Nelly Furtado reappears to reveal recent health diagnosis and comeback

Nelly Furtado’s name was topping all the charts from early to mid, and she’s back to reclaim her crown, in her first full-length interview in years about her comeback.

The 44-year-old Canadian singer stunned in her first photoshoot in six years For Fault Magazine, discusses life as a TikTok sensation, recording new music, and personal struggles.

COne of them, she revealed, was a recent diagnosis of ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder).A neurodevelopmental condition that affects a person’s ability to maintain attention and control impulsive behavior.

discover: Celebrities pay tribute to Thor, Star Wars actor Ray Stevenson after he dies at 58

“I’ve just been diagnosed with ADHD for the last 18 months of my life,” Nellie shared. “I believe I’ve had it my whole life, but playing an instrument six days a week as a kid kept me in check.

Nelly Furtado circa 2002© Getty Images
Nelly talks about her diagnosis with ADHD

“So now I’m using choreography and getting into the dance studio as a natural way of dealing with my ADHD. I think the discipline really helps my brain.”

She continued: “The good news is I’m getting to know my brain really well. I love talking about it, so I want to share my experience with people and have a conversation about it.” I’m hoping.”

trending Now: Mike Tyson claims Jamie Foxx suffered ‘trauma’ before emergency hospitalization

Asked if she found it hard to learn about the condition in her 40s, unlike in her childhood when most are diagnosed, she viewed it positively.

Nelly Furtado performing on stage at the World Music Theatre, Tinley Park, Illinois in 2001© Getty Images
Nelly first appeared on the scene in 2000

“I have the inattentive type of ADHD, not the hyperactive type,” she explained.calling it a “blessing” that she was not diagnosed earlier in her life.

“Because I think I’m mature enough now that I can’t be overly dramatic about it and just deal with it and find solutions rather than dwell on the emotional side of it.”

popular: Will Smith’s daughter Willow Smith tears up in photo that worries fans

The pop superstar also announced that she was set to make her big return to music with the release of 2018’s “Sticks and Stones” and her last album in 2017. Ride,

Nelly Furtado during the 2006 MTV European Music Awards Copenhagen© Getty Images
Canadian singers had number one hit songs in the 2000s

He discusses an upcoming collaboration with Australian house producer Dom Dolla.Saying: “Dom really taught me to get back to that truth of feeling good and finding the soul in music.”

The Portuguese singer also opened up about the EDM world and explained how he wasn’t concerned with making “pop smashes” and more with making music that people can enjoy and dance to.

discover: Shakira reveals her son with Gerard Pique is following in her footsteps, unveils emotional song together

The “Say It Right” hitmaker revealed: “I have a lot of music. I’ve recorded a hundred songs in the last 18 months, and I’m so excited to bring people new music.”

Nelly Furtado and Timbaland perform during Nelly Furtado and Timbaland on NBC "the today show"© Getty Images
Nelly and Timbaland’s Collab “Give It to Me” Has Become a TikTok Sensation

Nelly also talked about the resurgence of her past hits like 2007’s “Give It To Me” on TikTok, and she was in favor of adopting it.

“I found out why the DJs were playing these old songs and found out that people wanted to celebrate my music and enjoy it,” she said.

Nelly Furtado performs on stage at Beyond The Valley Festival on Friday 31 December 2022 at Barunah Ground in Australia© Getty Images
Nelly last took the stage in December, 2022 at Beyond the Valley Festival

“When I started in this business, people used to say, ‘Oh, maybe I’ll have a hit one more time,’ but 20 years have passed and people still love my music.”

Read more Hello! America’s Stories Here

Like this story? Sign up for our newsletter to get more stories like this straight to your inbox.