Claudia Leitte (Cláudia Cristina Leite Inácio)
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BiographySão Gonçalo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Known by the stagename Claudia Leitte and popular nickname Claudinha, she is a Brazilian axé and pop recording artist, and former vocalist of the group Babado Novo, from 2001 to 2008. She is one of the most popular female singers in Brazil and Latin America, having sold over a million records during her solo career and being the recipient for many awards including a Latin Grammy Best Brazilian Contemporary Pop Album nomination for her first solo studio album As Máscaras. Read more... It, having signed with Jay Z's Roc Nation management with plans of launching her career overseas. Along with Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez, she recorded "We Are One (Ole Ola)", which served as the official song of the 2014 FIFA World Cup (2014) Brazil. Aside from her musical career, since 2012 she also serves as coach and mentor on the television show The Voice Brasil (2012).