Shirley Carvalhaes

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7, 1954
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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7, 1954 (age 66)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Brazilian singer who is best recognized for her contemporary Christian style of music. Specializing in Mezzo-soprano areas, she is recognized for having released the popular singles "Explode Coracao", "Sobrevivi", and "E Preciso". 

Before Fame

She started her career as a singer in 1975 when she was asked to cover of Wilson de Almeida after several unexpected health problems arose. Her first solo album cane shortly after in 1976 when she recorded S. She gained further international attention in 2012 when she released the album Song Time Has Arrived under the Sony Music label. 


She is known for having performed at several spiritual venues throughout Brazil including the Catedral De Madureira, at the 19 Confressodo AAADT in Timon, and at the ADBM Ministry in the city of Pirapetinga. 

Family Life

She was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and was raised in Mesquita. She often cites her parents as main sources of inspiration on her career. 

Associated With

Heloisa Rosa is another singer from Brazil known for her Christian style and influence. 

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