Brazilian R&B Artists
List of top Brazilian R&B Singers
Brazil, which is among the largest countries in the world and the most influential nation in South America, boasts a thriving music industry consisting of Brazilian R&B artists. This music scene has contributed significantly to Brazil’s emergence as a dominant force in Latin America.
Brazil has a distinct music scene that encompasses a wide range of genres such as pop, funk, rhythm and blues, hip hop, and a local form of country music known as Sertanejo Universitario. The country’s diversity of ethnicities coupled with the fact that it is the only Portuguese-speaking nation in the region has contributed to the development of this unique music culture, one starring Brazilian R&B singers.
There is no doubt that Brazil has given rise to numerous talented individuals across various fields, however, in the present times, Brazilian R&B artists have demonstrated unprecedented levels of talent. With the increasing popularity of rhythm and blues worldwide, the following compilation showcases the finest R&B music produced in Brazil by the country’s most renowned pop stars and the Brazil’s top rising artists.
Top 20 Brazilian R&B Artists
Anitta, a prominent figure in Latin America’s music industry, has been ruling Brazil’s music scene for almost ten years. Starting her career in 2013, Anitta would eventually emerge as a superstar, exhibiting above and beyond talent that has brought her worldwide recognition. She has earned numerous accolades and has sold millions of singles and albums, including multiple platinum and diamond records. Her remarkable achievements have earned her a place among the greatest performers and musicians in Brazil’s history.
2. Luísa Sonza
Luisa Sonza, an artist who has been involved in music since her childhood, started her career as a Youtuber covering popular international songs. In 2017, she released her debut track “Good Vibes” and went on to become a sensation with her hits like “Devagarinho”, “Garupa”, “Braba”, “Boa Menina,” and few others. Her musical talent knows no bounds as she showcases a diverse range of styles and sounds in her music.
Ludmilla is a highly versatile Brazilian R&B artist whose music encompasses a wide range of genres, including pop, funk, and R&B. She has a diverse fanbase and has successfully reached various markets. Ludmilla has been in the music industry for more than ten years, and she has evolved from her initial stage as MC Beyonce to an artist who is limitless in her creation of art.
Iza has been on a mission since arriving into Brazil’s music scene in 2017. While not necessarily the most accomplished Brazilian R&B singer, at least not yet, her music easily separates itself from the country’s most notable stars. Not trendy or not following what is hot, the soulful voice of Iza has been emerging as a true special talent for the last several years. With top songs like “Brisa,” “Pesadão,” “Dona de Mim,” and many more, Iza is on the rise to becoming the world’s next global star.
Lexa, who released her first song “Quem Manda Sou Eu” in 2013, had a natural inclination towards stardom as music held great significance in her life from a very early age. Years into her career Lexa has risen to the very top of Brazil’s music industry with noticeable tracks like “Sapequinha,” “Provocar ,” “Chama Ela,” “Quebrar Seu Coração,” “Aquecimento da Lexa”, as Lexa often switches between pop music, rhythm and blues, and Brazil’s funk genre.
One of the purest Brazilian R&B artists, Gaab proves that not just America contains the best rhythm and blues singers. With his father being famous Brazilian musician Rodriguinho, music has always been in his blood, while his natural talent is always displayed through every song that he has recorded and placed for the world to hear.
Delacruz, who comes from Rio de Janeiro, made his debut in the music industry in 2015 with the track “Flor de Lis,” which quickly became popular. He has since become a rising figure in Brazil’s entertainment industry, bringing a jazzy vibe into Brazil’s growing music scene, with a large number of music enthusiasts flocking to support him as the country’s next top artist due to his exceptional talent.
Beginning with a guitar, a camera, and with a do-it-yourself mentality covering top songs on YouTube for two years, the smooth sounds of VITÃO would debut as an artist in 2018 with “TÁ FODA.” Since his turn into a professional career in music, VITÃO has emerged as one of Brazil’s top male artists, while collaborating with the biggest names in music from Brazil.
9. Giulia Be
Giulia Be’s life has revolved around music, starting from the age of six when she began playing piano. However, it wasn’t until 2017 that she started showcasing her talent to the public. Since her debut, Giulia Be has signed with Warner Music and has released a number of singles such as “menina solta,” “se essa vida fosse um filme,” “inesquecível,” and “era amor.”
Lourena is a highly talented Brazilian R&B singer with a captivating voice that is hard to miss. Despite having a small repertoire, with only a few singles released since 2018, she has been gaining popularity steadily, with the expectation to hear more from her in the future.
11. Marina Sena
Marina Sena, a Brazilian R&B and pop artist, introduces Brazil’s music enthusiasts to a groovy and heartfelt style of tunes. Her initial breakthrough was with “ME TOCA” in 2021 that featured a Latin touch and served as the primary track for her first album, De Primeira. Since then, she has been recognized as an emerging artist.
12. Luccas Carlos
Luccas Carlos, rapper and Brazilian R&B singer, grew up in Tijuca and started his music career in the early 2010s. He gained initial recognition for his hip-hop track “A Noite Caiu” which was included in the mixtape Terapia: Vol.1 in 2013. Over time, he has built a significant fan base, released several projects including jovemCARLOS in 2022, and has emerged as a prominent figure in Brazil’s urban music scene.
13. Pelé Milflows
Pelé Milflows, a highly talented Brazilian R&B artist, began his career in 2016 and 2017, and gained widespread recognition with his hit track “Vem Cá” in 2018. With numerous singles, collaborations, and an album titled “Louco de Amor”, Pelé Milflows has established himself as a prominent figure in the Brazilian urban music scene.
14. Carol & Vitoria
Like many other musicians, the duo started their musical journey by playing the guitar and posting cover songs on YouTube. Their first YouTube video was released in 2015, and since then, viewers have been able to see the development of two potential pop stars. After several years of covering songs, Carol & Vitoria made their professional debut in 2018 with the songs “Mais Que Um Verão” and the popular Brazilian hit “Jura Juradinho.”
15. Carol Biazin
Carol Biazin’s journey as a musician began in her childhood, and her early days of covering songs on YouTube can be seen as a recurring story. Though transitioning from an amateur to a professional career is a challenging task, Carol Biazin made it appear effortless with her innate talents. In 2019, she debuted with an R&B hit “Segue Com A Tua Vida” and has now firmly established herself as one of the leading Brazilian R&B singers and pop artists.
16. Luan Otten
Luan Otten, originally from Rio de Janeiro, first made a name for himself as part of the music group UM44K. They were responsible for creating popular tracks such as “Falso Amor”. In 2020, the song “Guerra Fria” helped introduced Luan Otten as a solo artist. Sinch, has been showcasing his talent as a rising star in Brazil for the past few years with hits like “5458”, “Paraiso”, and “Coisa Certa”.
In 2017, Clau, a talented singer of R&B and pop music, made her official debut with the release of “Menina De Ouro”. Prior to this, she had gained recognition by covering popular songs on YouTube. Some of her most well-known songs since her debut include “Pouca Pausa”, “Primeira Vez”, “Relaxa”, and “Tambem Quero”, among others.
In 2015, Liniker, a soulful Brazilian R&B singer, began her career with the group Liniker e os Caramelows, which quickly gained popularity and earned a Latin Grammy nomination. Liniker is a symbol of representation for several minority groups in Brazil and is known for possessing one of the country’s most influential voices.
19. Luedji Luna
Luedji Luna, a talented singer from Brazil, has gained popularity for for her thought-provoking music that touches upon sensitive topics. In 2016, Luna made her debut and followed it up with her first album, Um Corpo no Mundo, in 2017. Her unique abilities have received widespread recognition, making her regarded as a rare gem in Brazil’s music industry, possessing unmatched and incomparable talent.
Kiaz, a Brazilian musician who specializes in R&B and rap, gained recognition in 2017 with the release of multiple singles. He has since become a popular figure in the music industry, demonstrating his skills through various projects such as the EP Melhor Agora and tracks like “Pode Ficar”.
Honorable Mention Brazilian R&B Artists
– Jean Tassy Instagram: @Jean Tassy | Youtube: Jean Tassy
– Camila Zasoul Instagram: @Camila Zasoul | Youtube: Camila Zasoul
– jade baraldo Instagram: @jade baraldo | Youtube: jade baraldo
– Xenia França Instagram: @Xenia França | Youtube: Xenia França
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