Nelly Furtado: Working with My Husband Is a 'Healthy Tension'

When it comes to couples working together, it’s hard to argue with the success of Nelly Furtado and her husband, Demacio “Demo” Castellon.

The pair collaborated on her album Loose in 2006, which became a worldwide smash, selling 12 million copies and spawning two number ones – “Promiscuous” and “Say it Right.”

Nelly Furtado to Donate $1 Million from Gaddafi to Charity

Mariah Carey, Beyoncé Knowles and Usher are among the singers being pressured to give back money for performing for family members of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

Nelly Furtado is the first to open her wallet.

“In 2007, I received 1million$ from the Qaddafi clan to perform a 45 min. Show for guests at a hotel in Italy,” the singer, 32, writes on Twitter. “I am going to donate the $.”

Nelly Furtado, Sarah McLachlan Likely at Olympics Opening

The 2010 Winter Olympics may be lacking snow, but that hasn’t stopped the leaks.

The first names of likely opening-ceremony performers have filtered out, thanks to spies at the rehearsals and a commercial for the Vancouver Games that aired during Saturday Night Live.

POLL: Who Do You Want to Perform at the Olympic Opening Ceremonies?

The world will be watching as the Winter Olympics kicks off Feb. 12 at Vancouver’s BC Place Stadium. And while the traditionally lavish proceedings introduce the competing athletes to viewers, the host country is responsible for providing the headlining entertainment. (Remember China’s awe-inspiring fleet of dancers and musicians during 2008’s summer games?)

Nelly Furtado: I'm Married!

Nelly Furtado’s “Maneater” days are over.

In an interview with Entertainment Tonight Canada airing Friday night, the British Columbia-born singer confirmed that she married sound engineer Demacio “Demo” Castellon over the summer.

“We got married July 19th,” she said. “I love it.”

The singer continued, “It’s a nice phase of my life.”

Furtado, 29, recently sported a new diamond ring in Miami, sparking rumors that she had tied the knot.

VIP Tables & Pool Parties: VMA Stars Take Vegas

They’ve come for Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, but early celeb arrivals mean one thing: Las Vegas’s party scene is exploding with stars.

With Britney Spears already making a splash and Kanye West and Christina Aguilera hosting bashes Saturday night, here is a look at how the rest are celebrating so far …

Nelly Furtado Engaged to Sound Engineer Boyfriend

Grammy winner Nelly Furtado is engaged to sound engineer Demacio “Demo” Castellon, who worked on her hit 2006 album Loose, PEOPLE confirms.

Their close friend, music producer Timbaland, gave a one-word reply when asked if the engagement was true: “Yes.”

The British Columbia-born Furtado, 28, told Blender in July 2006 she had a “secret boyfriend” of eight months, adding: “I just don’t really talk about it. It’s nobody famous or anything.”

Nelly Furtado Sweeps Canada's Juno Awards

Nelly Furtado completed a clean sweep of Canada’s Juno music awards on Sunday.

The “Promiscuous” singer, 28, was five for five, winning every award – including album of the year – for which she was nominated.

“I’m just happy to be here and humbled,” she said after receiving the fans’ choice award. She also took honors for best single for “Promiscuous” and, at a pre-broadcast gala dinner on Saturday, artist of the year and pop album of the year trophies.

Nelly Furtado with daughter Nevis

Singer Nelly Furtado, 27, who is in Paris, participating in the Star Academy TV show and promoting her album Loose, was pictured with daughter Nevis, 3. Nevis’s father is her ex-boyfriend Jasper Gahunia aka DJ Lil’ Jaz.

Source: JustJared

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NEWS BRIEFS: Outkast Joins the All-Stars

TAPPED: Rap stars Big Boi and Andre 3000, otherwise known as Outkast, will perform their hits “The Way You Move” and “Hey Ya” at the Feb. 15 NBA All-Star Game, the Associated Press reports. The duo is up for six Grammy Nominations for their latest album, “Speakerboxxx/ The Love Below,” including album of the year and best rap album. In other NBA-meets-music superstar news, Christina Aguilera will sing the national anthem and Nelly Furtado will sing the Canadian Anthem. The game is scheduled to air live on TNT at 8 p.m. ET.