Ivete Sangalo is a Grammy award winner, who has made her name by singing, songwriting, hosting TV shows, and occasionally acting too. She had released seven solo albums so far, in addition to six albums launched with Banda Eva, a group that she was earlier a part of. This Brazilian singer is often recognized for her powerful voice, and a charisma that she creates during her live performances. She is popular not only in Brazil, but in Portugal.
From a very early age, Ivete used to sing at school events, and later started singing in local bars. Her debut show was held in Ondina Neighborhood in Salvador in 1992, for which she received the Dorival Caymmi Trophy, a Grammy equivalent in Bahia music.