Date of birth: October 2, 1978
Profession: Singer-Songwriter, Record Producer and Actress
Hometown: Victoria, British Columbia
Astral sign: Sagittarius
Height: 1.57 m
Nelly Kim Furtado is a Canadian singer-songwriter, record producer and actress. Furtado grew up in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
Furtado first gained fame with her debut album, Whoa, Nelly!, and its single \"I\'m Like a Bird\", which won a 2001 Juno Award for Single of the Year and a 2002 Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. It produced two more international singles: the more successful \"Turn off the Light\", and \"Shit on the Radio (Remember the Days)\". After giving birth to her daughter Nevis, her second studio album, Folklore, was released. It was less commercially successful in the US. It produced three international singles: \"Powerless (Say What You Want)\", \"Try\", and \"Força\" (the theme of the 2004 European Football Championship).