Why isn't this singer on this list - and in the top group at that?! Gianni Morandi (born December 11, 1944) is an Italian pop singer and entertainer. The album was successful in Italy and from then on Pezzali decided to continue his work as a solo artist. Some may find this interesting. Composer, Musicologist, Singer, Music theorist, Actor, Singer, Dancer, Television presenter. Listen for training concepts such as: coup de glotte, registrational balance, vowel purity. Record producer, Singer, Actor, Musician. Alexia, (born Alessia Aquilani 19 May 1967, in La Spezia), is an Italian singer. He was born in Zapponeta, Apulia, as Michele Scommegna. At least on the top five. Had a voice that melted your heart. Laura Is The Best Female Singer In The World. Here in its schizophrenic glory is a list of the 100 best male singers from three decades, not just the rock stars like Robert Plant and Mick Jagger, but also … What are you people doing with this chart? Probably the only Italian"rockstar". Go Laura!!!! In 1968 he graduated in Ancient Literatures at the Università Cattolica of Milan, where he remained for two years as assistant lecturer of History of Religions. Tozzi recorded perhaps his most famous song, "Gloria"(1979). Some of his hits include "Laura non c'è" (in Spanish: "Laura no está"), which became a major hit in Europe and Latin America in 1997, being one of the most listened songs of that year, and "Almeno stavolta". Hits include, "Fin Che La Barca Va" (1970) - "Una Bambola Blu"(1969) - "Non Illuderti Mai" (1968) plus many more! Jovanotti has also appeared in one of Luciano Pavarotti's charity concert in 1996. Umberto Tozzi (born 4 March 1952) is a pop/rock singer and composer, born in Turin. Due to his voice, he is nicknamed "The black white" ("Negro bianco"). And second Lucio Battisti together with Mina!!! Jannacci is widely considered as a master of musical art and cabaret, and in the course of his career has collaborated with many famous Italian musicians, performing artists, journalists, television personalities and comedians. I came across a list of Italian singers while wandering the web. For the great extension and agility of her soprano voice and her image as an emancipated lady, she was a staple of the Italian television variety shows and a dominant figure in the Italian pop music from the mid-1960s to mid-1970s.(Wikipedia). Michael Perth. Her singing is amazing! His first big hit was 1968's "Avevo un cuore (che ti amava tanto)". The song, however, became a global hit. Plays the piano, drums, guitar too. Gerlando Buzzanca, best known as Lando Buzzanca, is an Italian theatrical, film and television actor, whose career spanned over 55 years. Beautiful lady with a majestic voice! ShareRanks is about ranking things that are top, most, greatest, or even worst in all categories. His songs and lyrics are a joy to hear and his voice is so beautiful. He left us too soon! Mia Martini (born Domenica Bertè; 20 September 1947 - 12 May 1995) was an Italian singer. One way to gauge a singer's or group's popularity is measuring how many records they've sold. Laura is great , she deserve be in TOP !!! Claudio Baglioni (born 16 May 1951) is an Italian musician. Remembering those 1950s hit tunes sung by our favorite Italian singers. she is among the best italian jazz singers from the 1950's who sang in italian and american. Antonello Venditti (born 8 March 1949) is an Italian singer-songwriter who became famous in the 1970s for the social themes of his songs. Menu. Laura is the best no doubt. big belter of a voice who probably had the most powerful vocal range of any male singer during the 1950's in pop or jazz music. He's no rockstar, a lot of italians really dislike him! In 1964, he participated in the Sanremo Music Festival with the song "Una lacrima sul viso" ("A Tear on your Face"), but he was disqualified for singing with playback which was contrary to the festival regulations. In 1997 won Sanremo with "Perdere l'amore", the best italian singer, dancer and performer She was born in Rome (April 4, 1954). Love Fausto! Baby K is an Italian singer, songwriter, rapper, and model. Giorgio Gaber, byname of Giorgio Gaberscik (25 January 1939 - 1 January 2003), was an Italian singer-songwriter, actor and playwright. This became an international success, even entering UK Singles Chart, traditionally unusual for Italian material. Reply. He is considered to be one of the best and most influential musicians and authors in Italian pop/rock music history. Enjoy :). Since then, this monument of an Italian song has toured the world and has seen more than one version, from the English Hayley Westenra to the German Judy Weiss, to the Spanish Marta Sanchez. Pavone is also an actress. It was the first record to sell over one million copies in Italy, and global sales exceeded three million. Fossati has several albums to date and has worked with such musicians as Fabrizio De André, Riccardo Tesi, Mia Martini, Ornella Vanoni, Francesco De Gregori and others-. I like to say I’m Italian through osmosis. Gigliola Cinquetti (born 20 December 1947, Verona, Veneto) is an Italian singer, TV presenter and journalist. Alice (Italian pronunciation: [aˈliːtʃɛ], also known as Alice Visconti, born Carla Bissi September 26, 1954,Forlì) is an Italian singer-songwriter and pianist, active since 1971. Away in 2012. He started his career of singer at the end of 1973 with the album Rosso colore dell'amore (1974) and one year later with the self-produced album Roca Blues. I saw 4 of her concerts. Well, there are singers of Italian origins that are really famous in the USA, the UK and all over the world and today I'd … She started her singing career in 1974 with the album Streaking. March 26, 2008 by Alex Roe. Had his own radio show on WLOV in Brooklyn. Best Italian Pop Singer of the 80’s hands down. His songs are renowned for their poetic and literary value, and in 1990 he won the Premio Eugenio Montale for verses in music. Great Artist, I love to hear more of him in the United States he was singing with Tina Turner that was great. we are talking here about Italians, italian'Americans maybe Dean Martin or Frank Sinatra ,but among Italians,full Italians, and ALL-TIME it's not even close CARLO BUTI for male singers one of the biggest stars ever on broadway and GILDA MIGNONETTE for female singers who the fans had parades for her in triumph in the streets of NY. Spagna (born Ivana Spagna, 16 December 1956, Verona, Italy) is an Italian singer and songwriter. Singer-songwriter, Composer, Film director, Composer, Singer, Jazz guitarist, Songwriter. Frank Sinatra. In 1996 he won the San Remo festival with "Vorrei incontrarti fra cent'anni", sung in duo with Tosca. Ron, byname of Rosalino Cellamare (born August 13, 1953) is an Italian singer-songwriter and musician. You've got to be kidding... Raffaele Riefoli (born September 29, 1959, Margherita di Savoia, Italy) is an Italian popular singer who is better known as simply Raf Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Author, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Songwriter. She sing in different languages and especially in Germany had a good success. Together with Alice, Franco Battiato represented Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest 1984 with the melody "I treni di Tozeur". With a culture like no other, its no wonder why Italian Americans have made such an impact in the music scene through the years. he is one of my favorites of all times! After performing at the Festival at Castrocaro, he was offered a contract with Italian label Dischi Ricordi, and in 1967 he participated for the first time at the Sanremo Festival. Battisti was the voice of those songs too. Music critics sometimes took him to task, however, for what was perceived to be the over-emotionalism of his interpretations. Several years later, a young, Italian kid from Hoboken, NJ, came along and transformed the crooners’ game for ever: Francis Albert Sinatra (1915-1998) may have begun as just another Italian singer, but after a career that spanned some 60 years he, still today, holds the crown of most popular singer of all times.He showed us it was possible for a man to sing … She draws inspiration from many genres such as pop, alternative rock, electronica and trip hop. Before recording in Italian in the 2000s, she made records in English in the late 1990s. Her biggest hits were "Piccolo Uomo", which was recorded in several languages, "Almeno tu nell'universo", which has been covered by several Italian singers including Mina and Elisa, and "Minuetto". 1. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.fm. You who have voted for Oxa are clearly drunk. One needs only to watch her "Ancora, ancora, ancora" on YouTube to know that Mina is without doubt NUMBER ONE! And yet, even though these are the most famous singers, Vivo per lei was first performed by the Italian group ORO in 1995. It’s been used as musical shorthand for all things Italy in countless commercials and television shows. The cover version by American singer Laura Branigan first brought Tozzi's name to attention in the USA in 1982. He is the composer of Caruso (1986), which has been covered by numerous international artists. GIORGIA - I LOVE YOU - YOUR VOICE - EVERYTHING - AND YOUR EYES!!!!!! And so does Bocelli... Bobby Solo (born Roberto Satti 18 March 1945) is an Italian singer and musician. Have not heard many on this list but find it hard to put any of them ahead of the fabulous pavarotti. Battiato's songs are dreamy, controversial collages of images and sensations, very experimental and convoluted, rich of esoteric, philosophical and East Asian religious themes. He won a Sanremo Festival (1980) and an Eurofestival (1990). Her song to ehausted troops in Vietnam. Great artist, great voice, interesting character. Tenco allegedly committed suicide on January 27 1967, he was only 29 years old. his style was similar to sinatra, number one male singer CARLO BUTI, number ona female singer GILDA MIGNONETTE. Nek (born Filippo Neviani, 6 January 1972, Sassuolo, Province of Modena, Italy) is a popular contemporary Italian singer-songwriter. More probable birth year of 1945! No one sang Mama like he did. He's was cool then and is too cool now and will always be cool. His music distinguished itself for being an imaginative blend of blues, rock'n'roll, folk influences and even hints of opera. She gets the top bill, definitely. She has a veeeery beautiful voice, but her lyrics are quite monotonous; she indeed reserves to be in a higher place, but not in the top 3 IMHO ... Maybe like 5th or 6th ! Search The Bash today to find an Italian singer who can captivate your guests. Mina's single release of the song topped the list of annual sales in Italy and reached Billboard Hot 100. Francesco De Gregori (born April 4, 1951) is an Italian singer-songwriter. in 1987 he released the album Luca Carboni, which contains one of his most popular songs, "Silvia lo sai", a story of adolescence and drug. Salvatore "Toto" Cutugno (born July 7, 1943) is an Italian pop singer-songwriter of Tuscany origin. But what’s that song actually called? Fabrizio De André (February 18, 1940 - January 11, 1999) was an Italian singer-songwriter.I n his works he often told stories of marginalized and rebellious people, prostitutes and knaves. Giorgia Todrani, best known as Giorgia (born April 26, 1971) is an Italian female singer, known for her soulful voice, which is aided by a wide vocal range, high belting register and great vocal abilities. Dario Baldan Bembo (Milan, May 15, 1948) is a singer, composer and keyboardist Italian. 5 Comments on Top 25 Italian-American Singers of All Time. She is also known as 'La Rossa', (Italian for 'The Red'), due to the colour of her hair, Are you manipulating it? Luciano Pavarotti (12 October 1935 – 6 September 2007) was an Italian operatic tenor, who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time. share on twitter. Amedeo Minghi (born in Rome, Italy on 12 August 1947) is an Italian singer/songwriter. 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