Antônio Bento da Silva Filho (born September 7, 1967, in Rio de Janeiro), known as Toni Garrido is a Brazilian singer, TV presenter and actor. He is the lead singer of the reggae band Cidade Negra.
Born in a poor background, Garrido was adopted by the owner of the middle class apartment in Copacabana where his biological mother used to work as a maid.Garrido started playing guitar during church services, and after positive feedback he decided to pursue a musical career. He joined three friends and formed the (now extinct) Banda Bel. But in 1994 he was invited to join Cidade Negra as the lead singer. They became one of the most successful bands in Brazil, merging reggae, soul and pop rock. In 2008 Garrido decided to pursue a solo career, but rejoined Cidade Negra at the end of 2010.
Garrido is the lead actor in Orfeu , a 1999 Brazilian film by Carlos Diegues, and also sung the soundtrack.
Campinas is a Brazilian municipality in São Paulo State, part of the country's Southeast Region. According to the 2010 Census, the city's population is 1,080,999, making it the fourteenth most populous Brazilian city and the third most populous municipality in São Paulo state. The city's metropolitan area, Metropolitan Region of Campinas, contains twenty municipalities with a total population of 3,656,363 people.
Manaus is the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Amazonas. It is the seventh-largest city in Brazil, with an estimated 2019 population of 2,182,763 distributed over a land area of about 4,401.97 square miles. Located at the east center of the state, the city is the center of the Manaus metropolitan area and the largest metropolitan area in the North Region of Brazil by urban landmass. It is situated near the confluence of the Negro and Solimões rivers.
Daniela Mercury is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, dancer, producer, actress and television host. In her solo career, Mercury has sold over 20 million records worldwide and had 24 Top 10 singles in the country, with 14 of them reached No. 1. Winner of a Latin Grammy for her album Balé Mulato – Ao Vivo, she also received six Brazilian Music Award, an APCA award, three Multishow Brazilian Music Awards and two awards at VMB: Best Music Video and Photography.
Cidade Negra is a Brazilian reggae band formed in 1986 in Rio de Janeiro. Their style is influenced by soul and rock music. Common themes of Cidade Negra songs include love and social issues.
Rita Lee is a Brazilian rock singer, composer and writer. She is a former member of the Brazilian band Os Mutantes and is a popular figure in Brazilian entertainment, where she is also known for being an animal rights activist and a vegan. She has sold more than 60 million albums worldwide. Her autobiography Rita Lee: Uma Autobiografia was the best-selling non-fiction book of 2017 in Brazil.
The Braxtons is an American musical quintet consisting of singer Toni Braxton and her sisters, Traci Braxton, Towanda Braxton, Trina Braxton, and Tamar Braxton. Despite being commercially unsuccessful, the group's first single, "Good Life", led to oldest sister Toni Braxton's solo career. All five members reunited in 2011 to star in the WE tv reality television series Braxton Family Values alongside their mother, Evelyn Braxton.
Maria Bethânia Viana Telles Veloso, known by her stage name Maria Bethânia, is a Brazilian singer and songwriter. Born in Santo Amaro, Bahia, she started her career in Rio de Janeiro in 1964 with the show "Opinião" ("Opinion"). Due to its popularity, with performances all over the country, and the popularity of her 1965 single "Carcará", the artist became a star in Brazil.
Salvador, also known as São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos, is the capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia. With 2.9 million people (2017), it is the largest city proper in the Northeast Region and the 4th largest city proper in the country, after São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília.
Fresno is a Brazilian rock band formed in Porto Alegre in late 1999. Currently, members are Lucas Silveira, Gustavo Mantovani, Thiago Guerra (drums) and Mario Camelo (keyboards). They already have ten albums, the most recent being "Sua Alegria foi Cancelada".
Luís Lázaro Sacramento Ramos is a Brazilian actor, presenter, director, writer and voice actor. He started his acting career with the Flock of Olodum Theater group, in Salvador, and is best known for his portrayal of João Francisco dos Santos in the 2002 film Madame Satã (film). Lázaro is married to Brazilian actress Taís Araújo. In 2007, he was nominated for the 35th International Emmy Awards for Best Actor for his role in Cobras & Lagartos.
Fados is a 2007 Portuguese film directed by Carlos Saura. The film, a fusion of cinema, song, dance and instrumental numbers, explores Portugal's most emblematic musical genre, fado, and its spirit of saudade (melancholy).
Sobre Todas as Forças is an album of Brazilian reggae band Cidade Negra in 1994.
Perto de Deus is an album of Brazilian reggae band Cidade Negra, released in 2004.
A Banda Mais Bonita da Cidade is a Brazilian MPB/indie rock band that gained popularity in late May 2011 following the release of its music video "Oração" ("Prayer") on YouTube.
Michel Teló ; born January 21, 1981) is a Brazilian sertanejo singer-songwriter and actor. Before his solo act, he was a lead singer in various bands, most notably Grupo Tradição. His biggest national and international hit is "Ai Se Eu Te Pego", a number one in most European countries and Latin America.
Rebeldes was a Brazilian musical group that emerged in the Brazilian soap opera Rebel Rio, produced by Rede Record in partnership with Mexican Televisa and first displayed. In the plot, the six main characters – Alice, Carla, Diego, Pedro, Roberta and Tomás – form a fictitious band, and the six actors who play these characters – respectively Sophia Abrahão, Melanie Fronckowiak, Arthur Aguiar, Micael Borges, Lua Blanco and Chay Suede – started to act like a real band.
Larissa de Macedo Machado, known professionally by her stage name Anitta, is a Brazilian singer, songwriter and actress.
Antonio Viana Gomes, better known as Tony Tornado or Toni Tornado, is a Brazilian actor and singer. In 1970 he won the Brazilian stage of the V International Song Festival with the soul song "BR-3".
Marco Fábio Maldonado Pigossi is a Brazilian actor. He is known for playing Dylan on the Australian television series Tidelands.
Maurício Pereira is a Brazilian singer-songwriter, lyricist, journalist, saxophonist, television announcer, stage actor and record producer best known for his work with experimental rock duo Os Mulheres Negras.
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