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Nelly Furtado

Nelly Kim Furtado is a Canadian singer, songwriter and actress. She has sold 20 million albums worldwide and more than 20 million singles around the world. Furtado first gained fame with her debut album, Whoa, Nelly!, which spawned two successful singles, "I'm Like a Bird" and "Turn Off the Light". "I'm Like A Bird" won a 2001 Juno Award for Single of the Year and a 2002 Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. In 2003, Furtado released Folklore, which produced three international singles— "Powerless (Say What You Want)", "Try" and "Força". Three years later she released Loose, a worldwide commercial success. The album spawned four number-one hits: "Promiscuous", "Maneater", "Say It Right" and "All Good Things (Come to an End)". After a three-year break, she released her first full-length Spanish album, Mi Plan, and Furtado received a Latin Grammy for Best Female Pop Vocal Album. In 2012, Furtado's fourth English-language studio album, The Spirit Indestructible, was released. Furtado's work has earned her numerous awards and accolades, including 2 Grammy Awards, 10 Juno Awards, 3 MuchMusic Video Awards and a star on Canada's Walk of Fame. Furtado was awarded "Commander of the Order of Prince Henry" on February 28, 2014, in Toronto, by the President of the Portuguese Republic.  Furtado's music has also been influenced by her current residence, Toronto, which she calls "the most multicultural city in the entire world" and a place where she "can be any culture". Regarding Toronto's cultural diversity, she has said that she did not have to wait for the Internet revolution to learn about world music; she began listening to it at the age of five and continues to discover new genres.


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Born:
Dec 2, 1978 In Victoria, British Columbia
Movie/TV Credits:
13
First Appeared:
In the series Roswell 1999-10-06
Latest Project:
Movie A Date with Miss Fortune 2015-08-13
Known For
Poster of Max Payne
Poster of The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Filmography
Movie A Date with Miss Fortune Nelia 2015-08-13
Movie Ivete Sangalo no Madison Square Garden Herself 2010-12-07
Movie Ivete Sangalo Live at Madison Square Garden Herself 2010-12-07
Movie Don Cherry's Rock'em Sock'em Hockey 22 2010-11-30
Movie Max Payne Christa Balder 2008-10-15
Movie Nelly Furtado: Loose the Concert 2007-04-04
Series Schlag den Raab Unknown 2006-09-23
Series The Tyra Banks Show Unknown 2005-09-12
Series CSI: NY Unknown 2004-09-21
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series E! Live From the Red Carpet Herself 2002-01-13
Movie Come Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music 2001-10-02
Series Roswell Unknown 1999-10-06