MUSIC NEWS - Grammy Award winning Canadian / Portuguese singer-songwriter-music entrepreneur, Nelly Furtado has made history by reaching # 1 on Billboard’s HOT LATIN SONGS chart with her single "MANOS AL AIRE," the lead single off of "Mi Plan," her 4th studio album which is her first completely recorded in Spanish. This is the first time that a North American artist makes this achievement with a song that was originally written in Spanish, not a translated version of an English language song.
Nelly Furtado has sold over 18 million albums in her career, with nearly 10M in sales were from her most last album “Loose,” which was the #1 global album seller in 2007. Nelly Furtado’s upcoming album “Mi Plan” is releasing September 14th in over 50 countries, and the next day, on September 15th in the USA. The first single, “Manos Al Aire”, is already a hit in Germany and Italy, where it had been #1 in radio, as well as in Colombia, Chile and Central America. The single is also Top 5 in Mexico, Spain and Argentina.
Nelly Furtado, is known for wide-ranging musical tastes and interests in different cultures and has invited a select group of international artists from diverse genres, like Alejandro Fernandez, Josh Groban, Juan Luis Guerra, Julieta Venegas, La Mala Rodriguez, Buika and Alex Cuba, to contribute on the new album.
Next week, September 13th, Nelly starts an intensive promo tour, which will take her to the most important latin and American TV shows in the U.S., and also visiting European countries such as Germany, France, Spain and England.
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