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The Best Pagode Bands/Artists

Updated June 14, 2019 70 votes 19 voters 6.6k views10 items

Pagode artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good pagode bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top pagode bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Pagode groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all pagode bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest pagode bands of all time, since the most famous pagode artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best pagode music.

You can click on the pagode band names to see more information about that particular notable pagode group. If they're near the top of the best pagode artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top pagode bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the pagode band names themselves.

List features Só Pra Contrariar, Maria Rita and more. Vote for the best artists on the list to see them rise to the top. Make sure to give artists you favor (like Zeca Pagodinho or Alexandre Pires) a vote.

All important, significant and iconic names in pagode music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new pagode bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of pagode, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into pagode music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good pagode bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent pagode bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best pagode bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest pagode musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular pagode bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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  • Grupo Fundo de Quintal or simply Fundo de Quintal is the name of an influential Samba band and movement which appeared in Rio de Janeiro at the end of the 1970s. They are considered the main proponents of the pagode genre which gave new life to samba in the 1980s. The original lineup was Almir Guineto, Jorge Aragão, Sombrinha, Neoci, Sereno, Ubirany and Bira Presidente. Soon after the first record, Almir Guineto and Jorge Aragão left the group to follow solo career, being replaced by Arlindo Cruz and Cléber Augusto. The lineup with Arlindo Cruz and Sombrinha as the lead voices and songwriters is considered the basic group lineup. It lasted until 1993. Around then Arlindo Cruz and Sombrinha...  more
    • Genres (Music): Pagode, Samba
    • Albums: Simplicidade - Ao Vivo, A Batucada Dos Nossos Tantãs, Pela Hora, É Aí Que Quebra a Rocha, Fundo de Quintal - Ao Vivo
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  • Maria Rita (Portuguese pronunciation: [maˈɾiɐ ˈʁitɐ]; born 9 September 1977, São Paulo) is a Brazilian singer. Born Maria Rita Camargo Mariano, she is the daughter of famed pianist/arranger César Camargo Mariano and the late Brazilian singing legend Elis Regina and sister to Pedro Mariano and music producer João Marcelo Bôscoli. Her namesake is family friend and famed Brazilian rock legend Rita Lee. She studied at New York University, and worked as a journalist at a magazine for adolescents....  more
    • Genres (Music): Pagode, Samba, Jazz, Música Popular Brasileira
    • Albums: Maria Rita, Coração a Batucar, Segundo, Samba meu, Redescobrir - Ao Vivo
    • Nationality: Brazil
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  • Os Travessos is a group of pagode created in the city of São Paulo by the members Rodriguinho, Fabinho, Rodrigão, Chorão, and Edimilson Salvino in the year of 1992....  more
    • Genres (Music): Pagode, Samba
    • Albums: Ao Vivo
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  • Alexandre Pires do Nascimento (born January 8, 1976) is a Brazilian singer-songwriter. Pires was previously the singer of group Só Pra Contrariar which he joined in the late 1980s....  more
    • Genres (Music): Pop music, Pagode, Latin American music
    • Albums: Estrella Guía, Alto - Falante, Alma Brasilera, É por amor, Alexandre Pires
    • Nationality: Brazil
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