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Info:
Name: Nelly Kim Furtado
Date of Birth: December 2nd, 1978
Place of Birth: Victoria, BC, Canada
Nationality: Portugese-Canadian
Hometown: Victoria, BC, Canada
Education: Mount Douglas Secondary School, Victoria, BC (1996)

TV Specials
(MTV) Nelly Furtado in London Forum
(MTV) Ultra Sound: Who Is? (Grammy Edition)

Guest Appearances
(VH1) Diva's Live (Apr. 10, 2001)
The Late Show with David Letterman
Roswell (May 14, 2001)
Michael Jackson Concert (Sep 10, 2001)
Tribute to John Lennon (Sep 20, 2001)
Women Rock! Girls & Guitars (Oct 18, 2001)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (Feb 18, 2002)

Music
Brokedown Palace Soundtrack (Aug. 10, 1999)
Whoa Nelly! (Oct. 24, 2000)
Tomb Raider Soundtrack (Jun. 5, 2001)

Tours
Open for U2 on 2 US Dates
Area: One (2001 Summer)
Burn In The Spotlight (Early 2002)
Hallmark Olympic Celebration (Feb 18, 2002)

Magazines
Vanity Fair
Spin
Time
MacLean's
Rolling Stone
Billboard
Glamour
Cosmopolitan
Entertainment Weekly (Feb 8, 2002)

Awards
2001 Juno Awards
Best Single (I'm Like A Bird)
Best New Solo Artist
Best Songwriter
Best Producer

2001 West Coast Music Awards
Best release with major distribution (Whoa Nelly!)
Best Pop/Dance Release (Whoa, Nelly!)
Female Artist of the Year 
Producer of the Year (with Gerald Eaton, Brian West)

2001 Canadian Radio Music Awards
Best New Pop/Adult Solo Artist
Best New Top 40 Artist (I'm Like A Bird)

2001 ZAZ Awards
International New Artist Of The Year

2001 Radio Music Awards
Most Requested Song Of The Year (Turn Off The Light)

2001 Billboard Music Award
Best Pop New Artist
Clip of the Year (I'm Like a Bird)

2001 VH1 My Music Awards
There Is No 'I' In Team (What's Goin' On)

2001
Much Music Video Awards
Favourite Canadian Artist
MuchMoreMusic Award


Nominations
2001 Juno Awards
Best Single (I'm Like A Bird)
Best New Solo Artist
Best Songwriter
Best Pop Album
Best Producer

2001 West Coast Music Awards
Best release with major distribution (Whoa Nelly!)
Best Pop/Dance Release (Whoa, Nelly!)
Female Artist of the Year 
Producer of the Year (with Gerald Eaton, Brian West)

2001 Canadian Radio Music Awards
Best New Pop/Adult Solo Artist
Best New Top 40 Artist (I'm Like A Bird)

2001 ZAZ Awards
International Female Of The Year
International New Artist Of The Year
International Video Of The Year

2001 Radio Music Awards
Most Requested Song Of The Year (Turn Off The Light)

2001 Billboard Music Award
Best Pop New Artist
Clip of the Year (I'm Like a Bird)

2001 Much Music Video Awards
Best International Video
Favourite Canadian Artist
Favourite Video by a Canadian
MuchMoreMusic Award


2001 BBC's Top of the Pops Award
Top Newcomer

2001 VH1 My Music Awards
Welcome to the Big Time
There Is No 'I' In Team (What's Goin' On)

2002 American Music Awards
Favorite New Pop/Rock Artist

2001 MTV Asia Awards
Favourite Breakthrough Artist

2002 Grammy Awards

Best New Artist
Song of the Year (Iím Like a Bird)
Female Pop Vocal Performance (Iím Like a Bird)
Pop Vocal Album (Whoa Nelly!)

2002 West Coast Music Awards
Female Artist of the Year
Songwriter of the Year

2002 Juno Awards
Best Album
Best Artist

2002 Gibson Guitar Awards
Best Acoustic Guitarist (Female) 

2002 NAACP Image Awards
Outstanding New Artist

2002 Brit Awards
International Newcomer
International Female Artist
   
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