Alesso joins Anitta at Brazil Carnaval

Both members of management company Shots Studios, Swedish superstar Alesso joined Anitta for the wonderful Brazil Carnaval, with the South American vocalist introducing the ‘Calling’ producer to the 600,000 crowd in Rio de Janeiro.

Having recently collaborated together on “Is That For Me”, Alesso and Anitta made their way through the streets on a boat-shaped float. “This was my first Carnaval and I had so much fun,” said Alesso.

“Anitta tried to prepare me for how many people it is and the overall energy of the event, but you need to experience it to understand how awesome it is. Brazil is one of my favourite places in the world.”

The performing pair were joined by some of Anitta’s closest friends, each dressed in a different outfit from one of the pop star’s videos. They were also joined by fellow Brazilian stars Jojo TodynhoXandaviãoClau, and Nego do Borel.

“It was amazing to see how many people showed up to celebrate this year,” Anitta added.

“I’m thankful that so many incredible friends, including Alesso, are a part of this event. I love performing in my hometown. The energy is unique in Brazil and seeing all of the happy faces is important to me. I can’t wait to do it again next year.”

(BA Hons Journalism), 30, London. NCTJ-accredited journalist and dance music lover specialising in interviews, features, editorial work, and reviews.

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