Lio is a Belgian singer and actress, born as Wanda Ribeiro de Vasconcelos in 1962 in Mangualde, Portugal. In 1968, she and her family moved to Belgium.
She was an enormous pop icon in francophone Europe during the 1980's. In 1982 the American music duo Sparks worked with her on the album Suite Sixteen, on which some of her previous songs were translated into English. She has an extensive discography and has collaborated with several important French music artists, including Etienne Daho and JACNO.