Italy is one of the European countries that is known for rich musical culture. It is a home of many music artists and composers of all music genres.
These musicians have made strong impacts both on the lives of Italians and the culture of the country generally.
In 2019, among these host of musicians that have made great contributions in propagating the culture of music in Italy, and have also gone heights high in the world of music, there are ones we could say have made greater impact than others.
That is why in this article I have brought you the top 10 best Italian musicians in 2019.
You must understand however that this list a product of thorough research and review from different people. Now let us get the ball rolling having said that.
The 10 Best Italian Singers
1. Laura Pausini
2. Andrea Bocelli
3. Eros Ramazzotti
5. Andriano Celentano
6. Zucchero Fornaciari
7. Tiziano Ferro
8. Vasco Rossi
9. Toto Cutugno
We shall now go ahead and review each and every one of these artists above listed.
Laura Pausini is an Italian pop singer-songwriter who was born on the 16th of May, 1974. She has been active in music since 1993.
She has become popular and known for her soulful voice and romantic ballad: La Solitudine, Strani Amori and so on.
Her debut single, “La Solitudine” made her win the 1993 newcomer artists’ section of the 43rd Sanremo Music Festival.
Laura Pausini has been compared with other female music artists like Celine Dion, Milva, Mariah Carey and Barbra Streisand.
She has also won many music awards both locally and internationally in the course of her career. She became the first female Italian musician to get the Grammy Awards.
She earned ten Wind Music Awards, first and also third in the Sanremo Music Festival, four awards at the Festivalbar, six World Music awards and many more.
Visit www.laurapausini.com to learn more about Laura Pausini.
2. ANDREA BOCELLI
The next musician on the list is Andrea Bocelli. He is currently 61 years old for he was born on the 22nd of September 1958.
Since 1982, Andrea Bocelli has been active in music. He is a songwriter and records sound producer. He has performed on various music genres like Latin pop, Classical crossover, Opera, Opera pop, traditional pop, and many others.
Andrea Bocelli is remarked for his great vocal gift. Celine Dion once made a comment about his voice where she said, “If God would have a singing voice, he must sound a lot like Andrea Bocelli.” A record producer called David Foster describes his voice as the most beautiful voice in the world.
Since the years he became active in music, Andrea Bocelli has released 15 solo studio albums, three greatest hit albums, and nine complete operas.
He has also sold over 90 million records internationally. Though completely blind from the age of 12 as a result of congenital glaucoma, Andrea Bocelli has performed so well in music that he has been awarded on many occasions.
To learn more about Andrea Bocelli, logon to his website at www.andreabocelli.com
3. EROS RAMAZZOTTI
Eros Walter Luciano Ramazzotti is an Italian singer and songwriter. He was born on the 28 of October 1963. He is popular in Italy and in many European countries and he is known for his musical performances in both Italian and Spanish languages.
Ramazzotti has been active in music since 1981. He sings the Pop rock genre. He is a vocalist and a guitar and piano player.
From the year 1984 till date, Ramazzotti has released eleven studio albums, three live albums, 37 singles, three compilation albums, and one extended play. He has sold about 60 million records in his 30 years musical career.
With Tutte Storie release in 1993, Ramazzotti gained international attention with the album selling over 5 million copies. Visit www.ramazzotti.com to learn more about this great Italian musician.
Lorenzo Cherubini popularly known as Jovanotti is an Italian singer-songwriter and rapper. He was born on the 27th day of September 1966.
He has been active in music since 1988. He plays the drum and guitar. When he started, he did a mix of hip hop, rap, and disco but drifted into a funk, world music and even classical arrangements and ska. He has most of his songs sang in Italian but some are in Spanish.
Jovanotti has also received many awards both as a musician and as a television presenter. He also has some political and social commitments which have made him stand out as a musician who cares about humanity.
Find out more facts about Jovanotti in his website at www.soleluna.com or at www.jova.tv
5. ANDRIANO CELENTANO
Andriano Celentano is a multi-faceted individual. He is not only a musician and a vocalist; he is also an actor, comedian, film director, and TV Host. Andriano Celentano was born on 6th January 1938.
He is considered as one of the great pillars of music in Italy. It is believed that he introduced Rock’n’Roll in Italy. Andriano Celentano is credited as the sole author of his songs and lyrics.
Celentano has released many record albums which have enjoyed great commercial success. His genre is pop, rock and roll, disco and rock. His instruments are Vocals, guitar, piano, and drums.
His remarkable works in music and other areas have attracted so much success, which has also led to various awards to his credit. To learn more about him, visit www.clancelentano.it
6. ZUCCHERO FORNACIARI
Adelmo Fornaciari is his real name but he is popularly known as Zucchero (which means sugar). He is a singer-songwriter, a record, and a musician. He was born on the 25th of September, 1955.
Zucchero is credited as the father of Italian blues, for his songs are largely inspired by blues, gospel, soul, R&B and Rock music. Among the few international blues artists, Zucchero is among those who still enjoy international success.
His instruments are Vocals, Guitar, Bass, drum and keyboard. Fornaciari has sold about 60 million studio albums since his almost three decades in the music industry.
To learn more about Zucchero Fornaciari, visit his website at www.zucherro.it
7. TIZIANO FERRO
Tiziano Ferro is a singer-songwriter, producer and author. He was born in the 21st of February 1980. Today he is known as the modern face of Italian pop music. He broke into international recognition in 2001 with his hit single titled ‘Perdono’.
He has kept up the pace since then and has excelled. He writes songs for other artists and has, therefore, produced albums for many remarkable musicians in Italy. To learn more about Tiziano Ferro, visit his website at www.tizianoferro.com
8. VASCO ROSSI
Vasco Rossi, an Italian singer-songwriter was born on the 7th of February 1952. His genre includes pop-rock, rock, and hard rock. He has been active in the music industry since 1977.
He has over 35 million copies of his songs sold, making him one of the best seller musicians in Italy. He has also published 30 albums, excluding unofficial releases. He has written over 250 songs and lyrics for other artists.
Learn more about Vasco Rossi via his website at www.vascorossi.net
9. TOTO CUTUGNO
Horn Salvatore Cutugno is an Italian pop singer-songwriter. He was born on the 7th July 1943. He has been in the music industry since 1966 and with his song ‘L’Italiano’ he became so popular among Italians and internationally.
He won the Eurovision Song Contest 1990 with his song ‘Insieme:1992’. He plays piano, acoustic guitar, saxophone and drums.
Born on 25th March 1940, Anna Maria Mazzini simply known as Mina has made marks on the Italian music industry, especially in pop music.
She was a dominant figure in Italian pop music from the 1960s to the mid-1970s. She is known for her agility in the soprano voice and three-octave vocal range.
Her creativity of perfectly combining both modern styles with traditional Italian melodies and swing music swoons her up as the most versatile Italian pop singer. Mina has so much credit to her name and therefore belongs to the list of best Italian musicians 2019.
Learn more about her at http://www.minamazzini.com/
In conclusion, these are the top 10 nest Italian musicians in 2020. Maybe if your own star isn’t among the list, of course the comment box is there; just tell us and we’ll celebrate together.
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