TGW Travel Group (Toursgonewild.com) prides itself on showing its clients the hottest nightlife in Rio de Janeiro (among other destinations). If you are traveling to Brazil, you might as well go to local spots to party with Brazilians. Although Electronic Dance Music & Hip Hop are still huge in Brazil, Sertanejo is sweeping the clubs in Brazil by storm. The hottest clubs in Rio de Janeiro will have one night out of the week dedicated to Sertanejo with live bands and you will also hear it once in a while throughout the night on regular nights. Música sertaneja or Sertanejo is a music style that had its origins in the countryside of Brazil in the 1920s. It is a kind of country music in the US. It is the most popular music style in Brazil, being particularly more popular throughout the interior of Brazil. Sub-genres include Root Sertanejo, Romantic Sertanejo, and Sertanejo Universitário. Sertanejo songs have been, from the 1990s on, the most played music genre on Brazilian radio, constantly topping the Brazilian music charts. Additionally, from 2000 to 2003, and since 2009, música sertaneja albums have been granted a specific category at the Latin Grammy Awards.
You may be asking yourself, If I go to Brazil, I have to listen to Country Music????!!?!?? To be honest, Sertanejo is very cool because the women love it (so you can have them teach you how to dance it) and women love to dance (girls you will also find willing Brazilians to teach you as well). You also have listened to it before and never knew what it was. I’m sure you have even sung Sertanejo music. Have you ever heard the song “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Telo??? That’s Sertanejo and it has hit the world. Even MR. WORLDWIDE, PITBULL has a mix with it. Below are TGW’s Top 5 Lists of Sertanejo songs in Brazil. Check them out and next time you are in Brazil, you’ll impress the locals with your Sertanejo Skills!!! If you are looking to travel to Rio de Janeiro, contact us via phone (1-877-456-WILD) or send us an email leads(at)toursgonewild.com.
TGW’s Sertanejo Top 3 List:
- “Ai se eu te pego!”, Artist: Michel Telo
- Balada Boa, Artist: Gustavo Lima
- Camaro Amarelo, Artist: Munhoz & Mariano