December 2 - Happy Birthday Nelly Furtado!

Whoa, Nelly!

Happy 32nd Birthday to Victoria, British Columbia's own Nelly Furtado! The uber successful singer has become one of the biggest names in music, as she's sold over 20 million albums worldwide. Furtado broke into the pop culture music scene in 2000 with her album "Whoa, Nelly!" which featured the hit single, "I'm like a bird". The album sold 7 million copies worldwide, including going 4x platinum in Canada.

Since 2000, Furtado has gone on to release 3 more studio albums, including her most successful CD "Loose". "Loose" sold over 10 million copies around the world and featured multiple chart topping hits such as "Promiscuous", "Say it Right", and "Maneater".

Furtado has been featured on several other successful songs over the past decade including Swollen Members' hit single "Breathe", Timbaland's "Morning After Dark", and Young Artists for Haiti's remake of "Wavin' Flag".

Furtado performed at the Opening Ceremonies of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics with fellow Canadian Bryan Adams.


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