Best Of Portuguese Music (All Genres)

Ângela SantosStarred Page By Ângela Santos, 28th Oct 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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In this age you'll get to know a few of the best portuguese music bands and singers.

Buraka Som Sistema

Buraka Som Sistema is an electronic dance music band, known for its fusion of techno beats with the African Zouk and Kuduro genre. They created the "zouk bass" and "progressive kuduro" variants and received an MTV European Music Award.

- Kalemba Wegue Wegue
- Sound of Kuduro (ft. M.I.A.)
- Parede Wall
- Sente Feel


Mariza is the most notorious Fado singer. Fado is the portuguese traditional music, characterized by mournful tunes and lyrics, often about the sea or the life of the poor, and infused with a sentiment of resignation, fatefulness and melancholia . She has won dozens of international awards.

- Oh Gente da Minha Terra Oh People Of My Land
- Barco Negro Dark Boat
- Primavera Spring
- Rosa Branca White Rose

Amor Electro

Amor Electro is a pop band who blends pop with electronic elements and Portuguese traditional music.

- A Nossa Casa Our House
- A Máquina The Machine
- Rosa Sangue Blood Rose

Zé Manel

Zé Manel is a Pop-Rock singer. By the time he was 20 years old he already had 3 edited albums. He used to be the vocalist of a band called Fingertips but now he has a solo project named Darko.

- Define Joy
- Picture Of My Own
- Melancholic Ballad (For the Leftlovers)
- The Death

Diogo Piçarra

Diogo Piçarra was discovered on the portuguese version of the Idols show. He is currently working on his first album.

- Latch (Disclosure ft. Sam Smith Cover)
- Se Eu Fosse Um Dia o Teu Olhar (Pedro Abrunhosa Cover)
- All Of me (John Legend Cover)
- Skinny Love (Bon Iver Cover)
- I Can't Keep Up (Tourist ft. Will Heard Cover)

Dj Vibe

Dj Vibe is the best portuguese Dj, in 1999 he reached #1 ranking on World's Best DJ's.

Music and Remixes:
- You (ft. Ithaka)
- Dj Vibe @ Boiler Room


Aurea is a portuguese soul singer ofter compared to Duffy.

- Busy (For Me)
- Scratch My Back
- Just Like You

Dulce Pontes

Dulce Pontes performs in many musical styles, including pop, folk, fado and classical music. She is usually defined as a world music artist.

- Canção do Mar Sea Song
- O Mare E Tu (ft. Andrea Botcelli) The Sea and You
- O Amor a Portugal The Love For Portugal


Regula is a portuguese rapper.

- Cabeças de Cartaz Headliners
- Solteiro Single
- Memo a Veres With You Watching
- Casanova
- Diálogo Dialogue
- Chegou a Hora The Time Has Come

David Fonseca

David Fonseca is into the alternative rock genre. He is recognized for his successful music career as a member of Silence 4 and, since 2003, as a solo artist.

- Borrow
- Someone That Cannot Love
- The 80's

Linda Martini

Linda Martini are a rock band with post-rock and punk influences.

- Amor Combate Combat Love
- Ratos Mice
- Dá-me a Tua Melhor Faca Give Me Your Best Knife
- 100 Metros Sereia 100 Meters Mermaid


Moullinex is a portuguese dj and producer. Genres include: Disco, House and New Wave.

Musics and Remixes:
- Röyksopp & Robyn - Do It Again (Moullinex Remix)
- Moullinex & Peaches - Maniac
- Take My Pain Away


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author avatar Colekdikit
30th Oct 2014 (#)

Nice for sharing about my friend. :)

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author avatar Nancy Czerwinski
3rd Dec 2014 (#)

Great article! Thanks for sharing. Congratulations on being author of the day. Smile to you!

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