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Italy: “Due Vite” is now a five times platinum record!

One of the biggest “winners” of this year’s Eurovision was undoubtedly Marco Mengoni. Following his win in Sanremo 2023 with “Due Vite“, he accepted the invitation and represented his home country for the second time in Liverpool, finishing fourth.

Having won such a prestigious for the Italian music scene festival, his song “Due Vite” has become a major success. As Mengoni posted himself yesterday on X, “Due Vite” is now a five times platinum record, having sold more than half a million copies since its release date.

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The song remains also extremely popular on all streaming platforms. To this day, the official video of “Due Vite” counts 95 million views on Marco Mengoni’s official YouTube channel and over 86 million streams on Spotify.

His record had a warm reception in several European countries, such as Switzerland, where it was also platinum certificated. Moreover, a few months prior, Mengoni released a French version of “Due Vite“.

It looks like Marco Mengoni follows in the footsteps of his predecessors, as several recent Italian Eurovision artists, such as Mahmood, Diodato and Francesco Gabbani, went also platinum following their Sanremo win.

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Eurovision 2023: Italy’s second rehearsal!

Time for Marco Mengoni and Italy to take the stage and rehearse for the second time his song “Due Vite”.

Who is Marco Mengoni?

Gaining fame by winning the third season of the Italian X-Factor in 2009, Marco Mengoni is one of the most popular singers in Italy.He has released seven studio albums, collectively achieving a remarkable 69-times platinum certification. With over 2.8 million records sold in Italy, Marco has consistently topped the Italian albums chart seven times in a row and secured fifteen entries in the Top 10 Italian Singles Chart. In addition, he won the Sanremo Festival twice, in 2013 and most recently this year, joining the ranks of a select few Italian artists who have achieved this feat twice in the festival’s history. As a result, he is not new to the Eurovision world. Following his initial Sanremo victory, he participated in the 2013 contest held in Malmö, where he finished 7th place with his entry “L’essenziale!”

The rehearsal

Unfortunately this year, accredited journalists don’t get the chance to watch the first and second rehearsals, so we only get the information and content that the organizers officially release to the public through eurovision.tv and the official social media accounts of the contest.

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Marco is bringing a new outfit for his second rehearsal, a longer silver vest this time that is fading to black as an ombre effect. Sparkles are also added to one part of his trousers. We remind you that it was announced that he will have different outfits every time he gets to perform the song during Eurovision 2023. Two dancers and a staircase prop are behind him while we see a big moon displayed on the led wall. Once again, Italy delivers a high-quality performance which will most likely be on the left-hand side of the scoreboard.

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Tonight, after the completion of all the second rehearsals of the Big 6, a recap video will be released with 30-second snippets of the performances, giving us a glimpse of how the acts will look on stage.

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Eurovision 2023: Italy’s First Rehearsal!

Next Big 5 act to take the stage for his first rehearsal is Italy with Marco Mengoni, performing his song “Due Vite”!

Who is Marco Mengoni?

Marco Mengoni is an Italian singer-songwriter who rose to fame in 2009, after winning the third season of the Italian X Factor. Since then, Mengoni has managed to make a name for himself in Italy as well as abroad. At the time of writing, he’s released 7 studio albums that between them have gone 69-times platinum, has sold over 2.8 million records in Italy, has peaked the Italian albums chart seven consecutive times and entered the Top 10 Italian Singles Chart fifteen times. Marco has also won the Sanremo Festival twice, in 2013 and this year, becoming one of the few italian artists to have achieved two wins in the festival.

Marco is also not new to Eurovision, as he has previously taken part in the 2013 contest in Malmö after his first Sanremo win, managing to finish 7th with his entry L’essenziale!

The rehearsal

Marco is in leather trousers and a silver sparkly vest (for today – the Italian delegation has previously announced that he will be wearing a different outfit in each of his performances). He is backed by swirling clouds and a moon on the LED wall, as well as two male dancers and a staircase prop.

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You can watch the official snippet of Marco Mengoni’s first rehearsal on TikTok below:

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Marco himself also posted another snippet of his performance showing the two dancers and the staircase prop more clearly, as well as the moon on the LED wall. You can watch it below:


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Italy: With “Due Vite” Marco Mengoni will compete in Eurovision 2023!

Shortly after his big victory at the San Remo Festival, Marco Mengoni had left open the possibility of changing his song for Eurovision 2023, which of course is allowed by the regulations of the historic festival.

As the OGAE of Italy reports, in the end Marco will not change his track and thus the country will be represented by “Due vite”. Of course, its duration should be adapted to the Eurovision regulations which want each entry to not exceed 3:00. This automatically means they should be removed from the song at around the 45 second mark.

Italy as part of the Big 5 will compete directly in the Eurovision 2023 Grand Final on May 13. Will Italy manage to continue the streak of good placements?

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Italy: Marco Mengoni said “Yes” to Eurovision but he doesn’t know if he goes with “Due Vite”!

The popular artist in Italy and the country’s representative in Eurovision 2013 returned to this year’s Sanremo festival, winning last night, ten years after his previous victory. Marco Mengoni confirmed he will represent Italy at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest, but he hasn’t decided yet if he goes with his winning Sanremo entry, Due Vite! Read more

Italy: Marco Mengoni is the winner of Sanremo 2023!

The 73rd Festival di Sanremo has come to an end, crowning Marco Mengoni winner with the song Due Vite.

Amadeus, along with Gianni Morandi and Chiara Ferragni, were tonight’s presenters. There were also a lot of guest appearances, including a message from Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy and a performance by Depeche Mode.

During the first phase of the final we listened to all 28 songs again for the third time and, after a 100% televoting which was added to the rankings of the previous nights, the first 5 songs qualified to the next phase: the super final, in which voting restarted from zero, not taking into consideration any of the previous voting procedures of the whole week. In the super final, everyone had a say: televoting by 34%, demoscopic jury by 33% and jury of journalists also by 33%.

The performances

Elodie – Due

Elodie’s best performance in this year’s Sanremo. Her look is gorgeous and she’s very good vocally.

 

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Colla Zio – Non mi va

A performance with lots of energy, the band truly seem to enjoy themselves!

 

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Mara Sattei – Duemilaminuti

An on spot performance as always, Sattei receives big applause from the audience.

 

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Tananai – Tango

Tananai enters wearing a yellow and blue flower. His performance is really emotional and and the audience cheer. At the end, he thanks the Ukrainian protagonists of his music video.

 

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Colapesce Dimartino – Splash

A performance with a lot of humor. The song is very retro and the audience clap to the rhythm.

 

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Giorgia – Parole dette male

A very warm welcome for the famous singer. An excellent performance vocally.

 

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Modà – Lasciami

Another great performance from the beloved pop-rock band.

 

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Ultimo – Alba

Possibly his best and most moving performance in this year’s Sanremo. Vocally excellent and full of emotion and power.

 

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Lazza – Cenere

A powerful performance with the audience singing along and cheering at the end.

 

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Marco Mengoni – Due vite

The steady number one during the whole week delivers yet another excellent performance full of emotion.

 

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Rosa Chemical – Made in Italy

An epic performance that everyone will remember for a long time. The singer takes Fedez from the audience, who’s sitting first row, brings him on stage and kisses him. The audience cheers.

 

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Cugini di Campagna – Lettera 22

A nostalgic song with a beautiful performance by the group who, despite their huge status, take part in Sanremo for the first time.

 

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Madame – Il bene nel male

Another beautiful performance by the very emotional by the end Madame.

 

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Ariete – Mare di guai

The young singer’s best performance who seems more comfortable on stage than in the previous nights.

 

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Mr. Rain – Supereroi

The choir of children returns to the stage and the audience is moved. Another moving performance by the dark horse of this year’s Festival.

 

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Paola e Chiara – Furore

A fun song and performance which takes us back to the dance music of the 00’s.

 

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Levante – Vivo

A great performance by Levante who unfortunately is quite underrated this year.

 

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LDA – Se poi domani

A good performance by the newcomer.

 

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Coma_Cose – L’addio

The duet’s best performance.

 

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Olly – Polvere

A satisfying, uplifting performance from the newcomer.

Articolo 31 – Un bel viaggio

Big applause for the hip-hop duo and their nostalgic song.

Will – Stupido

A satisfying performance from another newcomer. Amadeus congratulates all newcomers who take place in Sanremo for the first time this year.

 

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Leo Gassmann – Terzo cuore

Lots of smiles and lots of energy from Leo, who seems to really be enjoying himself on stage! Probably his best performance as well.

 

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Gianmaria – Mostro

Another energetic performance from the Sanremo Giovani winner.

 

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Anna Oxa – Sali (Canto dell’anima)

A rather eccentric appearance from Sanremo legend Anna Oxa. Excellent vocally once again.

 

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Shari – Egoista

Newcomer Shari seems a lot more comfortable on stage.

 

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Gianluca Grignani – Quando ti manca il fiato

Full of passion, Grignani’s performance receives a big applause from the audience.

 

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Sethu – Cause perse

The performances part of the final ends with Sethu! Despite coming steadily last in the ranking since the beginning, Sethu delivers a fun and energetic performance.

 

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The results – first phase

After Amadeus signaled the closing of the televote lines, he announced the official places 28-6 in the ranking:

6. Giorgia

7. Madame

8. Rosa Chemical

9. Elodie

10. Colapesce e Dimartino

11. Moda

12. Gianluca Grignani

13. Coma_Cose

14. Ariete

15. LDA

16. Articolo 31

17. Paola e Chiara

18. Leo Gassmann

19. Mara Sattei

20. Colla Zio

21. Cugini di Campagna

22. gIANMARIA

23. Levante

24. Olly

25. Anna Oxa

26. Will

27. Shari

28. Sethu

He then went on to announce the top 5 artists who made it to the super final in a random order. These 5 artists were the following:

  • Ultimo
  • Tananai
  • Lazza
  • Marco Mengoni
  • Mr.Rain

The special awards

Other than the big award of the overall winner, Sanremo gives out a set of extra awards every year, in a beautiful gesture of recognition of specific aspects of the songs, from best lyrics to best composition. The winners of these awards were the following:

Award Mia Martini (jury of critics): Colapesce e Dimartino
Award Sergio Bardotti (best lyrics): Coma_Cose
Award Lucio Dalla (jury of journalists): Colapesce e Dimartino
Award Giancarlo Bigazzi (best composition): Marco Mengoni

The results – second phase (super final)

The official top 5 is the following:

  1. Marco Mengoni
  2. Lazza
  3. Mr.Rain
  4. Ultimo
  5. Tananai

Marco Mengoni is, therefore, the winner of Sanremo 2023 with the song “Due Vite”! We will be waiting for the press conference in a few hours, in which he will confirm whether he accepts to be the Italian representative in Eurovision 2023 in Liverpool. For now, you can enjoy his performance here:

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Italy: The results of the fourth night of Sanremo 2023!

The Quarta Serata of the 73rd Festival di Sanremo has just been completed! Tonight, we listened to some classics by the 28 contestants in duets with other non-competing artists. At the end of the night, we found out the combined ranking of the night, according to the voting of the jury of journalists, the demoscopic jury and the televoting.

Amadeus, along with Gianni Morandi and Chiara Francini, were tonight’s presenters.

The performances

Ariete – Sangiovanni – Centro di gravità permanente (Franco Battiato – 1981)

We welcome Sangiovanni who managed to enter the top 5 in last year’s Sanremo. A lot of chemistry with Ariete, a heartwarming result.

 

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Will – Michele Zarrillo – Cinque giorni (Michele Zarrillo – 1994)

Michele Zerrillo, a Sanremo legend, performs with Will the song with which he participated in Sanremo 1994. A really moving performance that the audience seemed to appreciate.

 

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Elodie – BigMama – American Woman (Lenny Kravitz – 1999)

BigMama is a rapper known for her body positivity activism. Elodie looks gorgeous and gives her all. Such female power in this performance!

 

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Olly – Lorella Cuccarini – La notte vola (Lorella Cuccarini – 1989)

Lorella Cuccarini is a famous tv persona and singer and has presented Sanremo in the past. A fun choreography and performance by Olly and her.

 

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Ultimo – Eros Ramazzotti – Medley Eros Ramazzotti

There’s no need for introductions when it comes to Eros Ramazzotti! Ultimo starts performing accompanied by the piano and is then joined by Ramazzotti in a medley that gets the audience on their feet during the whole performance.

 

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Lazza – Emma Marrone e Laura Marzadori – La fine (Nesli – 2009)

A special performance with Emma, who we all know from previous Sanremo editions and Eurovision 2014, and the Scala di Milano violinist Laura Marzadori.

 

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Tananai – Don Joe e Biagio Antonacci – Vorrei cantare come Biagio (Simone Cristicchi – 2005)

Tananai chose to perform with famous singer Biagio Antonacci and rapper Don Joe.

 

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Shari – Salmo – Medley Zucchero

The rapper Salmo made a guest performance from the cruise ship Costa Smeralda during the first Sanremo night. Tonight, he duets with Sanremo Giovani finalist Shari.

 

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Gianluca Grignani – Arisa – Destinazione Paradiso (Gianluca Grignani – 1995)

Another great collaboration with Arisa, an artist we’ve also seen multiple times in Sanremo and the last solo woman to win the Festival in 2014.

 

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Leo Gassmann – Edoardo Bennato e il Quartetto Flegreo – Medley Edoardo Bennato

The great singer from Napoli Edoardo Bennato accompanies Leo Gasmann in a medely of his biggest successes.

 

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Articolo 31 – Fedez – Medley Articolo 31

Fedez appears for the second time after his guest appearance during the second night of Sanremo. Friendship unites him with J-AX of Articolo 31 and they have collaborated multiple times in the past.

 

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Giorgia – Elisa – Luce (tramonti a nord est) (Elisa – 2001) / Di sole e d’azzurro (Giorgia – 2001)

Two huge singers of italian music come together on stage to perform the songs with which they participated in Sanremo 2001. In fact, Elisa won that year, while Giorgia came second. They earn a standing ovation.

 

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Colapesce Dimartino – Carla Bruni – Azzurro (Adriano Celentano – 1968)

Ex First Lady of France Carla Bruni appears on the Ariston stage again after 2003 and 2013!

 

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I Cugini di Campagna – Paolo Vallesi – La forza della vita (Paolo Vallesi – 1992) / Anima mia (I Cugini di Campagna – 1973)

Paolo Vallesi accompanies I Cugini di Campagna in a performance of his 1992 Sanremo entry.

 

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Marco Mengoni – The Kingdom Choir – Let It Be (The Beatles – 1970)

Accompanied by the famous choir from the United Kingdom, Marco Mengoni performs the iconic Beatles song and earns a standing ovation from the audience.

 

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gIANMARIA – Manuel Agnelli – Quello che non c’è (Afterhours – 2002)

Manuel Agnelli, a legendary italian rock singer, had performed with Måneskin in duets night of Sanremo 2021. A really powerful performance from both Agnelli and gIANMARIA.

 

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Mr. Rain – Fasma – Qualcosa di grande (Lùnapop – 2000)

Mr. Rain performs with rapper Fasma whom we’ve seen before in Sanremo.

 

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Madame – Izi – Via del Campo (Fabrizio De André – 1967)

Accompanied by rapper Izi, Madame performs a classic in her own unique way.

 

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Coma_Cose – Baustelle – Sarà perché ti amo (Ricchi e Poveri – 1981)

Two alternative groups unite to perform a classic, widely loved italian song.

 

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Rosa Chemical – Rose Villain – America (Gianna Nannini – 1979)

Undoubtedly the most eccentric performance of the evening!

 

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Modà – Le Vibrazioni – Vieni da me (Le Vibrazioni – 2003)

Two beloved pop-rock bands unite forces tonight. The audience sings along.

 

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Levante – Renzo Rubino – Vivere (Vasco Rossi – 1993)

We were introduced to Renzo Rubino in Sanremo 2018. Tonight, he accompanies Levante on the piano.

 

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Anna Oxa – Iljard Shaba – Un’emozione da poco (Anna Oxa – 1978)

The Albanian cellist appears on the stage of Teatro Ariston for the first time. Anna Oxa delivers excellent vocals once again.

Sethu – Bnkr44 – Charlie fa surf (Baustelle – 2008)

An alternative appearance by a very matching collaboration between Sethu and Bnkr44. Very uplifting performance, lots of energy on stage.

 

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LDA – Alex Britti – Oggi sono io (Alex Britti – 1999)

A performance of the winning song of Sanremo Giovani 1999.

 

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Mara Sattei – Noemi – L’amour toujours (I’ll Fly with You) (Gigi D’Agostino – 1999)

Noemi is a Sanremo legend, since she has taken part 7 times in the last 12 years. In the years she didn’t take part, she accompanied competing artists on the duet nights! A match made in heaven between her and Mara Sattei.

 

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Paola e Chiara – Merk & Kremont – Medley Paola e Chiara

A return to the 00’s as the two djs and sisters Paola & Chiara sing their past hits.

 

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Colla Zio – Ditonellapiaga – Salirò (Daniele Silvestri – 2002)

We were introduced to Ditonellapiage in last year’s Sanremo with the song Chimica.

 

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The results

Firstly, only the top 5 of tonight’s duets was announced. Tonight’s top 5 was the following:

  1. Marco Mengoni
  2. Ultimo
  3. Lazza
  4. Giorgia
  5. Mr.Rain

Tonight’s ranking was then combined with the rankings of the previous nights. The overall ranking so far is as follows:

  1. Marco Mengoni
  2. Ultimo
  3. Lazza
  4. Mr.Rain
  5. Giorgia
  6. Tananai
  7. Madame
  8. Rosa Chemical
  9. Elodie
  10. Colapesce Dimartino
  11. Gianluca Grignani
  12. Coma_Cose
  13. Moda
  14. Articolo 31
  15. LDA
  16. Leo Gassmann
  17. Paola & Chiara
  18. Ariete
  19. Mara Sattei
  20. Colla Zio
  21. gIANMARIA
  22. Cugini di Campagna
  23. Levante
  24. Olly
  25. Anna Oxa
  26. Will
  27. Shari
  28. Sethu

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Italy: Who is winning Sanremo 2023 according to the bets and streams?!

We are getting closer to the grand final of the Festival di Sanremo 2023 and it’s time to take a look at the predictions.

According to the betting odds Marco Mengoni is still in the lead  after his impressive performance on the first night. In second place comes Mr. Rain, who started in 19th place before the festival started, but has climbed to the top. Ultimo is now in third place, having lost some ground after the first night to regain it today. On the other hand Giorgia’s chances according to the bettors have decreased significantly.  Although she started in third place before the festival, now she fell to the ninth place.

Now let’s take a look at the Spotify streams.

Yesterday, Marco Mengoni was topping the chart with 1320229 streams while Mr. Rain came in second place with 1284899 streams. However today the stream charts have experience a great commotion! Lazza made a strong debut with 2126061 streams, Mr. Rain is now in second place with even more streams than his debut.

Here is the ranking of the first 10 songs of Sanremo 2023 based on the number of streams on Spotify on their first day of release:

  1. LazzaCenere (2162051)
  2. Marco MengoniDue vite (1320229)
  3. Mr. RainSuperheroes (1284899)
  4. MadameIl bene nel male (1265025)
  5. UltimoAlba (946581)
  6. Colapesce DimartinoSplash (936534)
  7. ElodieDue (929458)
  8. TananaiTango (926234)
  9. Rosa ChemicalMade in Italy (923911)
  10. Coma_CoseL’addio (901510)

There is certainly no clear favorite as it happened last year when Brividi set a stream record on its first day of release with over 3 million. Yesterday Mr. Rain managed to climb from 17th place in the ranking to third after the jury and public votes took place.  The results show that he was voted very high by the public and the jury. The same goes for Ultimo who moved up from tenth to second place.

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As we can see, things continue moving on.  Marco Mengoni is relatively safe in first place, but the Sanremo Festival has proven to be unpredictable over the years with its complex voting system. This year it will be even more difficult to predict the winner with five songs entering in the super final!

Tonight the fourth night of Sanremo will take place.  We will enjoy the 28 nominated artists in duets with other artists.

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Italy: The results of the third night of Sanremo 2023!

The Terza Serata of the 73rd Festival di Sanremo has just been completed! Tonight, all 28 contestants performed their songs for the second time and, at the end of the evening, we found out the ranking of the demoscopic jury, as well as the televote.
Amadeus, among Gianni Morandi and Paola Egonu, were tonight’s presenters. There were also a lot of guest appearances, including Måneskin.

The performances

Paola & Chiara – Furore

The two sisters are dressed in black and covered in glitter. The choreography is the same as yesterday. An uplifting start to the evening!

 

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Mara Sattei – Duemilaminuti

A beautiful ballad. Sattei, dressed in black, delivers a very emotional performance.

 

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Rosa Chemical – Made in Italy

The eccentric singer dressed in purple and black performs his extremely uplifting and fun swing song. Biggest applause from the audience so far.

 

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Gianluca Grignani – Quando ti manca il fiato

A ballad from the rock singer, a powerful performance.

 

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Levante – Vivo

Levante performs her anthemic electropop song and seems to be living every moment of her performance!

 

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Tananai – Tango

Last night’s surprise act comes to the stage for an equally moving performance of his anti-war ballad, proving that he’s returned to prove everyone wrong after his last place in last year’s Festival.

 

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Lazza – Cenere

A really powerful performance of the rap song with the magical 90’s beat. At the end Lazza, clearly emotional, searches for his mother in the audience and gives her his flowers in a moving gesture.

 

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LDA – Se poi domani

Another ballad from the young artist.

 

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Madame – Il bene nel male

Dressed in blue, Madame proves why she’s this high in the ranking so far, with an even more on point performance than yesterday’s.

 

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Ultimo – Alba

Tonight Ultimo decides to be accompanied by his piano, performing a song that becomes more powerful by the second in his own unique way. Big applause from the audience.

 

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Elodie – Due

An admittedly stunning and classy performance from fan favorite Elodie, significantly better than last night’s.

 

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Mr.Rain – Supereroi

A song that stood out from the first night. Mr.Rain is once again accompanied by a choir of children. One of the most moving songs and performances. Huge applause from the audience.

 

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Giorgia – Parole dette male

A minimal appearance from Giorgia, who delivers excellent vocals.

Colla Zio – Non mi va

A funk song from the newcomer band, uplifting and different than any other entry.

Marco Mengoni – Due vite

The big favorite of this year’s Festival gives an excellent vocal performance of his power ballad, receiving a standing ovation at the end.

 

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Colapesce Dimartino – Splash

We travel to the late 70’s with a retro song that’s already very loved by fans and voters.

 

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Coma_Cose – L’addio

A love song that’s authentic to the duet.

 

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Leo Gassmann – Terzo cuore

A midtempo song from the young singer who seems very happy to be on the Sanremo stage.

 

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Cugini di Campagna – Lettera 22

A legendary italian band who, surprisingly, participates in Sanremo for the first time this year. The song is very nostalgic.

 

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Olly – Polvere

A fast-paced uplifting pop song with heavy voice editing.

 

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Anna Oxa – Sali (Canto dell’anima)

One of the artists with the most Sanremo participations. Her performance doesn’t really stand out today, however her voice remains powerful.

 

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Articolo 31 – Un bel viaggio

Dressed in all red, the duo deliver a nostalgic hip-hop piece.

 

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Ariete – Mare di guai

 

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Sethu – Cause perse

 

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Shari – Egoista

Dressed in red, the young singer is accompanied by the piano at the start, performing a song with a powerful climax.

 

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gIANMARIA – Mostro

A dark song with a lot of emotion. The Sanremo Giovani winner gives a powerful performance.

 

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Modà – Lasciami

The famous band with a lot of hits in the 2000’s returns this year with a nostalgic song.

 

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Will – Stupido

The newcomer closes tonight’s show with a typical pop song.

 

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The results

Tonight, it was the demoscopic jury‘s and tv audience‘s turn to vote. Having combined their votes with the votes of the jury of journalists from the two previous nights, the ranking is now as follows:

  1. Marco Mengoni
  2. Ultimo
  3. Mr.Rain
  4. Lazza
  5. Tananai
  6. Madame
  7. Rosa Chemical
  8. Colapesce Dimartino
  9. Elodie
  10. Giorgia
  11. Coma_Cose
  12. Gianluca Grignani
  13. Moda
  14. Paola & Chiara
  15. LDA
  16. Ariete
  17. Articolo 31
  18. Mara Sattei
  19. Leo Gassmann
  20. Colla Zio
  21. Levante
  22. Cugini di Campagna
  23. gIANMARIA
  24. Olly
  25. Anna Oxa
  26. Will
  27. Shari
  28. Sethu

Stay tuned to Eurovisionfun for all news regarding Sanremo 2023 and the italian participation in Eurovision 2023!

Italy: The results of the second night of Sanremo 2023!

The Seconda Serata of the 73rd Festival di Sanremo has ended and we have now officially listened to all the songs of this year’s Festival! At the end of the night, we found out the overall ranking of the jury of journalists (i.e. print and television journalists by 33%, website journalists by 33% and radio journalists by 33%).

Amadeus, along with Gianni Morandi and Francesca Fagnani were tonight’s presenters. We also had quite a few guests, including the Black Eyed Peas.

The contestants

WillStupido

Debut singer with a classic Italian ballad.

Modà Lasciami

A well-known rock band appearing for the third time in Sanremo. Their previous entries have done very well, although their song this year is a bit predictable.

SethuCause perse

Another debut artist with a rousing hyperpop song. The singer’s twin brother plays the guitar.

Articolo 31A beautiful trip

A classic Italian hip hop group that recently reunited. A nostalgic melody with rap verses.

LazzaCenere

A very special song, mixing rap with 90’s dance music. Very strong performance.

GiorgiaParole dette male

Fifth participation of the singer in Sanremo who has never ended up outside of the top 3. A presentation with a lot of finesse.

Colapesce DimartinoSplash

The duo that rocked 2021 with the hit Musica leggerissima is back again this year with yet another vintage disco hit that makes the audience cheer.

ShariEgoista

A debutant singer and the third Sanremo Giovani finalist of the night, with a ballad accompanied by the piano.

Madame Il bene nel male

Her second participation, Madame returns with a song as strong as Voce, if not stronger. Very interesting performance.

LevanteVivo

The fan favorite singer returns after 2020 with an electropop hit, unlike 2020’s Tikibombom. Very uplifting song and performance.

TananaiTango

Second entry for the young artist who already has a large fanbase, after having gone viral despite his last place in Sanremo 2022. His entry is nothing like the one of last year, as he has returned with a typical italian ballad. Really good vocals, notably improved from last year.

Rosa ChemicalMade in Italy

A sensual performance of an extremely fun and original swing song altogether. This is the singer’s first Sanremo participation.

LDA Se poi domani

Typical italian dramatic ballad for the debutant singer.

Paola e ChiaraFurore

Fifth entry for the female duet. The song is very danceable and accompanied by dancers.

The results

After we found out the jury of journalists’ voting for the first set of 14 songs last night, tonight the jury of journalists voted for the remaining 14. Their ranking of tonight’s songs was the following:

  1. Colapesce e Dimartino
  2. Madame
  3. Tananai
  4. Lazza
  5. Giorgia
  6. Rosa Chemical
  7. Paola e Chiara
  8. Levante
  9. Articolo 31
  10. Modà
  11. LDA
  12. Will
  13. Shari
  14. Sethu

The two rankings from the first two nights were then combined. This is the overall ranking of all 28 songs of the Festival, after the vote of the jury of journalists only:

  1. Marco Mengoni
  2. Colapesce e Dimartino
  3. Madame
  4. Tananai
  5. Elodie
  6. Coma_Cose
  7. Lazza
  8. Giorgia
  9. Rosa Chemical
  10. Ultimo
  11. Leo Gassman
  12. Mara Sattei
  13. Colla Zio
  14. Paola & Chiara
  15. I Cugini di Campgna
  16. Levante
  17. Mr.Rain
  18. Articolo 31
  19. Gianluca Grignani
  20. Ariete
  21. Modà
  22. gIANMARIA
  23. Olly
  24. LDA
  25. Will
  26. Anna Oxa
  27. Shari
  28. Sethu

What do you think of the way the journalists have voted? Stay tuned to Eurovisionfun for the coverage of all Sanremo 2023 nights!