Nelly Kim Furtado (born December 2, 1978) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. 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 'Fora'. 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.
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