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Alexandre Pires
Number of songs: 18 | Total weeks on charts: 427
Appearing in a total number of: 40 charts | Total period running: 2252 days
Alexandre Pires do Nascimento (born January 8, 1976 in Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil) is a Brazilian singer. Pires was previously the singer of group Só Pra Contrariar which he joined in the late 80s. Pires began his career playing a new and more apelative style of samba that is known as Pagode and more romantic too that used to be known as Samba-canção and now is known as Samba Romântico. After his rhythm and melody started to become a little more romantic. He crossed the vertent known as "Pagode Romântico" and then he jumped to Samba-canção his favourite style. The Sambas-canção most famous are "Depois do Prazer" and "Tudo tem A ver" with a lot of influences of Brazilian Country Music ("Sertaneja"). The pagodes that are the most famous are "Quando é Amor", "A barata" and "Mineirinho" produced with the group Só Pra Contrariar. At that time, he received also a lot the influences of Cauby Peixoto, Ângela Maria and Agnaldo Rayol, mainly because his father was one of the best friends of Cauby Peixoto, according to a conversation with Pires at TV also edited at the internet. When he finished his last album with the group he produced also Romantic pop and Latin music.

After several albums in Portuguese, the band released a very successful album in 1999 titled Juegos de Amor. The album included the hit song "Santo Santo" featuring Gloria Estefan.

In 2001, Pires released his first solo album to much success. He has continued to release albums both in Portuguese and in Spanish achieving several hits in Latin charts.

In 2007, he released a tribute album to Spanish singer Julio Iglesias. That 2007, he met and had a duet on the song titled "Junto A Ti" with Kika Edgar from the telenovela Bajo las Riendas del Amor.

Alexandre Pires (2001)
Minha Vida, Minha Música (2002)
Estrella Guia (2003)
Alma Brasileira (2004)
Alto-Falante (2004)
Meu Samba (2005)
A Un Idolo (2007)
Juntos (2007)
Passport Not Required (2008)
Mais Além (2010)
Eletrosamba (2012)
Pecado Original (2015)
Sources:, Wikipedia

Alexandre Pires in the news
Residente Leads Latin Grammy Nominations With Nine, Followed By Maluma With Seven, And Shakira With Six! (27/09/2017) Albita's New Big Band Album Set To Release On February 3, 2017 (16/01/2017)
Official World Cup Anthem Video Feat. Avicii Out Now! (02/07/2014) Official 2014 FIFA World Cup Album Available For Pre-Order Today! (09/04/2014)
ignore (31/03/2014) Santana, Wyclef, Avicii & Alexandre Pires Selected For The Official Anthem Of The 2014 FIFA World Cup Entitled "Dar Um Jeito (We Will Find A Way)" (28/03/2014)
Music Industry Leaders David Frangioni, Rudy Perez, Jon Secada And Mark Hudson Are Looking For New Music Talent! (10/11/2012) Miami Producer Monster Taxi Launches New Edgy And Exotic Song Entitled 'Porn Star Hot' (26/07/2011)
Spanish Superstar Alejandro Sanz Signs To Universal Music Group (14/02/2011) International Superstar Juanes To Perform On 6th Annual Latin Grammy Awards (03/11/2005)
Alejandro Fernandez, Alexandre Pires, Reyli, John Santos, Olga Tanon, Diego Torres, and Orestes Vilato Join Stellar Lineup for 6th Annual Latin Grammy Awards (19/10/2005) Sony Music Entertainment and BMG unite to create Sony BMG Music Entertainment (06/08/2004)
Alexandre Pires collaborates with Rod Stewart (14/10/2003) 2003 Latin Grammys winners and the tribute to salsa queen (04/09/2003)
Ricky Martin, Alexandre Pires with Kelly Clarkson, Thalia, Bacilos and Molotov first performers announced for 4th annual Latin Grammy Awards (20/08/2003)
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