Larissa de Macedo Machado (born 30 March 1993),[1] known by her stage name Anitta, is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and businesswoman. She began singing at age 8 in a choir from a Catholic church in the Honório Gurgel neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro. At the age of 16, she attended a technical school and was called to work at Vale. 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.[citation needed]

Anitta rose to national fame in 2013 after releasing the single "Show das Poderosas", which reached the top of the Brasil Hot 100 Airplay chart.[2][3][4] Its music video has been viewed over 130 million times on YouTube.[5]

In July of the same year, she released her debut studio album which received a triple gold record certificate and platinum certification by ABPD.[2] The album hit the mark of 170,000 copies sold, being also released in Portugal. Ritmo Perfeito (2014), her second studio album, sold 45,000 copies after a month of its release.[6]

On the same day she released her first live album, Meu Lugar.[6][7] In November 2014, she performed at the Latin Grammy Award, becoming the youngest Brazilian singer to perform at the awards.[8]

In 2015, she released her third studio album entitled Bang, which was certified platinum and produced the singles "Deixa Ele Sofrer", "Bang", "Essa Mina é Louca" and "Cravo e Canela".

In 2013, Anitta was the singer who most remained at the top of iTunes Brazil and was elected by the same as the Artist of the Year.[2] She was also elected by the Associação Paulista de Críticos de Arte (APCA) as the revelation of the year in music in 2013.She is a three-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.[9]

In 2017, she was chosen by Billboard as the 15th most influential artist in the world in social networks, getting ahead of artists like Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Shakira and Rihanna.[10][11]



Indecente is a song by musical artist Anitta, released on March 26, 2018.
"Downtown" is a song by Brazilian singer Anitta and Colombian singer J Balvin fully sung in Spanish despite its title in English.
"Paradinha" (English: Stop) is a song by Brazilian singer Anitta.
Show das Poderosas
"Show das Poderosas" (English: Powerful Performance) is a single by the Brazilian singer Anitta released on April 16, 2013.

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