Nelly Furtado is a fighter - for creativity

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2008 file photo, Singer Nelly Furtado arrives at the premiere of "Max Payne" in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles. Furtado admits that writing her new, all-Spanish album, "Mi Plan," wasn't in her plans at all after finishing a hectic tour to promote her last chart-topping record. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas, File) (AP)

December 8, 2010 10:03:32 AM PST
When Nelly Furtado released her first album in 2000, she had to fight. A lot.