Nelly Furtado

Nelly Furtado



Nelly Kim Furtado ComIH (/fɜːrˈtɑːd/; 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.
Loose is the third studio album by Canadian singer and songwriter Nelly Furtado, released on 6 June 2006 by Interscope Records and the Mosley Music Group.

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Ellen Page and Emma Portner, in Motion
  –  February 12, 2018
In their latest piece (an exclusive performance for T), Page performs Nelly Furtado’s “I’m Like a Bird” on her guitar while Portner dances to the melody in her gestural, inimitable style, which blends contemporary dance with ballet. Making ...
2018 Is The Year Dua Lipa Dominates The Industry
  –  February 12, 2018
Dua Lipa, who started off covering the likes of Nelly Furtado and P!nk on YouTube, has been seen hanging out with some incredibly huge stars, recently... Some of whom proper fan-girled over the 'IDGAF' singer. She caught up with Katy Perry backstage at her ...
Travelling the world with Alessia Cara
  –  February 10, 2018
Smith had launched Nelly Furtado's career and was now managing another young up-and-comer by the name of Alessia Cara. Alessia's band was in need of someone who could play guitar and keyboards. The next day, Ruscinski was in rehearsal with Alessia.
Hoop Dance Champion Tony Duncan on Family, Competition, and Nelly Furtado
  –  February 8, 2018
The 2018 Hoop Dance World Champion will be crowned on February 11, and Tony Duncan has his eye on the top prize. Duncan hopes to bring home his sixth championship win. But, winning isn’t everything for Duncan, a San Carlos Apache and Hidatsa Native American.
Rising Singer/Songwriter Tangina Stone Lands Partnership With Spirit Airlines
  –  February 6, 2018
Nelly Furtado trending for months on iTunes Japan Hot R&B tracks and lead single "Anxious" hitting gold on Spotify. Make sure to follow the budding star on socials for her latest tour dates and some very cool content she has coming with Spirit Airlines.
Juno nominations to be unveiled today amid pressure for more female representation
  –  February 6, 2018
Serena Ryder, Nelly Furtado and Ruth B are among the other popular female artists who could grab nominations, while buzzworthy acts like Jessie Reyez, Lido Pimienta and female-led rock band Weaves might also find themselves among the contenders.
Jennifer Lopez lands sixth number one on Latin Airplay chart
  –  February 4, 2018
2009, when Shakira’s Loba and Nelly Furtado’s Manos Al Aire were at one and two.
Fake news alert! Prince's family DENIES report Justin Timberlake will perform with a hologram of the late singer at the Super Bowl
  –  February 4, 2018
Also, on a 2007 Timbaland song called Give It To Me featuring Nelly Furtado, Justin griped: 'We missed you on the charts last week. / Damn, that's right, you wasn't there. / Now if se-sexy never left then why is everybody on my sh*-*-**? / Don't hate on me ...
Who Is Dua Lipa? 7 Details About The 'New Rules' Singer's Music, Life, Loves & Relationship Rumors
  –  February 3, 2018
From listening to, like, Bob Dylan and David Bowie and Stereophonics that my parents loved, to Nelly Furtado and Pink and Destiny's Child, artists that I love, and then when I moved to Kosovo at 11, everybody listened to hip-hop. It was kind of that ...
The best Black History Month 2018 events in Toronto
  –  February 2, 2018
Mensah has worked with Toronto’s own Drake and Nelly Furtado. But don’t be intimidated; no prior dance experience is necessary to take her class.
Jennifer Lopez & Becky G Are First Lead Women to Rule Top Two on Latin Airplay Chart Since 2009
  –  February 2, 2018
1 and 2 simultaneously on Latin Airplay? Over eight years ago. On the chart dated Oct. 17, 2009, Shakira held the No. 1 spot with "Loba (She Wolf)," and Nelly Furtado placed at No. 2 with "Manos al Aire." "Amor" is the second single from Lopez ...
Jennifer Lopez Scores Sixth No. 1 on Latin Airplay Chart With 'Amor'
  –  February 2, 2018
It's the first time two female acts in a lead role hold the No. 1 and No. 2 titles concurrently since Oct. 17, 2009, when Shakira’s “Loba” and Nelly Furtado’s “Manos Al Aire” were Nos. 1 and 2. On the Hot Latin Songs chart, "Amor, Amor ...
Hot For 2018: International Ones To Watch (Day 2)
  –  February 2, 2018
Life has been a rollercoaster for Nelly Furtado. But on her latest album she chronicles her journey from crowd-pleaser to mother at peace with the universe. it's the most controversial new show of the year- but the team behind hard-hitting teen drama 13 ...
Award proves Chris Long is really the people's champ
  –  February 2, 2018
This is Minneapolis. How about a halftime All-Star jam with Timberlake singing "Cry me a River" backed by the Replacements, Timbaland, Lil Wayne, Nelly Furtado, Bob Mould, Ringo Starr, Soul Asylum, Christina Aguilera and Rick Aguilera? Maybe? 9.


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