Nelly Furtado has sold 20 million albums worldwide and more than 20
million singles. 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
"Força". Three years later she released Loose, a worldwide commercial
success with 10 million copies sold. 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.
Wow those are a lot of accomplishments. But, if you think all that's something click on and find out ten more things you didn't know!
At GoGoMix we always find it fascinating when an actor tells us a favorite movie, or when a chef tells us a favorite restaurant, or when a musician tells us a favorite band or song. When we asked Nelly Furtado about her favorite music she didn't give us some predictable answer about a known superstar or pop song. She went back to her roots and told us about a Brazilian singer singing in Portuguese and how incredible the sound is.
Nelly does a good job acting in a lot of her videos. But, she's no fan
of blockbusters, superhero movies or the thrillers of today. When she
sat down with GoGoMix she let us in on the documentary she had seen
recently. She said this documentary is "the best, you have to see
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