The International Portuguese Music Awards (IPMA) are proud to announce the 6th annual IPMA Awards Show to be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. A Gala/ Red Carpet Event will be held the night before (April 20, 2018) at the Cultural Center located in Fall River, Massachusetts.

The 2018 IPMA Show will feature the following performers:

  • David DeMelo / IPMA

    David DeMelo

    United States

    A well-known Luso-American singer with four albums to his credit and performances spanning Portuguese communities in several countries.

  • Adi Cudz / IPMA

    Adi Cudz


    A Kizomba singer, songwriter, and producer who has shared the stage with singers such as Ludacris, Kelly Rowland, and Ciara.

  • Tiago Ribeiro / IPMA

    Tiago Ribeiro


    A semi-finalist of Portugal’s 2011 edition of Got Talent.


  • Manhattan Camerata / IPMA

    Manhattan Camerata

    United States

    A chamber ensemble started in 2009 and known for blending together world and classical music elements.

  • Lisandro Cuxi / IPMA

    Lisandro Cuxi


    A singer of Cape Verdean origin who in 2017 won Season 6 of France’s edition of The Voice.

  • Miguel Angelo / IPMA

    Miguel Angelo


    A singer, songwriter, and television host who spent 25 years as lead singer of the legendary pop-rock band Delfins that in 90’s released one of the best selling Portuguese albums of all time.

  • Xutose Pontapes / IPMA

    Xutose Pontapés


    This year's headliners, as well as the recipients of the 2018 IPMA Lifetime Achievement Award - widely considered the country’s top rock band with a career spanning almost 40 years. Their songs have become some of the biggest anthems in Portuguese rock history.