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WME Signs Brazilian Singer Anitta

WME has signed Brazilian singer Anitta.

The agency will represent her in all areas including music, film, television and book opportunities, outside of Brazil.

Anitta has becomes Brazil’s latest breakout star following her performance at the 2016 Rio Olympics opening ceremony alongside singers Gilberto Gil and Caetano Veloso.

Her new video for the track “Sim Ou Não,” recorded in partnership with the Colombian singer-songwriter Maluma, has accumulated 25 million views within a month of its release.

On social media, Anitta became the first Brazilian artist to receive a verified Snapchat profile, and has over 15 million followers on Instagram. She has over 3.4 million subscribers to her YouTube channel, with her videos collecting upwards of 1 billion views combined.

In 2015, Anitta took home the prizes for “Best Latin Artist” at the Europe Music Awards (EMA), “Best Singer” at the Young Brazilian Awards, and “Best of the Year 2015” from the Faustão TV Globo Show.

Anitta is self-managed.

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