Amalia Rodrigues is the most iconic of Portuguese Fado Singers.
Carlos do Carmo the Frank Sintra of Fado.
Carlos Paredes, the man with a thousand fingers, get my vote of for one of the most
talented musicians to come of of this country.
Roberto Leal is a Portuguese-Brasilian Singer. In an opinion poll conducted by
Datafolha in Rio de Janeiro, asking what was the first famous Portuguese person
people could think of, Roberto Leal came in first, with 15%, ahead of
Pedro Alvarez Cabral (9%) and Luís de Camões (4%).
Somewhere between Pink Floyd and the Moddy Blues ,
10,000 Anos Depois Entre Venus E Marte by Jose Cid is one of the
best progressive rock albums of all time.
António Variações, his recorded works blended contemporary music genres with
traditional Portuguese rhythms and melodies, creating music which for many is
symbolic of the liberalization that occurred in Portuguese society after
the Carnation Revolution
Blasted Mechanism is a Portuguese electro-rock band known for its highly
theatrical live shows involving elaborated alien-themed costumes as a backdrop
to their music.
Sara Tavares composes in Portuguese and Portuguese-based creole languages, born
in Portugal with Cabo Verdean Roots.
Sam the Kid, Portuguese Hip Hop Artist and Producer.
Sam the Kid using samples from Carlos Paredes
Clã (English: Clan) is a Portuguese Pop-Rock band of a mixed nature in terms of
style, ranging from moments of pure balladry, through jazzy details, to enthusiastic
Madredeus. Their music combines traditional Portuguese music (many times
erroneously associated with the subgenre of Fado with influences of modern folk music.
The lyrics are often melancholic and related to the sea or travelling or absence,
continuing a tradition of songs that dates back to Medieval times.
Buraka Som Sistema is an electronic dance project from Portugal,
specializing in a fusion of techno beats with the African kuduru
genre, and are generally credited with creating the "progressive kuduro."
Micro Audio Waves, minimal and electronic artists.
Orelha Negra is a Portuguese Instrumental Hip-Hop band, that is one of my favourite Portuguese groups at the moment.