The first day of Rock in Rio 2019 will welcome one of the biggest names of global pop music. Possessing a unique vocal tone and a repertoire that is quite popular among the public, Seal arrives at the festival to make everybody dance with his mixture of soul and R&B. The pop star will provide the Brazilian public with the hits that became timeless classics around the world and songs from his new studio album “Standards”, released in November 2017. To make the show even more amazing, Xênia França, from Bahia, will join the singer. The songstress will showcase  her unique musicality through a pop sound that flirts with electronic music, jazz, samba-reggae, rock, and R&B.

About Seal

Boasting a career that spans 30 years, Seal, who has Brazilian grandparents on his father’s side, is an award-winning artist. Known for hits like “Crazy” and “Kiss From A Rose”, which earned him three Grammy Awards in 1995, the singer has also won three Brit Awards in the best male vocalist category, four Grammy Awards, and an MTV Music Video Award. To date, the musician has sold 30 million copies around the world. 

About Xênia França

Breakthrough artist Xênia França replaced the haute couture runways with the stage. Not only did her debut album “XÊNIA” enter the lists of best Brazilian albums of 2017, but it was also nominated for a Latin Grammy in 2018. The album takes a walk through pop music drawing on elements of electronic music, jazz. samba-reggae, rock and R&B, addressing topics such as racial discrimination and ancestry. Involved with an artistic scene that promotes the revival and dissemination of Afro-Brazilian culture, the singer has become a reference for female empowerment and behavior, especially for Black women. 

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