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2nd December 1978

Nelly Furtado

Singer-songwriter, record producer, musician and actress

Nelly Kim Furtado ComIH 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 ". Furtado's third album Loose (2006) became her best selling album with 12 million copies sold worldwide. The album spawned four successful number one singles; "Promiscuous", "Maneater", "Say It Right" and "All Good Things ". 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.

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