José Rico, stage name of José Alves dos Santos (São José do Belmonte, June 29, 1946 - American, March 3, 2015) was a Brazilian singer of country music. Was part of the important double hinterland Milionário & José Rico
. José Rico was also a great composer, and the "Estrada da Vida" is music of his own, is one of the biggest hits of the successful track record of double that gave title to the film On The Road Of Life (Na Estrada Da Vida), starring the same. The pair also starred in another movie, I Dreamed Of You (Sonhei Com Você), directed by Ney Sant'Anna.