In 2013, Brazilian vocalist Luciana Souza garnered not one but two Grammy nominations, for The Book of Chet (for Best Jazz Vocal Album) and Duos III (Best Latin Jazz Album). The 47-year-old vocalist and Los Angeles resident now has a total of six Grammy nominations, a distinction that has gone largely unrecognized in her native country. Here is a link to a Huffington Post piece I just published about Luciana: Luciana Souza: A Bossa Nova Baby Makes Her Mark in the Jazz Realm.
And, here are a few Luciana Souza YouTube videos:
Luciana Souza, "Doralice" (Duos III)
Luciana Souza, "Tim Tim Por Tim Tim" (Duos III)
Luciana Souza, "The Thrill Is Gone" (The Book of Chet)