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Nelly Furtado in Get Loose Tour.
|Birth name||Nelly Kim Furtado|
|Born||December 2, 1978|
|Origin||Victoria, British Columbia, Canada|
|Genres||Pop, R&B, folk, hip hop, world, latin|
|Occupations||Singer, songwriter, record producer|
|Instruments||Singing, guitar, keyboard, ukulele, trombone and more|
|Labels||DreamWorks Records, Mosley Music Group, Geffen Records|
She can also play many musical instruments. She learned to play the trombone and the ukulele at the age of four. In later years, she learned to play the guitar and keyboard. She has released five albums. The first album was released in 2000 and was called Whoa! Nelly. She become famous worldwide because the album was very popular. The first single released was "I'm Like a Bird" which earned her a Grammy Award. Her second album was Folklore released in 2003. It was not as popular as the previous album. Her third album in 2006 was Loose which spawned many hit songs including "Promiscuous", "Maneater", "Say It Right" and "All Good Things (Come to an End)". She then released a Spanish language album in 2009 titled Mi Plan and in 2010 released a greatest hits album. Her next English language album The Spirit Indestructible was released in 2012. Furtado's parents are Portuguese immigrants. She sings in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
On September 20, 2003, she gave birth to a daughter, Nevis.