Singer, songwriter, actress
Nelly Kim Furtado (born December 2, 1978) is a Canadian singer, songwriter and actress. She has sold 20 million albums worldwide and more than 20 million singles, bringing her total sales to over 40 million records around the world. Furtado first gained fame with her debut...Wikipedia
Born: 2nd December, 1978, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Height: 5' 2" (157 cm)
Claim to Fame: Whoa, Nelly!
Folklore is the second studio album by Canadian singer-songwriter Nelly Furtado. It was released in North America on 25 November 2003 through DreamWorks Records.
A teenage hockey player becomes a national sensation.
Taking part in the Olympic festivities,
Nelly Furtado took the stage in front of a 60,000 member audience during the opening ceremony in Vancouver, Canada on Friday night (Ferbuary 12).
Looking stunning in a shiny blue frock, the 31-year-old Canadian singer joined Bryan Adams for a duet of a song written by Adams called “Bang the Drums“.
Aside from her Olympics performance, Nelly has recently landed her first acting gig as a crazed hockey fan in director Michael McGowan’s “Score: A Hockey Musical”.
Of casting Miss Furtado, Mr McGowan... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 4 years ago
Nelly Furtado is calling on Playboy boss Hugh Hefner to offer her a big money deal to pose naked on her 40th birthday.
The sexy singer was offered a huge sum to strip nude at the beginning of her career, but she was scared it would tarnish her chances of musical success.
Now she`s older, the Canadian/Portuguese star feels more confident with her looks and career - and is inviting Hefner to make her a new offer.
Furtado, 31, says, "The magazine was even prepared to offer me $500.000, (but) I didn`t want Playboy on my resume at the age of 22. If they ask when... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 5 years ago
Grammy Award winning Canadian-Portuguese superstar Nelly Furtado has made history by reaching Number One on Billboard`s Hot Latin Songs chart with her single "Manos Al Aire," the lead single off of "Mi Plan," her fourth studio album which is her first completely recorded in Spanish. This is the first time that a North American artist makes this achievement with a song that was originally written in Spanish, not a translated version of an English language song.
Nelly Furtado has sold over 18 million albums in her career, with close to 10 millions in sales... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 5 years ago
Nelly Furtado famously ran scared of commitment in breakthrough hit I`m Like A Bird. But the Canadian songbird recently confirmed that when the right man came along, she willingly turned her back on her single days, marrying in a secret wedding over the summer.
The British Columbia-born singer tied the knot on July 19 with sound engineer Demacio "Demo" Castellon, with whom she worked on her 2006 album, Loose.
"I`m love it. I`m happy and excited about the future," enthused the 29-year-old Grammy-award winner. "I just feel kind of free and relaxed and... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 6 years ago
Nelly Furtado is off the market!
The singer tied the knot with her sound engineer fiance of one year, Demacio Castellon, over the summer, she reveals in an interview to air on Entertainment Tonight Canada Friday night.
"We got married July 19th," she says. "I love it. It`s a nice phase of my life.
See gorgeous celebrity wedding photos.
Furtado, a 2007 Hot Hollywood Power Player, worked with Castellon on her 2006 album, Loose.
The newlyweds are enjoying some downtime together.
"I just feel kind of free and relaxed and more in tune with... Read More
Posted by Ms_TeePooh 6 years ago
Was a heavy smoker during her teenage years.
Second album "Folklore" released. [Nov 25th 2003]