- Traditional and folk music
Tony Carreira (born António Manuel Mateus Antunes on December 30, 1963) is a Portuguese musician. Born in the small rural locality of Armadouro, Pampilhosa da Serra, he moved to Paris at age 10 with his emigrant parents. He lived there for 20 years. Carreira has had several hits since 1991, becoming during the 2000s one of the most renowned and best-selling popular singers in his home country. Tony Carreira sold out concerts in one of the largest venues in Portugal, the Pavilhão Atlântico in Lisbon, and also at the Olympia in Paris.His most recent album, O Homem Que Sou, has been certified seven times platinum in Portugal. He has sold over 700,000 records in Portugal.In August 2008, the Portuguese Society of Authors (SPA) collected reports regarding possible cases of plagiarism against Tony Carreira. The references made to plagiarism related to three particular songs titled "Depois de Ti (Mais Nada)", "Ai Destino, Ai Destino" and "Leva-me ao Céu". SPA stated: "We have heard the songs and reached the conclusion that, there is one song, "Depois de Ti", which is an apparent copy without authorization.Tony Carreira is the father of pop singers David Carreira and Mickael Carreira.