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O Canto da Cidade (song)

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"O Canto da Cidade" (Portuguese for "The Chant of the Town") is a song co-written and performed by Brazilian singer Daniela Mercury. [1]

21 relations: Airplay, Axé (music), Brazil, Chant, Daniela Mercury, Daniela Mercury (album), Elétrica, Epic Records, Fernando Collor de Mello, Goiânia, Impeachment, Lead single, List of signature songs, Música popular brasileira, Music video, Nelson Motta, O Canto da Cidade, Portuguese language, Salvador, Bahia, Self-esteem, Sony Music.


In radio broadcasting, airplay is how frequently a song is being played on radio stations.

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Axé (music)

Axé is a popular music genre originated in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil in the 1980s, fusing different Afro-Caribbean genres, such as marcha, reggae, and calypso.

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Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

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A chant (from French chanter, from Latin cantare, "to sing") is the iterative speaking or singing of words or sounds, often primarily on one or two main pitches called reciting tones.

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Daniela Mercury

Daniela Mercury (born Daniela Mercuri de Almeida on July 28, 1965) is a Portuguese Brazilian singer, songwriter, dancer, producer, actress and television host.

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Daniela Mercury (album)

Daniela Mercury (also known as Swing da Cor) is the eponymous solo debut album by Brazilian singer, songwriter and record producer Daniela Mercury, released in 1991 in Brazil by independent record company Eldorado.

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Elétrica (Portuguese for "Electric") is the first live album (fifth overall) by Brazilian singer-songwriter Daniela Mercury, released in October 1998 through Epic Records (her last with that label).

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Epic Records

Epic Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, Inc., the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.

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Fernando Collor de Mello

Fernando Affonso Collor de Mello (born August 12, 1949) is a Brazilian politician who served as the 32nd President of Brazil from 1990 to 1992, when he resigned in a failed attempt to stop his impeachment trial by the Brazilian Senate.

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Goiânia is the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Goiás.

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Impeachment is the process by which a legislative body formally levels charges against a high official of government.

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Lead single

A lead single is usually the first single to be released from a studio album, by a musician or a band, before the album itself is released.

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List of signature songs

A signature song is the one song (or, in some cases, one of a few songs) that a popular and well-established recording artist or band is most closely identified with or best known for, even if they have had success with a variety of other songs.

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Música popular brasileira

Música popular brasileira (Popular Brazilian Music) or MPB is a trend in post-bossa nova urban popular music in Brazil that revisits typical Brazilian styles such as samba, samba-canção and baião and other Brazilian regional music, combining them with foreign influences, such as from jazz and rock.

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Music video

A music video is a short film that integrates a song with imagery, and is produced for promotional or artistic purposes.

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Nelson Motta

Nelson Cândido Motta Filho (born 29 October 1944, São Paulo, Brazil) is a Brazilian journalist, ghostwriter, songwriter, writer, and record producer.

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O Canto da Cidade

O Canto da Cidade (Portuguese for "The Chant of the Town") is the second studio album by Brazilian axé/MPB singer Daniela Mercury, released in 1992 in Brazil and on March 23, 1993 in North America and Europe through Sony Music.

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Portuguese language

Portuguese (português or, in full, língua portuguesa) is a Western Romance language originating from the regions of Galicia and northern Portugal in the 9th century.

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Salvador, Bahia

Salvador, also known as São Salvador, Salvador de Bahia, and Salvador da Bahia, is the capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia.

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Self-esteem reflects an individual's overall subjective emotional evaluation of his or her own worth.

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Sony Music

Sony Music Entertainment (SME) is a Japanese-owned global music conglomerate owned by Sony and incorporated as a general partnership of Sony Music Holdings Inc. through Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. (in Japanese), Sony Corporation The company was first founded in 1929 as American Record Corporation and renamed Columbia Recording Corporation in 1938, following its acquisition by the Columbia Broadcasting System. In 1966, the company was reorganized to become CBS Records, and Sony Corporation bought the company in 1988, renaming it under its current name in 1991. In 2004, Sony and Bertelsmann established a 50-50 joint venture called Sony BMG Music Entertainment, which transferred the businesses of Sony Music and Bertelsmann Music Group into one entity. However, in 2008, Sony acquired Bertelsmann's stake, and the company reverted to the SME name shortly after; the buyout allowed Sony to acquire all of BMG's labels, including former Columbia Pictures subsidiary Arista Records as well as RCA Records, and led to the dissolution of BMG, which instead relaunched as BMG Rights Management. Sony Music Entertainment is the second largest of the "Big Three" record companies in the world, behind Universal Music Group (UMG) and ahead of Warner Music Group (WMG). Sony's music publishing division is the world's largest music publisher after the acquisition of EMI. It also owns SYCO Entertainment, which operates some of the world's most successful reality TV format including Got Talent and The X Factor.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O_Canto_da_Cidade_(song)

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