Antonello Carozza

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Antonello Carozza
Birth name Antonio Carozza
Born (1985-07-05) July 5, 1985 (age 29)
Campobasso, Italy
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments piano
Years active 2004–present
Website queensacademy.it

Antonio Carozza, (born July 5, 1985), better known as Antonello Carozza, is an Italian singer, songwriter, composer, record producer, pianist and vocal coach .
Carozza was born in Campobasso, Italy. While studying in Campobasso Conservatory, where in 2006 he graduated in piano cum laude and in 2009 graduated in jazz, he took part in the fourth edition of the popular Italian talent show Amici di Maria De Filippi.

Singer career[edit]

In 2005, in the City of Sanremo, following his victory in the preselection called SanremoLab, he qualified to compete in the Sanremo Music Festival 2006, in the newcomer category, where he received the prize for the Best New Production by an Independent label.

In 2009 Antonello debuted as music producer with his single "27 Angeli" (27 angels), a charity record in memory of the victims of 2002 earthquake in San Giuliano di Puglia.

In 2009, having been the runner-up in the New Wave Festival in Jurmala, Latvia, ending at 2nd place.[1]

In 2010, he took part in the Russian National Contest for ESC, ending in 8th place with the song "Senza respiro"

His song was selected by OGAE Russia members to represent their country in the OGAE Second Chance contest.

Record Producer and Art Director[edit]

In 2012, Antonello pursued a career in artistic and event management, receiving again the second prize in the New Wave festival, this time as producer of Costanzo Del Pinto and Songwriter of Se vuoi. He also founded his own Queens' Academy, International Institute of Modern Music and Performing Arts in Isernia, Italy.

In 2013 Antonello was the record producer and vocal coach of Michele Perniola for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2013.[2] He was also the composer of the San Marino's song "O-o-O Sole intorno a me".

In 2014 is the art director , record producer and vocal coach of The Peppermints for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014.[3] He was also the author of the San Marino's song "Breaking My Heart".

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 2006 – L'amore è un'equazione

Singles[edit]

Author and composer for other artists[edit]

Year Title Artist Album
2012 "Se Vuoi"
(author and composer with "Costanzo Del Pinto)
Costanzo Del Pinto New Wave 2012
2013 "Voglio Sposare Miss Italia"
(autore con "Costanzo Del Pinto"; compositore unico )
Costanzo Del Pinto Amici 2013 Compilation
"O-o-O Sole Intorno A me"
(author with Piero Romitelli and Michele Perniola ; composer with Massimiliano Messieri )
Michele Perniola Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2013
2014 "Breaking My Heart"
( author with Luca Medri and Chris Lapolla )
The Peppermints Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014

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