Alessandro Casillo

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Alessandro Casillo
Birth nameAlessandro Andrea Casillo
Born (1996-06-15) 15 June 1996 (age 26)
Assago, Italy.
GenresPop rock
Occupation(s)Singer
Instrument(s)Vocal
Years active2010–present
LabelsRTI Music
Websitealessandrocasillo.it

Alessandro Andrea Casillo (born 15 June 1996) is an Italian singer, launched by the talent show Io Canto. In 2012 he won the Sixty-second edition of the Sanremo Music Festival in the Youth category, with the song È vero (che ci sei).[1]

Career[edit]

In 2010, at the age of 14, Casillo participated in the television program Io Canto hosted by Gerry Scotti. During the program he became part of the boy band group Gimme Five.[2]

On 31 May 2011 he released his first EP titled Raccontami chi sei, which was produced by GPM, RTI Music. The EP contains five songs written his brothers Matteo, Emiliano and Maurizio Bassi.[3] One of the songs of the EP was premiered on May 28 at the Wind Music Awards.[4][5]

He was a SanremoSocial winner of the Sanremo Music Festival 2012, having sung È vero (che ci sei) (English: It is true (you're there)).[6] He was unable to attend the award ceremony, because according to a legislative degree (n. 345), minors cannot work in television after midnight.[7] He received the prize then the next day, during the final show.

On 15 February 2012 his debut album È vero was released.[8] It contains nine original songs and a cover of Baltimora'sTarzan Boy.

On 5 May 2012 Casillo participated in the TRL Awards 2012. During the summer of 2012 he was the opening act for Noemi's RossoNoemi concert tour.[citation needed]

In January 2014 Casillo released his new album "#ALE".[citation needed]

On 17 May 2019 Casillo released his new album "XVII".[citation needed]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album
2012 È vero
2014 #Ale
2019 XVII

Singles[edit]

Anno Single
2012 È vero (che ci sei)
Mai
Si lo so
2013 Io scelgo te
2014 Niente da perdere

EP[edit]

Year Album
2011 Raccontami chi sei

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Casillo è il giovane vincitore. Tra i big fuori Civello e Matia Bazar. Stasera torna Celentano per la finale". Ilsole24ore.com. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  2. ^ Biografia dal sito ufficiale Archived December 27, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Esce "Raccontami Chi Sei" Di Alessandro Casillo". Monopoli.info. Archived from the original on 2012-12-29. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  4. ^ "Elenco premiati Wind Music Awards 2011". Retrieved June 11, 2013.
  5. ^ "Elenco premiati Wind Music Awards 2011". Retrieved June 11, 2013.
  6. ^ "Sanremo 2012: Alessandro Casillo si commuove e vince". Notiziein.it. 2012-02-18. Archived from the original on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  7. ^ Redazione (2012-02-18). "SANREMO 2012/ Alessandro Casillo è vincitore dei Giovani: esibizione di E' vero (che ci sei). Video". Ilsussidiario.net. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  8. ^ Alessandro Casillo, E’ vero, nuovo album, tracklist Archived February 28, 2012, at the Wayback Machine

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