The chart-topping, Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter, Nelly Furtado, touches down to close out Sunday’s Pride Island on June 25, 2017.
Gaining steam in the year 2000 with her debut album, Whoa, Nelly!, the Portuguese-Canadian singer hasn’t slowed down since. Furtado’s spell-bounding solo hits such as “I’m Like a Bird,” “Turn off the Light” and “Say It Right” are impressed in the history of pop music. Her collaborative pop smashes with Timbaland for “Promiscuous” and “Give It to Me” featuring Justin Timberlake, will move the crowd for Sunday’s dynamic closing.
With a career that spans two decades, five albums under her belt, and more than 16 million records sold worldwide,
Nelly Furtado is back in the limelight. Her recent studio album, The Ride, is a bold comeback project taking fans along a spectacular ride with her. And that ride is scheduled to make quite a landing at Pride Island.
“Pride Island was created to celebrate the heart of our community with each day representing a different musical sound,” said Jose Ramos, Pride Island Director. “Nelly Furtado closing out our three-day experience will be one for the record books.”
Pride Island is a three-day cultural experience featuring vocal powerhouses Deborah Cox and Patti LaBelle on Friday and indie pop duo Tegan and Sara and British electronica trio, Years & Years, on Saturday. Rounding out Saturday, Róisín Murphy, Gallant, Dimitri from Paris, and Occupy The Disco are scheduled to perform. Chus & Ceballos, Cindel, and Scott Martin will join Nelly Furtado for Sunday’s finale.
Furtado joins a star-studded list of Sunday performers that include Cher, Whitney Houston, Madonna, Janet Jackson, and Ariana Grande.
Tickets for Pride Island are now on sale. For more information about Pride Island or to purchase tickets, visit: nycpride.org.
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