Nelly Furtado | The 100 most popular Canadian songs of the millennium

Who gets played the most on Canadian radio?


Song: "Say it Right"
Artist: Nelly Furtado
Year: 2006

Co-written with Timbaland, Furtado's "Say it Right" is played more widely in Canada than her biggest 2006 hit, "Promiscuous."


Song: "I'm Like a Bird"
Artist: Nelly Furtado
Year: 2000

Furtado's breakout hit won her the 2002 Grammy Award for best female pop vocal performance, making her the first woman to win the award for a debut single since Mariah Carey.


Song: "All Good Things (Come to an End)"
Artist: Nelly Furtado
Year: 2006

A Furtado/Timbaland collaboration, it also featured Coldplay's Chris Martin harmonizing throughout.


Song: "Powerless (Say What You Want)"
Artist: Nelly Furtado
Year: 2003

"Paint my face in your magazines/ make it look whiter than it seems/ paint me over with your dreams/ shove away my ethnicity": Furtado had a lot to say in this song, and it won the 2004 Juno for single of the year. It also features banjo-picker Bela Fleck.


Song: "Turn Off the Light"
Artist: Nelly Furtado
Year: 2000

Fun fact: the second single from Furtado's debut album was inspired by Big Sugar's "Turn the Lights On."

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