Festival “Sanremo 2020” is a traditional music festival that is held every year since 1950.
For years, the festival is the mechanism for selecting an artist and a song for Italy in Eurovision.
22 established artists will compete this year in “Sanremo 2020” to represent Italy in Eurovision 2020. The festival will be held 5 nights in a row, begging on the 4th of February 2020 and ending on the 8th of February 2020.
The competing artists will be:
#1. Achille Lauro – 29 years old Hip-Hop singer and rapper who has participated in “Sanremo 2019” and ended in 9th place
#2. Alberto Urso – 22 yeard old singer, tenor, and multi-instrumentalist, winner of the eighteenth edition of “Amici di Maria De Filippi”. It will be his first time in “Sanremo”.
#3. Anastasio – Marco Anastasio is 22 years old singer-songwriter and rapper. He is well known for winning the 12th season of “X -Factor Italy“.
#4. Bugo and Morgan –
Bugo is Cristian Bugatti, a 46 yeard old singer, songwriter, and actor. His main genres are Rock, Folk, Blues, and Garage Rock.
Morgan is Marco Castoldi, a 47 years old singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, writer, and TV personality. He competed in “Sanremo 2016”, together with the group Bluvertigo and didn’t qualify for the final.
#5. Diodato is Antonio Diodato, a 38 years old Pop Rock singer who has participated in “Sanremo 2018” (together with Roy Paci) and ended in 8th place.
#6. Elettra Lamborghini – a 26 years old Pop and Reggaeton singer and TV personality. In 2019, she was one of the coaches in “The Voice of Italy“.
#7. Elodie – Elodie Di Patrizi is 29 years old Pop singer. She has participated in “Sanremo 2017“ and ended in 8th place.
#8. Enrico Nigiotti – a 32 years old singer who participated in “Sanremo 2019” and ended in 10th place.
#9. Francesco Gabbani – 37 years old who had won “Sanremo 2017” and represented Italy in Eurovision 2017. He ended in 6th place in the final.
#10. Giordana Angi – a 26 years old singer-songwriter. She finished second in the 18th edition of the talent show “Amici di Maria De Filippi”
#11. Irene Grandi – 50 years old Pop and Rock singer who participated in “Sanremo 2015” and ended in 12th place.
#12. Junior Cally – Antonio Signore is a 29 years old rapper.
#13. The vibrations are a pop-rock band that was formed in 1999. The group is composed of the singer and guitarist Francesco Sarcina , main composer, guitarist and keyboardist Stefano Verderi , the bassist Marco Castellani and the drummer Alessandro Deidda. The formation included Emanuele Gardossi for a period, that replaced Castellani from February 2008 until the break declared by the band in 2012.
The band participated in “Sanremo 2018” and ended in 11th place.
#14. Levante is Claudia Lagona, a 32 years old singer and writer.
#15. Marco Masini – 55 years old singer-songwriter, and pianist. He won in “Sanremo 2004”. In 2017, he participated in “Sanremo 2017” and ended in 17th place.
#16. Michele Zarrillo – 62 years old Rock Pop singer. He participated in “Sanremo 2017” and ended in 11th place.
#17. Paolo Jannacci – 47 years old musician, composer, and arranger. His main Genres are Jazz and Pop.
#18. Piero Pelù – Pietro Pelù is 58 years old singer song-writer and a co-founder of the Rock group Litfiba.
#19. Nuclear Tactical Penguins – an indie rock group that was formed in 2010.
#20. rancore – Tarek Iurcich is a 30 years old rapper
#21. Raphael Gualazzi – 39 years old pianist, singer, and songwriter. His main Genres are Soul and Jazz. The singer won in “Sanremo Giovani 2011“.He represented Italy in Eurovision 2011 with “Madness of Love” and ended as the runner-up in the grand final. In 2014, he came back to “Sanremo” and ended in the 2nd place.
#22. Riki – Riccardo Marcuzzo is Pop and Dance singer that’s active since 2017.
Additional details about the entries will be published in January 2020.
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