Top 10 Musicians Of Portuguese Descent

The Top Ten

1 Steve Perry Stephen Ray "Steve" Perry is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is known as the lead singer of the rock band Journey during their most commercially successful periods from 1977 to 1987 and again from 1995 to 1998.

Born in the US to Portuguese parents. Incredible voice and vocal technique. - Metal_Treasure

2 Joe Perry Anthony Joseph "Joe" Perry is the lead guitarist, backing and occasional lead vocalist, and contributing songwriter for the American rock band Aerosmith.

Born in the US but his father was of Portuguese descent from Madeira - Metal_Treasure

3 David Lee Roth David Lee Roth is an American rock vocalist, songwriter, actor, author, and former radio personality.

His grandmother is from Azores, Portugal - Metal_Treasure

4 Shawn Mendes Shawn Peter Raul Mendes is a Canadian singer-songwriter and model. He attracted a following in 2013, when he began posting song covers on the popular video sharing application Vine.

His father is Portuguese - Metal_Treasure

5 Katy Perry Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, professionally known by her stage name Katy Perry, was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. She is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. more.

What? Really? I learn something new every day. - Misfire

A little bit of Portuguese blood - Metal_Treasure

6 Nuno Bettencourt Nuno Duarte Gil Mendes Bettencourt is a Portuguese-American guitarist, singer-songwriter, and record producer. He became known as the lead guitarist of the Boston rock band Extreme.

Nuno Duarte Gil Mendes Bettencourt is a Portuguese-American born in Portugal, guitarist for Extreme. - Metal_Treasure

7 Nelly Furtado Nelly Kim Furtado is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She has sold 20 million albums worldwide and more than 20 million singles, bringing her total sales to over 40 million records around the world.

Born in Canada to Portuguese parents - Metal_Treasure

8 Phil Demmel

Guitarist for Machine Head, Vio-lence - Metal_Treasure

9 Fernando Ribeiro Fernando Ribeiro has been the lead vocalist for the Portuguese metal band Moonspell since 1992. He sings gothic metal, black metal, doom metal, melodic death metal.
10 Dez Fafara

Vocalist for bands DevilDriver, and formerly Coal Chamber. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Nuno Malo

A composer whose score from "love" was nominated for Best Original Score For a Feature Film at the Hollywood Music In Media Awards, alongside the scores for "Lincoln" (John Williams), "Skyfall" (Thomas Newman), "The Master" (Jonny Greenwood), "Rise of the Guardians"(Alexandre Desplat), "The Hobbit"(Howard Shore). - Metal_Treasure

12 Keana Texeira

She released her debut single "Could You Be The One" in 2010 - Metal_Treasure

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