Billboard Top 10 Dance Artist, Tommy Boy Recording Artist, World Traveler!
Marcos Carnaval is one of the most respected DJs and producers to come out of Brazil. This acclaimed NY-based executive has produced, remixed and licensed tracks for labels such as Tommy Boy, Universal Music Japan, Nervous Records, Strictly Rhythm, Tiger Records, Zulu Records, Net’s Work, Eden Recordings, Pyramidal Records, Vidisco, Ministry of Sound, George V Records, Star 69 and EMI Japan.
He has won multiple awards including “Best Brazilian Music Producer in the international scene in 2015, 2014 & 2013" by DJ Sound Awards, “Best Brazilian DJ in the international scene in 2012" by DJ Sound Awards (Biggest EDM Award in Latin America), “Best Brazilian DJ/Producer” in 2000/2001 by DJ Sound Awards and was nominated to the DJ Sound Award 2010 , 2011 & 2012 “Best Music Producer Award”. In addition, Marcos’ songs are featured on over 30 (thirty) CD compilations, a movie soundtrack, and 8 solo albums.
In 2014 Marcos Carnaval reached Billboard’s TOP 10 Dance Club Chart with his single “Didn’t Say” and co-produced a #1 iTunes Japan album name “New Party by Daishi Dance”. His song “808 Problems” went #1 on Traxsource’s Progressive House Charts and he got multiple original songs & remixes featured on iTunes, Beatport, Traxsource & Billboard Top 100 Charts. His songs have been also featured on Pete Tong’s BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix show, Bob Sinclar ‘s radio show, Roger Sanchez’s Release Yourself radio show, Strictly Rhythm radio show, John Dahlback’s Mutants radio show & Paul Oakenfold's Planet Perfecto radio show.
Marcos played with Paul Van Dyk @ Pacha NYC in 2015, with Sander Van Doorn @ Pacha NYC in 2014, with Sidney Samson @ Pacha NYC in 2013, closed for Fat Boy Slim at the Rio Music Conference 2011, headlined the UMF Brazil tent on the Ultra Music Festival in Miami along Above & Beyond, Paul Oakenfold, ATB (March 2010). Opened for Roger Sanchez at the House Connection Festival (October 2010), Opened for Erick Morillo at the Rio Music Conference (February 2010), opened for Tiesto at the Brazilian Edition of the Ultra Music Festival in Camboriu, Santa Catarina (January 2009) and played at the Ultra Music Festival - Decade Edition in Miami (March 2008). Marcos was the first Brazilian DJ to ever hold a weekly Ibiza residency (Es Paradis in 2011).
He also plays on a regular basis in night clubs in Japan, United Kingdom, Austria, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Russia, Lithuania, China, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Mexico, Puerto Rico, St Martin, St Barts, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay Bolivia, South Africa, Los Angeles, Orlando, West Palm Beach, Miami, Chicago, Connecticut, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Boston, New Jersey, New York & Brazil.