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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:
22
First Appeared:
In the series Sound Off with Matt Pinfield
Latest Project:
Series Live from Studio Five 2009-09-14
Known For
Poster of Max Payne
Poster of Nelly Furtado - Loose the Concert
Poster of Come Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music
Poster of Nelly Furtado - The Videos
Filmography
Series Sound Off with Matt Pinfield Unknown 2018
Movie Nelly Furtado - The Videos 2018
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie Max Payne Christa Balder 2008-10-15
Series Pussycat Dolls Present Unknown 2007-03-06
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 Canadian Idol Unknown 2003-06-01
Series E! Live From the Red Carpet Unknown 2002-01-13
Movie Come Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music 2001-10-02
Series Roswell Unknown 1999-10-06
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Emma Unknown 1996-08-02
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series Live & Kicking Unknown 1993-10-02
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Top of the Pops Unknown 1964-01-01