Formed by the brothers Lugui and Pedrão, Cat Dealers consolidates among the three biggest DJs/Producers of Brazil and represents today one of the biggest names in the international electronic scene. In 2018, the duo was voted number 48 in the Top 100 of the world’s biggest DJs by British magazine DJ Mag, climbing 26 positions from its last year’s placement.
Cat Dealers has the second largest channel of the Brazilian electronic scene on youtube, with more than 685,000 subscribers and over 236 million plays, as well as millions of streams on Soundcloud, Spotify, Deezer and other streaming platforms.
While in Brazil the duo is the star of big festivals like Lollapalooza 2018, Rock In Rio, Ultra Brasil, Festival de Barretos 2018 and electronic parties like Kaballah, Só Track Boa and Rio Music Carnival. In 2018, Cat Dealers was the special guest act in Shakira’s tour in Brazil. They were also one of the main acts in the 2018 Copacabana New Year’s Eve Party, their biggest audience so far, with more than 1M people celebrating. On 2019, the Cat Dealers and Nicky Romero were headliners at one of the biggest clubs in the world, Laroc Club. Tickets sold out within five hours.
Internationally, the brothers have already played in all five continents, including venues in United States, China, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Australia, South Africa, Ireland, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Italy, Portugal, Poland and Spain, where they opened for David Guetta at the Medusa Festival 2018.
As to music, “Your Body,” its first major hit, released in March 2016, has more than 97 million views on YouTube. In addition, several other hits have already been produced by the brothers, such as “Gravity”, in collaboration with Evokings and Magga, which has already passed the mark of 39 million streams on Spotify, ranking fifth in the Brazil Viral 50 and 28th in the Global Viral 50.
Cat Dealers also signs the track “Sober”, which also reached the Brazil Viral. Their third single, “Sunshine”, has already surpassed 40 million streams on Spotify alone and entered as number #75 in the Top 200 Brazil and #25 in the Top 200 Poland. The hit “Ai Ai Ai”, official remix of Vanessa da Mata, produced in a partnership with Felguk, entered Brazil Viral 50.
At the end of 2018, Cat Dealers closed its year by getting in Forbes 30 Under 30, which highlights promising young Brazilians in many areas, including music.
Among the last singles, the highlight goes to “Keep On Lovin'”, with Le Dib, and “Gone Too Long”, a collaboration with Bruno Martini and Joy Corporation. One of their latest releases, an official remix for “This Is How We Party” by R3HAB and Icona Pop, hit 1.4 million plays in less than a month on Spotify. In September, they’ll release four songs, including “Party Everyday” with Will Sparks, and “Rewind”, with MAKJ.