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 several main awards at the DJ Sound Awards (Biggest EDM Award in Latin America): "Best Brazilian Music Producer in the International Scene" in 2015, 2014 & 2013, "Best Brazilian DJ in the International Scene" in 2012, "Best Brazilian DJ/Producer" in 2000/2001. He was also nominated for "Best Music Producer" at the DJ Sound Awards in 2010, 2011 & 2012, and was designated "2014 United Nations Brazilian Artist". In addition, Marcos' songs are featured on over 30 (thirty) CD compilations, two movies soundtracks, a video game trailer and 10 solo albums.
In 2015 Marcos's song "Werq It" was included on the Furious 7 Xbox video game trailer and featured on both game and movie DVD trailers. 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: "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 also been 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 Nicky Romero @ Electric Playa Festival at Playa Del Carmen in 2016, 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 at the Ultra Music Festival in Miami alongside Above & Beyond, Paul Oakenfold and ATB (March 2010). He has played along 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 & 2017) and in Pag Island, Croatia (Kalypso Beach Club 2010, 2011 & 2017). In 2018, he has just started a brand new residency as the main DJ of the high end nightclub The One in Bahrain, rapidly becoming the place to be in town thanks to Marcos' sills.
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, Oman, Bahrain, Mexico, Puerto Rico, St Martin, St Barts, St Kitts & Nevis, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay, Bolivia, South Africa, Los Angeles, Orlando, Tampa, West Palm Beach, Miami, Chicago, Connecticut, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Boston, New Jersey, New York & all over Brazil.