Wanessa in 2015
|Birth name||Wanessa Godói Camargo|
28 December 1982 |
Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil
|Instruments||Vocals, piano, guitar|
Wanessa Godói Camargo Buaiz (née Wanessa Godói Camargo) (born on December 28, 1982), also known simply as Wanessa, is a Brazilian pop singer-songwriter. She is the daughter of Brazilian sertanejo/country singer Zezé Di Camargo from the duo Zezé Di Camargo & Luciano.
Camrgo is also the ambassadress in the non-governamental organization SOS Mata Atlântica, which defends the preservation of the Atlantic Forest. Due to her hard work in promoting the NGO and its goals, and also working for the depollution of the Tietê river, in São Paulo, Wanessa was awarded in 2007 with the Pro-Social Award from Brazil's Nickelodeon channel, and later received the Personality of the Year title from the Cisesp.
In 2009, Wanessa released her first single in English "Fly" featuring American rapper Ja Rule, for the album "Meu Momento". The song became the most played in the country, and was nominated for "Hit of the Year" at the MTV Video Music Brazil Awards. In 2011, she released her first album in English, titled DNA. Wanessa has sold 3 million albums in her 15-year-career.
Meu Momento, was released on June 2009. The album includes a new song featuring American rapper Ja Rule in two different versions, with Wanessa Camargo singing in Portuguese in the version named "Meu Momento" and singing in English in the version named "Fly". "Fly" was released as a single in Brazil in April, with "Meu Momento" added to her album as a bonus track; no word has surfaced yet about whether Ja Rule intends or not to release "Fly" in world. The song is ranked number #1 in Brazil.
In 2011, she released her first album completely in English, titled "DNA", whose lead single, "Sticky Dough", featured American singer and DJ Bambam. This album also featured dance songs such as "DNA" and "Falling For U", which despite not being official singles, became popular in Brazilian clubs.
In 2013, she gained media attention by lying publicly about her pregnancy. She signed a contract with a Brazilian magazine for the cover and the exclusive right to divulge her pregnancy. When the information leaked before this magazine was published, she went on live television and stated she was not pregnant.
|Transparente - Ao Vivo|
|DNA Tour - Ao Vivo||
|O Amor Não Deixa||2000|
|Apaixonada por Você||2001|
|Eu Posso te Sentir||2001|
|Eu Quero Ser o seu Amor||2001|
|Gostar de Mim||2002|
|Um Dia... Meu Primeiro Amor||2002|
|Filme de Amor||2003|
|Me Engana que Eu Gosto||2004|
|Metade de Mim||2004|
|Não Resisto a Nós Dois||2006|
|Não Tô Pronta Pra Perdoar||2007|
|Abrázame (featuring Camila)||2008|
|Fly (featuring Ja Rule)||2009|
|Não Me Leve a Mal (Let me Live)||2009|
|Falling for U (featuring Mr. Jam)||2010|
|Stuck on Repeat||2011|
|Sticky Dough (featuring Bam Bam)||2011|
|Hair & Soul||2012|
|Shine It On||2013|
|Amor, Amor (2013 Remix)||2013|
|Turn It Up
(featuring Soulja Boy)
|Me Pega De Jeito (Me Pega De Jeito Ou Não Pega)||2008|
|Independente (Ladies Night)||2008|
Prêmio Multishow de Música Brasileira:
- 2001: Best New Artist
Meus Prêmios Nick (Brazil's Kids Choice Award):
- 2007: Pro-Social Award
Centro de Integração Cultural e Empresarial de São Paulo (Cisesp):
- 2007: Personality of the Year title
- 2008: Best Celebrity Blog (Audience Choice)
Prêmio Jovem Brasileiro: 
- 2008: Best Young Female Singer
- 2009: Best Young Female Singer
- 2010: Best Young Female Singer
- 2010: Best Young Music Video ("Não Me Leve A Mal (Let Me Live)")
- 2011: Best Young Female Singer
- 2010: Best Female Singer (Audience Choice)
Troféu Mzotv Multimídia de Música:
- 2009: Special MZOTV Award (10 years of musical career)
Troféu Top TVZ:
- 2011: National Artist of the Year (ranked 3rd)
Ordem dos Músicos do Brasil:
- 2011: Diploma of Merit 
DJ Sound Awards
- 2012: Best National Dance Artist 
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- "QUEM - QUEM E PENSA - NOTÍCIAS - Wanessa: "Quando a Dilma tomar posse, vou tentar falar com ela"". Revistaquem.globo.com. 2010-11-24. Retrieved 2011-02-07.
- "Apaixonada Por Você" was part of the "Um Anjo Caiu do Céu" soap opera soundtrack and had two different versions: the original, dance-oriented version, and the slow ballad version made for the soap opera
- "Meu Momento" and "Fly" have the same melody, but in "Meu Momento" Wanessa sings in Portuguese while in "Fly", she sings in English. Ja Rule's rap is in English in both songs
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