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Music of Portugal

Portuguese music includes many different styles and genres, as a result of its history. These can be broadly divided into classical music, traditional/folk music and popular music and all of them have produced internationally successful acts, with the country seeing a recent expansion in musical styles, especially in popular music. In traditional/folk music, fado has had a significant impact, with Amália Rodrigues still the most recognizable Portuguese name in music, and with more recent acts, like Dulce Pontes and Mariza. The genre is one of two Portuguese music traditions in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists, with the other being Cante Alentejano. Regional folk music remains popular too, having been updated and modernized in many cases, especially in the northeastern region of Trás-os-Montes. Amália Rodrigues Mariza Ana Moura Dulce Pontes Sara Tavares Carlos do Carmo Camané Jose Afonso David Fonseca Cristina Branco Carminho Rui Veloso Sam the Kid Jorge Palma Mísia Katia Guerreiro Vitorino Quim Barreiros António Variações António Zambujo Lura Salvador Sobral Mafalda Arnauth Tiago Bettencourt Tony Carreira Tonicha Teresa Salgueiro Manuela Azevedo Adriano Correia de Oliveira Aurea David Carreira Diogo Piçarra Maria Severa Vânia Fernandes Raquel Tavares Sérgio Godinho José Cid Paulo de Carvalho Linda de Suza Gisela João Roberto Leal Manuel Freire Rita Redshoes Pedro Abrunhosa Piruka Agir Lúcia Moniz Cândida Branca Flor Maria João Madalena Iglésias Suspiria Franklyn