Daniela Mercury

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About Daniela Mercury Daniela Mercuri de Almeida Póvoas better known as Daniela Mercury (born on July 28, 1965 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil) is a Latin Grammy Award-winning Brazilian axé, samba-reggae and MPB singer, songwriter and record producer. Since her breakthrough, Mercury has become one of the best known Brazilian female singers, selling over 10 million albums in her home country and almost 20 million albums worldwide. She is also the Brazilian female performer with most #1 hits in the country, with 14.Daniela Mercuri de Almeida was born on July 28, 1965, in Salvador, Bahia. Her mother is Liliana Mercuri, a social worker of Italian ancestry, and her father is António Fernando de Abreu Ferreira de Almeida, a Portuguese industrial mechanic. Mercury spent her childhood in a house in the Brotas neighborhood with her four siblings: Tom, Cristiana, Vânia (who would also become a singer) and Marcos. When Mercury was eight years old, she began dance lessons (classic ballet, African dances and jazz). At thirteen, she decided to become a singer (apparently influenced by the work of Elis Regina), and at sixteen, she started to sing in trio elétricos. Two years later, she entered the Federal University of Bahia's School of Dance. Mercury married electronic engineer Zalther Portela Laborda Póvoas in 1984, when she was nineteen years old. One year later, in September 3, 1985, Mercury gave birth to her first child, Gabriel (who is now a singer and songwriter). One year later, she gave birth to a girl named Giovanna (who is now a dancer in Mercury's band). In 1996, Mercury and Póvoas divorced.

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Brazil Musicians Ranking

Rank Person Name Total
48. Wanessa Camargo 103
49. Nelson Ned 100
50. Martinho da Vila 100
51. Altemar Dutra 100
52. Daniela Mercury 100
53. Ana Carolina Souza 69
54. Arnaldo Antunes 53
55. Vinícius de Moraes 45
56. Rita Lee 41

Musicians Ranking

Rank Person Name Total
567. Wanessa Camargo 103
568. Paula Seling 103
570. George Harrison 95
570. Vlado Janevski 100
571. Daniela Mercury 100
572. Nelson Ned 100
573. Altemar Dutra 100
574. Martinho da Vila 100
575. Axelle Red 100