give closing arguments in Taylor Swift DJ groping case Among those weighing in: Lena Dunham, Nelly Furtado, Jaimie King and George Takei. She has pledged to donate any judgment she wins beyond that to charity. He ended his speech on a more ...
Taylor Swift groping case
  –  August 14, 2017
Among those weighing in: Lena Dunham, Nelly Furtado, Jaimie King and George Takei. The eight-member US District Court jury also will decide whether Mueller is liable for assault and battery, for which Swift is seeking a symbolic $1 in damages. The DJ had ...
Closing arguments expected in Taylor Swift groping case
  –  August 14, 2017
But identical allegations against Andrea Swift and Frank Bell are expected to go to jurors. Among those weighing in: Lena Dunham, Nelly Furtado, Jaimie King and George Takei. The day will get underway Monday with a "charging conference" involving Judge ...
Colorado DJ's suit against Taylor Swift dismissed
  –  August 14, 2017
Among those weighing in: Lena Dunham, Nelly Furtado, Jaimie King and George Takei. Mueller sued the three after Swift's team reported the 2013 encounter in Denver to his bosses. "It was a definite grab. a very long grab", Swift testified in the Denver ...
Kesha Tweets Support To Taylor Swift Amid Sexual Assault Trial
  –  August 14, 2017
Don’t give up on yourself. Kesha joins other notable voices, including Lena Dunham, Hayley Williams and Nelly Furtado, who have publicly praised the pop singer for her strength in the courtroom.
Seth and Kat’s 4 Things You Need To Know-August 14th
  –  August 14, 2017
Several stars, including Lena Dunham, Nelly Furtado and George Takei, have applauded her efforts on social media. Mueller’s lawsuits against Swift’s mother, Andrea, and their radio handler, Frank Bell — and Swift’s case against Mueller — remain ...
Nelly Furtado Blasts Radio
  –  August 14, 2017
Pop artist Nelly Furtado chimed in regarding the Taylor Swift trial in Denver, and it wasn’t something radio stations are going to like. Furtado tweeted the following, “Been in several meet n’ greets where radio staff attempt to cross lines.
Nelly Furtado applauds Taylor Swift for standing up to radio host in court
  –  August 13, 2017
The Canadian hopes Taylor's ongoing court case will make lusty radio bosses and promoters think twice before groping a star, insisting she too has been the victim of handsy and inappropriate men throughout her career. "Been in several meet n' greets where ...
How Taylor Swift’s friends are supporting her through her sexual assault trial
  –  August 13, 2017
Her example is powerful.” Singer Nelly Furtado also sent her support to Swift, writing on Twitter: “Been in several meet n' greets where radio staff attempt to cross lines. Love @taylorswift13 for fighting 4 women's safety in the workplace.”
Radio Ga Ga: The biggest 'radio' singles on the Official Chart
  –  August 12, 2017
As far as love songs to the radio go, they don’t get much cheesier – or cuter – than this. In a case of radio breaking up a relationship, Nelly Furtado released On The Radio in 2002 as the third single from her debut album Whoa Nelly. “You liked me ...
Celebrities react to Taylor Swift's 'cutting' testimony in groping trial
  –  August 12, 2017
Read on to see what Lena Dunham, Nelly Furtado, Hayley Williams, and more stars had to say. The Girls star came to her good pal’s defense, calling her testimony “fierce” and “cutting.” Proud of @taylorswift13 for her fierce & cutting testimony ...
Nelly Furtado Breaking News, Photos, and Videos
  –  August 12, 2017
Nelly Furtado is showing her support for Taylor Swift during her groping trial against radio host David Mueller. The 38-year-old singer took to her Twitter to not only commend Taylor for her actions during the trial but also explain she’s found herself ...
Celebrities Show Support for Taylor Swift Amid Groping Trial
  –  August 12, 2017
"Girls" star Lena Dunham, singer Nelly Furtado and actress Ashley Judd tweeted in support of Swift, calling her "fierce" and "powerful" and thanking her for standing up for women. Proud of @taylorswift13 for her fierce & cutting testimony & her refusal to ...
Nelly Furtado Says She's Had 'Several' Inappropriate Experiences with 'Radio Staff' Amid Taylor Swift Groping Trial
  –  August 12, 2017
As Taylor Swift faces off in court against a former Denver deejay whom she claims assaulted her at a meet-and-greet in 2013, Nelly Furtado is speaking out about her own experiences with “radio staff” who she alleges “attempt to cross lines.”
Nelly Furtado, Lena Dunham, Jaime King and More Applaud Taylor Swift Amid Groping Trial
  –  August 11, 2017
Fans and celebrities alike send a lot of love to the 'Blank Space' hitmaker after she took a stand against former radio DJ David Mueller. Taylor Swift gets a lot of support from fans and fellow celebrities. Nelly Furtado, Lena Dunham, Jaime King, Rachel ...
Lena Dunham Praises Pal Taylor Swift After The Singer’s ‘Cutting Testimony’: ‘Her Example Is Powerful’
  –  August 11, 2017
In addition to Dunham, other celebrities have taken to Twitter to show their support for the singer. Nelly Furtado shared a tweet about her own experience with radio staff at meet and greets. Swift’s good friend Jaime King called the singer “f**cking ...
Lena Dunham, Nelly Furtado, And More Support Taylor Swift’s Stand Against Sexual Harassment
  –  August 11, 2017
On August 10, Taylor Swift walked into a courtroom and let a lawyer, his client, and the entire world know that she will absolutely not stand for anything other than the truth when someone makes a point to “grab [her] bare ass” without her permission.
Nelly Furtado Supports Taylor Swift, Says She's Had 'Several' Inappropriate Meet & Greet Experiences Too!
  –  August 11, 2017
Taylor Swift's groping trial must be so tough on her! It seems she has to constantly reiterate that a man grabbed her ass, and that she isn't to blame for any of this. Meanwhile you have every armchair attorney on Twitter asking why she waited years to sue.
Nelly Furtado Supports Taylor Swift, Says She's Had Uncomfortable Encounters With Radio Staff
  –  August 11, 2017
Nelly Furtado says she can sympathize with Taylor Swift's account of David Mueller allegedly groping her during a meet-and-greet in Denver, Colorado, in June 2013.. Swift is facing off with Mueller in court this week. The "Shake It Off" singer is ...
Nelly Furtado Says 'Radio Staff' Have Tried to 'Cross Lines' During Meet-and-Greets
  –  August 11, 2017
Taylor Swift is currently in the midst of a sexual assault trial against former KYGO DJ David Mueller, and just one day after the pop star gave an unwavering account of the alleged 2013 incident, another pop star is speaking out about inappropriate ...
Kesha, Lena Dunham, And More Support Taylor Swift's Stand Against Sexual Harassment
  –  August 11, 2017
Nelly Furtado chimed in, too, as she definitely knows from experience how artists can be taken advantage of in the music industry, and how they're subjected to unsavory situations much like the one Swift described in court. Jaime King — who's been a ...
Nelly Furtado tweets that radio staff has tried to cross the line.
  –  August 11, 2017
Nelly Furtado is coming forward about her experiences with radio hosts after Taylor Swift took the stand accusing a Denver DJ of grabbing her “bare a-- cheek.” The 38-year-old singer commended Swift for sharing her story, while addressing her own ...
Lena Dunham, more artists praise Taylor Swift's 'fierce' testimony in groping trial
  –  August 11, 2017
Real talk: Taylor Swift was a boss in court today Nelly Furtado also commented on the importance of the trial. Been in several meet n' greets where radio staff attempt to cross lines. Love @taylorswift13 for fighting 4 women's safety in the workplace.
Judge Throws Out DJ's Case Against Taylor Swift
  –  August 11, 2017
Read more: Lena Dunham, Nelly Furtado & More Show Support for Taylor Swift Amidst Trial Mueller testified earlier this week he and Haskell had "difficulties" getting along. When he filed his complaint in 2015, he said it was Haskell who boasted ...
Fewer Than 20 Female Rappers Have Gone Top 20 Since 2000
  –  August 10, 2017
Note that only artists whose primary medium is rap have been included, which means I left out the likes of women who sometimes rap (or attempt an approximation of it) like Kesha, Fergie, Kelis, Nelly Furtado, and even Beyoncé (whose “7/11" went to No ...
The Philosopher Kings reign again
  –  August 10, 2017
Band members also lent their producing and songwriting skills to the benefit of Drake, Nelly Furtado, Maroon 5, Shawn Mendes, Selena Gomez and James Blunt, to name but a few. But the clamour for The Philosopher Kings’ music never subsided. In response ...
Musician Sammy Chand Creates Scintillating Cross-cultural Soundtrack for Maharaja Duleep Singh Biopic
  –  August 10, 2017
The powerful role of music in films cannot be overstated. And to convey a story through a highly varied score that combines voices as diverse as that of Canadian-Portuguese singer Nelly Furtado and Punjabi Sufi singer Satinder Sartaaj is nothing short of ...
Ex-Warner Bros VP Alison Ball named President of TuneGO Music Group
  –  August 8, 2017
Ball joins Marcus Spence, Head of A&R for TuneGO Music Group and Senior Vice President of Mosley Music Group, who has worked with artists such as Timbaland, One Republic, Chris Cornell and Nelly Furtado, as well as producer Ron Dante (Joan Jett ...


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