Sara Tavares is a Portuguese singer, guitarist, percussionist and composer. Born in Lisbon, she is of Cape Verdean descent, her music encompasses traditions from the island as well as, gospel, funk, and African influences. Though she usually sings in Portuguese, she’s comfortable using English from time to time.
She's had a long career, beginning in the mid ‘90s when she won 1994Endemol song contest Chuva de Estrelas with her performance of Whitney Houston's "One Moment in Time". She went on to earn 8th place in the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest, with "Chamar a Música."
She’s released several albums over the years, the latest of which is 2017’s Fitxadu.