The 'Big Hoops' singer tells Capital that she admires the Black Eyed Peas star's achievements.
Canadian singer Nelly made a name for herself with her 2001 hit 'Im Like A Bird'. Since then she's brought us 'Say It Right', 'Promiscuous' and most recently 'Big Hoops'.
Real Name: Nelly Kim Furtado
Born: December 2, 1978
Height: 5 ft 2 in (157 cm)
Birthplace: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Did you know?
- Nelly gave birth to her daughter, Nevis Chetan Furtado, in 2003.
- Her nationality is Canadian. But her parents come from Portugal (The Azore Islands).
- She used to play the trombone in her church orchestra.
- She can speak English, Spanish, Portuguese and Hindi.
- She started singing at age 4.
The 'Big Hoops' singer has promised an 'incredibly fun' sound for her latest studio album.
The 'Promiscuous' singer tells Capitalfm.com she considers herself to be a marathon runner in the music business.
The 'I'm Like A Bird' singer admits she is pleased to see so many strong female artists dominating the charts.
The Canadian singer brings us the first single from her forthcoming album.