Rita Redshoes is a solo artist from Portugal. In 1996 she sang with her first band, Atomic Bees, releasing an album in 2000 entitled love.noises.and.kisses. In 2003, she was invited to sing with David Fonseca, and shared with him the song “Hold Still” from Our Hearts Will Beat As One, his second solo album. In 2008 she released her debut solo album Golden Era. In 2010 the band Snow Patrol invited her to perform the single "Set the fire to the third bar" in Rock in Rio Lisbon.
In the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007 they were 8th (out of 19) in the New Sounds of Europe International Competition and were one of the nominees for Best Portuguese Act. In the MTV Europe Music Awards 2008 they were awarded the Best Portuguese Act and were nominees for Best European Act.