Singer, composer, music producer and multi-instrumentalist, Lulu Santos (67) was elected by the jury, this year formed by the SCRUFF team, in the “Live of the Year” category at the Poc Awards 2020. The trophy was played alongside Ana Carolina, Angela Ro Ro, Daniela Mercury, Maria Gadu, Marina Lima, Mart’nália, Ney Matogrosso and Sandra de Sá. In the popular category, Daniela Mercury won in the category with 30% of the votes.
Lulu Santos has 24 studio albums released, in addition to The Voice Brazil, made four other appearances in series and soap operas on Globo and has five experiences as an actor in cinema.
The carioca started his career playing in rock bands in the seventies. In 1981, he followed a solo career adopting the name that enshrined him. Four years later, he was a huge success at Rock in Rio, winning the platinum record. Santos has recorded several hits throughout his extensive artistic trajectory, the most well-known songs are: Modern Times, All Forms of Love, Last Romantic and of course, Thus Walks Humanity, theme of the teen soap opera Malhação from 1995 to 1999.
In the 1990s, Lulu Santos left rock a little aside and invested in other rhythms such as funk, electronic beat, dance music, disco, soul and other musical styles that gave a new face to his work. The singer also recorded several DVDs of concerts, such as the live one by the label “Acoustic MTV”, obtaining great sales at the time. In 2012, he became a judge on the musical program The Voice Brazil alongside other singers.
The singer / songwriter was married to journalist Scarlet Moon (now deceased) between 1978 and 2006. In 2018, the artist came out bisexual, before revealing his courtship with systems analyst Clebson Teixeira. Previously, he had already had a relationship between 2008 and 2016 with his manager.
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