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Nelly Furtado, winner of several awards (including a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance) is of Portuguese ascendancy. She is the voice behind the song "Força" that was the theme of the 2004 European Football Championship.
Nelly Kim Furtado (born December 2, 1978) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, record producer and actress. Furtado first gained fame with her debut album, Whoa, Nelly!, and its single "I'm Like a Bird", which won a 2001 Juno Award for Single of the Year and a 2002 Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. Her second studio album, Folklore, was released. It was less commercially successful in the US but produced three international singles