Alessandra Amoroso breaks Guinness World record for most duets in 2 minutes

Guinness World Records confirmed this week that Alessandra Amoroso’s performance on the May 12th episode of “E poi c’è Cattelan” broke a record for most duets sung consecutively in 2 minutes (19).

Read the full story from Guinness here:  http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/news/2016/5/italian-pop-singer-alessandra-amoroso-sets-record-singing-duets-with-fans-429820

E POI C'È CATTELAN #EPCC –‬‬ "Extreme Duets Record Edition" con Alessandra Amoroso

HitWeek.it 2016: Max Gazzè and Negrita

Coming to the US and Canada this October for Hit Week Italy‘s annual North American festival is Max Gazzè and Negrita.  This will be Gazzè’s concert debut in the Americas while Negrita was part of HitWeek festivities in 2010 and 2012.

Max Gazzè
Oct 8 – Toronto
Oct 12 – NYC: Highline Ballroom
Oct 14 – Miami: North Beach Bandshell
Oct 16 – LA: Whisky a Go Go

Negrita
Oct 24 – LA: Whisky a Go Go

Max Gazzè – La Vita Com'è

Negrita – Il Gioco

Eurovision on US TV – Francesca Michielin among favorites

The favorites @ at this year’s Eurovision competition are Russia and France but Italy may have a chance to sneak in towards the top with Francesca Michielin’s Festival di Sanremo entry “No Degree of Separation.”

The finals will be broadcast live in the US for the first time on Logo TV, beginning at 3pm on March 14th.

Francesca Michielin – No Degree of Separation (Italy) 2016 Eurovision Song Contest