Larissa de Macedo Machado (born 30 March 1993), known by her stage name Anitta, is a Brazilian recording artist, songwriter, and dancer. In 2010, she signed a contract with the label Furacão 2000. Anitta rose to fame in 2013, with her song "Show das Poderosas".
Due to the success of the song "Meiga e Abusada" in 2012, her signed a lucrative contract with Warner Music Group in 2013, her first studio album, Anitta, was released in July of the same year and was certified album double platinum by the Associação Brasileira dos Produtores de Discos. The album was also released in Spain and Portugal. Ritmo Perfeito, her second studio album, was released on June 4, 2014 and in the first month earned certified gold. On the same day it launched the first live album Meu Lugar, debuted at #1 on iTunes Brazil remaining at the top for weeks; the album went certified platinum.
In 2013, Anitta was the singer who more often remained at the top of iTunes and was elected the Artist of the Year. She was also elected by APCA (São Paulo Association of Art Critics) as the revelation on the song category for 2013.
Anitta is involved in charities activities outside of his work in the entertainment industry with various social causes in schools and shelters.