Artist Profiles: Marco Mengoni

We were first introduced to Marco Mengoni back in 2013, where he took to the Eurovision stage with the song L’essenziale. With a simple performance and flawless vocals, Marco ended up in 7th place at Eurovision.  Outside of the Eurovision realm, the Italian singer-songwriter has had a lengthy career, and is considered one of the…

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Italy: Sanremo Will Take Place In February

After an exceptional national final season in 2021, it has now been announced that Sanremo will return to its usual February timeslot.

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Zitti e Buoni: Måneskin to Represent Italy at Eurovision!

After an exciting, but lengthy week of Sanremo, we finally have a winner. A total of 26 acts competed in the prestigious Italian song festival, and as we know, the winner usually gets the first invite to become the Eurovision representative. Here is the full list of participants in the Campioni section, including where they…

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From Lo Stato Sociale to Willie Peyote: Meet the Participants of Sanremo 2021

This year marks the 71st edition of the prestigious Sanremo Song Festival in Italy, set to begin on March 2nd. The 26 participants of this year’s contest were previously revealed by the Artistic Director, Amadeus and will feature a number of returning artists, as well as newcomers to the contest. Meet the participants in our…

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From Fasma to La Rappresentante di Lista: Meet the Participants of Sanremo 2021

This year marks the 71st edition of the prestigious Sanremo Song Festival in Italy, set to begin on March 2nd. The 26 participants of this year’s contest were previously revealed by the Artistic Director, Amadeus and will feature a number of returning artists, as well as newcomers to the contest. Meet the participants in our…

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From Aiello to Extraliscio: Meet the Participants of Sanremo 2021

This year marks the 71st edition of the prestigious Sanremo Song Festival in Italy, set to begin on March 2nd. The 26 participants of this year’s contest were previously revealed by the Artistic Director, Amadeus and will feature a number of returning artists, as well as newcomers to the contest. Meet the participants in our…

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Festival di Sanremo 2021 Line-Up Announced!

Italian broadcaster RAI has revealed the 26 artists competing in the Campioni category of Festival di Sanremo. The upcoming edition features the largest number of acts since 1988. As in previous years, the winner of Sanremo has the option of first refusal to represent Italy at Eurovision. Here is the line-up: Aiello – Ora Annalisa – Dieci…

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Italy: Festival di Sanremo to be held in March

It has now been announced that Festival di Sanremo 2021 will be pushed back until March, rather than its usual February slot. The dates have been set, and the long-running song festival will take place from March 2nd to March 6th. The changes to the schedule are due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with Italy…

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Top 5 National Final Songs of 2020

We grew such love for the Eurovision class of 2020, and even more so when the contest was unfortunately cancelled this year. Even though Eurovision was cancelled, we had another entertaining National Final season, where we saw a number of fan favourites miss out on the top spot. As the title suggests, we have five…

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Eurovision 2020 Reviews – Italy

Since Italy’s return to Eurovision in 2011, the nation has proven to be a powerhouse at the contest. They have had considerably more success than their fellow Big 5 members, having finished in the Top 10 a total of 7 times since their return. Hoping to continue that run of success this year was Diodato,…

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