If the early s had a soundtrack , singer Nelly Furtado would feature heavily in it. With her ability to pull off seemingly any musical genre, from a catchy pop song to rap to Latin music , the singer seemed unstoppable. Her success was dizzying.
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Collaborating with Timbaland led to more hits
In , Nelly Furtado would release her debut album, 'Whoa, Nelly! No wonder Dua Lipa considers this one of her favorite albums of all time. By , Nelly's career had exploded when she teamed up with music producer Timbaland for one of the best-selling albums of the year, Loose, which, to date, has sold well over 12 million copies. Clearly, things were looking tremendously well for Nelly, who amassed millions in album sales, she gained chart success across the globe, and her net worth was quickly rising. But as crazy as it sounds, Nelly was extremely unhappy with her life because she simply didn't have time to be anything but a pop star. The singer later opened up about her decision to take a break from music following the release of her Spanish album, Mi Plan, in , stressing that all she wanted was to spend time with her family for a while.