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Furtado's 'Mafia' Gang

Music saved NELLY FURTADO from becoming a teenage tearaway - as she used to run with a gang called the "Portuguese Mafia". The Canadian singer - who is of Portuguese descent - insists the gang...

Furtado Was A Musical Nerd

NELLY FURTADO admits she was a musical "nerd" as a child and once played the trombone and ukulele. The Canadian singer insists her taste for unusual instruments helped her learn music. She says, "I always...

Shakira Tops Euro Singles Chart Again

SHAKIRA's collaboration with WYCLEF JEAN has notched up another week at the top of the European singles chart. HIPS DON'T LIE keeps GNARLS BARKLEY's CRAZY at bay in second place, while NELLY FURTADO climbs three...

Furtado Gets A Good Omen

Singer/songwriter NELLY FURTADO knew she'd made the right decision to work with hip-hop supremo TIMBALAND on her new album LOOSE when speakers in the studio burst into flames. The LIKE A BIRD hitmaker chose to...

Furtado Tops UK Singles Chart For Second Week

Canadian singer NELLY FURTADO has kept all competition at bay to notch up a second week at the top of the UK singles chart. Furtado's raunchy track MANEATER sits at number one, as does SANDI...

Shakira's Hips Fight Off Promiscuous Nelly On Us Pop Chart

It's a good week for the girls at the top of the US pop charts with SHAKIRA and NELLY FURTADO fighting for number one. Shakira's HIPS DON'T LIE spends a second week at the top,...

Maneater Nelly Bites Into UK Number One

Sexy Canadian singer NELLY FURTADO has scored number one spot in the UK charts despite a host of soccer anthems vying for a shot. Her raunchy track MANEATER knocked controversial internet star SANDI THOM's I...

Furtado: 'Martin's So Humble'

NELLY FURTADO has hailed COLDPLAY star CHRIS MARTIN for his impromptu songwriting skills, after he conjured a song out of nowhere for her new album LOOSE. The pair joined forces to record the track ALL...

Furtado: 'I Wanted To Strangle Timbaland'

Singer NELLY FURTADO wanted to strangle producer TIMBALAND during their collaboration on her album LOOSE - as the rap mogul walked out on her every time he got bored. The Canadian star admits Timbaland is...

Shakira's Honest Hips Shake To Number One In The Us

A week after making US pop history by becoming the most played artist ever, SHAKIRA is celebrating again - she's jumped to number one. The Colombian pop sensation's new hit, HIPS DON'T LIE, entered the...

Nash Hits Back At Furtado Rumours

LATEST: Happily married basketball player STEVE NASH has lashed out at claims he is dating singer NELLY FURTADO. In her new hit song, PROMISCUOUS, Furtado sings, "Is that the truth or are you talkin' trash,...

Martin Song Dropped From Furtado Album For Being Too 'Rocky'

LATEST: A duet with CHRIS MARTIN was dropped from NELLY FURTADO's new album LOOSE over fears the COLDPLAY frontman sounded "too rocky". Bosses at Martin's record label EMI took the decision to stop the Canadian...

Furtado Storms Us Charts With Comeback

NELLY FURTADO's comeback as an R+B star is complete - her new single PROMISCUOUS is the US pop chart's biggest gainer. The Canadian singer's collaboration with rap producer TIMBALAND is shooting up the Billboard Hot...

Furtado Slams Claims Of Basketball Beau

Canadian singer NELLY FURTADO has lashed out at rumours linking her to American basketball player STEVE NASH. In her new song PROMISCUOUS, Furtado fawns over the Phoenix Suns basketball hunk, singing, 'Is that the truth...

Furtado Splits With Dj

Canadian singer NELLY FURTADO has confirmed rumours she has split from long-term lover JASPER GAHUNIA. The I'M LIKE A BIRD hitmaker and Gahunia, who DJs under the name LIL' JAZZ, are parents to 20-month-old daughter...

Furtado's Rap Past

NELLY FURTADO's teenage heartbreak put a stop to her fledgling career as a rapper. Despite her interest in hip-hop, Furtado poured her energy into writing love songs when a boyfriend cruelly ditched her. The 26-year-old...

Furtado Hid Her Sexiness

NELLY FURTADO hid her sexiness when she launched her pop career in 2001, because she wanted to be taken seriously. The singer is shocking fans this year (06) with her raunchy 'new' image, which she...

Furtado Wants Minogue Duet

NELLY FURTADO wants to help KYLIE MINOGUE make her pop comeback, following her recovery from cancer. The Australian singer is preparing to return to the music scene after a year off being treated for breast...

Furtado Gets Sexy

Canadian pop star NELLY FURTADO is rejecting her cute image to be a raunchy sex bomb in the video for her latest single PROMISCUOUS. The I'M LIKE A BIRD singer is returning to the charts...

Furtado Learns To Dance

Canadian singer NELLY FURTADO enlisted the help of her Florida pals to learn how to dance for her long-awaited new single PROMISCUOUS. The chart beauty, 27, teams up with producer TIMBALAND to compose the track...

Rihanna's Sos Nets Second Week At The Top

R+B sensation RIHANNA has notched up a second week on top of the US singles chart with her international smash hit SOS (RESCUE ME). The teenage singer holds firm at number one on the new...

Timberlake And Furtado Collaborate

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and NELLY FURTADO have collaborated on a new track after meeting up in a Miami, Florida, studio recently. The singers are both working on new albums with producer TIMBALAND, and were thrilled when...

Martin Song Dropped From Furtado Album

A song recorded by COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN for NELLY FURTADO's new album LOOSE has been mysteriously dropped. Neither Martin nor the I'M LIKE A BIRD hitmaker had any say in the decision, prompting rumours...

London's Party In The Park On Hold

Annual London concert Party In The Park has been put on hiatus for the second year running, because organisers fear the supergig has lost its attraction for fans. British royal PRINCE CHARLES' charity the...

Timberlake Keeps Things Anonymous

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is so laid back about his forthcoming second solo album, he won't name the songs and the LP until the very last minute. The former 'N SYNC singer has collaborated with a...

Fascinating Mtv Emas Fact:

Canadian singer/songwriter NELLY FURTADO accidentally read out BLOC PARTY - who weren't even nominated in the category - when announcing THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS had won Best Video for BELIEVE at the MTV Europe Music Awards...

Bomb Scare Shuts Furtado Out Of Album Launch

Singer NELLY FURTADO was locked out of MAXI PRIEST's new album launch in London this week (begs02AUG04), after a bomb scare. Furtado and a number of other guests were refused entry to the bash...

Furtado: 'Being A Mum Has Made Me Better'

Motherhood has made NELLY FURTADO a better performer. The Canadian-born singer gave birth to baby NEVIS last October (03) - but rather than let tending for the nine-month old distract her from her music...

Roberts And Lavigne Honoured At Much Music Awards

Canada honoured native singers SAM ROBERTS and AVRIL LAVIGNE at the annual MUCH MUSIC AWARDS on Sunday night (20JUN04). The SK8TER BOI singer, 19, was named the Favourite Canadian Artist by a public vote...

Roberts Leads Much Music Nominations

Canadian rock sensation SAM ROBERTS leads the nominations for the 15th annual MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS with eight nods. The singer-songwriter, who was a big winner at last month's (APR04) JUNO AWARDS will compete with...

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