Tony Carreira

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Tony Carreira
Tony Carreira ao vivo em Lagoa.jpg
Tony Carreira live at Lagoa
Background information
Born (1963-12-30) December 30, 1963 (age 55)
Armadouro, Pampilhosa da Serra, Portugal
Years active1991–present

Tony Carreira (born António Manuel Mateus Antunes on December 30, 1963) is a Portuguese musician. Born in the small rural locality of Armadouro, Pampilhosa da Serra, he moved to Paris at age 10 with his emigrant parents.[1] He lived there for 20 years. Carreira has had several hits since 1991, becoming during the 2000s one of the most renowned and best-selling popular singers in his home country. Tony Carreira sold out concerts in one of the largest venues in Portugal, the Pavilhão Atlântico in Lisbon, and also at the Olympia in Paris.[citation needed]

O Homem Que Sou has been certified seven times platinum in Portugal. Until 2009 he sold over 700,000 records in Portugal.[citation needed]

Nos fiançailles France/Portugal, released in February 2014, includes duets with several French artists such as Natasha St-Pier, Vincent Niclo, Gérard Lenorman, Michel Sardou, Dany Brillant, Serge Lama, Anggun, Didier Barbelivien, Lisa Angell and Hélène Ségara.[2]

The album Sempre was released in 2014.

His most recent album, Mon Fado, was released in 2016.[3]

Tony Carreira is the father of pop singers David Carreira and Mickael Carreira.



Studio albums
Compilation albums
Live albums

International charting[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Sales
2003 Passionita pila Lolita 116
2010 Reste - Best Of 122
2014 Nos fiançailles, France / Portugal 27 4 40
2016 Mon fado 112 15 93
2017 Le cœur des femmes 69 18


Year Title Chart Positions Album Year-end positions
2007 "O Que Vai Ser De Mím (quando Fores Embora)" 2 A Vida Que Eu Escolhi
2009 "Porque E Que Vens?" 2 O Homem Que Sou
"Se Me Vais Deixar" 10 O Homem Que Sou
2011 "A Saudade De Ti" 13 O Mesmo De Sempre


In August 2008, the Portuguese Society of Authors (SPA) announced that it had received several complaints about possible plagiarism by Tony Carreira. The complaints related to three songs: "Depois de Ti (Mais Nada)", "Ai Destino, Ai Destino" and "Leva-me ao Céu". SPA concluded that the song "Depois de Ti (Mais Nada)", is an apparent unauthorized copy of the song "Después de Ti Qué?", made popular by Christian Castro. No action was taken however because SPA had not received an official complaint from the rights owners, who were represented by Universal Music Publishing. According to Universal Music the matter was "under investigation". In 2017, Tony Carreira was formally accused of plagiarism by the Portuguese Public Prosecution Service. [1]


  1. ^ (in Portuguese) Angelo Barata, Tony Carreira, Portugal Música (November 12, 2008)
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  4. ^ "Discography Tony Carreira". French Charts Portal.
  5. ^ "David Carreira publie un EP avant l'album "Tout recommencer"". (in French). Retrieved 2018-07-16.
  6. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Albums Fusionnes - SNEP (Week 7, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 21 February 2017.

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