Francesco Renga

Among the greatest voices on the Italian music scene, Francesco Renga this year celebrates 40 years of an extraordinary career with eight unreleased albums to his credit, an orchestral album, two live albums (including one with Max Pezzali e Nek), has totaled over one million copies sold, nine platinum and eight gold certifications. He collects highly successful singles, from "Raccontami" to "La tua bellezza," from "Angelo" (winning song of the 2005 Sanremo Festival) to "Meravigliosa (la Luna)," from "Il mio giorno più bello del mondo" to "Guardami amore" and many more. Over the course of his career, Francesco has performed more than 1,900 concerts between arenas, theaters and breathtaking locations such as the Arena of Verona and the Teatro Antico in Taormina. He has 9 Sanremo Festival appearances behind him as a contestant in the competition, 1 win in 2005 with the song "Angelo" and 2 critics' awards, with the songs "L'uomo che ride" and "Raccontami."