List of Top Brazilian Male & Female Singers Along with Their Biographies | Updated 2024

Brazilian music is a diverse and vibrant scene, with a rich history dating back centuries. From the traditional sounds of samba and bossa nova to the more modern sounds of funk carioca and sertanejo, Brazilian music has something to offer everyone. In this article, we will take a look at some of the top Brazilian singers, both male and female, and explore their biographies and musical careers.

List of Top Brazilian Male & Female Singers with their Short Biographies are:

Anitta

Larissa de Macedo Machado, known professionally as Anitta, is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, dancer, and occasional television host and actress. She was born on March 30, 1993 in Honório Gurgel, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Elis Regina

Elis Regina Carvalho Costa, known professionally as Elis Regina, was a Brazilian singer of MPB and jazz music. She was born on March 17, 1945 in Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Died: January 19, 1982 (São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil)

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Gal Costa

Gal Maria da Graça Costa Penna Burgos, known professionally as Gal Costa, was a Brazilian singer of popular music. She was born on September 26, 1945 in Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil.

Died: November 9, 2022 (São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil)

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João Gilberto

João Gilberto was a Brazilian guitarist, singer, and composer who was a pioneer of the musical genre of bossa nova in the late 1950s. She was born on June 10, 1931 in Juazeiro, State of Bahia, Brazil.

Died: July 6, 2019 (Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

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Astrud Gilberto

Astrud Gilberto was a Brazilian samba and bossa nova singer and songwriter. She was Born on March 29, 1940 in Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil.

Died: June 5, 2023 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)

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Antônio Carlos Jobim

Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim, also known as Tom Jobim, was a Brazilian composer, pianist, guitarist, songwriter, arranger, and singer. She was born on January 25, 1927 in Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Died: December 8, 1994 (The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, United States)

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Roberto Carlos

Roberto Carlos Braga Moreira is a Brazilian singer-songwriter, also known as King of Latin Music or simply The King. She was born on April 19, 1941 in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, State of Espírito Santo, Brazil.

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Caetano Veloso

Caetano Emanuel Viana Teles Veloso is a Brazilian composer, singer, guitarist, writer, and political activist. He was born on August 7, 1942 in Santo Amaro, State of Bahia, Brazil

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Chico Buarque

Francisco Buarque de Hollanda, popularly known simply as Chico Buarque, is a Brazilian singer-songwriter, guitarist, composer, playwright, writer, and poet. He was born on June 19, 1944 in Catete, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Luiz Gonzaga

Luiz Gonzaga do Nascimento was a Brazilian singer, songwriter, musician, and poet and one of the most influential figures of Brazilian popular music in the twentieth century. He was born on December 13, 1912, in Exu, State of Pernambuco, Brazil.

Died: August 2, 1989, (Hospital Santa Joana Recife, Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil)

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Gilberto Gil

Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira, is a Brazilian singer-songwriter and politician, known for both his musical innovation and political activism. From 2003 to 2008, he served as Brazil’s Minister of Culture in the administration of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. He was born on June 26, 1942 in Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil.

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Milton Nascimento

Milton Nascimento, also known as Bituca, is a Brazilian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He was born on October 26, 1942 in Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Carmen Miranda

Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha GCIH, OMC, known professionally as Carmen Miranda, was a Portuguese-born Brazilian singer, dancer, and actress. Nicknamed “The Brazilian Bombshell”, she was known for her signature fruit hat outfit that she wore in her American films. She was born on February 9, 1909 in Marco de Canaveses, Portugal.

Died: August 5, 1955, in Beverly Hills, California, United States

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Ivete Sangalo

Ivete Maria Dias de Sangalo is a Brazilian singer-songwriter, TV host, and occasional actress. She was born on May 27, 1972 in Juazeiro, State of Bahia, Brazil.
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Djavan

Djavan Caetano Viana is a Brazilian singer-songwriter. He was born on January 27, 1949 in Maceió, State of Alagoas, Brazil.
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Ivan Lins

Ivan Guimarães Lins is a Latin Grammy-winning Brazilian musician. He was born on June 16, 1945 in Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Luísa Sonza

Luísa Gerloff Sonza is a Brazilian singer-songwriter. He was born on July 18, 1998 in Tuparendi, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
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Kevinho

Kevin Kawan de Azevedo, better known as Kevinho, is a Brazilian singer and songwriter. He was born on September 15, 1998 in Campinas, State of São Paulo, Brazil.

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Marisa Monte

Marisa de Azevedo Monte is a Brazilian singer, composer, instrumentalist, and producer of Brazilian popular music and samba. He was born on July 1, 1967 in Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Marília Mendonça

Marília Dias Mendonça was a Brazilian singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist. He was born on July 22, 1995 in Cristianópolis, State of Goiás, Brazil.

Died: November 5, 2021, (Piedade de Caratinga, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil)
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Ludmilla

Ludmila Oliveira da Silva, known mononymously as Ludmilla, is a Brazilian singer-songwriter who became known with the song “Fala Mal de Mim”. He was born on April 24, 1995 in Duque de Caxias, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Maria Bethânia

Maria Bethânia Viana Teles Veloso is a Brazilian singer and songwriter. He was born on June 18, 1946 in Santo Amaro, State of Bahia, Brazil.

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Rita Lee

Rita Lee Jones was a Brazilian rock singer, composer, and writer. She was born on December 31, 1947 in Vila Mariana, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil.
Died: May 8, 2023 (São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil)

Luan Santana

Luan Rafael Domingos Santana is a Brazilian singer-songwriter. He was born on March 13, 1991 in Campo Grande, State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.
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Pabllo Vittar

Phabullo Rodrigues da Silva, known professionally as Pabllo Vittar, is a Brazilian drag queen and singer. He was born on November 1, 1993 in São Luís, State of Maranhão, Brazil.

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IZA

Isabela Cristina Correia de Lima Lima, known professionally as IZA, is a Brazilian singer, songwriter and dancer. She was born on September 3, 1990 in Olaria, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,
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Lisa Ono

Lisa Ono is a Brazilian Japanese bossa nova singer. She was born on July 29, 1962 in São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil.

Luciana Souza

Luciana Souza is a Brazilian jazz singer and composer who also works in classical and chamber music. She was born on July 12, 1966 in São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil.

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Vitão

Vitão is a well-known Brazilian artist/band. Find biography and interesting facts of Vitão’s career and personal life. He was born on 18 August, 1999 in São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil.
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Jorge Ben Jor

Jorge Duílio Lima Menezes is a Brazilian popular musician, performing under the stage name Jorge Ben Jor since the 1980s, though commonly known by his former stage name Jorge Ben. He was born on March 22, 1939 in Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Dilsinho

Dilson Scher Neto, best known as Dilsinho, is a Brazilian singer-songwriter. He was born on June 26, 1992 in Governador Island, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Paula Fernandes

Paula Fernandes de Souza is a Brazilian singer-songwriter. He was born on August 28, 1984 in Sete Lagoas, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Naná Vasconcelos

Juvenal de Holanda Vasconcelos, known as Naná Vasconcelos, was a Brazilian percussionist, vocalist, and berimbau player. He was born on August 2, 1944 in Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil.

Kelly Key

Kelly de Almeida Afonso Freitas, known for her stage name Kelly Key, is a Brazilian pop singer, songwriter, and TV hostess. She was born on March 3, 1983 in Jacarepaguá, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Michel Teló

Michel Teló is a Brazilian sertanejo singer-songwriter and actor. He was born on January 21, 1981 in Medianeira, State of Paraná, Brazil

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Daniela Mercury

Daniela Mercury is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, dancer, and producer. He was born on July 28, 1965 in Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil.

Claudia Leitte

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Kevin O Chris

Andre Matos

Elza Soares

Vitor Kley

Renato Russo

Georgia Brown

Nara Leão

Tim Maia

Gusttavo Lima

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Cazuza

Maria Rita

Sandy

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Xand Avião

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Léo Santana

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