Brazilian music is vast, rich and original. It had many influences, mostly from African cultures. Bossa Nova is probably the most known style, but there are many other, all of them mixed to create interesting and warm sounds.
History of the Brazilian Music
Strong influences on the music of Brazil come from Africa, India, Portugal and the natives of the Amazon rainforest and of other parts of the country.
Samba is the most famous of the various forms of music arising from the amalgam of African and Portuguese music in Brazil.