Nelly Furtado

Active - 2001 - 2016  |   Born - Dec 2, 1978 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada  |   Genres - Comedy, Music [nf]

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  • Former trombonist in her church group.
  • On her song "Island of Wonder," it's her mother who performs the whistling.
  • Her song "Força" was the official anthem of the 2004 European Football Championship.
  • Launched her own record label, Nelstar, in 2009.
  • Was the first Canada-born artist to win a Latin Grammy.
  • Received a star on Canada's Walk of Fame in 2010.
  • Can sing in English, Portuguese and Hindi.