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...
|Also performed as||Nelstar*|
|Born||2/12/1978 (Age: 43), in Victoria|
|Married to||Demacio Castellón (2008-)|
|Label(s)||Geffen RecordsDreamWorks RecordsMosley Music GroupNelstarInterscope RecordsUniversal Music LatinoBlackground Records[no label]PolydorMusical Freedom|