|Cabo Verde Music Awards|
|Network|| TCV (television)|
|Music of Cape Verde|
|Media and performance|
The Cabo Verde Music Awards (abbreviation: CVMA) is an annual music award ceremony that takes place every year. The award ceremony takes place in the capital city of Praia, Cape Verde. It is also broadcast on TCV.
A band called Splash has won the most awards, numbering five;Neuza won in two categories in 2014.
The origins of the creation of the music awards for Cape Verde began in around the 2000s.
The first edition took place on March 2011 and was one of the most recent music awards made by any country and features the greatest Cape Verdean singers, even from the diaspora abroad. The first guests included Gilyto, La MC Malcriado and Suzanna Lubrano. The recent edition took place on May 7, 2016and featured Elida Almeida, Gilyto, Hélio de Batalha and others.
The following music categories include:
Cape Verde is known internationally for morna, a form of folk music usually sung in the Cape Verdean Creole, accompanied by clarinet, violin, guitar and cavaquinho. Funaná, Coladeira, Batuque and Cabo love are other musical forms.
Chã das Caldeiras is a small community of approximately 700 inhabitants in the crater of the volcano Pico do Fogo on the island of Fogo, Cape Verde. The village consists of two main parts: Portela and Bangaeira, founded in 1920 and 1917, respectively. At an elevation of about 1,700 meters, it is the highest village in Cape Verde. It is part of the municipality of Santa Catarina do Fogo. The main organizing body in the village is the Associação dos Agricultores de Chã, which holds considerable sway over the local economy. Chã is the only area in Cape Verde that grows significant quantities of grapes and produces export-quality wines.
Sal is an island in Cape Verde. It belongs to the northern group of islands, called Barlavento ("windwards"), and comprises a single administrative division, the municipality of Sal. Its seat is the city of Espargos.
Santiago is the largest island of Cape Verde, its most important agricultural centre and home to half the nation’s population. Part of the Sotavento Islands, it lies between the islands of Maio and Fogo. It was the first of the islands to be settled: the town of Ribeira Grande was founded in 1462. Santiago is home to the nation's capital city of Praia.
The coladeira is a music genre from Cape Verde.
Pedra Badejo is a city in the eastern part of the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. It is situated on the east coast, 25 km north of the island capital Praia, 8 km southeast of Calheta de São Miguel and 15 km east of Assomada. It is the seat of Santa Cruz municipality. At the 2010 census, the town had 9,859 inhabitants.
Suzanna Lubrano is a Cape Verdean Zouk singer based in Rotterdam. Several albums have gone Gold and Platinum, while she has won major international music awards.
Maria de Barros is a singer most associated with Cape Verde, the land of her parents. Growing up in Nouakchott, Mauritania, she moved to the United States at the age of 11, living in Providence, Rhode Island in her youth with her four siblings, and connecting more closely with her heritage in the local Cape Verdean community. She is married to, Mel Wilson Jr., a bassist with Toots and the Maytals.
Pedra de Lume is a village in the northeastern part of the island of Sal, Cape Verde. The village is situated on the east coast, about 5 km east of the island capital Espargos. It has a small port and a lighthouse, Farol de Pedra de Lume.
Adriano Gonçalves, known by his stage name Bana and called the "King of Morna", was a Cape Verdean singer and performer of the morna style, the plaintive, melodic lament which is a staple musical style of the country.
Carmen Souza is a Portuguese jazz singer and songwriter of Cape Verdean heritage. She combines traditional forms of Cape Verde with contemporary and traditional jazz.
Gilyto Semedo, aka Mr. Entertainer is a Cape Verdean Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, TV & Music Producer, Cultural Activist, Mentor Of Cabo Verde Music Awards-CVMA and PALOP Music Awards - PALOPMA.
Gardénia Benrós is a Cape Verdean singer.
Lusafrica, full name: Productions Lusafrica is a multinational independent record label company based in Paris, France. The company was founded in 1988 by José da Silva, it was the first multinational record company opened in Cape Verde and one of the first in France. It is the main African independent label in France.
Elida Almeida is a Cape Verdean singer.
For the Brazilian footballer, see Mário Lúcio da Silva Junior
The Culture of the Island of Santiago, Cape Verde is the richest in the nation, with a range of customs and practices common in the islands,
Mirri Lobo is a Cape Verdean singer, musician, composer and producer.
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