Paula Lima

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Paula Lima
Paula Lima performing at the Show Samba Chic no SESC Taubaté, 2009.
Background information
Born (1970-10-10) October 10, 1970 (age 47)
São Paulo, Brazil
Origin São Paulo
Genres Samba, soul, funk, samba rock, MPB
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Years active 1992–present

Paula Lima (born October 10, 1970 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian singer and composer whose music is influenced by bossa, percussion, samba, Brazilian soul international funk and one of judges of Brazilian Idol, Ídolos Brazil (Season 3 and Season 4).

Lima's career started a little by chance but she had been involved in different school festivals. In 1992 she joined her first band, the "Unidade Móvel", which later became "Unidade Bop". In 1995 she was invited to sing in a Samba, Rock, Funk and Soul band, led by Skowa. Lima lists her influences to be Quincy Jones, Ella Fitzgerald, Elza Soares, Ed Motta, Gilberto Gil, Banda Black Rio and Jorge Benjor.

Paula also played Grizabella's role in the stage for both São Paulo's and Rio de Janeiro's productions of Cats in 2010.


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É Isso Aí
  • Released: 2001
  • Label: Regata Music
  • Format: CD
Diva Paulista
  • Released: 7 October 2002
  • Label: Mr Bongo Records
  • Format: CD
Paula Lima
  • Released: 2006
  • Label: Indie Records
  • Format: CD
Outro Esquema
  • Released: 2011
  • Label: Microservice
  • Format: CD
O Samba é do Bem
  • Released: 1 April 2014
  • Label: Radar
  • Format: CD
Samba Soul
  • Released: 2017
  • Label:
  • Format:

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