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Nelly Furtado
ComIH

Furtado at her Canada’s Walk of Fame induction ceremony on 17 October 2010
Born Nelly Kim Furtado
(1978-12-02) December 2, 1978 (age 38)
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation

Singer
songwriter

Years active 1996–present
Spouse(s) Demo Castellon
(m. 2008)
Children 1
Musical career
Genres

Pop
R&B
dance-pop
folk
world[1][2]
hip hop
latin

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

DreamWorks
Geffen
Mosley
Interscope
Universal Music Latin

Associated acts Timbaland
Website nellyfurtado.com

Having the balance of a work life and a family life has been so good for me.
Nelly Furtado
I'm privileged that I'm an artist.
It's just kind of empowering when you become a mother. You just get overwhelmed with this new confidence and you feel really in control of your life. It's been beautiful.
Nelly Furtado
I'm 27. I feel like I get it. I'm OK with being sexy if I feel like it. Some days I'm brainy, some days I'm funny, some days I'm sexy, and sometimes, I just want to dance.
Nelly Furtado
I remember really bonding with the first generation kids, the Chinese Canadian kids, and in high school bonding with the Latin kids and the East Indian kids. It was very interesting because it made me open to lots of musical sounds.
Nelly Furtado
If you wait this long to put an album out, you'd better be sure you tried your best.
Nelly Furtado
Girls like to see girls dressed up like princesses occasionally.
Guys don't really care, they just want to get the clothes off.
I remember attaching a wire clothing hanger to the antenna of my radio in my bedroom, so I could get the frequency and get that station and listen to the top 10 every night.
Nelly Furtado
I like my body so much more now since having my baby.
I'm channelling my 14-year-old self. She's thinking about putting on her big hoop earrings and baggy pants and going to the mall downtown.
Nelly Furtado
Hip-hop was super-exotic to us in Canada.
I say it's a girls' world.
Because of my Portuguese heritage, I have an interest in all of the instrumentation that comes from Portugal and Brazil as well.
Nelly Furtado