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The top Brazilian female musicians have been known to create chart-topping albums as well as chart-topping songs. From jazz to pop, from bossa nova to rock, these talented singers have conquered genres and captured the ears of music lovers around the world. Here’s a list of the most talented female Brazilian singers.
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Top 10 Brazilian Female Singers
Brazilian female singers are some of the most talented in the world. The country is home to a wide variety of genres, which means that there’s something for everyone.
The following list highlights 10 Brazilian female singers who are making waves in their respective genres.
1. Maria Rita
Maria Rita is a Brazilian singer and songwriter. Maria Rita was born on September 9, 1977, in the city of São Paulo. Maria Rita became interested in music in childhood. It won the 2004 Latin Grammy Awards for Best Song (“A Festa”) in Portuguese, and her debut album, Maria Rita, won the Best MPB ( Musica Popular Brasileira ) Album for that year. Maria Rita won the 2008 BBC Radio 3 World Music Awards’ what was nominated.
2. Astrud Gilberto
Astrud Gilberto (born March 29, 1940) is a Grammy-winning Brazilian singer. She is also a songwriter and an accomplished guitarist, pianist, and percussionist. Gilberto’s musical style has evolved over the years from bossa nova to jazz and soul music.
3. Ivete Sangalo
Ivete Maria Dias de Sangalo, born May 27, 1972, is a Brazilian singer-songwriter. He has sold 25 million copies of his albums and won 4 Latin Grammy Awards.
4. Clara Nunes
Clara Nunes, born August 12, 1942, was a Brazilian samba and MPB singer who is considered one of the greatest of her generation. She died on April 2, 1983, at the age of 40, after suffering anaphylaxis during an operation to treat varicose veins. She remains one of Brazil’s most popular singers even today.
5. Daniela Mercury
He was born on July 28, 1965, in Almeida. Brazilian singer, songwriter, and dancer. His albums have sold over 20 million records worldwide.
6. Adriana Calcanhoto
Brazilian singer-songwriter, born October 3, 1965. Melancholic songs are generally classified in the MPB genre.
7. Nara Leao
Nara Leao was a Brazilian singer and songwriter. She is the most popular female performer of bossa nova music in Brazil, where she is often referred to as the “muse of Bossa Nova”.
8. Marisa Monte
Marisa Monte, born 1 July 1967, is a Brazilian singer, composer, pianist, and producer. She has sold over 10 million albums worldwide. She has received four Latin Grammys and seven Brazilian MTV Video Music Awards.
9. Rita Lee
Rita Lee was born on December 31, 1947. Brazilian singer and composer. She has been dubbed the “Queen of Brazilian Rock” by the Brazilian press and is considered one of the most influential women in Brazilian music. Her albums have sold more than 60 million copies worldwide.
10. Gal Costa
Gal Costa (born September 26, 1945) is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, and actress. His style, which combines samba with soul, rock, and bossa nova, was called “tropicalia”.