Nelly Furtado is a Canadian singer-songwriter, born on 2 December 1978, in Victoria, British Columbia. Her multicultural background, with Portuguese ancestry, influenced her music style. Nelly rose to fame in 2000 with her debut album Whoa, Nelly! and the hit single I’m Like a Bird, which earned her a Grammy Award. Throughout her career, she continued to release successful albums like Folklore, Loose, and The Spirit Indestructible. Known for her versatile vocals and blending of various genres, Nelly Furtado remains an influential figure in the music industry.