Nelly Furtado is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer and instrumentalist, who also holds a Portuguese citizenship. Furtado first came to fame in 2000 with the release of her debut album "Whoa, Nelly!", which featured her breakthrough Grammy Award winning single "I'm like a Bird". After becoming a mother and releasing the less commercially successful album "Folklore" in 2003, she returned to prominence in 2006 with the release of "Loose" and its hit singles "Promiscuous", "Maneater", "Say It Right", and "All Good Things (Come to an End)".
Nelly Furtado is known for experimenting with different instruments, sounds, genres, languages, and vocal styles. This diversity has been influenced by her wide-ranging musical taste and her interest in different cultures.