Producer, composer, keyboardist and vocalist SERGIO MENDES is one of the most internationally successful Brazilian artists of all time. His hit single, "Mas Que Nada," is the first Portuguese language song to ever hit Billboard's U.S. Pop chart and Mendes' signature mix of bossa nova and samba and distinctive pop instrumentation have ultimately come to define Brazilian music. Sergio Mendes is a three-time Grammy® Award winner, with three additional Grammy nominations, and has recorded more than 35 albums, with numerous gold and platinum albums among them. With a career spanning five decades, Mendes enduring influence on the music industry continues to evolve. In 2012, he received an Oscar® nomination for Best Original Song for “Real in Rio” from the hit animated film “Rio.” Mendes' most iconic album, “Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66,” was inducted into the Grammy® Hall of Fame in 2011, joining Bruce Springsteen's legendary “Born in The U.S.A.,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's “I Have a Dream" speech,” and the Rolling Stones' “Exile on Main St.” in the class of historically significant recordings.