|Real Name :||Nelly Kim Furtado|
|Born :||December 2, 1978|
|Birth Place :||British Colombia, Canada|
Nelly Kim Furtado is a singer , songwriter and producer of Canadian and Portuguese origin.
Nelly Furtado came to fame in late 2000 to launch her album debut, Whoa, Nelly! , releasing her success winning Grammy for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, ” I’m Like a Bird .”
After becoming a mother, Nelly Furtado launched Folklore in 2003 , less commercially successful album, with singles like ” Powerless (Say What You Want) “,” Try “and” Força “, which was the official anthem of Euro 2004 Soccer .
In 2006 Nelly returns under the musical influences of producer Timbaland and released her most successful album Loose , which extracts four major international hit: ” Promiscuous “” Maneater , “” All Good Things (Come to an End) “and” Say It Right . In 2009 released their fourth album and first in Spanish, My Plan with singles like ” Hands in the Air “,” More , “” Strong “and” Turn Off The Light “in collaboration with Julieta Venegas and La Mala Rodriguez . The album received a Latin Grammy for Best Female Pop Vocal Album.
Celebrating its 10-year career launched, The Best of Nelly Furtado in November 2010 to evolve the single ” Night Is Young . ”
Furtado is known for experimenting with different instruments , sounds, vocal styles and languages . This diversity has been influenced by her wide-ranging musical taste and her interest in different cultures . It has sold over 25 million albums worldwide, which have come to occupy the top spot on the Billboard . In 2007 was placed on the list of women most successful songwriters of all time.