Alexandre Pires


Alexandre Pires

Infobox musical artist
Name = Alexandre Pires


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Background = solo_singer
Birth_name = Alexandre Pires do Nascimento
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Born = birth date and age|1976|1|8
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Origin = flagicon|BrazilUberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Instrument = Voice
Genre = Pagode,Samba-Canção, Pop and Latin
Occupation = singer
Years_active = 1990–present
Label = SonyBMG
Associated_acts = Só Pra Contrariar
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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.He 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 goup Só Pra Contrariar. At that time, he received also a lot the influences of Cauby Peixoto, Ângela Maria and Agnaldo Royal, 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.

Discography

tudio albums

* "Alexandre Pires" (2001) – #3 U.S. Latin
* "Minha Vida Minha" (2002)
* "Estrella Guía" (2003) – #12 U.S. Latin
* "E Por Amor" (2004)
* "Alma Brasilera" (2004)
* "Alto Falante" (2005)
* "Meu Samba" (2005)
* "Un Idolo" (2007) – #68 U.S. Latin
* "Éxitos... Solo Para Usted" – #49 U.S. Latin

ingles

*2001: "Usted Se Me Llevo La Vida" – #5 U.S. Latin
*2002: "Necesidad" – #5 U.S. Latin
*2002: "Es Por Amor" – #8 U.S. Latin
*2003: "Quitemonos La Ropa" – #3 U.S. Latin
*2003: "En El Silencio Negro De La Noche" – #24 U.S. Latin
*2003: "Amame" – #2 U.S. Latin
*2004: "Quitemonos La Ropa" – #35 U.S. Latin
*2004: "Cosa Del Destino" – #4 U.S. Latin
*2007: "Lo Mejor De Tu Vida" – #23 U.S. Latin

ee also

* Afro-Brazilians

External links

* [http://www.quedeletras.com/biografia-alexandre-pires/biography-alexandre-pires.html Alexandre Pires Biography]
* [http://www.click2music.com.mx/ap/bio.shtml Another Alexandre Pires Biography]


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