April Ivy

Mariana Gonçalves, better known as April Ivy (Lisbon, born 10 July 1999) is a Portuguese singer and composer. She gained her national recognition after her first single "Be Ok" got the lead position in both iTunes and Spotify national charts.[1][2]

April Ivy
April Ivy Concert
April Ivy performing in a concert in 2017.
Background information
Birth nameMariana Gonçalves
Born10 July 1999 (age 19)
Lisbon, Portugal
Years active2015–present
Associated actsDiogo Piçarra


As lead artist

List of singles, with selected details and chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album


"Unstopabble" 2015 Non-album single(s)
"Be Ok" 2016 91
"Shut Up" 2017
"Run For Cover"
"Frida" 2018
"Tell Me Baby" 2019
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist

List of singles as featured artist, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Year Peak chart positions Album


"Não Sou Eu"
(Diogo Piçarra featuring April Ivy)
2017 70 do=s
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.


  1. ^ "April Ivy na Apple Music". Apple Music (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2017-09-17.
  2. ^ "BLITZ – Cantora portuguesa assina contrato com a Universal França. April Ivy é o seu nome". Jornal blitz (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2017-09-17.
  3. ^ Hung, Steffen. "portuguesecharts.com - April Ivy - Be OK". www.portuguesecharts.com. Retrieved 2017-09-17.
  4. ^ Hung, Steffen. "portuguesecharts.com - Portuguese charts portal". portuguesecharts.com. Retrieved 2018-08-13.

1999 (MCMXCIX)

was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1999th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 999th year of the 2nd millennium, the 99th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1990s decade.

1999 was designated as the International Year of Older Persons.

2009 in South Africa

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2017 Golden Globes (Portugal)

The 2017 Golden Globes (Portugal) was held on 21 May 2017 and broadcast by SIC and presented by João Manzarra.

Diogo Piçarra

Diogo Miguel Ramires Piçarra (born 19 October 1990) is a Portuguese singer. He won the fifth season of the Portuguese version of Pop Idol in 2012.

July 10

July 10 is the 191st day of the year (192nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 174 days remaining until the end of the year.

Lee Donghae

Lee Dong-hae (born October 15, 1986), referred to as Donghae, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, composer and actor. He became a trainee under SM Entertainment after winning a prize at SM's Youth Best Contest in 2001. After four years of training, Donghae debuted as a member of boy group Super Junior in November 2005. Since then, he has risen to prominence due to the group's success on the Asian music scene and further participated in the group's projects Super Junior-M, Super Junior-D&E, and the agency's projects SM The Performance. He is one of the first four Korean artists to appear on Chinese postage stamps.

List of Portuguese singers

The following is a list of Portuguese singers by alphabetical order.

Matias Damásio

Matias Damásio (born 9 May 1982) is an Angolan musician, singer and songwriter in popular music, romantic music and in Kizomba. He also enjoys great popularity in Portugal through his albums Por amor that reached number 4 in Portuguese Albums Chart in 2016 and Augusta that peaked the albums chart in Portugal in 2018.

Having been born in Benguela, Angola, Damásio moved to Luanda for better opportunities. He began his career in 2000, singing at religious festivals. He participating for the first time in a television contest Estrelas no Palco (meaning Stars on Stage) where he was a finalist. Later he took part with the band Maravilha and João Alexandre in the contest Domingão Coca-Cola finishing runner-up. His debut appearance on television was on Angolan Public Television in 2003. He has released a number of albums and took part in major festivals. Having won a great number of awards in Angola, including Best Male Singer and Best Song on top Rádio Luanda 2015 and Best Song in the same event in 2017. He found great success in Portugal with the song "Loucos" in 2016 featuring Héber Marques engaging in a tour in the country and appearances at the major Sudoeste festival and at the Coliseu of Lisbon and Porto.

Meo Sudoeste

MEO Sudoeste (currently also known as Sudoeste) is a large, five-day music festival, currently sponsored by telcoms company Meo, that began in 1997 and takes place every August in Odemira, in southern Portugal. The festival has three stages which play different music simultaneously.

In the 2006 festival, the main stage (Palco TMN) had such acts as The Prodigy, Daft Punk, Zero 7 (with José González), Brazilian Girls, Long Beach Shortbus and Madness, among others. The second stage (Mundo Sudoeste) featured Breakestra, Afrika Bambaataa, José González, and many others. The style of the second stage is more alternative than that of the main stage.

The third stage (Palco Positive Vibes) is a reggae-orientated area. In 2006, Jimmy Cliff, Israel Vibration, Anthony B and other prominent reggae artists performed there.

Camping is free for anyone who purchases a four-night ticket. During the day, the festival features a jazz bar and a free shuttle service to the nearby town of Zambujeira do Mar for shopping, eating, and beach activities.


Tarik Mishlawi, better known by his stage name Mishlawi, is an American hip-hop performing artist, who grew up in Portugal. Dubbed as "Portuguese Hip Hop's revelation" by La Vanguardia,

and commonly referred to as a "TransAtlantic talent",

Mishlawi started his musical career on YouTube, before he was discovered by Richie Campbell and subsequently signed to Bridgetown Records, and later by Universal music and Island records. He is known for his singles "All Night" and "Always on My Mind".Mishlawi has become a popular performing artist at many of Portugal's prominent music festivals, including the world famous MEO Sudoeste festival.

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