“Promiscuous” is a song by Canadian singer-songwriter Nelly Furtado from her third studio album, Loose (2006), featuring American rapper Timbaland. The song was written by Timothy Clayton, Tim Mosley, Furtado and Nate Hills. The song’s lyrics, which were penned by Furtado and Clayton, feature a conversation between a man and woman who call each other promiscuous.
he song was well received by music critics, with some critics calling it the highlight of the album. “Promiscuous” was an international success and it had become Furtado’s first number-one single in the US. The song won the “Best Pop Single of the Year” at the 2006 Billboard Music Awards and received a nomination for the “Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals” at the 49th Grammy Awards, losing to Tony Bennett and Stevie Wonder’s “For Once in My Life”.