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Anitta

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# Pop

# Latin Pop

# Latin Urban

Origin
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Occupation
Singer · Songwriter · Actress · Dancer
Years active
2010–present
Born
March 30, 1993

Bio

Larissa de Macedo Machado, known by her stage name "Anitta", is the singer who most remained at the top of iTunes Brazil.

Life & Career

Anitta began singing at age 8 in a choir from a Catholic church in the Honório Gurgel neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro. In 2010, after posting a video on YouTube, Renato Azevedo, then producer of the independent record company Furacão 2000, called her to sign a contract with the label. Due to the success of the song "Meiga e Abusada" in 2012, she signed a contract with Warner Music Brasil the following year. In November 2014, she performed at the Latin Grammy Award, becoming the youngest Brazilian singer to perform at the awards. In 2015, she released her third studio album entitled Bang, which was certified platinum and produced the singles "Deixa Ele Sofrer" and "Bang". She is a five-time winner as the Best Brazilian Act on the MTV Europe Music Awards, and was the first Brazilian artist to win the Best Latin American Act award. In 2017, she was chosen by Billboard as the 15th most influential artist in the world in social networks.

Famous Hits

Downtown - CheckMate Indecente - CheckMate Medicina - Medicina Veneno - Solo

Achievements

Best Singer - Geração Glamour - 2015 Best Brazilian Act - MTV Europe Music Awards - 2015 Worldwide Act: Artist Latin America - MTV Europe Music Awards - 2015 "Show das Poderosas" - Best Clip - Prêmio Multishow - 2013

Associated Acts

Major Lazer, Alesso, Maluma, Iggy Azalea, Pablo Vittar