Italy Reveals the 22 Acts for Sanremo 2017!


Sanremo 2017 Italy EurovisionThe Italian music festival Sanremo will host its 67th edition in the week beginning 7th February in Teatro Ariston in the Italian city of Sanremo. Earlier this week the participants in the 2017 festival’s Big Artists category, who are given first refusal to compete for Italy at Eurovision, were revealed. Check out the list below!

Sanremo Big Artists 2017

Al Bano- ‘Di rose e di spine’ (Of roses and thorns)
Elodie- ‘Tutta colpa mia’ (All my fault)
Paola Turci- ‘Fatti bella per te’ (Be beauty for yourself)
Samuel Umberto- ‘Romano Vedrai’ (You’ll see)
Fiorella Mannoia- ‘Che sia benedetta’ (She blessed)
Nesli feat. Alice Paba- ‘Do retta a te’ (Pay attention to you)
Michele Bravi- ‘Il diario degli errori’ (The diary of mistakes)
Fabrizio Moro- ‘Portami via’ (Bring me away)
Giusy Ferreri- ‘Fatalmente male’ (Fatally bad)
Gigi D’Alessio- ‘La prima stella’ (The first star)
Raige feat. Giulia Luzi- ‘Togliamoci la voglia’ (Let’s remove the desire)
Ron- ‘L’ottava meraviglia’ (The 8th wonder)
Ermal Meta- ‘Vietato morire’ (To die is forbidden)
Michele Zarrillo- ‘Mani nelle mani’ (Hands in the hands)
Lodovica Comello- ‘Il cielo non mi basta’ (The sky is not enough for me)
Sergio Sylvestre- ‘Con te’ (With you)
Clementino- ‘Ragazzi fuori’ (Out kids)
Alessio Bernabei- ‘Nel mezzo di un applauso’ (In the middle of an applause)
Chiara Galiazzo- ‘Nessun posto è casa mia (No place is my home)
Francesco Gabbani- ‘Occidentali’s Karma’ (The Karma of Westerns)
Bianca Atzei- ‘Ora esisti solo tu’ (Only you exist now)
Marco Masini- ‘Spostato di un secondo’ (Moved by one second)


The festival is hosted over five nights and not only showcases the best in Italian music with a wide spectrum of new and established artists, but in recent years has also given a number of guest performance spots to popular international artists which last year included Elton John, Ellie Goulding and Hozier.

Of the competitors, fifteen of the them will advance to the final on the last night of the competition with the top three being selected to compete in the Superfinal, before an overall winner is announced.

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