Brazilian singer and songwriter CéU released her first album, Céu, 2005, through the Ambulante Discos label. His music, which includes influences such as samba, hip hop, afrobeat, jazz and R&B, was well received by critics. In 2006, she was nominated for a Latin Grammy, in the category best new artist. The following year, his debut album was released in the USA and Europe. The album received a Grammy nomination in the category of best contemporary world music album.
Maria do Céu Whitaker Poças, was born in the city of São Paulo, on April 17, 1980. Daughter of conductor and composer Edgard Poças, CéU began to dedicate himself to music at the age of 15, when he began to study music, more precisely guitar. At the age of 18, she went to live in New York, where she met the Brazilian composer Antonio Pinto, best known for composing the soundtrack for the film "Cidade de Deus", among others.
Back in Brazil, CéU released his debut album, which had the collaboration of Antonio Pinto and Beto Villares in the production.
Produced by Pupillo, drummer from Nação Zumbi, and by the French Hervé Salters (General Elektriks), Tropix, the fourth studio album of the singer was released in March 2016. The disc features the song "Perfume do Invisível" and a cover of the song "Chico Buarque Song", by the group Fellini.
Co-produced by Salters, Pupillo and the singer, APKÁ, CéU's fifth studio album, was released in 2019.