Rita Redshoes

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Rita Redshoes
Rita RedShoes no Coliseu de Lisboa 01.jpg
Rita Redshoes at Coliseu dos Recreios, April 12th, 2008
Background information
Birth name Rita Pereira
Born (1981-07-10) July 10, 1981 (age 35)
Origin Loures, Portugal
Genres Alternative rock, pop rock
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, Musician, Vocalist, Producer
Instruments Vocals, Piano, Guitar, Drums, Rhodes Piano, Synthesizer, Metallophone
Years active 1996-present
Labels Anjo da Guarda
Associated acts David Fonseca
Website www.ritaredshoes.com

Rita Pereira (born 10 July 1981), known by her stage name Rita Redshoes, is a solo musical 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.



Year Title Chart positions Album
2008 "Hey Tom" 49 - Golden Era
"Dream On Girl" 38 -
"The Beginning Song" 16 -
2009 "Choose Love" 24 -


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.

MTV Europe Music Awards[edit]

The MTV Europe Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony established in 1994 by MTV Europe.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2008 Rita Redshoes Best Portuguese Act Nominated

Golden Globes[edit]

The Golden Globes is an annual awards ceremony by SIC.

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2009 Rita Redshoes Best New Artist Nominated


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