Nelly Furtado’s “Manos Al Aire” continues to firmly hold the #1 spot on latin radio in the U.S and Puerto Rico 2nd consecutive week #1 on billboard’s hot latin songs chart “Manos Al Aire” also tops the radio charts in Germany, Italy, Colombia, chile, Argentina, central America, Mexico and Spain
Nelly Furtado kicks off an intense promo tour on sunday sept 13th, when she will present an award at the Mtv vmas, to be broadcasted live worldwide from new york Canadian-portuguese singer, songwriter and producer Nelly Furtado firmly holds the top latin radio spot in the the united states and Puerto Rico.
"Manos Al Aire" is number one for the second consecutive week on billboard's hot latin songs chart. this song is the lead single off Mi Plan, her fourth studio album and first completely done in Spanish. “Manos Al Aire” was composed by Nelly Furtado and the Cuban-Canadian musician and songwriter Alex Cuba. the song was originally created in spanish, as well as the rest of the tracks included in the album mi plan.
"Manos Al Aire" has an acoustic-pop sound, and it talks about vulnerability and surrender when facing troubles in a relationship. “Manos Al Aire” is not only the most played song on u.s. latin radio, but is also one of the season’s biggest hits in clubs across the u.s. and europe, with amazing remixes by world renowned Tiesto and RobbieRivera.
Nelly Furtado’s upcoming album mi plan will be released on september 14th in more than 50 countries and on september 15th in the u.s. the first single, “Manos Al Aire,” also tops the radio charts in Germany, Italy, Colombia, chile, Argentina, central America, Mexico and Spain. Nelly Furtado, who is known for wide-ranging musical taste and her interest in different cultures, on this album has invited a select group of international artists from diverse genres, such Alejandro Fernandez, Josh Groban, Juan Luis Guerra, Julieta Venegas, la Mala Rodriguez, Buika and Alex Cuba, which have all contributed by adding a special touch to the album. Nelly has always had a connection with latin music; in 2002 she recorded a duet with juanes, on the song "fotografia," which peaked to number one in 12 countries including the us. She has also collaborated with top latin artists calle 13 and Wisin y Yandel.
On september 13th, Nelly will start an intense promo tour, which will take her to the most important latin and american tv shows in the u.s., as well as promo in European countries such as Germany, France, Spain and England.
Nelly Furtado has sold over 18 million albums in her career, with close to 10 million in sales from her last album “loose,” which was the #1 global seller in 2007.