Luigi Masi

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Luigi Masi
Born (1990-05-29) 29 May 1990 (age 24)
São Paulo, Brazil
Origin London, United Kingdom
Genres Pop, Club, R&B, Electro-pop, Dance pop
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2008–2010
2012-present
Labels Universal Music[1]
Website Official website

Luigi Masi (born 29 May 1990) is a British singer who lives in London, but was born in São Paulo, Brazil.[2]

His first club single "Strobelight" (produced and written by Jim Beanz) was released on 20 October 2008 and was a top 10 UK club hit peaking at number 6 with lead remixes by The Wideboys. His second track "Armed With Love" was released on 25 May 2009 and again reached top 10 on the club chart at number 7. His debut album was, titled Save His Shoes, was released digitally a week later on 1 June 2009. "Radar" was released in February 2010 and was his third consecutive top 10, reaching number 7[3] on the UK club chart.

In May 2010, Luigi announced that he was taking a break to go to university and continue his studies

Luigi returned in November 2012 with the release of the 5 track "Pretty Body - EP" and lead single "Target" which debuted at number 17 on the club charts. His second album 'Got It On Lock" followed later in the year and featured a further two club hits "Easy" (peaked at number 11) and "Aye Okay" (peaked at number 11).

His third album "Famous" was released within a year of his last release but has so far not had any singles attached to the project. A deluxe edition featuring an additional 3 songs is scheduled for release in early 2015.

Masi attended Hill House School for prep school and the City of London School for secondary school. Luigi graduated from King's College London in 2013 with a 2:1 Honours (undergraduate degree) and from the London School of Economics in 2014 (masters post-graduate degree) with a Merit.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

Single Released Country Chart Peak
"Strobelight" 20 October 2008 UK #6 (Music Week Pop Club Chart)
"Armed With Love" 25 May 2009 UK #7 (Music Week Pop Club Chart)
"Radar" 1 March 2010 UK #7 (Music Week Pop Club Chart)
"Target" 12 November 2012 UK #17 (Music Week Pop Club Chart)
"Easy" 26 April 2013 UK #11 (Music Week Pop Club Chart)
"Aye Okay" 20 April 2014 UK #11 (Music Week Pop Club Chart)

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