Since their return to the contest, Italy has remained a strong competitor at the contest, and more often than not, we see Italy somewhere within the Top 10. This year was no exception, with Mahmood finishing in 2nd place with his song, Soldi.
When Mahmood won Sanremo festival, several Italian politicians raised questions. Not because of his qualities as a musician, but because of his part-Egyptian background. Mahmood is not hurt by it anymore.
Eurovision 2019 is the year of jury darlings. No less than 9 times this preselection season, a song won without the support of the televoters. ESCDaily introduces them all to you in the build-up to Tel Aviv. Today we focus on Mahmood from Italy
Mahmood has won the prestigious San Remo music festival in Italy. After performances throughout the week, he came out on top every night, and has therefore won the opportunity to represent Italy at Eurovision in Tel Aviv. He has accepted the invitation to represent Italy [read more…]
As the prestigious San Remo festival comes to a close, we will, tonight, find out who will represent Italy at The Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel. It will be the winners of the big artists section who are automatically given this right, [read more…]
This week, Italy is enjoying its annual Sanremo Festival. Just like in previous years, the winner gets the chance to represent Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest. In this post, we give you the latest updates of the Sanremo 2019 Festival.
The artists that will take in the Italian Sanremo Festival have been announced. On the list are notable names like Il Volo (Eurovision 2015) and NEK (Sanremo 1997 and 2015).
Italian public broadcaster RAI has announced some revolutionary changes for the next edition of the Sanremo music festival. Unlike in previous editions, there will not be a split in established and young artists (The “big” and “nuove proposte” category) but all of the artists will [read more…]
Another top-10 result for Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2018. Since their comeback in 2011, Italy has become a stable factor in the top ranks of the contest.
Ermal Meta & Fabrizio Moro are the winner of the prestigous Sanremo Festival in Italy. They now have the right to represent Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018, but it is not known yet if this will happen indeed.