10 Best Italian Women Singers
These 10 best Italian women singers made a record in Italian music, art and culture. Women singers in Italy are known for their soprano voices with splendid stage performances during their time. These lists of Italian pop singers have made a mark in Italian music.
- Roberta Bonanno. Born in Milano, Roberta became popular in a talent show "Amici di Maria di Filippi," formerly "Seranno Famosi," in 2007 where she won second place. Her career in singing then boomed when she signed for a recording deal by Sony BMG Italy. Her first single was released in July, 2008.
- Giorgia Sanremo. Her career soared with great popularity when Pavarotti invited her to sing in "His Pavarotti's Festival.” Her latest album, released in 2008, covers her greatest hits and newer versions of her classics.
- Elisa Tofolli. Born in Monfalcone on December 19, 1977, her music is pop rock inspired. She is acclaimed internationally because of her live performances and partners with a lot of music legend such as Andrea Bocelli, Pavarotti and even Tina Turner. She has released her North American debut album, "Dancing," in 2008.
- Anna Tatangelo. This Italian singer was born in Sora, Frosinone on January 9, 1987. Anna won the Sanremo Music Festival on 2002 at the age of fifteen. Her albums include "Ragazza di Periferia" released in 2005, "Mai Dire Mai" in 2007, and "Nel Mondo Delle Donne" in 2008.
- Laura Pausini. Born in Solarolo, Ravenna on May 16, 1974, she is a singer-song writer, at the same time a record producer of Warner Music. Her song entitled "La Solitudine" won the Sanremo Music Festival in 1993. She became the famous "Queen of Italian pop" known for her voice and ballads. Since 2009, she has maintained a sales record of more than $45 million.
- Anna Maria Quaini. Known as Mina and born in Mazzini on March 25, 1940, this Italian singer dominated the Italian pop music from mid 1960s to mid 1970s. She has produced 77 albums and 71 singles, all of which has hit the music billboards in Italy.
- Patty Pravo.This Italian singer born in Nicoletta Stambellie made her first single in 1996 entitled "Ragazzo Triste" or "Sad Boy.” Her last Italian pop album was released in 2004 entitled "A Tribute Album for Dalida."
- Mia Martini. She popularized "Piccolo Uomo," “Almeno tu nell'universo," and "Minuetto." Young artists revive her songs, and they are even recorded in different languages. She died in 1995 at Cardano al Campo near Milan.
- Anna Oxa. This Italian singer attained her fame from her many performances in the Sanremo Music Festival. She and Fausto Leali represented Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1989. Their song, "Avrei voluto," ranked ninth amongst the twenty songs.
- Gianna Nannini. This female Italian singer, songwriter and rock musician made her single a hit in 1979 entitled "America.” Her album is called "California," which became a success in several European countries.