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Italy to perform 9th in the Grand Final

Turin, 15 March 2022 A quick update concerning Italy’s entry: The annual host country draw took place this morning, during which it was decided that Italy would perform in 9th position during the Grand Final of Eurovision 2022, set to take place on 14 May. Ever since 2013, the running order of the show has been decided by the producers …

Italy: Mahmood and Blanco win Sanremo 2022!

Tonight, Mahmood and Blanco won the 72nd edition of the Festival di Sanremo with their intimate ballad ‘Brividi’. Taking home the golden lion statue, they are likely to represent Italy as the host entry at Eurovision 2022. After five long and exciting nights of Sanremo, tonight’s show concluded with all 25 participants performing their competing song one final time. Tonight, the …

Sanremo Music Festival 2022: ESC United Reviews the 72nd Edition, Part Three!

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the person quoted and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the other team members or ESC United as a whole. Some days you feel like Bart Simpson and you’re writing “Sanremo Music Festival is not technically a Eurovision national selection for Italy” over and over again on a chalkboard. And …

Italy: Sanremo 2022 continues with cover night!

After three nights of original songs, tonight provided a breath of fresh air for the Festival di Sanremo with cover night. All 25 competing artists performed a cover of an Italian or international song from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s or 90’s, with or without a special guest. A combination of the demoscopic jury, press jury and televote determined tonight’s result. …

Italy: Mahmood and Blanco lead the scoreboard after night 3 of Sanremo 2022!

After all the songs competing in the 72nd edition of the Festival di Sanremo were revealed on nights 1 and 2, all songs were performed again tonight during a long and action-packed third show. The 25 artists participating in the festival are competing to win the coveted palm-tree statue and the honour of representing Italy as the host entry at …

Sanremo Sensations Blanco and Mahmood Debut at #5 on the Spotify Global Chart

Is Sanremo already over? If the Spotify numbers decided, it would be. After debuting on the first night of Italy’s Sanremo Music Festival, Mahmood and Blanco’s “Brividi” debuted at #5 on the Spotify Global Chart. According to @chartdata on Twitter, this is the biggest debut for an Italian song in the history of that chart and accounts for over 3.5 …

Italy: Remaining Sanremo 2022 songs are revealed during night 2!

After the 72nd edition of Sanremo 2022 started off with a bang yesterday, tonight the remaining songs competing for the iconic palm tree statue, as well as the honour of representing Italy at Eurovision, were revealed. On the second night of the Festival di Sanremo, the last 13 of the 25 big artists participating took to the Ariston stage and …

Italy: Sanremo 2022 kicks off!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The 72nd edition of the Festival di Sanremo kicked off tonight at the Ariston Theatre, and the race to select Italy’s favourite song of 2022 and Eurovision representative has well and truly begun. Tonight, the first 12 of the 25 artists taking part in Sanremo performed their song for the first time. …

ESC 250: Loreen’s Reign at the Top Continues, Songs from Spain and The Netherlands Jump Over 700 Places

As has become an annual tradition, ESC Radio and Songfestival.be teamed up today to present the online Eurovision fandom’s 250 favorite contest entries. And when all was said and done, Loreen‘s “Euphoria” once again captured the top spot . Right on her heels were 2021 Eurovision champions Måneskin, with their winning entry “Zitti e buoni”. The remainder of this year’s …

Mahmood releases new album ‘Ghettolimpo’

Eurovision 2019 runner-up Mahmood released his second album, ‘Ghettolimpo’, today. Ghettolimpo is the follow-up to Mahmood’s highly successful debut album, Gioventù Bruciata, and is described as made up of ‘modern tales of reality and myth, with pop and urbano inspiration’. In an interview with Rockol, Mahmood reveals that he started writing the album immediately after his Sanremo 2019 victory, linking …

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