Nelly Furtado - Sondz

Overview

Nelly Kim Furtado (Portuguese: [fuɾˈtaðu]; born December 2, 1978) is a Canadian singer and songwriter.

She first gained fame with her trip hop-inspired debut album, Whoa, Nelly! (2000), which was a critical and commercial success that spawned two top-10 singles on the Billboard Hot 100, "I'm Like a Bird" and "Turn Off the Light". The first of the two singles won her a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. Furtado's introspective folk-heavy 2003 second album, Folklore, explored her Portuguese roots. Its singles received moderate success in Europe, but the album's underperformance compared to her debut was regarded as a sophomore slump.

Furtado's third album, Loose (2006), was a smash hit and became her bestselling album, with more than 12 million copies sold worldwide, also making i...

Facts

Also performed asNelstar*
Born2/12/1978 (Age: 43), in Victoria
AreaCanada
Years active22
StatusActive
Married toDemacio Castellón (2008-)
Role(s)Performer
Label(s)Geffen RecordsDreamWorks RecordsMosley Music GroupNelstarInterscope RecordsUniversal Music LatinoBlackground Records[no label]PolydorMusical Freedom

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Discography

YearTitle
The Ride2017The Ride
The Spirit Indestructible2012The Spirit Indestructible
Mi plan2009Mi plan
Loose2006Loose
Folklore2003Folklore
Whoa, Nelly!2000Whoa, Nelly!

Collaborators

NameRole(s)
Timbaland
TimbalandCreditProducerMembranophoneDrums (drum set)Background vocalsGuestKeyboardRemixerPercussionGuitar
Demacio Castellón
Demacio CastellónMixRecordingProgrammingEngineerProgramming (additional)
Track & Field
Track & FieldProducerProgrammingHarmoniumProducer (additional)
Brad Haehnel
Brad HaehnelMixShakersEngineerEffects
Danja
DanjaProducer (co)KeyboardBassProducerDrums (drum set)
Brian West
Brian WestGuitar synthesizerEngineerGuitarElectric guitarTurntableRecordingAcoustic guitarBassRhodes pianoPedal steel guitar
Jim Beanz
Jim BeanzProducerBackground vocalsProducer (lead vocals)
Marcella Araica
Marcella AraicaRecording (additional)Mix (additional)
Mike Elizondo
Mike ElizondoBassSlide guitarElectric bass guitarDouble bassProducerProgramming
Ben Jost
Ben JostEngineer